Why Celebrate Today? 11 Sept 2009

Btms up for September 11.
Drink Forecast for Today (DF 4 2day): Dom Perignon! 2 toast 2 the 1st ascent of Dom, the 3rd highest Alps summit 2day in 1858.  Dom Perignon is just 129.99 everyday at the Barns!
Celebrate Oktoberfest @ Hamburg in Lexington today, 4 to 7 pm!
– Sample complimentary German meats, cheeses and pickled veggies!
– Meet Lisa Farmer of Great Lakes Brewery and buy a try of their  Oktoberfest beer on Tap for just 50 cents! (Also available in a 64 oz. Growler!)
– And, Buy a Try samplings of German Oktoberfest beers from Spaten, Hofbrau, Erdinger, Ayinger and Kostritzer, just 50 cents each or buy a try of all five German brews for just two bucks!
– Get a Boar’s Head Frankfurter, Brat and Knockwurst, $1 to 2 bucks each
Complimentary Sip & Sample Wines this week @ All Liquor Barns, 5-7 pm, Friday, and 3 to 6 pm on Saturday:
 – Sky Notch Chardonnay, 2007 California
 – Angel’s Landing Cabernet Sauvignon, 2007 Stag’s Leap
Complimentary Spirits Sampling at all Barns today, 5-7 pm:
 – Jameson Irish Whiskey
Buy a Try Beer Samplings at all 6 Liquor Barns, Friday,  5 to 7 pm, and Saturday, 3 to 6 pm: Five German Oktoberfest Beers!
2009 Oktoberfest brews from Spaten, Hofbrau, Erdinger, Ayinger and Kostritzer, just 50 cents each or buy a try of all five for just two bucks!
On this date in…
1609 – Henry Hudson discovered the island of Manhattan.
1789 – Alexander Hamilton was appointed the 1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.
1847 – Stephen Foster’s “Oh! Susanna” 1st performed. Oh!
1858 – The 1st ascent of Dom, the 3rd highest summit in the Alps.
1862 – Writer O. Henry born, to give us the “Gift of the Magi”?
1885 – Writer D.H. Lawrence born, “Lady Chatterley’s Lover”?
1913 – College football coach Paul “Bear” Bryant born, to roll with the Tide!
1924 – Pro football coach Tom Landry born, to be a Cowboy in Dallas!
1940 – Film director Brian de Palma born, “Dressed to kill”?
1943 – Drummer Mickey Hart born, to keep the beat for the Grateful Dead?
1950 – Actress Amy Madigan born, in a “Field of Dreams”?
1961 – The World Wildlife Fund founded.
1961 – Actress Virginia Madsen born, to enjoy her wine “Sideways”?
1965 – Musician, DJ Moby born, to “Play”?
1967 – Musician, singer, actor, composer Harry Connick, Jr. born, and we’re “just wild about Harry!”
1972 – BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) began regular service. Step lively!
1977 – Rapper, actor Ludacris born, to bring us “Chicken-n-Beer”?

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