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Gwinnett Braves Plan Memorial Day Events

$3 Thursday, a John Smoltz appearance and digging for diamonds are among the non-baseball activities scheduled.

The Gwinnett Braves begin another homestand Thursday, and of course that means more than baseball at .

Rochester (May 24-27), Lehigh Valley (May 28-31) and Charlotte (June 1-2) will be the visiting teams.

Here's a look at the events planned for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. They include $3 Thursday and digging for diamonds (really!).

Thursday, May 24

Rochester Red Wings (Minnesota Twins) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 7:05 PM

National Anthem performed by: Dacula Middle

Features:

$3 Thursday - Kick off the weekend right with $3 food and drink specials all game long presented by Dave FM. New for 2012: all general admission berm seating is also $3 on Thursdays!

9 innings of Networking – Join us for a special Chamber of Commerce event, “9 innings of Networking.” This is your chance to meet and greet businessmen and women from our local chambers.

 

Friday, May 25

Rochester Red Wings (Minnesota Twins) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 7:05 PM

Presenting Sponsors: Kubota, WAGA, Fox 5 Atlanta

Features:

John Smoltz appearance – The former Atlanta Brave great will be on hand at Coolray Field for his personal book signing and photographic opportunities for fans of all ages!

Fox 5 Friday Fireworks - Stick around after the game for another spectacular post-game fireworks display!

Country Music Night – Country music themed events, giveaways and promotions in between innings during the game.

 

Saturday, May 26

Rochester Red Wings (Minnesota Twins) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 7:05 PM

National Anthem performed by: Habersham 4L

Presenting Sponsors: Charter

Features:

Casino Night – Do you love Las Vegas, but can’t get there anytime soon? Join us for Casino Night! Enjoy some Vegas-themed music and plenty of clips from your favorite gambling movies.

Playing Cards giveaway presented by Charter – The first 2,000 fans through the gates will receive a free deck of playing cards.

 

Sunday, May 27

Rochester Red Wings (Minnesota Twins) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 2:05 PM

National Anthem performed by: Katie Hogan

Features:

Family Fun Sunday – Bring your ball and glove for a pre-game catch in the outfield! All kids 12 and under will get to run the bases following the game.

Diamond Dig – Select ladies will have a chance to dig for a pair of diamond earrings following the game! Pre-register at GwinnettBraves.com/mom. Must be present at Sunday’s game to win.

I Have a Dream – We will be recognizing organizations that grant wishes, dreams and opportunities for the youth, elderly, sick or injured. The Gwinnett Senior Golden Games will be recognized.

 

Monday, May 28

Lehigh Valley (Philadelphia Phillies) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 7:05 PM

National Anthem performed by: 31st Army Band

Presenting Sponsors: Kipper Tool

Features:

Memorial Day

Camo Jersey Auction – Spend your Memorial Day with the G-Braves! Honor the troops and bid on one of our camouflage jerseys.

Fireworks - Stick around after the game for a spectacular Memorial Day post-game fireworks display!

Kids Eat Free Monday – All kids 12 and under will receive a voucher for a free hot dog, a bag of chips and a small soda.

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