Bash at the Ballpark Returns April 2

Bash at the Ballpark 2022 is scheduled for Saturday, April 2, at Arkansas Tech University’s Carl Baswell Field.

Founded in 2014, Bash at the Ballpark is an annual event presented by the Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce that brings a carnival atmosphere to a Wonder Boys’ home baseball game.

The event will begin at 11 a.m. First pitch for the Wonder Boys’ game against Ouachita Baptist University is scheduled for 1 p.m. Admission to Bash at the Ballpark and the game will be free and open to the public.

Activities scheduled for Bash at the Ballpark include bump and jumps, food, giveaways and more. Children ages 5-12 will be eligible to sign up for a chance to throw out the first pitch. Free t-shirts will be available for the first 50 kids.

“After a two-year hiatus, we are thrilled to bring this event back to a Wonder Boy baseball game,” said Angela Bonds, director of leadership development for the Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce. “We are looking forward to seeing families and students for some outside fun. This is always a great collaboration between the Chamber of Commerce, the business community and Arkansas Tech.”

Bash at the Ballpark 2022 sponsors include Arkansas Tech University, Chambers Bank, Friendship Community Care, Sherwood Urgent Care, Tyson, EAB Russellville, First State Bank, Feltner’s Athletes Corner, McAlister’s Deli and Russellville Mountain Mudd.