Why Celebrate Today? October 10, 2009

Btms^ for Saturday October 10.
Drink Forecast for Today (DF 4 2day): A PINT of Guinness 2 toast 2 playwright Harold Pinter, born on this date in 1930.
Cheers today to… the Cardinals who take on Southern Mississippi in their Homecoming Game, and to the Cats @ South Carolina!  
Hop Heads Delight! Sheltowee Hop-A-Lot IPA is back in @ The Barns!
Complimentary Sip & Samples Wines @ all the Barns, Saturday from 3 to 6 pm:
 – Cortenova Pinot Grigio 2008 Venezia
 – Busi Chianti 2007 Rufina
And In Louisville: Five Rivers Wines!

Special: KY Wine Sip & Sample, Meet & Greet: Acres of Land Winery, with winery owner Lowell Land! 

 – 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 try all five for $3.50 at all Liquor Barns 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)  
UK Opera Theatre and Lexington Opera Society present
a world premiere Opera:  River of Time
October 10, 2009 @ 7:30 p.m., Lexington Opera House
Tickets: $10-34*, Reservations: (859)257-4929 
*plus SCFA handling fees
On this date in…
1813 – Giuseppe Verdi born…to compose Rigoletto and La Traviata.
1900 – Actress Helen Hayes born…to be the “First Lady of the American Theatre”.
1917 – Jazz pianist Theolonious Monk born…”Round Midnight”?
1924 – Novelist, screenwriter James Clavell born…a “Sho-Gun” or to make “The Great Escape”?
1924 – Film maker Ed Wood born…with a “Plan 9 from Outer Space”?
1930 – Playwright Harold Pinter born…in “Old Times” at “The Birthday Party”?
1941 – Actor Peter Coyote born…to take “A Walk To Remember”?
1946 – Singer and songwriter extraordinaire John Prine born…in “Paradise”
(“In Muhlenberg County, down by the Green River where Paradise lay…”)
1946 – Actor Ben Vereen born…and “All That Jazz”!
1955- Van Halen singer David Lee Roth born…to Jump!
1959 – Actor Bradley Whitford born…in the “West Wing”!
1959 – Football’s Bret Favre born…to toss the ball!
1973 – Actor, TV host Mario Lopez born…to be “Saved by the Bell”.

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