Why Celebrate July 18

Btms^ for Sunday, July 18.
Liquor Barns are open today till 9 pm!
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: Graham Beck Brut (S. Africa) 2 toast 2 Nelson Mandela, born 2day in 1918 & 2 toast 2 LEX SummerFest’s Pride & Prejudice final performance 2nite @ The Arboretum!
Liquor Barn is a proud Founding Sponsor of KCTC’s SummerFest at the Arboretum in Lexington, Now through July 25th!
Stop by Liquor Barn in Lexington and load up your picnic basket and cooler for Summerfest’s 2010 Season at the Arboretum! Tonight’s show @ 8:45 pm is the wonderful production of Pride & Prejudice, adaptation by Jon Jory, based on the Jane Austen novel. Pride and Prejudice’s final performance is tonight, Sunday, July 18  at 8:45 pm.
General admission tickets $10 at the Entry Gate.  Reserved Chairs: $12, Reserved Blanket Area (for 4) $49. available at the Gate or on line at: www.kctcsummerfest.com   Gates open @ 7 pm, shows begin at 8:45 pm.
SummerFest continues next week with RENT, the Tony-award winning musical by Jonathan Larson, July 21 through July 25, Wednesday through Sunday!
Y Celebrate 2day? On July 18th in…
1994 – Crayola introduced scented crayons.
1980 – Glass Houses, Billy Joel’s album, topped the charts.
1980 – Actress Kristen Bell born…”Forgetting Sarah Marshall” as “Veronica Mars” with “Heroes”?
1976 – At the Olympics in Montreal, gymnast Nadia Comaneci became the 1st person in Olympic history to score a perfect “10”…she was flexible?
1968 – The Intel Corporation was founded in Santa Clara, CA.
1967 – Actor Vin Diesel was born…with “The Pacifier” to “The Fast and the Furious”?
1966 – NASA’s Gemini 10 was launched.
1957 – British golfer Nick Faldo was born…to go for the Green?
1954 – Musician Ricky Skaggs was born…in Kentucky to play his Mandolin with KY Thunder?
1950 – Entrepreneur Richard Branson was born…to launch his “Virgin” Brands of records, airlines, phones…
1940 – MLB great Joe Torre born…to be a 9-time All Star player, and Manager of the NY Yankees (1996-2007) and LA Dodgers (2008-Present).
1937 – Gonzo journalist, writer Hunter S. Thompson born…in Louisville, KY with “Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas”?
1929 – Olympic skater Dick Button born…to win Gold at the 1948 and 1952 games!
1921 – Astronaut, politician John Glenn born…to be the 1st American to orbit the earth and be a US Senator from Ohio.
1918 – Activist Nelson Mandela born…to become President of South Africa and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, as chronicled in his autobiography “Long Walk to Freedom”!
1906 – Playwright Clifford Odets born…Waiting for Lefty in Paradise Lost to Awake and Sing!

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