Professional and amateur bartenders are asked to save the date for a new Bloody Mary competition in Fox Lake. The village's parks and recreation department will celebrate National Bloody Mary Day by holding Bloody Mary Fest on July 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Grand Avenue in the downtown area. It will feature of live music, food, and several taverns and bars will participate. Each attendee will be able to sample a variety of Bloody Mary drinks and vote for their favorite. It's a 21+ ticketed event. The cost is unknown at this time. For more information, watch the Fox Lake events webpage at