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Gwinnett Braves Homestand Highlights July 4th - July 10th

June 29, 2011 - International League (IL) - Gwinnett Stripers News Release

Monday, July 4th

Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay Rays) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 7:05 PM

National Anthem performed by: Kaylin McClure


· Independence Day Fireworks- Help honor our nation's day of Independence by joining in the fun of America's pastime at Coolray Field. Wear your patriotic gear, enjoy an exciting game and stay for our biggest fireworks show of the year following the conlusion of the game! Bring your friends and family out and celebrate the land of the free and the home of the Braves!

· Red, White, and Blue Thunderstick Giveaway Presented by the Gwinnett Braves

· Patriotic Jersey Auction- Fans will have a chance to buy their favorite player's game-worn jersey during the game. Fans can participate in the Silent Auction throughout the game with bidding ending at the conclusion of the 6th inning.

Tuesday, July 5th

Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay Rays) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 7:05 PM

National Anthem: Jennifer and Eunice Lazau


· KRAFT Singles 2-for-1 Tickets - The G-Braves and KRAFT Singles have teamed up to offer fans a steal of a deal on Tuesdays! Bring your package wrapper to Coolray Field, Buy 1 Ticket and Get 1 Free from KRAFT Singles! Offer does not apply to Home Plate Club or Braves Dugout seating. Visit for more info! Offer is subject to availability.

Friday, July 8th

Charlotte Knights (Chicago White Sox) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 7:05 PM

National Anthem performed by: Travis Billman of 12Stone Church

Presenting Sponsor: 12Stone


· FOX 5 Fireworks- The Gwinnett Braves and FOX 5 Atlanta are teaming up to offer fans a memorable experience at Coolray Field this summer. Every Friday G-Braves game features an exciting post-game fireworks display and now FOX 5 is giving fans the chance to win tickets and meet some of the FOX 5 News Team!

· FRITOS® Family Friday- FRITOS® brand is giving special baseball experiences to select lucky families. Attend a FRITOS® Family game when randomly selected families will participate in ballpark activities such as: perform PA Announcer duties, participate in an on-field contest, or be a Junior Grounds Crew Member! Show a FRITOS® brand bag of chips at the G-Braves Team Store and also receive 10% off merchandise.

Saturday, July 9th Game 1

Charlotte Knights (Chicago White Sox) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 6:05 PM

National Anthem performed by: The Betts Twins


· Asian Heritage Night- For the first time in history, Georgia will have the honor to host the Welcome of the Dragon ceremony at Coolray Field. This legendary ceremony is part of the Duan Wu Festival and Dragon Boat Racing, a long time tradition of the Chinese culture. The Welcome of the Dragon ceremony will include other elements of the Chinese culture from Shoaling Kung Fu, Lion Dance, to Dotting the Eye of the Dragon, and Return of the Pearl. Gates will open at 2:45 for this exciting event, which will begin at 3 PM. Game ticket required for entry.

· Gwinnett Braves Drawstring Bag Giveaway Presented by the Gwinnett Braves- First 2,000 fans through the gates, starting at 4:30 PM

Saturday, July 9th Game 2

Charlotte Knights (Chicago White Sox) vs. Gwinnett Braves, Directly following Game 1


· Salute to Comedy Night- Prepare for a night of laughter as we salute the greatest stars to ever command the stage or screen. If you don't show up you could end up living in a van...down by the river.

Sunday, July 10th

Charlotte Knights (Chicago White Sox) vs. Gwinnett Braves, 2:05 PM

National Anthem performed by: Hamilton Mill UMC Choir

· Bark in the Park â€" All dogs are invited to Coolray Field for Bark in the Park! We'll have a pre-game parade, as well as, contests and prizes for our four-legged friends! All Bark in the Park seating is located in the outfield lawn area.

· Chopper's Kids Club Day â€" All Kids Club Members receive free tickets to all Sunday games, as well as, free bounces on the inflatables prior to first pitch. Select members of the club also get to take the field for a pre-game high five tunnel. All members also receive a priority line for Kids Run the Bases following the game.

· Kids Run the Bases - Fans 12 and under are invited to run the bases following the game.

· Catch in the Outfield - Bring your ball and glove to play catch in the outfield after the conclusion of the game at all Sunday home games.

The Gwinnett Braves are the Triple-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves. All Gwinnett Braves 2011 tickets packages and individual tickets are available at, the Coolray Field Box Office or by calling (678) 277-0340. Follow the G-Braves at,, and

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