Reading Phillies sponsor Celiac Awareness Day at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Double-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies will host a 2 1/2-hour, all-you-can-eat gluten-free buffet prior to and during that day's game against the Binghamton Mets. In addition, the first 2,000 kids will receive a Team Baseball Card Set and all fans can run the bases after the game.
Seating will be in the Fairground Square Mall Third Base Picnic Area. Tickets are $27 per person and groups that book 20 or more tickets will receive the group discount of $26 per person. The ticket price includes table seating in the picnic area and the buffet. Chicken, hot dogs, baked beans, pasta salad, cookies, lemonade, iced tea and Pepsi products will be available. The buffet will be open from noon to 2:30 p.m.; game time is 1:05 p.m. Among the vendors providing food for the event are Sweet Christine's, Mi-Del, Cookies ... For Me and Kinnikinnick Foods.
Tickets can be purchased directly through the team by calling 610-375-8469.