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2014 Special Events at the Arcata Ballpark

If you'd like to be a part of our special events schedule, contact Tracy at HumboldtCrabsShack@gmail.com. We have giveaways from local businesses during the middle of the 3rd and 5th inning at every game. If you have a gift certificate, prize, basket of goodies you'd like us to giveaway at the ballpark, send it to P.O. Box 4422, Arcata, CA 95518 and our radio booth will give your organization a live shout out during the game to all our fans.

2014 Tentative Schedule

EVERY SUNDAY!  |  Little Crabbies get to run the bases after the game and high-five the players as they line up down the third base side.

Friday, June 6  |  Free Loaf of Bread Night: Two lucky Crabs fans will win a loaf of bread during the 3rd and 5th inning. 

Saturday, June 7  |  Free Hot Dog & Pepsi Night: Two lucky Crabs fans will win a hots dogs and Pepsi's from the concessions stand during the 3rd and 5th inning.

Wednesday, June 11  |  Free Baseball Card Night: Crabs fans will receieve baseball cards in honor of Prune Packers manager and former Tampa Bay Devil Rays player Joey Gomes as the Healdsburg Packers come to play. Sponsored by Sports Cards & More in Eureka.

Friday, June 13  |  Pirate Night: Arrr! Dress up like a pirate. 

Saturday, June 14  |  $1.00 Oyster Day and Pierson Building Center Giveaway! Get to the game early for $1.00 barbecued oysters and $4.00 local microbrews in left field while supplies last! Game starts at 2pm and parking around the ballpark is limited due to an event on the Arcata Plaza.  Our long time supporter, Piersons will be giving away special pre-Father's Day gift buckets for two special Dad's.

Sunday, June 15  |  Father's Day & Newspaper Day! Come to the ballpark on Father's Day and receive all kinds of free promotional items, sponsored by the Times-Standard. Your local newspaper since 1854. Sign making for kids out in left field.

Wednesday, June 18  |  Jersey night!  Wear your favorite jersey from any sport. One lucky fan will win a Crabs jersey. It may even be signed by the team. Sponsored by The EDGE 106.7 FM Rockin the Redwoods. Win Crabs tickets by tuning in.

Friday, June 20  |  1980s Night: Dress up in like, your totally, tubular and awesome outfits from the 1980s. Sponsored by the MIX 95.1 FM  Humboldt's No. 1 Listen at Work Station. Win Crabs tickets by tuning in.

Sunday, June 22  |  Sequoia Humane Society Day at the park. Adoptable dogs will be on hand as well as information on how you can help.

Tuesday, July 1  |  Cowbell Night! Crabs fans support your team by ringing your cow bells. Sponsored by Blue Lake Casino & Hotel. BLC will be giving away free cowbells to the first hundred or so fans, so get to the ballpark early.

Thursday, July 4  |  Red, White and Blue Day & Alumni Weekend Kick Off: Dress up in patriotic colors. Former Humboldt Crabs players come to town to celebrate 70 years of baseball in Humboldt County. Sponsored by 99.1 KISS FM. Win Crabs tickets by tuning in.

Saturday, July 5  |  Crabs Alumni DayCome to the ballpark early to visit with some Crabs players from the past as we get ready for our Crabs Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. Sponsored by Baywood Golf & Country Club.

Sunday, July 6  |  Military & Veterans Appreciation Day: Wear your favorite camouflage and/or military gear to the ballpark as we honor our veterans. The Crabs players will wear speciality camo jerseys made by Solo Sports. Crabs fans will be able to buy these camo shirts at the souvenir stand. Veterans get a $1.00 OFF admission. 

Wednesday, July 9  |  Save Second Base: The Crabs have teamed up with the Humboldt Community Breast Health Project in Arcata to honor breast cancer research and awareness. We'll hold a special pink raffle where one lucky fan will win a special prize. So, stop by their table behind home plate for more info. Fans are encouraged to wear PINK! Contact executive director Rose at rosegz@hcbhp.org for more info.

Friday, July 11  |  Sponsor Appreciation Night: All 2014 Crabs sponsors will receive an invite to our picnic & barbecue area in right field for a special meal as a thank you for supporting Crabs baseball since 1945. 


Saturday, July 12  |  Cowboy Night: Dress up in your favorite cowboy outfit as the Crabs take on the NBC World Series Champions, the Seattle Studs. Yee-haw! Sponsored by KRED 92.3 FM Big Red Country. Listen to Rollin in the morning to win Crabs Tickets!

Sunday, July 13  |  Fan Appreciation Day: The Crabs will thank their loyal fans with giveaways and fun prizes. Kids run the bases after the game. Sponsored by 90.5 FM KHSU radio. Win KHSU swag during the 3rd and 5th innings.

Friday, July 18  |  Tie Dye & Bien Padre Night: Crabs fans wear your favorite tie dyed shirts or sweatshirts to the ballpark. The Crabs players will be wearing a special tie dye jersey. Tie Dye Crabs shirts will be available to buy at the souvenir stand. Sponsored by KKHB-FM COOL 105.5. Listen to "The Burlyman," in the morning to win Crabs Tickets! Plus, Bien Padre will be giving away free tortilla chips.

Saturday, July 19  |  Free Apple Pie Night: Two lucky Crabs fans will win an Apple pie in the 3rd and 5th inning!

Sunday, July 20  |  Crab Grass Band Music Appreciation Day: The Crab Grass Band will honor music & the arts in area schools with a special tribute. Band kids can take the field with the Crabs during the National Anthem.

Wednesday, July 23  |  $1.00 OFF all souvenirs at the souvenir stand! Look for souvenir coupons in the Crabs official player and team supplement. New Crabs sterling silver studs earrings available at the souvenir stand while supplies last. Sponsored by Tomas Jewelry in Arcata.

Friday, July 25  |  Free Cake Night: Two lucky Crabs fans will win a cake in the 3rd and 5th innings.

Saturday, July 26  |  Throwback Pennant day: We’re gonna revisit the Crabs ballpark promotions from the past. Giveaways all night long and lots of free stuff! Sponsored by KGOE 1480 AM: Your News, Talk and Sports station. Win Crabs tickets by tuning in.

Sunday, July 27  |  Hawaiian Day: Wear your favorite Hawaiian shirts. Sponsored by Humboldt Surfrider. This local non-profit will giveaway special prizes and have some information on hand on how to keep our beaches clean. Kids run the bases after the game.

Friday, Aug. 1  |  Free Tortilla Night: Two lucky Crabs fans will win a bag of locally made tortillas in the 3rd and 5th inning.

Saturday, Aug. 2  |  We go out with a bang! Get your Crabs pennants or gear signed by the Crabs players immediately after the game. Players will sit down at a table near home plate to sign all your stuff in remembrance of our 70th anniversary season. Sponsored by Pyro Spectaculars North Inc

Sunday, Aug. 3  |  Big Brothers Big Sisters of the North Coast Day! We'll auction off a signed bat by the 2014 team — proceeds will go toward the non-profit organization. Last day for kids to run the bases after the game and the last day of Crabs baseball 2014. Say goodbye to all your favorite players, coaches and your Crabs summer family.

If you have any questions about these special promotions, please ask the Crabs Special Event staff in royal blue shirts at the ballpark for more information before the game.