kelly magyarics

washington, d.c.-based wine, spirits, travel & lifestyle writer / wine educator


5 for $50 at PX

On Sunday, November 9th, Alexandria's PX will have a "5 for $50" cocktail event to raise awareness of the mission behind NCMEC (The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children), which helps prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation; helps find missing children; and assist victims of child abduction and sexual exploitation, their families, and the professionals who serve them. NCMEC ( is located nearby to PX in Old Town Alexandria.

Mixologist Todd Thrasher will join the creative minds of his 'friends in spirits'; Tad Carducci (Tippling Brothers), Eric Felten (Wall Street Journal spirits writer), Charlotte Voisey (Hendrick's Brand Champion and mixologist for William Grant & Sons) and Derek Brown (Komi, Cocktail Ambassador to New Orleans Cocktail Museum). "5 for $50" begins on Sunday, November 9th, at 6pm and concludes at 10pm. Entrance is through PX and the evening will take place on both the first and second floors. Eamonn's A Dublin Chipper will be closed for this private affair.

Five cocktails for $50 lets patrons taste specialty handcrafted concoctions and enjoy the 'cocktail magic show' behind the bar. The show begins every 30 minutes when one of the savvy tastemakers takes the bar over at PX creating their cocktail for the evening. ***As this is a fundraising benefit, all tip jar goodies will go directly to NCMEC.

Reservations for this special affair are very limited. Please R.S.V.P to Host Clinton Terry at 703-299-8385 or e-mail him at