Monday, September 21, 2009
Final Homestand Events
The final homestand of 2009 kicks off Tuesday night September 22nd at Nationals Park. Along with The Los Angeles Dodgers, The Atlanta Braves and The New York Mets coming to town are a series of fan related activities and giveaways that might interest you.
This is the final week to participate in the "Jerseys Off Their Backs" Promotion. For $5, fans can purchase raffle tickets to this now end of the year staple. With all proceeds going to The Washington Nationals Dream Foundation--tickets can be purchased at The Dream Foundation Kiosk in Center Field Plaza at Nationals Park. Winners will be drawn this Sunday, June 27th and those present will be allowed down on the field after the game versus Atlanta to be receive their game worn jersey and meet the player. You need not be present to win. Our Washington Nationals will send jerseys to those winners who have purchased tickets but can not be at the game.
Tuesday is Tee-Shirt Tuesday, a white "Screech" Tee-Shirt will be handed out to the first 10,000 fans entering Nationals Park.
Nationals Outfielder Josh Willingham will be the guest of honor at the final ESPN Zone Meet & Greet for 2009. This coming Thursday, September 24th, Josh will join Radio Broadcaster and host--Charlie Slowes--at the 11th & E Street NW eatery in downtown Washington, D.C. Doors open at 11AM, the event begins at 12 noon. Questions & Answers followed by autographs and pictures.
Also Thursday afternoon before Our Washington Nationals take on The Los Angeles Dodgers in the final game of that series, Ocktoberfest will take place on the rooftop party deck of Garage B. Billed as the End Of The Season Party--food and drink to be provided by Hard Times Cafe & Anheuser-Busch. Tickets are $25 and include a pavilion seat to that night's game at Nationals Park.
The Second Annual Gospel Music Fest Post Game Concert will take place following this Saturday Afternoon's game between Our Washington Nationals and The Atlanta Braves. Any ticket purchased for the ball game allows you to stay after for the concert. The Nats Family Fun Area, Ben's Chili Bowl and The Grand Slam Grill (behind Sections 109 and 110) will remain open throughout the concert for this family oriented get-together.
Sunday, September 27th will also be Screech Build-A-Bear Workshop Day at Nationals Park. The first 5,000 kids ages 12 and under will receive a free Screech from the Build-A-Bear Workshop. This Kids Run The Bases Day is the final weekend game of the season on South Capitol Street.
Monday, September 28th with The New York Mets in town is Team Photo Day.
Tuesday, September 29th is the final Tee-Shirt Tuesday of the year (no details yet as to what the print will be).
And finally--the 4:35PM start on Wednesday, September 30th against The Mets is the final home game of the season and Fan Appreciation Day. More details to come on this promotion in the near future.