There's an exciting weeklong event coming to Red Bank next week, and it sounds like a lot of fun!

Red Bank Flavour presents Red Bank Cocktail Week (RBCW) from Sunday, August 10th through Sunday, August 17th.

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There are lots of events scheduled all over town, from happy hours to mixology classes to tasting events and even a bartending competition!

Even some of the local dessert shops and BYOB restaurants are getting in on the action with liqueur-infused treats and signature mocktails.

It all starts with the Kick-off Party at Red this Sunday at 5 p.m., with a portion of the proceeds going to The Count Basie Theatre Brick by Brick Campaign.

I'm looking forward to Tuesday night's event, Laird's Applejack Bartender Mix-Off at Taste. A $5 donation to Lunch Break Red Bank gets you in, where you'll be able to taste the creations of lots of local bartenders.

RBCW ends with the monthly Food and Wine Walk, a really cool event where you pay $35 and walk around at your leisure to participating restaurants to try samples of food and wine.

It's stuff like this that makes me so happy I call Red Bank home...come see what makes it such a cool little town!