SeaWorld: Guy Harvey Weekend set

Events include shark talks and tours, rum tastings, autograph sessions and more

Artist Guy Harvey will visit SeaWorld Orlando next month, and the theme park is planning several opportunities to encounter the conservationist.

Guy Harvey Weekend is scheduled for Nov. 19-20. Park visitors will be able to hear Harvey's stories during hosted chats 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on both days. There will be for meet-and-greets and signings inside the Guy Harvey Shop -- which carries exclusive Guy Harvey artwork and merchandise -- at 10:00 a.m., 11:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. each day. 

Those activities are included in regular SeaWorld admission. Other Harvey activities available for additional purchase include: 

+ Sharks Up Close Tour -- Harvey and visitors go on a tour of SeaWorld's Shark Encounter. Guests will get closer than ever to a wide variety of sharks in the 700,000-gallon habitat and learn more about their world and the perils they face. The tour includes a family photo with Harvey and signed mini-print of Guy Harvey artwork. Pricing begins at $39 per person (in addition to park admission). 

+ Dinner with Guy Harvey at Sharks Underwater Grill -- The evening features a three-course meal with sustainable seafood specialties set the restaurant with a window into the world of sharks. Harvey will share stories about the ocean and his artwork. Price includes a family photo with Harvey, a signed mini-print of his artwork and one specialty beverage. Pricing begins at $99 per person (in addition to park admission).

+ Pass members meet and greet with rum tasting -- Annual passholders can join Harvey for an evening of inspiration and conservation, learning about sharks while relaxing at the theme park's Waterfront. Pass Members can also have a rum tasting- experience, receive a family photo with Harvey, one beverage and a set of specialty glasses. Pricing begins at $29.

Harvey's art work concentrates on marine life, which is popularly reproduced on prints, T-shirts, jewelry and other items. A recent addition at SeaWorld Orlando is a mural near the park's Mako roller coaster. He also established the Guy Harvey Research Institute at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale.

For more information, go to SeaWorldOrlando.com.

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