Why Celebrate July 7

Btms^ For Wednesday July 7th!

Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: Rogue’s Shakespeare Beer, 2 toast 2 the start of SummerFest in LEX w/ The Merchant of Venice 2nite @ The Arboretum!

Liquor Barn is a proud Founding Sponsor of KCTC’s SummerFest at the Arboretum in Lexington!

Stop by Liquor Barn to load up your picnic basket and cooler for SummerFest’s 2010 Season at the Arboretum, opening tonight @ 8:45 pm with William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice (July 7 – 11). 

SummerFest continues with Pride and Prejudice (adaptation by Jon Jory, based on Jane Austen’s novel) July 14 -18; and RENT, Jonathan Larson’s musical July 21 through the 25. General admission tickets: $10 per show, See 3 Season Tix just $25. Gates open @ 7 pm, shows begin at 8:45 pm. Tickets are available at the gate nightly and on-line at www.kctcsummerfest.com

Y Celebrate 2Day?  On this date in…

1980 – Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan born…on ice?

1968 – Actress Jorja Fox born…in the “West Wing” of an “ER” that became a “CSI”?

1967 – The Doors song “Light My Fire” hit #1 on the charts…it was a hot hit?

1949 – Actress Shelley Duvall born…to take a “Shining” to “Popeye”  in “Nashville”?

1940 – Musician Ringo Starr was born…in a “Yellow Submarine” to keep the beat for The Beatles “With a Little Help From His Friends”?

1928 – Sliced bread was sold for the 1st time by the Chillicothe Baking Company. It was the greatest thing since…?

1927 – Musician Doc Severinson born…to be the Leader of the Band on the Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson!

1911 – Composer Gian Carlo Menotti born…”The Saint of Bleeker Street” to “Amahl and the Night Visitors”?

1899 – Film director George Cukor “Born Yesterday” to “My Fair Lady”?

1887 – Russian artist Marc Chagall born…to paint masterpieces!

1860 – Composer, conductor Gustav Mahler born…a classic?

Btms^

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