There are several fun events scheduled for this weekend for the three game series showdown with the Arizona Diamondbacks. If you cannot make it to the park, take advantage of the free event on Saturday in town to meet some of the Nationals players.

"Get Your Red On" - During this series the Nats will be wearing the alternate red uniforms this weekend. Show support and wear red!

Bang, Zoom Go the Fireworks on Friday, August 13. Fireworks display 10 minutes after the game unless games runs past 10:50pm.

Washington Nationals Giveaways!
Friday, August 13 - Beer Pitcher and Cup Set to First 10K fans (21 and up)

Sunday, August 15- Kids Back-to-School Supply Kit to First 10K Fans (12 and under)

Miller Lite Party Nights - Friday and Saturday, August 13-14.
Get a Scoreboard Pavilion ticket and one drink voucher for just $20 ($22 for prime games)! Enjoy Live music and pregame fun and entertainment at the Miller Lite Scoreboard Walk. Get a seat at the Scoreboard Pavilion and a free drink at the bar - Coca-Cola product, Dasani water, or beer (with valid ID). Pregame entertainment includes a Live band on Fridays and a DJ on Saturdays. $5 happy hour beers are available from the time the ballpark gates open until the first pitch. In the event of a rain delayed start, happy hour will end two and a half hours after the ballpark gates open.

The Washington Nationals will participate in Baseball Family Day at the National Portrait Gallery for the fourth consecutive year on Saturday, August 14. Nationals Pitcher Sean Burnett and Infielder Adam Kennedy will answer questions and pose for pictures with the children in attendance from 12:00-1:00pm. The event will feature baseball-themed games, arts and crafts, and music. The National Portrait Gallery is located at 9th and G Streets, NW, Washington, DC.  FREE EVENT!

The Nats Host Fourth Annual Back-to-School Drive on Saturday and Sunday, August 14-15 at the Center Field Gate from the time gates open to the fourth inning. The materials collected will benefit District of Columbia Public Schools. This year’s recipients will be Browne and Wheatley Education Campuses. Last year's drive collected more than 5,000 supplies. Requested supplies include, but are not limited to: backpacks, calculators, composition and spiral notebooks, crayons, glue sticks, loose leaf binders, new lunchboxes, paper, pencils, pencil boxes, pocket folders and rulers. Please donate fans!

"Inside Pitch Live" - Hosted by MASN analyst Rob Dibble, the 20-minute discussion offers fans a behind-the-scenes look at the Nationals. This week’s edition will feature Nationals Pitcher *Miguel Batista in the PNC Diamond Club between 6:10pm and 6:30pm.  This program is limited open to Presidents & Diamond Club ticketholders and suite owners.

Washington Nationals Dream Foundation Silent Auction on Saturday, August 14 at the Kiosk.  See featured items for August 14:

-Stephen Strasburg Autographed copy of Sports Illustrated with rookie on cover
             -Autographed Craig Stammen Jersey
             -Autographed Wil Nieves Mother's Day Commemorative Pink Bat
             -Game-Used Baseball thrown by Strasburg during his June 23 start v. KC Royals
             -Autographed Josh Willingham Bat
             -2010 Team Autographed Jersey

The Long Haul Bombers will be at Nationals Park on Sunday, August 15 at 12:30pm! The last time they were at Nats Park was September 2008. The Bombers are a group of professional softball players who travel the country competing in softball home run derbies, during which three hitters each get 15 swings to hit as many home runs as they can.

Family Fun Day on Sunday, August 15!  Come early to enjoy pregame autographs from Nationals players and coaches with Signature Sundays (approx. 12:15-12:35pm) and stay late for Kids Run the Bases post-game. Fans may purchase either a $14 Upper Right Field Terrace ticket or $25 Outfield Reserved ticket that includes a hot dog, Coca-Cola/Dasani beverage and a bag of chips. Minimum of two tickets per purchase.