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Virtual Cocktails with a Curator — Edible Mollusks

At Zoom

May 28, 2020 / 5:00 PM–6:00 PM

Thursdays in May, starting May 14


Join our experts for a series of free, Members-only virtual science presentations via Zoom! Our staff will share their expertise from behind the scenes at the Museum and Sea Center, plus a themed cocktail recipe you can craft at home.

If you need to stock up, you can shop online for a variety of liquors and hand sanitizer from locally-owned Cutler’s Artisan Spirits, the Museum’s premier liquor sponsor and Santa Barbara’s first legal distillery.


Thu, May 28 – Edible Mollusks
Invertebrate Zoology Collection Manager Vanessa Delnavaz, M.A.

Learn what types of mollusks are commonly eaten, where they are found, and tips for selecting sustainable seafood.

Suggested Cocktail – Clamshell Cosmo: 1 ½ oz vodka, ¼ oz cranberry juice, ½ oz triple sec or Grand Marnier, ¼ oz fresh lime juice