Hickory, NC- The Crawdads are thrilled to announce a partnership with Catawba Farms to be the naming rights partner of the Crawdads Café. The Catawba Farms Crawdads Café will continue to serve fans the same classic ballpark items and specialty meals but will feature new fixtures and signage.
Located down the first base line, the Catawba Farms Crawdads Café is open during all 70 home games and features indoor and outdoor seating.
"First and foremost, we love baseball. Catawba Farms is proud to partner with the Hickory Crawdads whose outstanding management team and exemplary standing in the community made the decision to link our brands with theirs an easy one," said Catawba Farms partners Michael Waltuch, Twyla McDermott, and Dennis Baucom in a joint statement. "We look forward to many successful years to come."
Carolina Vines, Catawba Farms' wine and craft beer brand, will be on hand on this Saturday at the Spring Fling from 11am to 1pm for a wine sampling. They will also be sponsoring Wine Wednesday this season as a new daily promotion. Each Wednesday night game during the 2018 season, Carolina Vines will be hosting a wine sampling and discounted wines.
"The Crawdads are excited about this new opportunity and being able to work with a company like Catawba Farms," said Crawdads Executive Director of Sales and Merchandise Douglas Locascio. "We are excited to officially kick off things off at the Spring Fling and show Crawdads fans why we are so thrilled about this partnership."
Catawba Farms is a winery, brewery, and event destination that features a bed and breakfast inn and hosts a wide variety of events including live music, festivals, weddings, receptions, and corporate meetings. Catawba Farms operates Carolina Vines and Lake James Cellars Wines.
The Crawdads will open their season at L.P. Frans Stadium on April 12th against the West Virginia Power. For more information about the Crawdads, including promotions, ticket books, and group outings please visit www.hickorycrawdads.com or contact the front office at (828) 322-3000.
This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.