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  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 8:00AM - 6:00PM CDT Packers Pro Shop Tent Sale

    The sale is taking place earlier than in previous years, due to the construction at Lambeau Field and the work that the Pro Shop team must complete in preparation for the new store, which will open this summer. Visitors to Lambeau Field should enter the Atrium through the Oneida Nation Gate. Parking is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate, which can be accessed off Oneida Street and Lombardi Avenue.

    The sale will feature the traditional mix of Pro Shop items greatly reduced in price and other special purchases.

    The team’s football operations staff also has provided Packers team apparel no longer in use, including a large assortment of t-shirts, shorts, jackets, jerseys and pants. Some items are practice-worn gear not normally available in the Pro Shop.

    The tent sale began in 1994 in the parking lot outside the former Pro Shop on the north end of Lambeau Field and grew into a popular event. Now in its 11th year in the Atrium, the tent sale also was held in the west side stadium concourse in previous years.

     
  • Sat., May. 10, 2014 7:00PM CDT Eddie Lacy appearance 22nd Annual Doug Jirschele Memorial Sports Award Banquet
  • Sat., Jun. 07, 2014 8:30AM - 3:30PM CDT JPP Kids Clinic

    The 17th annual Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic is set for Saturday, June 7, 2014 in the Don Hutson Center with sessions ranging from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic gives members ages 5-14 years old the opportunity to practice football skills and drills with other Packers backers and a few up-and-coming Packers players.  Parents/Guardians are welcome to come and watch their child/ren participate in the clinic. 

    Members may choose one of three sessions to attend:

    • Session 1 – 8:30 to 10 a.m.
    • Session 2 – 11 to 12:30 p.m.
    • Session 3 – 2 to 3:30 p.m.


    The event will be held inside the Don Hutson Center, the Packers indoor practice facility. Parking for the event is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate.  

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic is a member’s only event and will have a registration fee of $5.

    Deadline to register:

    • New Members – May 11, 2014
    • Current Members – May 18, 2014


    To sign up to become a member of the Junior Power Pack and receive an invitation to the clinic fans can go to www.packers.com/jpp.

     
  • Sat., Jun. 14, 2014 2:30PM CDT Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer

    The eleventh annual Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer motorcycle ride will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, June 14, 2014. The ride will start at Vandervest Harley-Davidson (1966 Velp Avenue, Green Bay) and will make a fun-filled stop at the Seymour Fireman's Picnic, held at the Outagamie County Fairgrounds in Seymour.

    Ride Day Schedule

    • 9-10:30 am: Registration at Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Geen Bay
    • 11 am: Depart Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Green Bay
    • 12 pm: Arrive in Seymour. Enjoy food, beverages, entertainment and a short program.
    • 2:30 pm: Party kicks off at the new South Endzone Festival Foods MVP Deck at Lambeau Field! Guests can access the space by way of the Shopko Gate. See the field and enjoy the atmosphere from this beautiful indoor/outdoor space newly opened and accessed by very few. The party will include silent and live auction, food, beverages, music and merchandise available for purchase.


    More information: http://cruiseforcancer.org/

     

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Packers' cold-weather image at stake against Vikings

Posted Jan 3, 2013

Lambeau Field must be a home field advantage in playoff game


GREEN BAY—Once upon a time, this would’ve been a head-to-head clash between the teams of snow. They were the NFL’s northernmost franchises and they were each the symbols of cold-weather football.

In Minnesota, the Vikings played at Metropolitan Stadium, an ugly place with a prairie-like feel to it that became a skating rink late in the season. The Vikings’ coach, Bud “Don’t Call Me Lou” Grant deprived his players of any form of sideline heating equipment. Grant demanded cold-weather courage from his players, and the Vikings of “Purple People Eaters” fame were nearly invincible on their frozen prairie.

The Packers were defined, of course, by the “Ice Bowl,” the ultimate cold-weather game.

This Saturday, the Vikings and Packers will clash on the “frozen tundra” of Lambeau Field, but only one of those teams has maintained its cold-weather image. The Vikings have long since abandoned Metropolitan Stadium for the cozy confines of the Metrodome, where sideline heaters aren’t necessary and the Vikings have lost a major chunk of their identity.

The Vikings haven’t won a game outdoors this season and some people would say they’ll be playing their first defining cold-weather game since the days of Metropolitan Stadium, and that’s the Packers’ greatest advantage for this game.

Lambeau Field must be a distinct home field advantage for the Packers on Saturday, when the temperature will dip into the icy teens and the sideline heaters will beckon to the weak-willed. “Come to me,” the heater will say. “I will give you comfort.”

The New York Giants made Lambeau’s cold its friend the last two times they played here in January. Those games are each a bitter memory for Packers fans, and they must be erased by the Packers on Saturday night, against a dome team that’s quarterbacked by someone from Florida State.

At stake on Saturday is a major chunk of the Packers’ image.

Here are 10 things the Packers must do to beat the Vikings.

1. Support Aaron RodgersHe threw for 365 yards and four touchdowns and lost. That must not happen again.

2. Play 12 in the box—Adrian Peterson has rushed for 409 yards and a 7.4 yards per carry average in two games against the Packers. That must not happen again, either.

3. Win the battle of the hitting—The team that does that will be the team that won’t need sideline heaters.

4. Penetrate and disrupt—That’s how you stop a great back, by getting to him before he gets to you.

5. Catch the ball—Aaron Rodgers will put it on his receivers’ hands, just as he did in the playoff loss to the Giants. He can’t catch it for them.

6. Block Jared Allen—He got a sack, a tackle for a loss and a couple of hurries last Sunday, but he wasn’t allowed to be the disruptive factor he can be.

7. Give it to the hot back—DuJuan Harris averaged 5.0 yards per carry in the most recent game. That’s a nice diversion for a team that wants to throw the ball.

8. Make those kicks—Mason Crosby was two-for-two in Minnesota. He likely regained his coach’s confidence and will be given opportunities to reward it this Saturday.

9. Make Ponder be ‘The Man’—Playoff games are about quarterbacks. Make sure the one with the higher passer rating wins.

10. Excite the fans—This will be an energized Packers crowd ready to give its team the kind of home field advantage the Vikings enjoyed in the Metrodome. Give the crowd reason to cheer.

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