Frog Hollow’s fresh pear and green apple puree was featured in the Pear Smash at last year’s mixology event. Photo courtesy of Art of Mixology

Calling all Bay Area bartenders and mixologists! Entries are now being accepted for the Lamorinda Arts Council’s Art of Mixology Cocktail Competition and Tasting on October 10, 2015. The fundraising event is co-hosted by Orinda Theatre Square and sponsored by Lamorinda Theatres. It will be held at the Orinda Theatre Square from 4:30 to 7pm. Competitors will serve up their signature cocktails to a distinguished panel of judges as they vie for the title of Mixologist of the Year and a $500 cash prize and trophy. Second and third place winners will be awarded $250 and $100, respectively.

In addition, a new Art of Table Staging category winner chosen by J. Rockcliff Realtors will be awarded, as well as an Audience Choice winner selected by those who purchase tasting tickets. Aspiring at-home bartenders are also invited to compete for Top Amateur Mixologist.

Deadline to enter is Friday, September 18, 2015.

Tasting tickets for adults 21 years of age and older are $45.

More info: here