FREDERICK, MD-For the first time, the Frederick Keys will be hosting a "Geekend" from Friday, July 20-Sunday, July 22 when the team takes on the Down East Wood Ducks and the Wilmington Blue Rocks. Fans of all ages (but especially the geeks, dweebs and nerds) can enjoy Jurassic Park Night, Walking Dead Night and Superhero Day. Two fireworks shows are included as well and fans can pick up their tickets by calling 301-815-9939 or by visiting frederdickkeys.com.
After a Wear Orange Wednesday on July 18 and a celebration of National Hot Dog Day on July 19, the Keys kickoff of their Geekend on Friday, July 20 with Jurassic Park Night. Gametime is at 7 o'clock and gates open one-hour prior. The Jurassic Park Jeep is scheduled to be on hand as well as Live T-Rex's, plus a variety of other themed on-field games throughout the night.
As part of the night, Keys players and coaches will wear special Jurassic Park-themed hats benefitting Heartly House. Fans can bid on these caps on the concourse, while Heartly House will also host Safe at Home Night. Fireworks follow the game presented by GAC Services.
Walking Dead Night takes place on Saturday at 6 p.m (5 p.m gates). Fans should be on the lookout for zombies plus a blood drive benefiting the Red Cross.
The blood drive runs from 9 a.m-2:30 p.m and fans who donate blood will receive a ticket that can be used at the game that night or for a future 2018 home game. It will take place in the Mattress Warehouse Club. After the game, there is another fireworks show sponsored by Viney P Saini Orthodontics.
Geekend Wraps up on Sunday at 2 p.m with Superhero Day, presented by Maryland Excels. A special picnic package is available for $20 with fans receiving a ticket to the game, food and a cape. Plus, a chance to meet their favorite superhero characters. It is also a Sunday Funday and a Summer Reading Day.
For more information about any of the Keys upcoming homestands, fans can visit frederickkeys.com.
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