Come out to the Alley Cat tonight to support your favorite liquor slingers at the BAAR Wars competition. Nominated bartenders will compete to win hottest male/female bartender, fastest bartender, funniest bartender, best staff and best overall. NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin will join celebrity judges Brittney Cason, Brotha Fred and Sarah Aarthum for the tastiest cocktail competition where mixoligists will showcase their best martinis, shots, vodka cocktails and Red Bull cocktails before firing up the crowd with a flair competition. This party is sure to leave you with the warm fuzzies, but not from the drinks; all the proceeds from BAAR Wars will benefit AIDS Walk Charlotte -- now there's a good buzz. Free. 9 p.m. Alley Cat, 314 N. College St. 704-375-2779. www.aidswalkcharlotte.org.