The Chattanooga Lookouts open their 2018 season Thursday, April 5, in a game against the Birmingham Barons at 6:15 p.m. in AT&T Field, 201 Power Alley.
"We are giving away posters to the first 2,000 fans and a championship ring," says Dan Kopf, Lookouts public and media relations manager, of opening-night promotions.
Fan fun will also include fireworks after tonight's game. Kids are invited to run the bases after the game ends. Kids should line up at the top of section 104-105 after the game to do so. Tonight is also Thirsty Thursday, meaning drink specials start at $1.
The series with Birmingham continues through Monday, April 9. Games are at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Monday; 2:15 p.m. Sunday.
Fireworks will also follow Friday's game. Breakin' Bboy McCoy will entertain Saturday night. Sunday is Dogs at the Diamond Day, when fans can bring their pets to the game for the cost of a $5 Pooch Pass. Water and sanitation areas are provided. Monday is Kids Eat Free night, when children ages 12 and under receive a voucher for a free hot dog and soft drink.
Tickets start at $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 3 to 12.
For more information: 423-267-4849.
The first home bout for the Chattanooga Roller Girls will be Saturday, April 7, in the Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St.
Doors open at 4 p.m. before the Chattanooga B-team, the B-Railers, take on the Nashville Brawl-Stars at 5 p.m. The Chattanooga All-Stars will face the Nashville All-Stars at 7 p.m.
This doubleheader benefits Chattanooga's first junior roller derby league, the Ruby Regulators. Junior roller derby is a volunteer-operated flat-track youth roller derby league where girls ages 10 to 17 can learn to skate and become a derby girl. The Rubies will show off their skills at halftime.
Other home bouts this season are scheduled June 9, Aug. 11, Sept. 22 and Oct. 20.
Tickets at the door are $12 adults; $8 military with ID; $5 children ages 6-12; kids 5 and under are free. Concessions will be sold.
For more information: chattanoogarollergirls.com.