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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.

     
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    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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South end zone expansion nearing finish line

Posted Apr 16, 2013

It's ready for seats, railings and other final touches

GREEN BAY—The expansion of Lambeau Field’s south end zone is in the finishing stages.

Plenty of work remains between now and the project’s conclusion in mid to late July, but with 6,662 yards of concrete and 5,500 tons of steel now in place – the first of which were laid 15 months ago – the finish line is definitely within sight.

“I’m excited for our fans,” Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy said. “You plan it for so long, and you see sketches and you go back and forth with different concepts and ideas, and to see it now, where it’s almost in its final form, it is exciting.”

Most of the seating areas are ready for their final three elements – the seats, railings and “traffic coating” of the concrete, which provides for the abrasive, non-slip surface to help keep walkways and stairways safe.

Various “inside” spaces – including club-seat areas on multiple levels, the two dozen new concession stands and the many bathrooms housing nearly 200 new toilets – still require some drywall, paint, and tile, plus electrical and plumbing work. But progress is visible literally daily, with at times more than 300 on-site workers putting the finishing touches on the most significant changes to Lambeau Field since its redevelopment in 2003.

The entire project will feature approximately 7,000 new seats, all theater-style chairs with backs, with many providing a stunning aerial view of the venerable stadium.

“The sightlines are great,” Murphy said. “High end-zone seats are where coaches watch game film from.

“It’s offering completely different seating options than we have available now. It really is going to give the stadium a lot of diversity in terms of seating options and fan experiences.”

Lambeau Field's south end zone expansion is nearing the finish line. VIEW PHOTO GALLERY

Roughly 5,400 of the 7,000 seats are considered general seating, with the other 1,600 in the premium category as club seats or terrace suites, as well as sponsor and partner areas. Most of those seats are outdoors but covered, including those in the Miller Lite End Zone, which is moving from the north end to the new south end. Roughly 1,000 bench seats will now occupy the previous Miller Lite End Zone on the north side.

The premium areas have dedicated space for their requisite amenities, while a new outdoor concourse, with numerous concession and souvenir stands and bathrooms, runs the full length of the largest block of general seating – 1,100 linear feet from one end to the other near the top of the expansion, just below the video board that was added prior to the 2012 season.

That concourse also includes multiple viewing platforms between the seating sections, a trend in stadium development in the NFL.

“You go around the league, and stadiums now have designed and built places where people can stand and watch the game,” Murphy said. “People like to congregate, and we saw that last year with the North Loft. That was really popular.”

From a ground-level entrance at the new Shopko gate, the new areas will be accessed via two escalators, three stairways and four elevators.

The size and scope of the project is noteworthy. The expansion adds 336,000 square feet to Lambeau’s previous size of 1.7 million square feet. Sprinkled throughout the indoor club/suite and outdoor concourse areas will be 325 new flat-screen televisions, once all the electrical work is finalized. That electrical work has required 140 miles of wire.

Murphy said more season-ticket holders than expected chose to move from the bowl to the new south end zone, and he believes the theater-style seats with backs and the opportunity to consolidate previously scattered pairs of seats were the primary driving forces.

That migration to the south end zone opened up numerous seats in the stadium bowl for new season-ticket holders who have been on the waiting list for decades.

“It’s really exciting to hear from our fans who have been on the waiting list for over 30 years,” Murphy said. “They now have season tickets.”

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