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Kremer's Smoke Shoppe is among 22 buildings slated to be demolished. Historic homes in Jeffersonville, Indiana to be moved May 29th.More >>
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The Bats' Greg Galiette says there are special events all weekend including a Kid's Clinic on Saturday at 4:45 p.m. On Sunday, the Bats celebrate Mother's Day with all the WDRB moms, Candyce Clifft, Elizabeth Woolsey, Jennifer Baileys and Valerie Chinn throwing out the first pitch! They are also offering free mini-manicures for Moms.
The homestand is highlighted by the Budweiser Game Time Happy Hour on Thursday, Boy Scout Night and fireworks on Friday, Kids Clinic and The Zooperstars on Saturday and Mother's Day on Sunday.
On Mother's Day, ladies 16 and older may purchase a field reserved tickets for just $5 each. There will be a mini-spa set up in the Jackson Street picnic area for manicures and pedicures along with T-shirts for kids to write their personalized messages to their moms. Kids and their moms will also be allowed on the field after the game to play catch.
The Bats are in their 13th season at the downtown ballpark and have averaged 9,114 fans per game since its opening in 2000 through the 2011 season and have totaled over 7.7 million fans over 12 years. Last year, the Bats ranked second in all of Minor League Baseball in attendance at 8,716 fans per game.
The entire 2012 Bats schedule, including updated promotions and special events, can be found online by clicking here.
Full and partial season tickets, along with group outings and suite rentals are available by calling the Bats front office at (502) 212-2287.
Tickets are available at the Louisville Slugger Field box office, online or by calling the Bats ticket office directly at (855) 228-8497.
Regular hours at the Louisville Slugger Field box office and for ordering tickets by phone are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Be sure to check out the official blog of the Bats by clicking here.
Louisville Bats Homestand Highlights May 7 - May 14, 2012
Friday, May 11 - Louisville Bats vs. Lehigh Valley IronPigs, 6:35 p.m.
Boy Scout Night
Louisville Airport trinket giveaway to the first 1,000 fans
Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau Hometown Tourist Tailgate Party on Witherspoon Plaza
Fireworks presented by White Castle
Saturday, May 12 - Louisville Bats vs. Lehigh Valley IronPigs, 6:05 p.m.
Kid's Clinic from 4:45 to 5:25 p.m. presented by Kosair Children's Hospital
Big Kahuna Back Yard Bash from 4:45 to 6 p.m. on Overlook Grill and Patio: $3 cheeseburgers and $3 Land Shark and Bud Light Lime (14 oz.) until the end of the 7th inning; Karaoke with 102.3 The MAX FM from 5 to 8 p.m.
Appearance by The Zooperstars presented by Subway
Sunday, May 13 - Louisville Bats vs. Lehigh Valley IronPigs, 2:05 p.m.
Mother's Day presented by Gildan Apparel Company
Mom Mini-Spa Treatment in Jackson Street Picnic Area. Manicures and pedicures available along with T-shirts for kids to write their personalized message to their moms.
Appearance by Garfield from 1:30 to 3 p.m. courtesy of Time Warner Cable
Kids Inflatable FunZone: Kid's Inflatable Play Area will be set up in the Hall of Fame Pavilion from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Postgame Play Catch with Mom in the outfield
Postgame Kids Run the Bases
Monday, May 14 - Louisville Bats vs. Lehigh Valley IronPigs, 6:35 p.m.
U of L Healthcare Cancer Screening in Hall of Fame Pavilion beginning at 5 p.m.
Meijer Baseball Bingo presented by Meijer and Pepsi