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Exciting Events for Opening Weekend

June 18, 2019 - Pioneer League (PL) - Missoula PaddleHeads News Release

Former Diamondbacks players, and MLB stars will be in attendance Opening Night at Allegiance Field at Ogren Park. Luis Gonzalez, former left-fielder for the Arizona Diamondbacks from 1999-2006 will be there along with former utility player Willie Bloomquist and former relief pitcher JJ Putz.

All three players will be available to sign autographs during Opening Night at Allegiance Field at Ogren Park.

The Missoula Osprey will be kicking off their 2019 season with a carnival-themed festival outside the gates of Allegiance Field at Ogren Park that will be open to the entire community. This event will be completely free for the public where they can enjoy pre-game music, inflatables, a photo booth, food, cotton candy, carnival games, and more. There will also be a time where the Osprey players will be available for autographs.

The festival will have a dunk tank where fans can try and dunk local celebrities, Osprey staff, and players from the 2019 roster. This is a great opportunity for fans to have fun, while simultaneously donating to a good cause, as all of the proceeds from the dunk tank will be given to Habitat for Humanity to support their organization.

During this Opening Weekend Festival, local bands such as the Megaton Gypsies and Wolf & the Moons will be performing live on stage outside of the stadium, and there will also be a DJ from Kaleidoscope Entertainment to provide nonstop music for all to enjoy. The Osprey have also partnered with various vendors in the community that will be providing kid's activities and entertainment in addition to traditional carnival games. Fans will also have the opportunity to partake in contests throughout the duration of the festival through social media and crowd games.

On Friday, June 21st, this Opening Weekend festival will be starting at 3:00pm with a game time of 7:05pm.

On Saturday, June 22nd, the festival will be starting at 1:00pm with a game time of 6:35pm and a post-game Fireworks show.

On Sunday, June 23rd, the festival will be starting at 1:00pm with a game time of 5:05pm.

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