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Salt Lake Bees And Colorado Springs Sky Sox Visit Greer During Eight-Game Homestand

 

Lil Webkinz Giveaway, Taco Bell Throwback Thursday, and Fireworks highlight upcoming homestand

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN — The Nashville Sounds return home to historic Greer Stadium this Friday, to open an eight-game homestand against the Salt Lake Bees (Angels affiliate) and Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Rockies affiliate).

Highlighting the week’s worth of promotions will be a Lil Webkinz Giveaway, Taco Bell Throwback Thursday, and two Fireworks displays!

For Friday’s 7:05pm homestand opener with the Salt Lake Bees, the first 2,000 kids 12 & under through the turnstiles will receive a popular Lil’ Webkinz stuffed animal golden retriever character, sponsored by Banfield the Pet hospital of Brentwood and Music City. Webkinz is an exciting online virtual experience where your plush pet comes to life, coming with a special code that lets you adopt your pet in Webkinz World.

For FRITOS Family Friday, fans will be randomly selected to take part in special ballpark experiences, like throwing out the first pitch. Plus, a bag of FRITOS corn chips will get you 10 percent off Sounds merchandise in the stadium store. Game time is 7:05pm with gates opening at 5:35pm.

Saturday’s game with the Bees begins at 6:35pm, with the first of two postgame fireworks presentations during the eight-game homestand following the action on the field.

During Saturday’s game, a silent auction featuring memorabilia from current and past Sounds, as well as Major League players and coaches will be hosted by the wives of Nashville Sounds players, with proceeds from the event going to Nashville Rescue Mission. A display table, manned by the players’ wives, will be set up on the first-base concourse across from the Sounds’ pro shop. Bidding will begin at gates open at 5:05pm and end after the conclusion of the seventh inning. Winners will be announced after the eighth inning.

Sunday evening’s 6:35pm game will be a Purity Sundae Sunday with $1.00 ice cream sundaes. Sounds fans will also be encouraged to test drive Ram Trucks prior to the game as part of Bob Frensley Chrysler Jeep Dodge “Ram Trucks Test Drives.”

Prior to Sunday’s game, members of Ozzie’s Kids Club will participate in a special meet-and-greet with Sounds players. Visit the Community section of www.nashvillesounds.com for complete information about the Ozzie’s Kids Club program.

The players’ wives will be hosting another event on Sunday, a Toy and Wish List Drive to collect items to be donated to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Each fan who brings one or more items from the Wish List will have the chance to enter into a drawing to win a Nashville Sounds team-autographed bat. The drawing will be held after the third inning, but donations will continue to be accepted throughout the game. Gates open at 5:05pm.

Monday’s 7:05pm finale with the Bees is Dollar Hot Dog Night at Greer, where fans are able to purchase hot dogs for $1.00 each. Game time is 7:05pm and gates open at 5:35pm.

The Sounds welcome the Colorado Springs Sky Sox to Music City for Tuesday’s game at 7:05pm. It is KRAFT Singles Tuesday Night Tickets, where fans will be able to bring in a KRAFT Singles package wrapper/proof of purchase to the box office for a Buy One Ticket, Get One Free offer. Gates open at 5:35pm.

Following Wednesday evening’s 7:05pm game with Colorado Springs, the Sounds will be wearing retro 1980s-style uniforms for another Taco Bell Throwback Thursday. Fans have the opportunity to enjoy concession stands filled with discounted pricing, such as $2.00 beer, $2.00 soft drinks, $2.00 hot dogs, $2.00 popcorn, and $2.00 nachos. College students also receive a $5.00 General Admission ticket with a college ID. Beer sales will conclude at the end of the 6th inning, while Slugger’s will sell until the end of game. First pitch is 7:05pm and gates open at 5:35pm.

Adding to the excitement of the homestand, Friday’s 7:05pm homestand finale with Colorado Springs will end with a bang, as Firestone Friday Fireworks light up the sky following the action on the field. Gates open at 5:35pm.

Following the homestand, Nashville will make a quick four-game road trip to play the first place division-rival Iowa Cubs before returning home to open the final homestand of the season on Wednesday, August 25th, a five-game series against the New Orleans Zephyrs.

Individual and season tickets, as well as group packages, are currently on sale. Call 615-690-HITS ext. 2 or visit the Sounds’ website at www.nashvillesounds.com to order or for more information.


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