ARCATA – Humboldt Crabs Baseball and The City of Arcata announce the season opening dinner on Friday, May 31, 2013 at 6 p.m. at the Arcata Community Center, 321 Community Park Way. Tickets for this event are presale only.
The Crabs invite fans to attend the festivities celebrating their 69th consecutive season of baseball in Humboldt and meet the 2013 team.
“The season opening dinner is always a memorable community event,” said Crabs President Matt Filar. “Everyone looks forward to this fun evening with their family and friends.”
Fans can purchase dinner tickets at the video counter in all Ray’s Food Place stores and at the Arcata City Hall, or they can download a ticket order form in Word or PDF format to fill out and mail in.
Proceeds from the opening dinner, co-sponsored by the Crabs and the City of Arcata, will go to toward improvements at the Arcata Ball Park. During the evening, the Crabs will sponsor a silent auction to help raise additional funds to support the team.
The doors open with a no-host social hour at 6 p.m., and dinner begins at 7 p.m.
$22 per person for adults, $17 for fans 12 and under. Fans must purchase tickets prior to the dinner; tickets will not be sold at the door.
“The dinner sells out every year,” Filar said, “and every year we have to turn away disappointed fans at the door.
Crabs fans will meet the new 2013 team at the dinner on Friday night. First pitch of the 2013 season will come the following day, Saturday, June 1, 2013 when the Crabs take the field against the Fairfield Indians.
Tickets for the Humboldt Crabs Baseball Season Opening Dinner are available at the following locations:
- The Crabs Shack inside Arcata Main Street office: open on THURSDAYS from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
- Ray's Food Place (at the Video Counter) McKinleyville, Arcata, Eureka.
- Arcata City Hall at the Parks & Rec Office (the door to the right of the main door at city hall)
- Fan Zone
- Support the Crabs