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Trash Pandas will host Summer Bash and Superhero On-Field Movie Night this weekend

MADISON – While the sound of cracks of the bat are not heard and the daily aromas of hot dogs and fresh popcorn cannot be drawn to your senses, both due to the ongoing pandemic, Toyota Field will remain busy with the continued onslaught of special events instead of the baseball of the Rocket City Trash Pandas.

The hits of summer will continue with the Summer Bash on Friday, Aug. 7. The event will feature climbing wall, games, food and drinks thanks to the Alabama Army National Guard.

On Saturday, Aug. 8, the Trash Pandas will host the Superhero On-Field Movie Night with the showing of Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2. Before the lights go low as the feature film begins, the playing field will be host to Rocket City Adult Baseball. Showtime is set for 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children age 12 and younger.

An overnight campout will accompany On-Field Movie Night on Saturday, Aug. 15. For $22, campers will receive a movie ticket, popcorn and soda, Sunday morning breakfast and a commemorative Trash Pandas scout patch. Those wishing to attend the movie only, admission is $10 for adults and $8 for children 12 and younger.

The fun at Toyota Field will continue is less than 24 hours with the Brushes and Brunch at SportsMED Stadium Club on Sunday, Aug 16. This fun event will include painting instructions, plus all the supplies and painting canvas for each participant to take home. The event will include two drinks and brunch prepared by the Trash Pandas’ executive chef. Admission is $50 per person. Adults also have the option to add bottomless mimosas for just $10.

The new month of September kicks off Saturday, the fifth, with Derby Day. The Toyota Field block party will feature the live showing of the world’s most famous horserace The Kentucky Derby from Churchill Downs in Kentucky. Specialty foods and drinks will among the special events on Derby Day. The event will also include on-field activities and fireworks. Gates open at noon with tickets just $10 per person.

“We are thrilled to continue entertaining the good people of North Alabama who have continued to support us during this difficult time,” said Josh Caray, Director of Broadcasting/Public Relations. “This year has taught us to think differently on how we use our stadium and we have succeeded by coming up with new ideas to attract fans to Toyota Field. These new events are proof-positive of that fact.”

The Rocket City Trash Pandas insure these events to be CDC and Madison County compliant. Facemasks are required.

Additional information is available at www.trashpandasbaseball.com.

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