Why Celebrate Today? October 8, 2009

Btms^ for Thursday, October 8.
 
Drink Forecast for Today (DF 4 2day): A Fosters Lager Mate, 2 toast 2 Paul “Crocodile Dundee” Hogan born 2day in 1939.
 
Complimentary Sip & Samples Wines this week @ all the Barns, weekdays from 5 to 7 pm, Saturday from 3 to 6 pm:
 
 – Cortenova Pinot Grigio 2008 Venezia
 – Busi Chianti 2007 Rufina
 
 
Special: KY Wine Sip & Sample, Meet & Greet: Acres of Land Winery, with winery owner Lowell Land!
 – Friday, October 9, 5-7 pm @ Beaumont, Lexington
 – Saturday, October 10, 3-6 pm @ Springhurst, Louisville
 
 

Buy a Try Beer Sampling: Imperial-Style beers! Buy a try samples are 75 cents each, or you may try all five for $3.50 at all Liquor Barns this Thursday and Friday from 5 to 7 pm, and Saturday from 3 to 6 pm. The five Imperial-Style beers being sampled this week are:

– New Holland Imperial Hatter ($10.49-22oz)   

– Flying Dog Imperial Porter ($9.99-4pk)
– Great Divide 15th Anniversary ($8.99-22oz) 
– Avery Czar ($7.99-22oz) 
– Stone 13th Anniversary ($6.99-22oz)  

 

On this date…
 
Today! UK Opera Theatre and Lexington Opera Society present a world premiere Opera:  River of Time
October 8, 9, 10, 2009 @ 7:30 p.m., Lexington Opera House
Tickets: $10-34*, Reservations: (859)257-4929  www.uky.edu/scfa
*plus SCFA handling fees
 
and in…
1895 – Juan Peron born…to be President of Argentina.
1939 – Actor Paul Hogan born…to be “Crocodile Dundee“!
1939 – Cartoonist Harvey Pekar born…to “American Splendor”?
1943 – Author R.L. Stine born…to give us all “Goosebumps”!
1943 – Comedic actor Chevy Chase born…’Live, on Saturday Night”?
1944 – “Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet” debuted on CBS Radio.
1949 – Actress Sigourney Weaver born…in “The Year of Living Dangerously” or as an “Alien” or perhaps a “Ghostbuster”?
1956 – NY Yankee Don Larson pitched the only perfect game in a World Series, against the Brooklyn Dodgers. What an Ace!
1968 – Actress Emily Procter born…to be a ‘Crime Scene Investigator, in Miami’?
1970 – Actor Matt Damon born…or is that ‘Bourne’ with an ‘Identity, Supremacy, or an Ultimatum’?
1971 – John Lennon released the mega-hit “Imagine”. A timeless classic.
1980 – Actor Nick Cannon born…to keep the beat in “Drumline”?

Btms^

 

 
 

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