The Sugar Land Skeeters have announced the schedule of the Opening Day Ceremonies for the 2012 Inaugural Season at Constellation Field.
The festivities begin at 4:30pm with the Bud Light Pregame Party in the parking lot.
There will be live music, face painters and other performances.
The New 93Q and Houston’s Eagle will be broadcasting live from 3 pm up to the start of the game at 7 pm.
The gates will open at 5:00 pm, and the team is requesting fans take their seats by 6:15pm for special on field ceremonies.
The Skeeters game against the York Revolution is scheduled to begin at 7:05pm.
On field ceremonies include:
Sugar Land’s own recording artist Savannah Berry will perform “God Bless America”.
The National Anthem will be performed by Grammy Award Winner and Houston’s own Yolanda Adams.
During the performance, the bald eagle “Challenger”, named in memory of the space shuttle and its crew, will soarthrough the stadium and land on field.
Military personnel from the 147th Reconnaissance Wing of the Texas Air National Guard at Ellington will be onhand to present a giant American flag
Fly-over by the Commemorative Air Force - West Houston Squadron at the conclusion of the National Anthem.
The Mayor of Sugar Land, James A. Thompson will throw out the first pitch at Constellation Field.
Fans will receive a commemorative lanyard and ticket as they entered presented by Constellation Energy. Fans will also take part of an Instant Photo and receive a poster of the event following the game.
A postgame firework spectacular presented by Republic Services will cap off the historic event.