‘Maritime With a Twist’ Adults-Only Evening June 21 at Maritime Aquarium

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Celebrate the summer solstice with sips and samples and sharks and seals during the “Maritime with a Twist” adults-only evening event on Thursday, June 21 at the Maritime Aquarium.

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“Maritime With A Twist” will offer foods by more than a dozen SoNo restaurants, as well as wine and spirits by five area distillers and distributors.

Open to anyone age 21 and over, “Maritime with a Twist” features tastes from nearby restaurants in the South Norwalk (or SoNo) neighborhood, as well as refreshments by artisanal distillers and distributors.

Sample them all while enjoying the entire Aquarium for one price.

Lasting from 6 to 9 p.m., “Maritime with a Twist” offers a fun celebration of summer in a unique setting among seals, sharks, sea turtles, jellies and more.

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wine and spirits by five area distillers & distributors will be offered at “Maritime with a Twist,” along with food and the aquarium’s usual sharks and seals and other marine animals.

Weather permitting, the event will spill out onto the Aquarium’s riverfront courtyard.

The Westport-based cover band Sinergy will provide live music.

Participating restaurants and retailers include: Bandido Mexican Restaurant, The Blind Rhino, Burger Bar & Bistro, The Cask Republic, Evarito’s Mexican Bar & Kitchen, Harlan Publick, Killer B Burger, Knot Norm’s, La Dolce Italian Ice & Café, Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, Our House SoNo, and Public Wine Bar, as well as Maikana Foods.

Pouring the tastings will be Naked Turtle White Rum and Total Wine & More, both of Norwalk; Asylum Distillery of Bridgeport; Eder Brothers of West Haven; and Glenlivet Scotch.

Media sponsor is CT Bites, and community sponsor is Building and Land Technology of Stamford.

If You’re Going …

  • Tickets for the June 21 “Maritime with a Twist” are $50 ($45 for Aquarium members) with proceeds supporting the Maritime Aquarium. There’s no extra cost for food and drink after your ticketed admission.
  • The event runs from 6 to 9 p.m.
  • Get tickets at the door or in advance online at MaritimeAquarium.org.

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