Skeeters and US Family Health Plan to Host “Pops in the Park”

Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra to Perform Medley

The Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra will perform our Independence Day Celebration of “Pops in the Park” presented by US Family Health Plan on Thursday, July 5 following the Sugar Land Skeeters 7:05 p.m. game against the Bridgeport Bluefish. Limited tickets for the game and the four-game homestand are still available by calling 281-240-HITS (4487) or online at

Families will enjoy an “All-American” experience with fireworks, baseball and a music performance by a fifty person delegation of the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra will be set up in the Performance Mazda Picnic Pavilion to perform a medley of songs honoring the anniversaries of Titantic, E.T., James Bond, Queen, and Star Wars and conclude with the 1812 Overture and fireworks. The show will be a multimedia extravaganza with on field performances with lights and video on the “Texas-sized” video board.

“Pops in the Park” are being presented by the Skeeters with the US Family Health Plan, which has connected local military families with their healthcare benefits for more than 30 years through an agreement between the Department of Defense and not-for-profit CHRISTUS Health of Houston.

Tickets are available as season, 8-game and 3-game packages in addition to group hospitality and single game tickets. Children wearing a team jersey receive a free ticket. Other ticket prices start at just $8.

About the Sugar Land Skeeters: The Sugar Land Skeeters minor league baseball team, led by Manager and former Major League All-Star Gary Gaetti, play in the $37 million Constellation Field, located at the intersection of State Highway 6 and U.S. Highway 90A. The Sugar Land Skeeters play 140 regular season games (70 home, 70 away) during the 2012 Season presented by ABC Home & Commercial Services. Constellation Field will also play host to a multitude of other events, including football, soccer, lacrosse, cheerleading and band competitions, as well as concerts, group outings and scout sleepovers.

Fixed-seat stadium capacity is approximately 6,000 for baseball, plus additional lawn and standing-room-only areas. Constellation Field has a capacity of 10,000-plus in concert configuration. The Skeeters may be reached at or by calling 281.240.HITS (4487), and on Facebook ( and Twitter (@SL_Skeeters).

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