GreenJackets Return to Lake for Independence Day

Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza, 3-D Fireworks, Augusta Pirates Weekend, USC Head Basketball Coach, Frank Martin at the Lake and More!

By Augusta GreenJackets | June 30, 2017 4:51 PM ET

Augusta, GA-The Augusta GreenJackets (Single A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants) will return to the Lake on July 4th for a thrilling seven game home stand, starting on Independence Day.

The GreenJackets invite you back to the Lake for three exciting games against the Columbia Fireflies (New York Mets) and four games against the Asheville Tourists (Colorado Rockies).

Tuesday, July 4th vs. Columbia Fireflies (New York Mets)

Gates Open: 5:00pm      First Pitch: 6:35pm

Post-game Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza presented by Spirit Communications, Independence Day Bash ($22) featuring an all-you-can-eat hour and a half picnic (Menu including: All Beef Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Cole Slaw, Bush's Baked Beans, Chips, Cookies, Coca-Cola Fountain Drinks, Sweet Tea and Water), a pre-game concert by Gavin Reily (5:00PM-6:15PM) and Independence Day Happy Hour featuring half off draft beers (5:00PM-6:30PM).

Wednesday, July 5th vs. Columbia Fireflies (New York Mets)

Gates Open: 6:00pm      First Pitch: 7:05pm

Red, White and Brews where fans that wear red, white or blue will receive a $5 General Admission ticket ($4 off the regular price), Strike Out Stroke Night where fans can learn all the signs of a stroke and how they can be prevented presented by Augusta University Health, Comfort Keepers Baseball Bingo, Silver Jackets Wednesday presented by AARP, Brandon Wilde, Comfort Keepers, and Fleet Feet Sports.

In 2017, each Wednesday at the Lake is our Watering Hole Wednesday. This Wednesday, our Watering Hole special is going to be on our Riverwatch Brewery products. Riverwatch Brewery products will be ½ off throughout the game.

Thursday, July 6th vs. Columbia Fireflies (New York Mets)

Gates Open: 6:00pm      First Pitch: 7:05pm

Cheeseburger in Paradise Night, tribute to Jimmy Buffett and Thirsty Thursday featuring $1 beverages all summer long presented by The Hideout and 93.9 BOB FM.

Friday, July 7th vs. Asheville Tourists (Colorado Rockies)

Gates Open: 6:00pm      First Pitch: 7:05pm

Day one of Augusta Pirates 80's Weekend, the first 1,000 fans into the stadium will receive a free Augusta Pirates Hat presented by SRP Federal Credit Union, Post-Game Kids Run the Bases.

Ladies Night presented by The Walking Company, Tin Lizzy's Cantina, Brooks Haven Floral and Flowers LLC, Palm Beach Tan, Pure Barre Augusta, The Swank Company, Barefoot Wine and Refreshers and Oliviana Ristorante. Ladies will get to enjoy $3 Wines and 9-Innings-Of-Winning during the game.

Saturday, July 8th vs. Asheville Tourists (Colorado Rockies)

Gates Open: 4:30pm (Saturday Concert Series)    First Pitch: 6:05pm

Pre-Game concert featuring the local band CORE, #BattleWon Night and 3-D Fireworks where fans receive special 3-D glasses to enjoy a spectacular post-game fireworks show.

Day two of Augusta Pirates 80's Weekend featuring an Augusta Pirates Jersey Auction.

#BattleWon Night Rundown:
In partnership with Augusta Christian Schools the GreenJackets are hosting a night at Lake Olmstead Stadium to honor Drew Passmore. 

There are 2 opportunities to get involved and support.

            The first opportunity is a ticket fundraiser to raise funds for a new Scholarship to be created in honor of Drew Passmore. Tickets are only $10 and $4 of every ticket will go towards the scholarship. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

How to get FUNdraiser tickets:
July 8th Game
General Admission Tickets

  Secondly the GreenJackets will be wearing specialty Augusta Pirates Jersey's to honor our past and proceeds of the Jersey off the Back Auction will benefit the Scholarship Fund. Bidding starts when the gates open and ends at the end of the 6th inning.

Sunday, July 9th vs. Asheville Tourists (Colorado Rockies)

Gates Open 4:00pm       First Pitch: 5:05pm

2nd Annual Car Show at the Lake- Please join the GreenJackets for our 2nd Annual Car Show at the Lake on Sunday, July 9th from 2PM-4PM. This is a fun and family friendly event to come out and look at some AWESOME cars!

Details of Car Show:
-$10 to enter a car into the show (This price includes your ticket to the GreenJackets game that day against the Asheville Tourists Baseball Club at 5:05 PM)
-Categorizes judged on: Best Paint, Best Engine, Best Interior, Popular Vote and Best in Show
-Prizes to be given out to winners
-Pre-Game Car Show lap around the warning track 

To enter your car or get more information please contact Greg at (706) 736-7889 or go email

Hot Cars & $1 Hot Dogs (Hot Dogs will be only $1 for the entire game), Jr. Jackets Kids Club Day presented by: Associated Credit Union, EdVenture Children's Museum, Pediatric Partners of Augusta, PDQ and Tum-E Yummies (Children 12 and under who join get in every Sunday game for free), Kids Run The Bases, Pre-Game Catch on the Field.

Bark in the Park #3 presented by Garden City Pet (fans will be able to bring their dog(s)into the stadium, enjoy the GreenJackets game with their 4-Legged friend).

The GreenJackets are excited to announce that Hands to Paws will be the Adoption Agency of the Game at our July 9th Bark in the Park presented by: Garden City PetHands to Paws will bring out information on their mission and also have some of their adorable adoptables! If you want to help support Hands to Paws then you will need to come on out to the game! Go to and type in the special code "PAWS". For every ticket that is sold for Hands to Paws, the GreenJackets will donate back a portion of the ticket sales!

Monday, July 10th vs. Asheville Tourists (Colorado Rockies)

Gates Open 6:00pm       First Pitch: 7:05pm

Feed Your Face Monday (Italian Heritage Night) presented by WRDW News 12 WAGT 26 and Little Caesars. The GreenJackets are excited to announce that the University of South Carolina's Head Men's Basketball Coach, Frank Martin, will be throwing out the ceremonial first pitch.

All GreenJackets Ticket Plans (including Full, Half, and Weekend and the all-new 6-Game Flex Plans) and individual tickets are on sale now for the 2017 season. To guarantee your seats to the most popular games, order your 2017 Ticket Packages today by reaching out to the GreenJackets Front Office at (706) 922-WINS (9467).

The New Ballpark at Riverside Village is underway and deposits are now being accepted for Full Season Seats for the 2018 season. To learn more visit and place your deposit to today. Leaving the Lake, Ruling the River.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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