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Durham Bulls Return Home to Face Charlotte This Week

Paul Ryburn

Christmas in July and Bark in the Park among the week's featured promotions

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The Durham Bulls, Triple-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, return home this week following a week on the road in Jacksonville. The Bulls will host the Charlotte Knights, Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, in a 6-game homestand Tuesday, July 20 through Sunday, July 25.

A look at the action coming up this week

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BONUS GAME Monday, July 19: Durham Bulls Athletic Park welcomes USA Baseball tonight. The USA team plays the Collegiate National Team as a warm-up for the Tokyo Olympics. The first pitch will be at 6:35. Buy tickets here for this special exhibition game.

Tuesday, July 20: The Bulls return to Durham Bulls Athletic Park to host Charlotte in Tuesday Night Baseball. The first pitch will be at 6:35 p.m.

Wednesday, July 21: It's the monthly Bark in the Park game. Get tickets for you and your pup for one of the outfield reserve sections (124-134) or the lawn. All dogs are required to have their own tickets and be on a non-retractable leash. The Bulls ask that your dog is up to date on vaccinations and that you use good judgment as to whether your dog will do well in an environment in which there are many other dogs. The first pitch will be at 6:35 p.m.

There will be two entrances Bark in the Park ticket holders and their dogs may use: They can enter through the Baker Roofing center field gate or the CEI left field gate.

Thursday, July 22: Beats, Brews & Baseball returns to Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Thursday nights will once again feature live music prior to the ball game on the Diamond View concourse. The first pitch will be at 6:35 p.m.

Friday, July 23: It's Olympics Night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The Bulls and their fans will celebrate the opening of the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

Stick around after Friday's game, because fireworks will light up the sky over the park. The fireworks are presented by BioMerieux. The first pitch will be at 6:35 p.m.

Saturday, July 24: You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout... because Santa Claus is coming to town - in July! Saturday will be the Bulls' annual Christmas in July Weekend celebration.

Once again, you'll want to stick close by after the end of the game Friday, because fireworks will once again light up Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The first pitch will be at 6:35 p.m.

Sunday, July 25: Have a holly, jolly Christmas - in July, as Christmas in July Weekend continues at the park. Following the game, kids will have the opportunity to run the bases. The first pitch will be at 5:05 p.m.

About Durham Bulls Athletic Park

The ballpark is located at 409 Blackwell Street, Durham, North Carolina 27701.

Parking information

Individual tickets to the remaining regular-season Bulls home games are now on sale.

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