BROCKTON--It will be Fourth of July in August near Campanelli Stadium Friday night when the Rox end their game against Worcester during the team's numerous special events this weekend, including Bill "Spaceman" Lee who will throw out the ceremonial first pitch Saturday night and costumed characters from King Richard's Faire Sunday.
As the Brockton Rox fight for the second half title in the Cam-Am League, fans will be treated to numerous special events beginning Thursday night.
Here is the schedule of events:
Thursday, August 18, 7:05 p.m. vs Quebec: Heineken Thirsty Thursday/Facebook Friend Thursday
Friday, August 19, 7:05 p.m. vs Worcester: Signature Healthcare Mini-Helmet Night/Post-Game Fireworks;
Saturday, August 20, 7:05 p.m. vs. Worcester: Bill Lee returns to Campanelli Stadium
a season after setting the record as the oldest player to win a professional game while pitching for the Rox. Lee will be part of Celebrity Saturday at the ballpark. He will throw out the ceremonial first pitch and sign autographs for Rox fans;
Sunday, August 21, 5:05 p.m. vs. Worcester: King Richard's Faire Day/Sunday Family Fun Day. The cast and characters from New England's largest Renaissance Faire, King Richard's Faire, will be on hand to entertain the crowd with medieval antics and a between innings joust.
Also, fans can play catch on the field before the game, and stay afterwards to run the bases and get autographs from Rox players.
(Photo of knight courtesy of King Richard's Faire)