GARDINER — Join Maine Maritime Museum and master distiller Dan Davis on a tour of Sebago Lake Distillery and learn more about rum’s controversial place in American history and the science behind turning molasses into high-quality rum, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, March 9, the distillery, 463 Water St. Participants will be treated to a private tasting of the distillery’s small batch rums. 21+ event. Advance registration is required. Participants will meet in Gardiner; transportation is not provided. Members $20; nonmembers $25. For information, visit www.MaineMaritimeMuseum.org or call 443-1316.