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Frost Fest warms up the off season at Modern Woodmen Park


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Posted Online: Dec. 10, 2012, 1:21 pm
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Press release submitted by River Bandits


FROST FEST WARMS UP THE OFFSEASON AT MODERN WOODMEN PARK

DAVENPORT, Iowa (DEC. 10, 2012) – The Quad Cities River Bandits invite fans, families and friends inside for a day of holiday savings, fun activities and the first-ever Miss Snowflake and Mr. Frost contests at the fifth annual indoor Frost Fest this Sunday, Dec. 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Modern Woodmen Park.

The family fun will include games, arts and crafts, cookie decorating, a holiday movie showing, and visits from Rascal the River Bandit, Miss Iowa Teen 2013, Santa and Mrs. Claus. Admission is free to the indoor Frost Fest, although the River Bandits encourage donations to the Bandit Scholars Program, which pays the entire first year of college tuition for two Quad Cities area students. All donations, as well as proceeds from the Miss Snowflake and Mr. Frost contests, will benefit the Bandit Scholars Program.

"The contests and new activities will make this year's Frost Fest the most exciting yet and memorable for the whole family," said River Bandits owner Dave Heller. "We truly enjoy welcoming the Quad Cities community to Modern Woodmen Park for this unique holiday celebration and the great cause of the Bandit Scholars Program."

Girls and boys ages 10 and younger have until Saturday, Dec. 15, to pre-register for the Miss Snowflake and Mr. Frost contests, respectively. Information and registration forms for all three age groups – Photogenic Baby (ages 0 to 3 years), Little (4 to 6) and Junior (7 to 10) – are available at www.riverbandits.com/frostfest. The Little and Junior contestants may also register at the event at 10 a.m. on Sunday.

Throughout the indoor Frost Fest, the River Bandits team store will be open with special deals on merchandise and holiday gifts. Children can join the River Bandits Kids Club for the upcoming season, and fans can purchase or renew their season ticket plans for 2013. Account representatives will also be available to answer questions about ticket plans and group outings.

"From holiday shopping to the new Miss Snowflake and Mr. Frost contests, the indoor Frost Fest will be great for the whole family," said General Manager Stefanie Brown. "As we remember a great season and prepare for another, we are excited to celebrate the holidays with the entire River Bandits family!"

UP NEXT: There is still time to order a River Bandits Holiday Package! With this special offer, buy a set of 10 box seat vouchers for any 2013 home games and a fitted hat for $100, or a set of 10 general admission vouchers and a hat for $75. For the young River Bandits fans, a Kids Club membership and a hat are just $35. Call 563-322-6348 (563-3-BANDIT) to get yours today!

ABOUT THE BANDITS: The River Bandits are currently planning one of the biggest improvements to Modern Woodmen Park since Main Street Baseball first bought the team. A new affiliate, the chance to see last year's No. 1 overall draft pick, Carlos Correa, and a stunning new improvement will make this season one every fan will not want to miss!





















 



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