Tuesday, May 31, 2016

05/31 BILL SHATNER, THE 26TH ANNUAL"PRICELINE.COM HOLLYWOOD CHARITY HORSE SHOW, HEATHER MURAN, SAN LUIS OBISPO WINE COUNTRY, ROLL OUT THE BARRELS WEEKEND

BILL SHATNER - THE 26TH ANNUAL"PRICELINE.COM HOLLYWOOD CHARITY HORSE SHOW, SPONSORED BY WELLS FARGO" JUNE 4, 2016

COUNTRY MUSIC’S NEAL McCOY TO JOIN WILLIAM SHATNER FOR THE 26TH ANNUAL“PRICELINE.COM HOLLYWOOD CHARITY HORSE SHOW, SPONSORED BY WELLS FARGO” SLATED FOR JUNE 4, 2016!

BENEFITING AHEAD WITH HORSES AND OTHER LOCAL CHILDREN’S CHARITIES NEAL MCCOY TO PERFORM LIVE FOR AN EVENING OF DINNER & MUSIC!

Organizers for the 26th Annual William Shatner  Priceline.com Hollywood Charity Horse Show, Sponsored by Wells Fargo, announced today that country music’s Neal McCoy will perform live at the event to be held on June 4, 2016.  The Priceline.com Hollywood Charity Horse Show, Sponsored by Wells Fargo enters its 26th year of fundraising with a spectacular affair at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center, 480 Riverside Drive, Burbank, California.  Guests will be treated to an exciting arena show and a world-class reining competition, followed by a western dinner catered by STONEFIRE Grill. The evening concludes with a special LIVE performance by Neal McCoy.

Proceeds from the event will benefit special-needs children’s charities across the city of Los Angeles including: AHEAD With Horses, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Hollenbeck Police Activities League (PAL), St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, The Painted Turtle and others.

“Over the last 26 years, we have been able to help thousands of young Angelinos thanks to the support we receive from our generous sponsors and attendees,” commented William Shatner. “We are so fortunate to have the great talent of Neal McCoy for our entertainment this year. He is absolutely terrific and generous with his time, talent and support.”

26th ANNUAL “PRICELINE.COM HOLLYWOOD CHARITY HORSE SHOW SPONSORED BY WELLS FARGO”

SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016
5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. – Press ‘Meet & Greet’
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Arena Show, which is free to the public
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. - Western Dinner, Entertainment by Neal McCoy  and Live Auction by William Shatner, Auctioneer

Los Angeles Equestrian Center, 480 Riverside Drive, Burbank, CA

ABOUT BILL:

William "Bill" Shatner (born March 22, 1931) is a Canadian actor, singer, author, producer, director, spokesman, and comedian. He became a cultural icon for his portrayal of James T. Kirk, Captain of the USS Enterprise, in the Star Trek franchise. He has written a series of books chronicling his experiences playing Captain Kirk and being a part of Star Trek, and has co-written several novels set in the Star Trek universe. He has also written a series of science fiction novels called TekWar which was adapted for television.

Shatner also played the eponymous veteran police sergeant in T. J. Hooker(1982–86). Afterwards, he hosted the reality-based television series Rescue 911(1989–96), which won a People's Choice Award for Favorite New TV Dramatic Series. He has since worked as a musician, author, director and celebrity pitchman. He also starred as attorney Denny Crane in the television dramas The Practice (2004) and its spin-off Boston Legal (2004–8), for which he won two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award.

WWW.HORSESHOW.ORG


HEATHER MURAN – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SAN LUIS OBISPO WINE COUNTRY – ROLL OUT THE BARRELS WEEKEND (THURS-SUN, JUNE 23-26)

The wineries of SLO Wine Country boast an average distance of just five miles from the Pacific Ocean, resulting in prevailing marine conditions that are among the most pronounced of any wine region in California.

SLO Wine Country includes two small adjoining American Viticultural Areas—the Edna Valley and Arroyo Grande Valley—and other nearby winegrowing areas.  Each of these areas shares a unifying proximity to the ocean, as well as to each other. Collectively, these growing conditions forge a unifying wine quality that is native to SLO Wine Country:

Cool
The reliable cooling effect of the nearby Pacific Ocean ensures a long growing season, enabling the grapes to achieve physiological ripeness and natural balance. Cool-climate varietals such as Chardonnay and Pinot Noir excel in the heart of SLO Wine Country, and even the warmest areas benefit from considerable marine influence.  

Consistent
The ocean proximity also exerts a moderating effect on the climate, minimizing temperature swings so that growing conditions are rarely hot or cold. The result is an extraordinarily steady growing season that fosters balanced ripening and consistent quality from vintage to vintage.

Complex
The imprint of the ocean is also evident in SLO Wine Country's uncommonly complex soils, which are frequently riddled with ancient sea fossils. Soil variation enables the winegrower to mix and match varietals to specific soil profiles, or to add more "colors" to the palette of a single varietal, heightening overall quality and complexity.

ROLL OUT THE BARRELS WEEKEND
Come Roll Out the Barrels with us all weekend long! 

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
Barrels in the Plaza
Downtown San Luis Obispo Mission Plaza
Tickets:
4:30pm Early Entry, $100
5:30 General Admission, $80
Break out the Barrels!  We'll be featuring over 50 wineries and restaurants dishing out world class wines and tantalizing treats for Thursday evening's “Barrels in The Plaza” grand tasting in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo City, adjacent to the historic Mission de Tolosa.

Friday, June 24th, 2016
Taste the Coast Collaborative Winemaker Dinner
Claiborne & Churchill Winery
2649 Carpenter Canyon Rd, San Luis Obispo
Participating Wineries: Claiborne & Churchill, Peloton Cellars, Stephen Ross, Tolosa, and Verdad
Tickets: $160 per person
"Taste the Coast" under the stars at Claiborne & Churchill Winery and join our winemakers for a night of epic wine pairings, partnered with five courses of locally sourced and produced cuisine, prepared by famed local chef Brian Collins of Ember Restaurant.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, June 25th & 26th
Adventures in SLO Wine Country
Hosted at various participating tasting rooms throughout San Luis Obispo Wine Country
We've got a weekend full of adventures with the winemakers!  Walk the vineyards, barrel sample the new vintage, and enjoy open houses and festivities all weekend long.

WWW.SLOWINE.COM

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