The Sugar Land Skeeters returned home yesterday from their recent road trip and opened the final six-game home stand of the season against the York Revolution.
Throughout the home stand, the Skeeters will be host numerous events and theme nights at Constellation Field, including Hispanic Heritage Night (which was held Tuesday), Multiples Night in conjunction with NASA Night, Ladies Night, Houston Aeros Night with Battle of the Bands, What Could Have Been Night as well as Fan Appreciation Night.
Ticket availability is limited throughout the week and weekend. Fans looking to participate in the festivities are encouraged to visit www.sugarlandskeeters.com or call the Constellation Field box office at (281) 240-4487 for more ticket information.
Hispanic Heritage Night
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, was last night at Constellation Field, presented by Bud Light, the Houston Chronicle and La Voz! Prior to the Skeeters’ series opener against York, Texas native Mary Frometa and her high-energy, stage show band performed a pregame concert outside the main entrance gate. Also, former Houston Astro and Major League outfielder Jose Cruz made a special appearance and tossed out a ceremonial first pitch.
Multiples Night/NASA Night
On Wednesday, September 19, the Skeeters are hosting Multiples Night! Fans will receive a buy-one-get-one-free discounted ticket if they come as a ‘multiple’ or match a group.
Meanwhile, the club will welcome a group from NASA and their families to Constellation Field. Cosmo, NASA’s mascot, will join Sugar Land’s Swatson and Moe for entertainment throughout the game and children are welcome to enjoy an inflatable set up on the first base concourse for a moon-walk experience.
Thursday, September 20, is Ladies Night at the ballpark! Special Ladies Night tickets are available for $50, which includes a black, bedazzled Skeeters t-shirt, a drink voucher and pampering services from Massage Envy, European Wax Center, Sweetwater OBGYN, Hinz Jewelers and Timeless Plastic Surgery. Plus – the ticket includes a two-hour barbeque buffet located in the Performance Mazda Picnic Plaza. Additional discounted tickets are available, starting at $8 for the ladies!
Houston Aeros Night/Battle of the Bands
Friday, September 21, is going to be rocking at Constellation Field, as the Skeeters host Houston Aeros Night and launch the first-annual Battle of the Bands. Houston Aeros Assistant Coach Sebastien Laplante will throw out a first pitch while the Aeros dance team, The Dynamics, will entertain the crowd with members of the Skeeters’ Swat Team.
Two inflatables will be set up for kids to test their hockey skills and adults are welcome to enjoy the game from the Bug Light Penalty Box, also known as the Bud Light Ice House located behind center field.
Also on Friday, the Skeeters will host the first-annual Battle of the Bands at Constellation Field. Between each inning, one of eight local bands will perform and compete for a grand prize package which includes six hours of studio time with an engineer in a professional recording studio with Media Tech Institute. Fans are encouraged to vote for the best band, which will be announced at the end of the night, and stick around for postgame fireworks!
What Could Have Been Night
Two years ago, fans were asked to help name Sugar Land’s new minor league team. Among the Top 10 name suggestions was the Sugar Land War Chickens! On Saturday, September 22, the club will recognize “what could have been” by playing one game as the Sugar Land War Chickens for What Could Have Been Night. Players will don War Chickens jerseys and hats throughout the game, which will be auctioned in a silent auction on the concourse with proceeds benefitting The Snow Drop Foundation. The winners of the silent auction will be presented with their game-used, collectible items on the field following the game.
Fan Appreciation Night
On Sunday, September 23, it’s all about the fans at Constellation Field! As a special thank you to all Skeeters fans for such a supportive inaugural season, the Skeeters are hosting Fan Appreciation Night, presented by Bud Light, during the final home game of the year.
Fans will be offered discounted concession stand items throughout the evening, including $1 kids hot dogs, $3 souvenir soda cups with free refills, $3 hard scoop ice cream beginning at the top of the 6th inning and free popcorn refills beginning at the top of the 7th inning. Several prizes will also be given away on Sunday, including free hamburgers for one year from Smashburger, Houston Texans tickets, Houston Rockets tickets, free teeth whitening from Dr. Thomas Lomonte and more!
The Skeeters will hold a host family recognition during pre-game ceremonies, as well as announce the 2012 Skeeters Team MVP and Community Man of the Year Awards. Former Skeeter Matt Wright, who threw the first live pitch in Skeeters history, will be on hand to throw a ceremonial first pitch, while fans will be treated to many more surprises throughout the evening! Immediately following the game, fans are invited to enjoy post-game fireworks from the field along with their family, friends, and favorite Skeeters.