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THE BIG FESTIVAL ABOUT SMALL CITIES
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Monday, April 8 • 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Bartenders Ball NOW OPEN

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Charlottesville’s top mixologists will gather to showcase tricks and skills in a night of creative celebration. A team of curated judges and an audience vote will determine the top mixologist crowned at this kick-off event. Each ticket includes tasting flights of all competing cocktails.

Competitors:
Cierra Biel
Reid Dougherty
Timmy Faillace
Joe Koscielniak
Shannon Cruse Ranson
Andrea Rouillard
Alec Spidalieri
Clay Tolbert

Judges:
Kelly Cline
Morgan Roberts-Harrison
River Hawkins
Carrie Meslar

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Moderators
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Kelly Cline

Marketing, Random Row Brewing & Craft Brewed Jewlery
I moved to Charlottesville a little over a year ago from Johnson City, TN (yes, like the song)! I am way into the art of a finely crafted beverage! From beer, to wine, to cocktails, I love a drink that sparks emotion and feeling! And, the beverage scene here in Charlottesville is... Read More →
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River Hawkins

Co-Owner, The Bebedero
I’m supposed to write something about myself in this section, but to be honest I don’t know myself that well.  I mean I talk to myself, but I wouldn’t say we’re close.Here’s what I’ve ascertained in my travels with me so far. My name is River Running Free Hawkins. I... Read More →
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Carrie Meslar

Brand Development Manager, Altamar Brands
Carrie Meslar has worked in the Food and Beverage industry for over 20 years, including previous stints as the bar manager of Tigerlily in Edinburgh, Scotland and locally as the bar manager for Lost Saint. She is currently the Managing Director for the Elysium Honey Company and a... Read More →
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Morgan Roberts-Harrison

Prince Michel Vineyard and Winery

Speakers
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Cierra Biel

Mixologist, Citizen Burger Bar
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Reid Dougherty

General Manager, Brasserie Saison
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Alec Spidalieri

Bar Program Manager, Junction
Alec Spidalieri is a Charlottesville-area native, and has been working behind the bar for nine years. He established and currently manages the bar program for Junction in Belmont, sister restaurant of the Local, where he originally learned the craft. He loves to create fun, light-hearted... Read More →
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Clay Tolbert

Mixologist, The Alley Light
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Andrea Rouillard

Mixologist, The Alley Light
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Joe Koscielniak

Mixologist, Common House
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Shannon Cruse Ranson

Mixologist, Peloton Station
Shannon is a Virginia gal through-and-through.  Originally from Alexandria; she came to Charlottesville in 1998 and spent her formative years working in area bars and restaurants.  She moved to Richmond in 2008 to complete a degree in Art History at VCU with a focus on Street Art... Read More →
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Timmy Faillace

Bar Program Manager, Commonwealth / Skybar

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Monday April 8, 2019 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Old Metropolitan Hall 101 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902, USA

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