Celebrate summer with Christy Mathewson Days
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The celebration features a variety of events lasting from early morning through evening at
This year’s event will feature “Matty: An Evening with Christy Mathewson,” a one-man play written and performed by California-based actor and playwright Eddie Frierson on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s traditional “Big Six” 6-K run/walk and fun run will also be a central part of the weekend’s festivities.
Highlights of this year’s activities include:
Friday, August 9
Noon Christy Mathewson Memorabilia Collection opens in Gambal Athletic Center Lobby and will remain on display until 10 p.m.
7:30 p.m. Eddie Frierson performs the one-act play, “Matty: An Evening with Christy Mathewson” in Keystone’s Theatre in Brooks. Tickets can be purchased for $3 for adults, $2 for children under 12. Please call (570) 945-8169 for tickets.
9 p.m. Ice cream social in Gambal Gymnasium Lobby.
Saturday, August 10
7 a.m. Christy Mathewson Collection opens for the day in Gambal Athletic Center Lobby at
7:15 a.m. Registration for “The Big 6” run/walk and one-mile fun run on the Keystone College Green.
8 a.m. One-Mile fun-run begins on College Green
8:30 a.m. “Big 6” Run/Walk begins on College Green
9 a.m. Awards presentation to race winners
9-10 a.m. Breakfast for race participants, courtesy of
5 p.m. Christy Mathewson Day Parade starts at
6 p.m. Parade ends at