June Gin Summer Celebration. Sip gin cocktails (courtesy of mixologist Kimberly Paul), nosh on tasty hors d'oeuvre and hear guest speaker Sean Dougherty unfurl the meaning of proof.
7 to 8:30 p.m. June 21. 2204 Dorrington. For information, call 713-666-1910 or visit houstonmaritime.org. $15 to $25.
From King William of Orange's efforts to increase domestic production to London's famous Frost Fairs along the frozen River Thames to British naval officers receiving compensation in gin, the history of the spirit dates back hundreds of years. Now the Houston Maritime Museum is delving deeper into gin's history, with a maritime twist, during its