Why Celebrate Today? September 16, 2009

Btms^ for Wednesday, September 16.
Drink Forecast for Today (DF  4 2day): George Dickel Tennessee Whisky 2 toast 2 “Curious George” author H.A. Rey, born on this date in 1898.
Complimentary Sip and Sample Wines this week at Liquor Barns, Wednesday through Friday, 5 to 7 pm, Saturday 3 to 6 pm:
 – Alta Vista Classic Torrontes (white)
 – Alta Vista Classic Malbec (red)
“Epic” MEET & GREET, Friday, Sept. 18, 3- 5 pm: Stone Brewing Co. Owner & CEO Greg Koch @ Hamburg Liquor Barn in Lexington!
Big “Stone” fans that we are of Vertical Epic, Leviathan Ale and their 13th Anniversary brew, we’re ‘hopped up’ to have the remarkable Greg Koch (pronounced “cook”) stopping @ the Barn in Hamburg this Friday afternoon from 3 to 5 p.m. for a meet and greet, bottle signing and buy a try beer session! Hope 2 C U there 2!
In Lexington: Liquor Barns will OPEN @ 8 a.m. Saturday Sept. 19th!  Get all your tailgating treats before the 12 noon kick-off at Commonwealth Stadium between the UK Cats and the U of L Cards!
Buy A Try Beer Samplings of Five American-style Octoberfests @ All Liquor Barns, 5 to 7 pm  Thursday and Friday, and 3 to 6 pm Saturday! 5 American-style Octoberfest  (a/k/a Marzen) beers for 50 cents each or buy a try of all five for just two bucks, sampling includes Bell’s Octoberfest, Abita Fall Fest, Flying Dog Dogtoberfest , Heavy Seas Prosit, and  Great Divide Hoss!

On this date in…
1875 – American department store founder James C. Penney was born.
1898 – Childrens’ book author H.A. Rey born…as “Curious” as “George”?
1908 – General Motors was founded.
1914 – TV host Allen Funt born…surprised and smiling to find out he was on “Candid Camera”?  
1919 – The American Legion was formed.
1924 – Actress Lauren Bacall was born…”To Have and Have Not”?
1927 – “Colombo” actor Peter Falk was born…to solve the case!
1949 – Actor Ed Begley, Jr. was born…to go green!
1952 – Actor Mickey Rourke born…in a “Diner” or to be “The Wrestler”?
1964 – “SNL” actress Molly Shannon born…in “The Year of the Dog”?
1966 – The Metropolitan Opera House opened at Lincoln Center with the world premiere of Samuel Barber’s “Antony & Cleopatra”.
1968 – Latin singer Marc Antony born.
1971 – “SNL” actress Amy Poeler born…to be the “Baby Mama”?
1981 – Actress Alexis Bledel born…to be a “Gilmore Girl”! Rory 2 b exact!

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