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  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 6:00 PM CDT Packers 1K Kids Run

    Back to Football also includes the 1K Kids Run, presented by WPS Health Insurance. Kids 10 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a Lambeau Lap on Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Registration for the Kids Run is $10 and all participants will receive a Packers 1K Run t-shirt, a logoed bag and a participant medal.

    http://www.packers.com/5k

  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 7:00 PM CDT Movie Night at Lambeau Field

    Movie Night at Lambeau Field will return this year on Friday, July 25, following the 1K Kids Run. The event is free and open to the public, and concessions will be available throughout the movie. More details will be announced at a later date.

    Time listed above is subject to change.

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 6:30 PM CDT Packers 5K Run/Walk

    The fifth annual ‘5K Run/Walk at Lambeau Field,’ is set for Saturday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m.

    The computer-timed run is highlighted by a neighborhood route that ultimately takes participants into Lambeau Field and around the famed gridiron. The event has a special finish line – the Packers’ ‘G’ painted on turf located in the parking lot.

    All participants will receive a Packers 5K Run T-shirt, a logoed bag, and a bib number and timing chip. To celebrate the race’s fifth anniversary, all participants will receive a commemorative medal. In addition, photos will be taken on the course and will be available at no cost on the Packers 5K Run website.

    Packers-themed awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group. An awards ceremony will take place following the conclusion of the race.

    Registration, which is $25 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), will be available online beginning Friday, May 23, at www.packers.com/5k. Mail-in registration is also an option, with forms available online and in person at Lambeau Field. Runners can also register at the Bellin Run Expo on Friday, June 13, at Astor Park in Green Bay. Early registration is encouraged. After July 13, registration fees will increase to $30 and $20, respectively.

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT PPCC Annual Reception

    The Packers Partners Annual Reception is set for Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Lambeau Field Atrium from 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM.

    Packers Jarrett Boykin, Eddie Lacy, Datone Jones and DuJuan Harris will appear at the reception. The event will include a Player Guest Q&A, a Meet & Greet with a Packers Alumni and a Raffle Drawing.

    This is a member’s only event. Invitations will be mailed the week of June 23rd, and online registration will open at 9 am CDT on June 25th and will close on July 11th at 5 pm CDT. 

    Invitations will include all of this information and additional details.

    To sign up to become a member of the Packers Partners Club of Champions and receive an invitation to the reception, fans can go to www.packers.com/ppcc.

     
  • Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 5:30 PM CDT Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health

    ‘Family Night’ will serve as the introduction of the 2014 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience.

    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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Where are they taking Curly and Vince?

Posted Jan 16, 2014

Atrium statues moving signals beginning of latest stadium renovation

GREEN BAY—Curly and Vince are headed into hibernation for about six months.

No, the harsh winter isn’t the reason. The bronze statues of Curly Lambeau and Vince Lombardi in front of the Lambeau Field Atrium have endured 10 of those already.

The 14-foot monuments need to be temporarily moved, so the next phase of construction with the Atrium can begin.

That phase requires excavating the area underneath where the Harlan Plaza and the statues currently reside to create a new, ground-floor entrance to the Packers Pro Shop, which is doubling in size.

“The plaza drops down about 20 feet,” said Ted Eisenreich, the Packers’ director of facility operations. “The front doors of the new Pro Shop will be like if you’re walking into the old Hall of Fame. The whole plaza needs to be excavated.”

That means Curly and Vince must be moved, and for about six months they’ll reside somewhere slightly to the west – to the right if looking at them from Lombardi Ave. – near the Miron Construction trailers.

They’ll probably still be visible, but will likely be covered and protected, Eisenreich said.

They’ll return when the new, expanded Harlan Plaza is finished around mid-to-late July. When construction is complete, a staircase just west of the current plaza will connect the new ground floor to the rebuilt and expanded plaza, and the statues will be located at the base of those steps, on either side.

“They are still part of the Harlan Plaza when we’re all said and done,” Eisenreich said.

All the preparatory work to transport the statues has been done this past week, and next week the glassed entrance to the Atrium known as the Miller Lite Gate will close.

With that entrance closed, the only public access to the Atrium for the time being will be via the Oneida Nation Gate on the east side of the stadium. Signs will be posted to direct the public to the Oneida gate for anyone visiting the Pro Shop or Curly’s Pub, taking a stadium tour, or attending a meeting or event. The Packers Hall of Fame is temporarily closed.

If all goes according to schedule, the new entrances to the Atrium will be open and the statues will be in their new spots by the time training camp begins. Moving them both now and then is no small task, however.

Each statue weighs more than 2,000 pounds, including the six-foot base.

“You can see as they’re working, they’re actually taking concrete out around them so they can get down lower,” Eisenreich said. “They’re going to cut the base off below the actual statue, then pick them up and move them.”

Rest easy, gentlemen. See you next summer.

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