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Wings to host free ‘Wings Fest 2011’ with entertainment, activities and chance to meet players on Oct. 1 at Wells Fargo Center

Tuesday, 30th August 2011

Categories Boy's/Men's, Events, Posted 8/30/11
From Press Releases

The Philadelphia Wings, of the National Lacrosse League, will host a free, open-to-the-public “Wings Fest 2011” at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday, October 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event features live entertainment, face painters, interactive family activities and appearances from Wings players, alumni, dancers and Mad Dog.

Wings Fest 2011 will take place on the concourse of Wells Fargo Center in the Pavilion and 11th Street Atrium. Family activities include live DJ entertainment, player and alumni autograph signings, interactive inflatables and a photo booth. Among the Wings players who will be available for autograph signings include Bill McGlone (Ridley), Steve Holmes (Germantown Academy) and Brett Manney (Holy Ghost Prep).

In addition, the Wings will be hosting its first ever boys’ Lacrosse Academy during “Wings Fest.” The academy is designed to provide instruction from Wings players and coaches and will include specific sessions on: stick stringing, recruiting, chalk talk Q&A and floor time on the home turf of the Wings.

The academy will also take place at Wells Fargo Center and will be divided into four age groups (U17, U15, U13 and U11) with a limited number of spots available in each group. Early Bird registration for the Wings Lacrosse Academy is $80 when you register before Sept. 16, increasing to $100 after that date. Included in the registration fee will be eight ticket vouchers that can be used at any Wings home game throughout the 2012 season.

The Wings Lacrosse Academy will open with registration at 7:30 a.m. and will conclude at 12:35 p.m. to allow participants time to enjoy the festival. For more information and to register for the event, please call 215-389-WING (9464).

Finally, “Wings Fest” will include the annual season ticket holder select-a-seat event. Wings 2012 season ticket holders that have already renewed their seats will be able to select from the available tagged seats in the bowl from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. From 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. any fans interested in securing season tickets for the upcoming season will be able to select from available tagged inventory.

Call 215-389-WING (9464) or visit for more information about Season Tickets for the upcoming 2012 Philadelphia Wings Season.

The Philadelphia Wings are owned and operated by Philadelphia Wings L.P., whose principal owners are Russ Cline, Chris Fritz and Michael French. Comcast-Spectacor serves as the marketing, promotional, advertising, sponsorship and publicity arm of the Wings.


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