To bring attention to its efforts to eliminate drunk driving, MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) is hosting an alcohol-free cocktail contest.
The “Zero Proof” Mocktail Mix-Off fundraiser runs Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Columbia Fire Department Headquarters, 1800 Laurel St. Tickets are $20.
Five local restaurants or vendors are confirmed for the event:
- Liberty Tap Room
- California Dreaming
- Carolina Ale House
- A SC Bartending, LLC
- Cork's Bartending Services, LLC
There'll be celebrity judges, too:
- Colleen Sheehey-Church, MADD National President
- Leland Pinder, WIS
- Curtis Wilson, Richland County Sheriff’s Office
- Colonel Chris Williamson, SC Highway Patrol
- Chief Aubrey Jenkins, Columbia Fire Department
The Root Doctors will play, and there'll be a silent auction. More information, including a ticket link, can be found here.