The home opener for the Cedar Rapids Kernels is just 30 days away! The first game at Veteran's Memorial Stadium will be on Saturday, April 7th. The Kernels will be taking on Quad Cities starting at 5:05 p.m.

In honor of the first game, all fans on April 7th will receive a FREE 2018 Kernels magnet schedule, courtesy of Wells Fargo. As always, there will be daily specials at Perfect Game Field this year. Here's what you can look forward to!

  • Sunday: Kids Eat Free, presented by Western Fraternal Life; Run the Bases, presented by Prairie Farms & 104.5 KDAT; Travel Advisors Baseball Bingo; Papa Balloon & Face Painting by Kennedy
  • Monday: Mark Down Monday
  • Tuesday: Twins Tuesday, presented by Great Clips
  • Thursday: Flat Screen Thursday, presented by First Federal Credit Union; Thirsty Thursday, presented by 94.1 KRNA; and College Night
  • Friday: Kernels Friday Mug Club, presented by Stadium Bar & Grill, Shuey's, Red's Public House, Mulligans Pub & Grill and Z102.9

I'm looking forward to a great 2018 season for the Cedar Rapids Kernels. For more information, check out www.kernels.com.

I'll see you at the ballpark!