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The Hillcats will kick off a six-game homestand on the 4th of July that will include the Salute to Service People Weekend. Fans can enjoy a pair of fireworks shows and a trio of giveaways to kick off July!
Celebrate Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4th with the Hillcats as they begin a three-game series with the Wilmington Blue Rocks at 6:30 p.m. The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. and we’ll have our largest postgame fireworks show of the year following the game presented by Kroger & Westover Dairy! And come dressed in your finest red, white & blue apparel for our photo booth. The best photos will be displayed on the video board during the game!
The series with Wilmington will continue on Wednesday, July 5th at 6:30 p.m. Every Wednesday home game is a Winning Wednesday presented by 89.9 WNRN where you’ll receive a free ticket to the next Wednesday home game on 7/26! Gates will open at 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 6th is a 6:30 p.m. start time. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. for a Thirsty Thursday presented by Miller Lite, Yuengling & 97.9 FM The Planet where we’ll have game-long Happy Hour specials! It’s also a GLTC and RIDE Solutions Bike to the Ballpark Night so ride your bicycle to the game for $1 off admission.
The Salem Red Sox will come to town for a three-game series starting on Friday, July 7th at 6:30 p.m. We’re kicking off Salute to Service People Weekend with free admission for all active and retired military that evening! The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. for a FANtastic Friday Giveaway where the first 1,000 fans will receive a free Hillcats Patriotic Cap presented by Foster Fuels, Inc. and 105.5 KD Country.
Saturday, July 8th will be a 6:00 p.m. start time. The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. for our 9th Annual Autism Awareness Night presented by Physicians Treatment Center. The first 1,000 fans in attendance will receive a free commemorative t-shirt and fans can make a donation at the Box Office to Commonwealth Autism. For more information on Commonwealth Autism, visit www.autismva.org. We’ll also have fireworks after the game!
The homestand will wrap up on Sunday, July 9th with our 10th Annual Guns & Hoses Charity Softball Game where the Lynchburg Police Department will face off against the Lynchburg Fire Department. The gates will open at 2:00 p.m. which is when we will start giving away a free commemorative t-shirt to the first 1,000 fans in attendance. The Guns & Hoses Softball game will begin at 2:45 p.m. and the Hillcats will play the Salem Red Sox at 5:00 p.m. All proceeds from the evening will benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Special Olympics! That evening is also a Family Funday Sunday presented by ABC 13. Purchase 4 for $40 Family 4-Packs at the Box Office which include 4 GA tickets and 4 hot dog combos. Families can run the bases and play catch in the outfield after the Hillcats game and check out our social media pages at the handle @lynhillcats for Social Sunday online deals. It’s also a Virginia529 Smart Savers Sunday with free admission if you show your Smart Savers Card at the Box Office. Virginia529 College Savings Plan is the official college savings plan of the Hillcats, visit www.virginia529.com/smartsavers for more information.
So 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). Hillcats Baseball…It’s Purrrrrfect!
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