Learn about sustainable practices in the seafood industry while sampling great food at this week's Sensible Seafood Fest.
The third annual festival will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at the Virginia Aquarium in Virginia Beach.
The event features samples of dishes from dozens of area restaurants plus wines and local beers.
As guests follow the food trail through the aquarium's Bay & Ocean Pavilion, they can visit exhibits and learn about efforts focused on restoration, sustainability, and environmental stewardship of the region's seafood.
Participants include Buy Fresh Buy Local Hampton Roads, Lynnhaven River NOW, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, and Virginia Marine Products Board.
Tickets are $40 per person ($35 for aquarium members), available online at www.virginiaaquarium.com. Call 757-385-0300 more information.
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. 717 General Booth Blvd., Virginia Beach.