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Braves NLDS highlights and helpful hints

• Game 1: Thursday, October 4 at 8:37 p.m.
Tomahawk Giveaway, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors: The first 45,000 fans will receive a foam tomahawk.
"The Return," a Beatles tribute band, will perform in Fan Plaza pregame.
• Atlanta Braves Hall of Famer and former Third Baseman Chipper Jones will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
• Greenville, SC native and platinum selling singer-songwriter, Edwin McCain, will sing the National Anthem.
• An Atlanta Braves tradition and fan-favorite, Timothy Miller from the Atlanta Opera, will perform God Bless America during the 7th inning stretch. o Fans will enjoy special performances throughout the game by the best DJ in Atlanta -- DJ Danny M.
• The Braves will pay tribute to a local "Hometown Hero" from the United States Military.
• Braves ticket windows will open at 9:30 a.m. to purchase or pick up pre-purchased tickets in advance and will remain open until the end of the 5th inning.

• Game 2: Friday, October 5 at 6:07 p.m.
• Tomahawk Giveaway, presented by Piedmont Healthcare: The first 45,000 fans will receive a foam tomahawk.
• Atlanta rapper B.o.B will perform for fans pregame in Fan Plaza o Southern Ground recording artists Sarah Dugas and Zac Brown will sing the National Anthem.
• Atlanta Braves Hall of Famer and former Manager Bobby Cox will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
• An Atlanta Braves tradition and fan-favorite, Timothy Miller from the Atlanta Opera, will perform God Bless America during the 7th inning stretch. o Fans will enjoy special performances throughout the game by the best DJ in Atlanta -- DJ Danny M.
• The Braves will pay tribute to a local "Hometown Hero" from the United States Military.
• Braves ticket windows will open at 9:30 a.m. to purchase or pick up pre-purchased tickets in advance and will remain open until the end of the 5th inning.

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• All gates will open three hours before first pitch. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats a half hour before each game to not miss a minute of the pregame action!

• We encourage fans to take MARTA or park at Lakewood Amphitheater:
1. Option 1: The MARTA Braves shuttle begins its run three hours prior to first pitch from the Underground Atlanta/Five Points MARTA station to Turner Field until one hour after final out. For those fans who may want to arrive at the ballpark before the MARTA Braves shuttle begins its game operation MARTA recommends catching any one of three other available bus routes - the #32, the # 49 or the # 55. All bus lines may be caught at the Five Points MARTA station and all three routes stop at points adjacent (i.e. Hank Aaron Drive, Pollard Blvd) to Turner Field. For more information on these routes please visit www.itsmarta.com.
2. Option 2: Park at Lakewood Amphitheater. The Lakewood Amphitheater is located at 1920 Pryor Road SW, Atlanta, GA 30315. Fans may park at Lakewood Amphitheater for $5.00 and take the free shuttle to Turner Field. For directions to Lakewood Amphitheater please visit http://goo.gl/maps/DAazB. The parking lot will open 5 hours prior to game time. The shuttle will run continuously beginning 4.5 hours prior to game time and ending 1.5 hours after the end of the game. More detailed Turner Field parking information can be found at www.braves.com/parking.

• Ticket Discount: Fans with a valid military or college ID can purchase Upper Box tickets, regularly priced $24, for a discounted price of $14. Enter codes MIL14 or COL14 at www.braves.com/postseason for redemption.

• The safety of our guests and the preservation of our fan and family-friendly environment is our highest priority. For the 2013 Postseason the following policy, established by Major League Baseball and implemented by the Atlanta Braves, is designed to maintain that atmosphere. Guests entering Turner Field may be subject to random inspection by electronic wanding and/or physical means. For a full list of policies, please visit http://atlanta.braves.mlb.com/atl/ballpark/information/index.jsp?content=security.

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