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Written by:  Odile Fredericks
Date: July 15, 2012

It's a week for super heroes, and you'll find them eating queso and hanging out at the ball park! Interested in seeing fireworks or getting deals on baseball tickets? You can also catch them this week.

  • Dress in your best super hero costume and head to  Moe's 15 Triangle area locations from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, July 16, for a chance to win four tickets to the black carpet premiere of the Dark Knight Rises on July 20 at the Wells Fargo IMAX Theater at Marbles. You'll need to buy a bowl or cup of queso for a chance to win. One winner will be chosen at each Moe's store, with the most creative costume taking the prize. There are no guidelines on how to dress; just consult your imagination. Visit www.triangle.moes.com to find your closest Moe's location.

  • Also on Monday, July 16, the Durham Bulls begin their first homestand of the second half, hosting the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (led by Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg) and the Rochester Red Wings during an eight-game stretch at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. During Wednesday's game, which starts at 7:05 p.m., Spider-Man will be visiting the ball park, in Durham, and fans will have the opportunity to meet and take photos with him.

Looking for discounts on Durham Bulls tickets?
On Tuesday, July 17, you can get two "terrace reserved tickets" for $9, thanks to Whole Foods Market. On Thursday, July 19, enjoy a special ticket offer that benefits the Ronald McDonald House. When you buy a $10 "terrace reserved ticket" for the July 19 game against Lehigh Valley, your ticket includes a $5 donation to Ronald McDonald House Charities in Chapel Hill, Durham, and Greenville. If you purchase the special Ronald McDonald House ticket, you'll also receive a "smile," which can be picked up inside the main gates.  During the game, a group picture will be taken of everyone wearing their "smile" in the Ronald McDonald House seating section. Ronald McDonald House tickets can be purchased online at durhambulls.com using the promo code SMILE.  Also on Thursday, take advantage of $1 concession items, including Bright Leaf hot dogs, popcorn and fries.

Fireworks on Friday!
Did you miss seeing July Fourth fireworks? No worries. Friday's series opener against the Rochester Red Wings starts at 7:05 p.m. and will feature a post game Friday Night Fireworks spectacular at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.


Enter our giveaway for a chance to win two tickets to see Chicago, starring Christie Brinkley, at the Durham Performing Arts Center. The tickets good for the Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 7:30 p.m. show. The deadline to enter is July 20. Tickets are provided by DPAC. Visit our Contests page for details on this giveaway and others.



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