Delighting in a specialty cocktail on a weekend evening is a great way to enjoy life. If the enjoyment gives back 100 percent of proceeds to a local nonprofit, even better.
IAO Gallery on Film Row hosts 2013 Bar Wars 7-11 p.m. Saturday at 706 W. Sheridan Ave. The event benefits Other Options, a nonprofit focused on delivering nondiscriminate care and compassion, specifically to those struggling with HIV and AIDS.
Sixteen of the metro’s bartenders will compete for the honor of best signature cocktail, and every guest will have a chance to sample and vote on the drinks.
Tickets are available for those age 21 and up. Prices start at $10 for the designated driver to $75 for VIP. General admission price is $25.
Enjoy foods from 809 Sports Grill, Deep Fork Grill, Iguana Grill, In the Raw, Jazmo’z Bourbon St. Cafe, Bill Kamp’s Meat Market, Nomad, Picasso on Paseo, Rococo, Tamazul, The Boom, VZD’s Restaurant and Club and WSKY Lounge.
The also includes entertainment by DJ J20 and a silent auction that boasts original artwork, salon packages and gourmet food and wines.
For more information or to order tickets online, visit otheroptionsokc.org.