May 30, 2018
Diamonds, Denim & Stars ::
Date: Wednesday May 30, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center
6:00PM - VIP TICKET ENTRY
Rockford Peaches 75th Anniversary
Come celebrate our own Rockford Peaches! A League of Their Own sets the theme for the evening, so come dressed like it's 1943 or as your favorite character from the movie!
Original players from the All American Girls Professional Baseball League will be at the event signing autographs! Megan Cavanaugh, most recognized as Marla Hooch from A League of Their Own, will be at the event visiting with guests and signing autographs. In addition, Kim Ng will be joining us at the event, currently the highest ranking woman in baseball serving as Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations for Major League Baseball. Vintage cars and trucks will set the scene, and ballpark fare will be served at the Tailgate Party outside the theater. You will need to purchase a ticket to the event in order to enter the block party.
The event will also feature ballpark organ music in the theater, comedy performances by Artists' Ensemble Theater, a film presentation about Beyer Stadium and the Rockford Peaches, City and State proclamations, and celebrity introductions from 8-9pm. There will also be a live auction on stage of a Clodius & Co. custom "75th Anniversary Peach Diamond Pendant!"
The VIP Private Party starts at 6pm for photos with the stars, heavy hors d'oeuvres and musical entertainment by Firelight Dimmers. The Tailgate Party starts at 6:30pm with ballpark fare, vintage '40s and '50s cars and trucks, and dancers. You must purchase a VIP ticket in advance order to attend the VIP Party.
Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com, or at the Coronado Performing Arts Center (800.745.3000)