Back Hair Appreciation Night returns to the Bowie Baysox this season

| March 10, 2016

baseball-picThe Bowie Baysox have announced  the final promotional schedule for the 2016 season. The schedule includes 20 fireworks nights, including a special display for the Fourth of July, plus Bowie’s Tribute to David Bowie on Friday, July 22 that will involve a special jersey auction. More exciting events will also be announced in the coming weeks. 

Your favorite Wizards and Witches are coming to P.G. Stadium Saturday, July 23 as the Baysox celebrate their inaugural Harry Potter Night with pregame Quidditch Match. The always popular Star Wars Night makes its return Saturday, June 25 and it will be joined on the Baysox promotional schedule by Star Trek Night Saturday, May 7. And back by popular demand – Back Hair Appreciation Night returns for a second chapter as the Baysox go “Back to the Roots!”

Baysox Marketing Director Brandan Kaiser is excited to unveil some new theme nights this season. “The fireworks nights are always fan favorites, but we have plenty of other great events planned this season to ensure our fans are always entertained,” Kaiser said.  “We are very excited to debut our Harry Potter Night and kids will also want to make sure they don’t miss our postgame Helicopter Candy Drop Sunday, May 29.” 

While the whole family can enjoy fireworks, the Baysox have a slew of activities planned for younger fans, highlighted by appearances from many of your kids’ favorite TV/movie characters. The Baysox will celebrate PAW Patrol Day with Chase, Skye and Marshall Sunday, April 24 and Daniel Tiger from Maryland Public Television will make an appearance at the Baysox game Sunday, June 5. The Baysox have partnered with Coder Kids Club for the first ever Minecraft Fest at PG Stadium Sunday, April 10 and the Touch-A-Truck event returns Saturday, Aug. 27, presented by Miss Utility. Plus, kids (and parents) will be able to meet their favorite Clubhouse Characters on Sunday, July 24, their favorite Superheroes on Saturday, July 16 and the Minions on Sunday, Aug. 7.

Young Baysox fans can enjoy special exclusive events for members of Louie’s Kids Club each month of the season. Back for a fourth season, all Kids Club members can eat free on Sundays with a special ticket purchased online in advance. Members also get a free gift at the first game they attend each season. Kids Club membership is free and more information is available at www.baysox.com. 

Louie’s Kids Club 2016 Events:

Sun.   April 24          Meet & Greet with PAW Patrol Characters     

Sun.   May 29           Louie’s Birthday & Helicopter Candy Drop     

Sun.   June 5            Meet & Greet with Daniel Tiger                          

Sun.   July 24           Baseball Mini-Camp & Meet Clubhouse Characters

Sun.   Aug. 7            Minions Day (Meet the Minions)                        

The Baysox have weekly recurring promotions that last throughout the season. Monday nights will again be Mutt Mondays (excluding July 4), where fans can bring their dogs to the game. On Tailgate Tuesdays, fans can enter the ballpark early for batting practice and enjoy $2 draft beer specials in the Bud Light Picnic Pavilion from 5 p.m. until the start of the game. On Tuesday, fans can also enjoy Dollar Dog Night where hot dogs are just $1 from the time the main gates open until the 7th inning stretch (Limit 2 hot dogs per person, per transaction). The Baysox will again show their Orioles Pride by celebrating Orange Wednesday on a select Wednesday each month. During those games, fans who wear Baysox or Orioles gear will receive $5 off a box seat purchased at the ticket office the day of the game. One Wednesday of every month is also Military Appreciation Night, where anyone able to show proof of military service can purchase a box seat ticket for $8. 

Returning for the 2016 season is the Baysox Silver Sox Senior Club, sponsored by Hearing Professionals. The Silver Sox program is free to join and open to anyone age 55 and older. Throughout the season, the team is hosting five exclusive events for members of the Silver Sox program. Tickets to each event are $17 and include: suite level seating, a two-hour all-you-can-eat pasta bar, cookies and unlimited iced tea & lemonade. For more information about joining the Silver Sox program, visit www.baysox.com or call 301-805-6000.

Complete schedule of 2016 Silver Sox Events:

Wed. April 27 –          Q & A Session with Baysox Manager Gary Kendall

Tue. May 17 –            Trivia Night

Thu. June 16 –          Variety Show with Matt Macis

Thu. July 14 –            Comedy Show by Mike Black

Wed. Aug. 10 –          Bring Your Grandkids Night

Other notable promotions in 2016

Game times at 6:35 p.m. unless otherwise noted

Thursday, April 7 – Opening Night, 2016 Magnet Schedule Giveaway presented by Money One Federal Credit Union, Championship Mini-Banner Giveaway

Friday, April 8, 7:05 p.m. – Championship Photo Giveaway presented by Patient First, Deaf & Hard of Hearing Night

Saturday, April 9 – Fireworks

Sunday, April 10, 2:05 p.m. – Minecraft Fest (special ticket required) presented by Coder Kids Club

Thursday, April 21 – Pi(e) Night

Friday, April 22, 7:05 p.m. – Fireworks

Saturday, April 23 – Fireworks

Sunday, April 24, 2:05 p.m. – Bark in the Park presented by Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat, PAW Patrol Day, Jake Arrieta T-Shirt Giveaway

Friday, May 6, 7:05 p.m. – Fireworks

Saturday, May 7 – Fireworks, Star Trek 50th Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, May 8, 2:05 p.m. – Mother’s Day Celebration

Friday, May 27, 7:05 p.m. – Giveaway Closet Cleanout, Autism Awareness Night

Saturday, May 28 – Fireworks, Knock Cancer Out of the Park Night

Sunday, May 29, 2:05 p.m. – Louie’s Birthday with Kids Louie T-Shirt Giveaway, Postgame Helicopter Candy Drop

Friday, June 3, 7:05 p.m. – Girl Scout Night (special ticket required), Community Heroes Night

Saturday, June 4 – Fireworks, Baseball Bash – including Negro League & AAGPBL Tribute

Sunday, June 5 – 2:05 p.m. – Educator Appreciation Day, Daniel Tiger Day presented by Maryland Public Television

Wednesday, June 15 – “Jennifer” Appreciation Celebration

Thursday, June 16 – Red head “Ginger” Night

Wednesday, June 22 – Twins Night Fest

Thursday, June 23 – Olympics Night

Friday, June 24, 7:05 p.m. – Fireworks, Boy Scout Campout (special ticket required), Fort Meade Appreciation Night presented by USAA

Saturday, June 25 – Fireworks, Star Wars Night

Sunday, June 26, 2:05 p.m. – Meet the Team Day, Pregame Catch on the Field, 1K Beer Run (special ticket required), Maryland Pride Day with T-Shirt Giveaway, Looney Tunes Night presented by Six Flags America

Monday, July 4 – RED, WHITE & BOOM Independence Day Celebration with postgame fireworks show presented by BGE

Tuesday, July 14, 7:05 p.m. – “Jim” Appreciation Celebration

Friday, July 15, 7:05 p.m. – Fireworks, Mother/Son Night Out (special ticket required)

Saturday, July 16 – Fireworks & Superhero Night presented by Anne Arundel Medical Center

Sunday, July 17, 2:05 p.m. – Orioles Pride Day with Caleb Joseph T-Shirt Giveaway

Thursday, July 21, 7:05 p.m. – Back Hair Appreciation Night 2 – Back to the Roots

Friday, July 22, 7:05 p.m. – Fireworks, Daddy/Daughter Date Night (special ticket required) presented by Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission, Bowie’s David Bowie Tribute

Saturday, July 23 – Fireworks, Harry Potter Night

Sunday, July 24, 2:05 p.m. – Meet Clubhouse Characters Mickey, Minnie, Goofy and more

Friday, Aug. 5, 7:05 p.m. – Fireworks, Navy Night presented by Navy Federal Credit Union, Family Camp Out (special ticket required)

Saturday, Aug. 6 – Fireworks presented by NATELCO, Baysox Lu’au Night Cheerleading Day (special ticket required)

Sunday, Aug. 7, 2:05 p.m. – Minions Day with “Mannyion” Bobblehead Giveaway, Postgame Concert featuring Pat McGee

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 7:05 p.m. – American Muscle Night with pregame car show

Friday, Aug. 19, 7:05 p.m. – Fireworks, Glow in the Park Night with Glow Stick Giveaway, Football Friday

Saturday, Aug. 20 – Fireworks, Glow in the Park Night with Glow Stick Giveaway

Sunday, Aug. 21, 2:05 p.m. – City of Bowie 100th Anniversary Celebration with T-Shirt Giveaway, WGTS 91.9 Faith Day with Postgame Concert featuring Josh Wilson

Thursday, Aug. 25, 7:05 p.m. – Baysox for a Buck Night

Friday, Aug. 26, 7:05 p.m. – Fireworks, Military Heroes Appreciation Night with Card Set Giveaway

Saturday, Aug. 27 – Kids Appreciation Night, Kids Halloween Party, Touch-A-Truck Event with Kids T-Shirt Giveaway presented by Miss Utility

Sunday, Aug. 28, 2:05 p.m. – Fan Appreciation Day with Fan Vote T-Shirt, Meet the Team Day, Pregame Catch on the Field

** Stay Tuned as Additional Promotional Dates Will be Announced in the Coming Weeks

The 2016 Bowie Baysox season is presented by Money One Federal Credit Union. The Baysox are the 2015 Eastern League Champions! Bowie opens its 24th season as the Class AA affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles at home Thursday, April 7 against the Akron RubberDucks at 6:35 p.m. To order a 2016 season ticket plan or to stay up-to-date on Baysox news during the offseason, visit www.baysox.com.

Blackwall Hitch

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