The Hillcats will return to Lynchburg for a seven-game week-long homestand on Monday, August 14th and we believe geeks shall inherit the earth! Join us for a different theme each night as we celebrate the geek in all of us that includes a giveaway and fireworks during the weekend.
Fans will have two ways to make a difference in the community during this seven-game homestand! The first is to donate school supplies to area kids in need. Any fan that brings a donation to a game will receive a free ticket voucher for any game August 29th-31st! Limit one voucher per fan per game. The second way to make a difference is to donate cleaning supplies to the Lynchburg Daily Bread. Any fan that donates cleaning products, detergent, paper towels, napkins or aprons at any of these games will receive $5 admission!
The Buies Creek Astros are coming to the Hill City for the first time on Monday, August 14th at 6:30 p.m. to begin a four-game series. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. and we're kicking off Geek Week with Back to School Night! Wear your favorite high school or college apparel for $5 GA tickets. It's also a Meow Monday presented by 101.7 STEVE FM so bring a donation of pet food for $3 off admission. Also, the first 300 fans in attendance will receive a free Team Photo presented by Charley's Restaurant and we'll have pregame autographs on the concourse from 5:30-6:00 p.m. And members of Southpaw's Kids Club presented by Lynchburg Dental Center can run the bases after the game!
The series with the Astros and Geek Week will continue on Tuesday, August 15th at 6:30 p.m. Add some tape to your glasses and bust out your suspenders because it's '90s TV Nerds Night! We'll be celebrating Urkel, Screech and more iconic sitcom nerds and teaching everyone the Carlton Dance. That evening is also a Two Fur Tuesday presented by ABC 13 so all tickets are Buy One, Get One Free and we'll have $2 concession deals!
Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 16th. You won't want to miss this 6:30 p.m. start time because it's the long-awaited Mario Kart Night where one lucky fan will win a free ATV from Lynchburg Polaris, just for showing up to the game! We'll also transform City Stadium into a race track straight out of Mario's world, just make sure you watch out for banana peels and turtle shells! It's also a Winning Wednesday presented by 89.9 WNRN. Receive a free ticket to the next Wednesday home game on August 30th when you enter the gates!
The series with Buies Creek will wrap up on Thursday, August 17th. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. and the game will start at 6:30 p.m. Geek Week will continue with Transformers Night! Wear Transformers apparel for $5 General Admission and join us in celebrating the robot franchise. Plus, that evening will be a Thirsty Thursday with game-long happy hour specials presented by Miller Lite, Yuengling & 97.9 FM The Planet! It's also a GLTC and RIDE Solutions Bike to the Ballpark Night. If you ride your bicycle to the game, you'll receive $1 off admission.
The Salem Red Sox will head up 460 for a three-game series beginning on Friday, August 18th at 6:30 p.m. Superhero Night returns to City Stadium! Make sure you arrive early, because the first 1,000 fans through the gates at 5:30 p.m. will receive a free Hillcats Cape presented by 97.9 FM The Planet because every Friday home game is a FANtastic Friday Giveaway. Plus, CASA of Central Virginia will be on hand to raise awareness for their organization!
Saturday, August 19th will be a 6:00 p.m. start time and will be Power Rangers Night! The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. for a Sparkling Saturday so stick around after the game for Fireworks presented by 93.7 KHF.
The homestand and series with the Red Sox will conclude on Sunday, August 20th at 5:00 p.m. with the gates opening at 4:00 p.m. Geek Week will wrap up with Star Wars Night! Dress in costume or Star Wars apparel for $5 General Admission and be sure to jump in our light saber photo booth! It's also a Virginia529 Smart Savers Sunday with free admission if you show your Smart Savers Card at the Box Office. Virginia529 is the official college savings plan of the Lynchburg Hillcats, to find our more information go to www.virginia529.com/smartsavers. This evening is also a Family Funday presented by ABC 13 where families can purchase 4 for $40 Family 4-Packs that include 4 GA tickets and 4 hot dog combos. Plus, we'll have postgame Family Run the Bases & Catch on the Field! And be sure to follow our social media pages on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Snapchat at @lynhillcats to find a Social Sunday coupon good for the game.
Come out and cheer on your First-Half Northern Division Champions! Fans can purchase tickets for any of these games by calling the box office at (434) 528-1144 or by going online. Ticket purchases can also be made in person at the Lynchburg City Stadium Ticket Office (Mon-Fri. 9am-5pm). Playoff tickets are also on sale now for $6 any seat, so purchase your tickets today!
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