Kernels Homestand Promotional Preview: June 9-14 – Final First Half Homestand

Kernels Home stand: June 9-14

The Party at the Park continues as the Kernels begin the final six game home stand of the first half. Here’s what you can expect at the ballpark each of the six games:

June 9-11 vs. Clinton

The Kernels open the final six game home stand of the first half with a three game series against the Clinton LumberKings, the Midwest League affiliate of the Seattle Mariners.

Everyone loves FIREWORKS and the Kernels have a spectacular post-game show lined up for Saturday, June 9th when they take on Clinton at 6:35 pm. The Kernels welcome special guests from Clear Creek Schools, the Hiawatha Kids League, Robert Lucas Elementary and the City of Monticello to the game. Fireworks nights are VERY popular so call 896-7560 or visit http://www.kernels.com to order your tickets now. Gates open at 5:30 pm.

It’s a fun-filled afternoon at Perfect Game Field on Sunday, June 10th. First, it’s 104.5 KDAT Run the Bases Sunday where fans can get autographs from the Kernels before the game, play Travel Advisors Baseball Vacation Bingo during the game and run the bases and play catch in the outfield after the game. The first 1,000 fans through the gates receive a free set of 2012 Kernels Baseball Cards, thanks to Perfect Game USA. It’s our first Faith Day of the year – hear testimonials from Kernel players Carmine Giardina and Frazier Hall before the game, visit tables on the concourse with resources to build faith and win door prizes. It’s also Bark in the Park where fans can bring their dogs to the game with a special ‘Doggy’ ticket and parade on the field prior to the game. Proceeds from the dog tickets benefit the Cedar Valley Humane Society and we thank Pawsitive Paws Academy and the Eastern Iowa Veterinary Specialty Center for their continued support of Bark in the Park. During the game, Papa Balloon and face painting by Funny Face Designs by Lori will be on the concourse. And, the world-famous Skyy Dogs will be on hand to entertain fans of all ages through the game. Gates open at 1:00 pm and first pitch between the Kernels and Clinton is set for 2:05 pm.

Take a break from the office for some daytime baseball as the Kernels host Clinton at high noon. Fans can enjoy our Noon Game Concession Special, consisting of a sandwich, chips or popcorn and 20 oz. bottled soda or 16 oz. domestic draft beer for just $7. It’s also Good Old Day at the Ballpark, presented by Home Instead Senior Care. And, Skyy Dogs USA and Rockin’ Ray will be back to entertain fans during the game. Gates open at 10:30 am and first pitch between the Kernels and LumberKings is set for 12:05 pm.

June 12-14 vs. Burlington

The Kernels continue the final six game home stand of the first half with three games against the Burlington Bees, the Midwest League affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. The series kicks off on Tuesday, June 12th as we welcome special guests from the Saints Baseball program to the game. Gates open at 5:30 pm and first pitch between the Kernels and Burlington is set for 6:35 pm.

Always wanted to know why the weather behaves like it does? Then be here on Wednesday, June 13th as the KCRG Weather Academy will be at the game, entertaining and educating fans throughout the game. First pitch between the Kernels and Bees is set for 6:35 pm with the gates opening at 5:30 pm.

Break out the leisure suits, disco balls and platform shoes as the Kernels go back to the 1970’s on 70’s Night. Come dressed in your favorite 70’s attire, enjoy video blasts from the past on the Rockwell Collins GameLink and take in the music of the 70’s. While you bask in the glow of the 70’s, enjoy 12 oz. domestic draft beer for $1.50 and 20 oz. bottles of soda and water for just $2.00 on Z 102.9 Thirsty Thursday. Make sure to tip the Z DJ’s at their beer stand as their tips will be donated to Eastern Iowa Special Olympics. And, the Midwest Dueling Pianos, presented by USA Entertainment Agency, will perform during and after the game. It’s a fun night on Thursday, June 14th when the Kernels take on Burlington at 6:35 pm. Gates open at 5:30 pm.

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