Forget infused vodka and house-made sodas. If you really want to shake things up at the bar think…bacon? The Maryland Science Center (601 S. Light St.,  545-5980,
) will be holding their latest installment of Mixology 101 evenings on Thursday, May 31, this time focusing on the ABC's of Alcohol, Bacon, and Cocktail. John Reusing, the owner of
in Fells Point (and the man behind the bar's bacon nights), will demonstrate how to incorporate smoke, salt and fat into cocktails and guide guests through mixed drink fundamentals. Participants will also get to try their hand at mixing their own concoctions. John Reusing's drinks have been featured on HDNet's "
," and his bacon nights at Bad Decisions have been featured on the Travel Channel's "Bacon Paradise." Tickets are $45 per person ($40 for Maryland Science Center members) and include light fare, drinks and Mixology presentation. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the presentation will run from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., leaving time to mingle before and after. Call 410-545-5980 to reserve seats.