From the Nats: "The Washington Nationals will host fans who enjoy both baseball and the needlearts for the second annual Stitch N' Pitch event
on Friday, June 20 when the team takes on the Texas Rangers at 7:10pm. Hundreds of fans will sit in the stands and knit, crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch and embroider as they root for a Nationals victory. Fans interested in learning more about the needlearts may visit demonstration tables located in the Conference Room Four on the Mezzanine Level of Nationals Park
. The National Needlearts Association will partner with 26 Major League Baseball teams for Stitch N' Pitch events this summer.
"Tickets for Stitch N' Pitch may be purchased for $13 by visiting nationals.com and selecting the group events page. Tickets are also available through the Mid-Atlantic Needlearts Retail Association website, manra.net
. The first 300 people to purchase advance tickets to the event will receive a complimentary Nationals Stitch N' Pitch gift bag filled with needlearts items donated from local stores.
"Fans attending Friday's game are encouraged to participate in the Nationals fourth annual Thanksgiving in June canned food drive to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank. The team will collect non-perishable food items throughout the weekend series with the Rangers."