Saturday, Dec. 13
Noon - 7:00 p.m.
12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.
- Starling Marte, Al Oliver, Jack Wilson
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
- Gregory Polanco, Jeff Locke, John Smiley
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- Vernon Law, Omar Moreno, Rick Reuschel, John Candelaria
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
- John Holdzkom, Mike LaValliere, Doug Drabek
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
- Francisco Cervelli, Dave Parker, Bill Virdon
Alumni Photos* (30-minute sessions):
- 12:00 p.m. - Bob Walk
- 1:00 p.m. - Vernon Law
- 2:00 p.m. - Jack Wilson
- 3:00 p.m. - Dave Parker
- 4:00 p.m. - Omar Moreno
- 5:00 p.m. - John Candelaria
- 6:00 p.m. - Mike LaValliere
*players, coaches and schedules subject to change
Joe Klimchak and a Pirates player on the PirateFest Stage for the Bucs Version of Card Sharks from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.
From 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.: Jeff Branson and Ray Searage in the Batting Cages; Nick Leyva and Rick Sofield at Home to First
Deal or No Deal:
Fans can participate in the fun as a Pirates broadcaster Tim Neverett hosts Deal or No Deal with reliever Jared Hughes from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the PirateFest Stage.
Coaches Q&A / Clinic:
Pirates coaches Jeff Branson, Brad Fischer, Nick Leyva, Euclides Rojas, Ray Searage and Rick Sofield will teach the fundamentals of baseball from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the PirateFest Field.
Kids Only Press Conference:
Shortstop Jordy Mercer will take questions from kids from 2:00 to 2:30 on the PirateFest Field.
From 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.: Euclides Rojas and Jeff Branson in the Batting Cages; Nick Leyva and Rick Sofield at Home to First
Greg Brown will host a special Q&A between Pirates fans and all attending players and coaches on the PirateFest Stage from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Ask Pirates Management:
Fans will have the opportunity to ask their questions about offseason moves, the 2015 season, and more in this special Q&A with Pirates management team Frank Coonelly, Neal Huntington and Clint Hurdle on the PirateFest Stage from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
"Oh Say Can You Sing" Competition:
Fans interested in trying out for the "Oh Say Can You Sing?" competition will sing The Star Spangled Banner a cappella for a panel of judges during auditions. The judges will then pass out 10 "golden tickets" throughout the day. Those fans will participate in the "Oh Say Can You Sing?" competition on the main stage from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A panel of judges including Pirates Andrew Lambo and Chris Stewart and Pirates alumni John Candelaria, will select one winner to sing the Star Spangled Banner at a Pirates home game in 2015.
Beat the Parrot:
Join broadcaster Greg Brown and take on the Pirate Parrot in our "Beat the Parrot" game on the PirateFest Field from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Pierogie Eating Contest:
Pirates fans will have the opportunity to participate in the popular Pierogie eating contest -- presented by Mrs. T's Pierogies -- hosted by Bob Walk on the PirateFest Stage from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.