Aug. 16: Community benefit

Courtyard Newark to host guest bartender competition


11:53 a.m., Aug. 12, 2013--The Courtyard Newark at the University of Delaware will hold a guest bartending fundraiser, "Battle of the Bars," from 5-8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 16, to benefit the Newark Police K-9 fund and the Downtown Newark Partnership. 

Four local restaurant teams -- Catherine Rooney's, the Deer Park Tavern, Klondike Kate's and Taverna -- will compete to raise the most tips and drink sales, as well as bragging rights and the "Paco Cup," named in memory of Newark's first K-9 officer. 

Events Stories

Dec. 1: 'Alice' manuscript

A talk by August A. Imholtz Jr. marking the 150th anniversary of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" will be held at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Class of 1941 Lecture Room in the Morris Library on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.

Dec. 2: UD Night at Winterthur

University of Delaware students, faculty and staff are invited to join in the winter festivities at UD Night at Yuletide at Winterthur from 4:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 2.

This year, the Bartender Olympics will pit bartenders against each other in athletic and entertaining competition, with the winners receiving bonuses from their competitors' tip jars. 

Paul Cullen will provide live entertainment, donated by Courtyard Newark. 

This is the fourth year for the event. 

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