Cougars Homestand Preview: June 13-18

First Half-Price Hump Day and bobblehead giveaway of the season, fireworks and Father's Day celebration

By Jacquie Boatman / Kane County Cougars | June 12, 2017 1:47 PM ET

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars, Class-A Minor League affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, begin a six-game homestand on Tuesday evening when they host the Peoria Chiefs (St. Louis Cardinals affiliate) and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (Milwaukee Brewers affiliate) for three games each. Homestand highlights include Kid Appreciation Day, Half-Price Hump Day, Hawk Harrelson bobblehead giveaway, fireworks and a Father's Day celebration at the ballpark. 

Tickets are available for each game during the upcoming homestand by calling 630-232-8811 or by ordering online at www.kccougars.com.

Tuesday, June 13 - Peoria Chiefs (St. Louis Cardinals) - 6:30 PM (Gates open at 5:30 PM) - WBIG 1280 AM (6:15 PM)

  • Kid Appreciation Night - Kids 17 and under receive complimentary admission into the game
  • Seniors Half-Price Tickets - Seniors (age 65 and older) can purchase half-price box, reserved or lawn tickets
  • Vintage Foam Finger Giveaway - first 1,500 fans
  • Pre-game performance by Excel Gymnastics
  • Half-price KidZone wristbands
  • Post-game autographs in the Team Store with Jon Duplantier
  • Run the Bases (weather permitting)

 

Wednesday, June 14 - Peoria Chiefs - 6:30 PM (Gates open at 5:30 PM) - WBIG 1280 AM (6:15 PM)

  • Half-Price Hump Day, presented by GFS Stores - half-price deals on reserved and lawn seats plus select concessions & souvenirs
  • Seniors Half-Price Tickets - Seniors (age 65 and older) can purchase half-price box, reserved or lawn tickets
  • National Anthem - Brightside Theatre cast of Guys and Dolls
  • Post-game autographs in the Team Store with Tommy Eveld
  • Run the Bases (weather permitting)

 

Thursday, June 15 - Peoria Chiefs - 6:30 PM (Gates open at 5:30 PM) - WBIG 1280 AM (6:15 PM)

  • Youth Baseball and Softball Night
  • Hawk Harrelson Bobblehead Giveaway, courtesy of Melrose Pyrotechnics - first 1,500 fans
  • Thirsty Thursday, presented by Miller Lite - $1 select beers, sodas and hot dogs
  • 7th Inning Stretch - Hawk Harrelson & guests
  • Post-game fireworks, presented by Miller Lite - set to a classic rock playlist
  • Post-game autographs in the Team Store with Ramon Hernandez
  • Run the Bases (weather permitting)

 

Friday, June 16 - Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (Milwaukee Brewers) - 6:30 PM (Gates open at 5:30 PM) - WBIG 1280 AM (6:15 PM)

  • '85 Bears Night featuring appearances by Otis Wilson and Dan Hampton
  • Baseball giveaway, courtesy of Country Financial - first 1,500 fans
  • Autographs with Wilson and Hampton from 5:30-6:10 PM on the center field deck
  • Autographs with Wilson and Hampton from 6:35-7:30 on the center field deck
  • In-game entertainment provided by the ZOOperstars!
  • 7th Inning Stretch - Cracker Jack Collectors Association and the ZOOperstars!
  • Post-game fireworks, presented by Melrose Pyrotechnics - set to a summer playlist
  • Post-game autographs in the Team Store with Jeferson Mejia
  • Run the Bases (weather permitting)

 

Saturday, June 17 - Wisconsin Timber Rattlers - 6:30 PM (Gates open at 4:30 PM) - WBIG 1280 AM (6:15 PM)

  • Jimmy Buffett Night, presented by Glenmark, Chicago's Hometown Burger
  • Pre-game concert in the Acres Music Garden with Mr. Myers beginning at 4:45 PM
  • Half-Price Hamburgers and Cheeseburgers (excluding the El Jefe), presented by Glenmark, Chicago's Hometown Burger
  • Post-game entertainment provided by the Jesse White Tumblers
  • Post-game fireworks, presented by Glenmark, Chicago's Hometown Burger - set to a Jimmy Buffett playlist
  • Post-game autographs in the Team Store with Sam Lewis
  • Run the Bases (weather permitting)

 

Sunday, June 18 - Wisconsin Timber Rattlers - 1:00 PM (Gates open at Noon) - WBIG 1280 AM (12:45 PM)

  • Father's Day - special ticket packages available for picnics on Rooftop Decks or in the Super Suite
  • Sunday Funday, presented by Dave & Busters - half-price wristbands in the KidZone play area
  • Pre-game Catch on the Field, presented by Advance Auto Parts - bring your own mitt and ball to play catch
  • Pre-game autographs on the field with the Cougars
  • Kids Eat Free - Kids age 3-10 receive a voucher at the gate for a free hot dog and small soda
  • Petting Zoo and Pony Rides, courtesy of Friendly Farms, Ltd. behind the KidZone play area
  • Pre-game ceremony honoring the 2017 IHSA State Championship Geneva Girls Varsity Basketball and Dance Teams
  • Post-game autographs in the Team Store with Ozzie and Annie T. Cougar
  • Run the Bases (weather permitting)

 

Hey Mike, Guess What Day It Is: Half-Price Hump Day, presented by GFS Stores, return for the first time this season. Enjoy half-price deals on reserved and lawn seats plus regular-size sodas, burgers, pizza, nachos, popcorn and select souvenirs.

You Can Put It On The Board: Legendary Chicago White Sox broadcaster, Ken "Hawk" Harrelson will be at Northwestern Medicine Field on June 15 for a special pre-game speakers program with Cougars owner, Dr. Bob Froehlich. For $75, fans are guaranteed that night's Hawk Harrelson bobblehead giveaway as well as an all-you-can-eat buffet and Q&A with both Hawk and Froehlich plus a Super Suite ticket for that night's Cougars game. Hawk will also be on hand to throw out a ceremonial first pitch and sing the 7th inning stretch.

We're Just Here To Do The Super Bowl Shuffle: Otis Wilson and Dan Hampton will make a special appearance at the ballpark as we celebrate the 1985 Super Bowl Champion, Chicago Bears. Both will sign autographs on the center field deck from 5:30 until 6:10 PM when they head to the field for ceremonial first pitches. They will return to the center field deck for a second autograph session from 6:35-7:30 PM. Limit of two autographs per player for a total of four autographs. Fans must provide their own items to be signed. No posed photos, but selfies are OK.

ZOOperstars!: Friday's game will also feature the ZOOperstars! second visit to Northwestern Medicine Field this season. A traveling, inflatable act, the ZOOperstars! utilize comedy, acrobatics, tricks and maneuvers accompanied by synchronized dancing to entertain fans.

Cheeseburger in Paradise: The first Summer Saturday Concert of the season kicks off on Jimmy Buffett Night with a pre-game performance from Mr. Myers Band in the Acres Music Garden from 4:45-6:00 PM. Gates will open early to allow fans entry into the ballpark for the concert. Plus, burgers and cheeseburgers (excluding El Jefe) are half-price thanks to Glenmark, Chicago's Hometown Burger. Stick around for the post-game fireworks, also thanks to Glenmark, set to a Jimmy Buffett playlist.

Father's Day - Give the special guy in your life a relaxing afternoon at the ballpark with multiple activities including pre-game catch on the field, presented by Advance Auto Parts, pre-game autographs with the Cougars, Sunday Funday activities thanks to Dave & Busters plus Kids Eat Free. Special Father's Day picnic ticket packages are also available in the Rooftop Deck as well as the Super Suite with multiple menu items available for each location including grilled chicken, hand carved beef tenderloin and beer soaked bratwurst plus the traditional all beef hot dogs and summer salads.

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