Packers to honor Bart Starr during Home Opener

Last week Friday, the Green Bay Packers announced that the organization will honor the life and legacy of Bart Starr. The team is planning several celebrations during the Home Opener weekend.

The celebrations will be hosted on the same weekend as the Packers Alumni weekend. Things will kick off on Friday, September 13 with the annual Green & Gold Gala that benefits Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin. The event this year will feature a presentation by Cherry Starr, Bart Starr’s wife, and their son Bart Starr, Jr. There will also be numerous Packers alumni in attendance. The public can purchase tickets to the event by visiting greengoldgala.com.

On Saturday, September 14, there will be a celebration that is free and open to the public. The Starr family, Packers and Rawhide will host the public celebration at Rawhide in New London, Wisconsin.

On Sunday, September 15, during the Packers home opener against the Minnesota Vikings, there will be a halftime program and ceremony to honor the legacy of Bart Starr. This being Packers Alumni weekend, there will be dozens of former players in attendance, including many who played for Bart Starr.

Throughout the 2019 season the Packers will wear a number 15 decal on their jerseys to continue to honor Starr.

Packers to play third pre-season game in Canada

The Packers third preseason game on Thursday, August 22 against the Oakland Raiders will take place in Winnipeg. Kick-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT.

The Raiders are the home team for this preseason game. If you are looking to make the trip north of the border, tickets went on sale to the general public on June 8th and can be purchased at
raiders.com/canada.

Lambeau Field offers plenty of deals for Father’s Day

There is no better place to spend Father’s day than Lambeau Field. This Father’s Day, there are special deals for deals for dads at 1919 Kitchen & Tap, the Packers Pro Shop and the Packers Hall of Fame.

The Pro Shop will offer 15% for dads on Father’s Day. While at the Packers Hall of Fame, all dads will get free entry. Plus, there are special deals at 1919 Kitchen & Tap. Enjoy the day with dad at Lambeau Field.

Anthony Haag is a writer for PackersTalk.com. He has been a Packers fan since the day he was born and truly bleeds green and gold. He makes annual visits to Lambeau Field and has attended his fair share of games. You can follow Anthony on Twitter at @anthony_haag

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