The Shorebirds and Crown Easter Fest

Crown Sports Center and Shorebirds Partner for New Event

By Bobby Coon / Delmarva Shorebirds | March 1, 2017 3:00 PM ET

SALISBURY, Md. -- The Delmarva Shorebirds, Class-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, and Crown Sports Center are excited to announce the creation of a new event, the Froggy 99.9 Easter Fest. The indoor event will be held at Crown Sports Center, a proud partner of the Shorebirds, on Saturday, April 1st from 9:30 AM until noon. Crown Sports Center is located at 28410 Crown Road in Fruitland, Maryland. The Froggy 99.9 Easter Fest is open to the public and admission is free of charge.

"We are looking forward to kicking off the 2017 season with our partners at Crown Sports Center," said Shorebirds General Manager, Chris Bitters. "The Froggy 99.9 Easter Fest at Crown Sports Center has something for Shorebirds fans of all ages."

"Crown Sports Center is excited for the community and the opportunity to bring the Shorebirds Fan Fest and Crown Easter Egg Hunt under one roof this spring. Come out and get your picture taken with Sherman and the Easter Bunny," said Bill Hearne, Owner of Crown Sports Center.

There will be three divisions of Q105 Easter Egg Hunts. The first Q105 Easter Egg Hunt will be for children up to age three from 10:00 AM to 10:20 AM and will take place on Field #1. There will be another Easter Egg Hunt from 10:20 AM to 10:40 AM on Field #2 for children four to six years of age. The third and final Easter Egg Hunt will be for children ages sven through 12 from 10:40 AM to 11:00 AM on Field #3.

Sherman and the Easter Bunny will also be available to interact with kids and take pictures inside the arcade from 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM. 

The Shorebirds are also looking for talented individuals or groups to perform the National Anthem before games this season. Tryouts will be held at the Froggy 99.9 Easter Fest from 10:30 AM until 11:30 AM in the Crown Room. Registration for the KISS 95.9/Magic 98.9 National Anthem tryouts will begin at 10:30 AM. Attendance is mandatory for anyone who wishes to perform the National Anthem before a Shorebirds game during the 2017 season. All interested performers will be asked to deliver a short portion of the National Anthem during their tryout.

There will be additional activities for kids which include inflatables and games on Field #5. 

Fans will also be able to purchase single game tickets to all 70 home games for the 2017 season at the Froggy 99.9 Easter Fest. Official Shorebirds merchandise will also be available for purchase during the Froggy 99.9 Easter Fest as well. Fans will get their first chance to buy the latest Shorebirds merchandise to get ready for the 2017 season.

Ticket plans can now be purchased online at For group outing information, contact the Shorebirds at 410-219-3112.

Delmarva Shorebirds

The Delmarva Shorebirds are the Class "A" Affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. The Shorebirds are owned by 
7th Inning Stretch, LLC, the same company that owns the Stockton Ports of the California League and the Everett AquaSox of the Northwest League.

The Shorebirds celebrated their 20th season in 2015, and have entertained nearly five million fans since beginning play at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium in Salisbury, Md. in 1996. The team has captured South Atlantic League titles in 1997 and 2000 while successfully hosting the South Atlantic League All-Star Game in 1999 and 2011.

For more information on the Shorebirds, call 410-219-3112 or visit

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

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