Kinston, North Carolina - The 2017 Carolina League Champions Down East Wood Ducks released their 2018 promotional schedule earlier today. The "Baseball is Back" Festival, Throwback Thursdays, "Christmas in July" game, All You Can Eat Nights, Live Music, Mother Earth Fridays and Sunday Fundays are new additions for the 2018 season. A summary of the weekly promotional schedule is below but for a full 2018 promotional schedule and premium item giveaways, visit www.woodducksbaseball.com.
In addition to the weekly promotions that are scheduled, the Wood Ducks will host their 2nd Annual Bark n the Park Day, Presented by Riverbank Animal Hospital on Wednesday, May 16th And the Inaugural Agriculture Appreciation Day, Presented by NC Soybean Producers Association & AgCarolina Farm Credit on Friday, June 8th. The schedule will also feature two daytime holiday games as the Woodies will start at 4pm on Memorial Day (Monday, 5/28) and 12:05 pm on Labor Day (Monday, 9/3) to close out the 2018 regular season.
The "Baseball is Back" Festival will take place over the first 3 games of the season and will feature food trucks each day, information tables with local vendors, giveaways, the raising of the 2017 Championship Banner, and live music by Bryan Mayer before the Saturday, April 14th game. The Wood Ducks will bring a little Christmas to Grainger Stadium on Saturday, July14th when they host the Inaugural "Christmas in July" game. The first 1,000 fans will receive a Wood Ducks 2017 Carolina League Championship Christmas ornament and the team will wear Tacky Christmas Sweater themed jerseys and caps for the game. Santa will be at the game so the kids can take photos and give him their wish list for the big day in December.
2018 Reserved Grandstand Season Tickets are on sale and available for $365 per seat. The Wood Ducks announced a new 2-Game "All You Can Eat" Ticket package for $40 that is also currently on sale. Season Tickets and the "All You Can Eat" Ticket Package can be purchased by calling the Wood Ducks Team Offices at 252-686-5172. Individual game tickets are expected to go on sale Monday, March 5th.
2018 Promotional Schedule
Monday $1 Hot Dog, Presented by Stevens Hot Dogs & Friendly Mart Food Stores
Tuesday $1 Taco, Presented by Landshark/BOGO Ticket with Food Lion MVP Card
Thursday Throwback Thursday with the Kinston Indians, Presented by Budweiser - $5 Tickets/$1 Budweiser and Pepsi
Friday Mother Earth Fridays with Food Trucks and Post Game Fireworks. $3 Mother Earth
Drafts and $3 off Tickets with a Beer Can
Saturday Pepsi Saturdays with Premium Item Giveaway each Saturday and $3 off Tickets with a
Sunday Sunday Funday, Presented by Cricket Wireless of Kinston, with Pre-game Autographs
And Post-game Kids Run the Bases. All Lil DEWD Kids Club members receive FREE
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