Vin Scully to Be Honored at Wine Fest

The legend gets a Beverly Hills bash.

By Alysia Gray Painter
|  Thursday, Feb 24, 2011  |  Updated 8:10 AM PDT
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LOS ANGELES - APRIL 13: Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Skully addresses the crowd during their home opening day ceremonies before the game with the San Francisco Giants on April 13, 2009 at Dodger Stadiium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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It's true. There will be a lot of starry doings in Hollywood on Sunday, Feb. 27. But one of our city's favorite celebrities, a man who does, indeed, happen to have his own Walk of Fame star, will be feted across town in Beverly Hills on Oscar Sunday.

That man is Vin Scully, a legend who has called a few Dodgers' plays in his life, and the event is the Beverly Hills Wine Festival. Mr. Scully will be receiving many accolades, including "a city certificate" which will be presented by the mayor. 

And, of course, there will be plenty of labels to try throughout the afternoon. The party's on from 2-6 p.m., meaning that if you do want to watch the Academy Awards, you'll likely be home in time to see a good portion. A ticket is $175, and funds raised benefit Fran Drescher's Cancer Schmancer Movement.

The location is the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.

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