The Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) has announced that tickets are on sale for its 5th annual fundraiser, the Mermaid’s Kiss Oyster Fest. The event will be held on Tuesday, October 6 at the National Aquarium (501 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202.) Doors open at 6 p.m. for touring and featured tastings. Restaurants and oyster farms will be open from 6:45 p.m to 9:30 p.m.
Admission is $95 for an individual ticket and $170 per pair. Discount pricing is available for Aquarium members. Tickets can be purchased at www.mermaidskiss.org. Proceeds support the Oyster Recovery Partnership in restoring oyster reefs in the Chesapeake Bay.
Chesapeake Bay enthusiasts will eat, drink and mingle during the finest raw-oyster-bar event in Baltimore. The event will showcase signature dishes from popular restaurants, after-hours access to the National Aquarium, two live bands, specialty drinks and an unlimited supply of the freshest and tastiest oysters grown right here in local waters. Participating restaurants and chefs will be announced in mid-September. For event information and tickets, visit www.mermaidskiss.org. ORP and the National Aquarium are still accepting sponsors for the 2015 Mermaid’s Kiss.