PRESS RELEASE – The Clinton LumberKings unveiled the 2011 Promotional Schedule and Weekly Promotions today after months of planning this offseason. The 75th year of the Clinton Baseball Club will be full of fireworks, post-game concerts, giveaways, special appearances and plenty of reasons to come to Alliant Energy Field aside from just great baseball.
Highlights of this year’s promotions include “75th Anniversary Night”, scheduled for Saturday, May 14 vs. Wisconsin. That evening, fans will enjoy special discounts on admission and food as the LumberKings don retro uniforms on roughly the anniversary of Riverview Stadium’s first game in 1937. The Maid-Rite and Mediacom Team Photo giveaway will also take place prior to that game.
The 2011 Promotional Schedule gives patrons plenty of reasons to stay after the game. Four WQAD-TV Post-Game Fireworks nights are scheduled, including Friday, May 27 vs. Beloit, Saturday, June 25 vs. Burlington, Friday, July 29 vs. Wisconsin and Saturday, August 27 vs. Beloit.
One of the new weekly promotions, “Stay Late Saturday” will showcase post-game concerts on Saturday, June 11 vs. Bowling Green (“Country Night” featuring Levi Fraley), Saturday, July 16 vs. Lansing (Down 24) and Saturday, August 20 vs. Kane County (One Brick Shy). Post-game karaoke presented by Fat Dawgs Productions makes its Alliant Energy Field debut on Saturday, May 28 vs. Beloit and returns on Saturday, June 25 vs. Burlington.
Two nationally-famous acts will visit the LumberKings in the second half of the season. Myron Noodleman, “The Hippest Nerd in Da Biz” comes to town as part of Clinton County Area Solid Waste Agency and WQAD-TV “Going Green Night” on Friday, July 15 vs. Great Lakes. The Ghostriders – monkeys riding dogs chasing sheep – return for the second-straight year courtesy of First Gateway Credit Union and KWQC-TV.
Fan-favorite giveaways are also back in the fold for 2011. Some of the highlights include a LumberKings Replica Home Jersey giveaway sponsored by iwireless and WQAD-TV on Friday, July 8 vs. Cedar Rapids, a LumberKings’ Baseball Cap giveaway backed by iwireless and KWQC-TV on Saturday, July 30 vs. Peoria and a bobblehead honoring former LumberKing and 2010 AL Rookie of the Year Neftali Feliz presented by Casey’s General Stores and KWQC-TV on Friday, August 12 vs. Cedar Rapids.
There’s a different reason to come to Alliant Energy Field every day of the week in 2011. Here’s this year’s weekly promotions:
Monday: Manic Mondays presented by Miller Lite / 75 Cent Food Specials
Tuesday: KRAFT Singles Tuesday Night Tickets
Wednesday: Louie’s Grand Slam – 4 General Admission tickets, 4 hot dogs, 4 sodas and 4 chips for just $25 (a $50 retail value) / Subway Sandwich Wednesdays
Thursday: Thirsty Thursday – Drink Specials
Friday: BBQ Fridays / Margarita and Daiquiri Specials
Saturday: Stay Late Saturdays – Starting May 28th, stay after the game for special events like concerts and karaoke! Check lumberkings.com for more details.
Sunday: Family Day – 2 adult GA and 4 student GA tickets for just $20 (a $34 retail value) / All Faiths Day – $4 GA tickets with church bulletin / Kids Post-Game Base Run
The Clinton LumberKings begin the 2011 season on Thursday, April 7 as they host the Burlington Bees at Alliant Energy Field. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 PM. For season tickets, group outings, merchandise and more, call the LumberKings at 563-242-0727 or visit http://www.lumberkings.com.