MILB teams have been slow-walking their promotional calendars while they await word from local governments about any fan limitations and pandemic protocols. This week we have seen a few calendar’s start to pop-up, including this PACKED calendar from the always fun Richmond Flying Squirrels. Here is a sampling of what fans can expect from Richmond.
- Family Yoga Day & Nutzy Namaste Youth T-Shirt Giveaway – Participate in a morning yoga class before the game and yoga activities throughout the presented by Project Yoga Richmond. Plus, the first 500 fans 14 & younger receive a namaste T-shirt featuring Nutzy in a yoga pose.
- Salute to Truckers – Breaker 1-9: calling all truckers. The Flying Squirrels are celebrating all things big rigs, long-hauling and logistics in Funnville. | Gates open at 5 PM. | Presented By Victory Trucking & Transport
- Copa de la Diversión Fighting Lucha Nutzy Bobblehead Giveaway
- In-Your-Face Fireworks & Roaring ’20s Night – Turn back the clock to the time of the “Charleston” and “Foxtrot” as the Flying Squirrels celebrate the Roaring ’20s. Enjoy fireworks from up close and inside the fences following the game.
- Barktoberfest – It’s like Oktoberfest, except with dogs. The event will include food specials featuring hot dogs and brats. Plus Wine & K-9s, Enjoy $5 glasses of wine and $6 wine slushies. Dogs are admitted free in Funnville every Wednesday home game.
- Salute to Southern Rock – The Flying Squirrels honor a full catalog of ramblin’ rock-and-rollers as part of a salute to Southern rock.
- Mother’s Day Celebration – Celebrate Mom during the first day game of the 2021 season.
- In-Your-Face Fireworks & Funnville Mask-erade Ball – Put on your fanciest mask or face covering, pose for photos for a chance to win prizes and enjoy fireworks from up close and inside the fences following the game!
- Copa de la Diversión Fleece Ruana Giveaway – The first 1,000 fans 15 & older receive a pullover fleece ruana featuring the Flying Squirrels’ Copa de la Diversión identity.
- Front Line Workers Night – The Flying Squirrels honor doctors, nurses and healthcare workers who were on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic on a special night in Funnville.
- Salute to Service Industry – The Flying Squirrels honor service industry professionals, including restaurant and hospitality workers, who make RVA’s food scene great.
- Opening Night Celebration & In-Your-Face Fireworks – The Flying Squirrels return to the field for the first time in 610 days to kick off the 2021 season featuring a postgame fireworks show from up close and inside the fences.
And this is just for MAY! Great promotional variety from the Squirrels and perhaps a window into what fans nation-wide can expect from teams who are excited to have fans back to entertain in 2021.
2021 Promo Calendar is here! 🎇🧢🌭
Bobbleheads, t-shirts, firework shows & more. FUNN. IS. BACK.
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— Richmond Flying Squirrels (@GoSquirrels) April 12, 2021