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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces Schedule for the 60 Days of Summer Event 

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame today announced that they will be hosting 60 consecutive days of family oriented interactive museum programming. Starting on July 1 and running through August 31, the Hall of Fame will host various appearances, autograph signings, magicians, trick dribblers and jugglers, mascot days, giveaway days, and much more.

“We are extremely excited to be hosting the 60 Days of Summer at the Basketball Hall of Fame,”

said John L. Doleva, President and CEO of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. “It is great to see so many Hall of Famers coming back to join us for this event, we certainly invite everyone to come out and join us in these wonderful festivities.”

All of the appearances are free of charge to all museums guests and are updated daily. Plan in advance and book group visits of 15 people or more by contacting group sales at (413) 231-5513.

List of Appearances:

Monday July 1, 2013 - 1:00 PM - ADRIAN DANTLEY - HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2008

Tuesday July 2, 2013 - 1:00 PM - ANTOINE WALKER

Wednesday July 3, 2013 - 1:00 PM - RICK BARRY - HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 1987

Thursday July 4, 2013 - All Day - RED, WHITE AND BLUE GIVEAWAY DAY!

Friday July 5, 2013 - All Day - LUCKY TICKET GIVEAWAY DAY!

Saturday July 6, 2013 - 1:00 PM - JO JO WHITE

Sunday July 7, 2013 - 2:00 PM - HALL OF FAME FILM SERIES

Monday July 8, 2013 - 1:00 PM - NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS CHEERLEADERS AND PAT THE PATRIOT

Tuesday July 9, 2013 - 1:00 PM - SYLVIA HATCHELL - HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2013

Wednesday July 10, 2013 - 1:00 PM - MAGIC DAVE - "BOSTON'S FAVORITE MAGICIAN"

Thursday July 11, 2013 - 1:00 PM - GAIL GOODRICH - HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 1996

Friday July 12, 2013 - 1:00 PM - UMASS MEN'S BASKETBALL SKILLS CLINIC

Saturday July 13, 2013 - All Day - PANINI GIVEAWAY DAY

Sunday July 14, 2013 - 1:00 PM - DALE ELLIS

Monday July 15, 2013 - 1:00 PM - UMASS MEN'S BASKETBALL SKILLS CLINIC

Tuesday July 16, 2013 - LUCKY - BOSTON CELTICS MASCOT 

Wednesday July 17, 2013 - 1:00 PM - DAWN STALEY - HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2013

Thursday July 18, 2013 - 1:00 PM - "WALLY" THE GREEN MONSTER

Friday July 19, 2013 - 1:00 PM - TYRONE "MUGGSY" BOGUES

Saturday July 20, 2013 - 1:00 PM - TYRONE "MUGGSY" BOGUES

Sunday July 21, 2013 - 2:00 PM - HALL OF FAME FILM SERIES

Monday July 22, 2013 - 1:00 PM - UMASS MEN'S BASKETBALL SKILLS CLINIC

Tuesday July 23, 2013 - RICHIE GUERIN - HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2013

Wednesday July 24, 2013 - 1:00 PM - UMASS MEN'S BASKETBALL SKILLS CLINIC

Thursday July 25, 2013 - 1:00 PM - SPUD WEBB

Friday July 26, 2013 - 1:00pm - BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME STAFF CLINIC

Saturday July 27, 2013 - 1:00 PM - SAM CASSELL

Sunday July 28, 2013 - 2:00 PM - HALL OF FAME FILM SERIES

Monday July 29, 2013 - All Day - TROPHY DAY

Tuesday July 30, 2013 - 1:00 PM - UMASS MEN'S BASKETBALL SKILLS CLINIC

Wednesday July 31, 2013 - 1:00 PM - CEDRIC CEBALLOS

Thursday August 1, 2013 - 1:00 PM - UMASS MEN'S BASKETBALL SKILLS CLINIC

Friday August 2, 2013 - 1:00 PM - CALVIN MURPHY - HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 1993

Saturday August 3, 2013 - 1:00 PM - LARRY JOHNSON

Sunday August 4, 2013 - 2:00PM - HALL OF FAME FILM SERIES

Monday August 5, 2013 - 1:00 PM - MAGIC DAVE - "BOSTON'S FAVORITE MAGICIAN"

Tuesday August 6, 2013 - 1:00 PM - GARY PAYTON - HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2013 

Wednesday August 7, 2013 - 1:00 PM - UMASS MEN'S BASKETBALL SKILLS CLINIC

Thursday August 8, 2013 - 1:00 PM- DARRYL DAWKINS 

Friday August 9, 2013 - 1:00 PM- DOLPH SCHAYES - HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 1973

Saturday August 10, 2013 - 1:00 PM- TERESA EDWARDS - HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2011

Sunday August 11, 2013 - PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON FOR PROGRAMMING!

Monday August 12, 2013 - 1:00 PM- UMASS MEN'S BASKETBALL SKILLS CLINIC

Tuesday August 13, 2013 - 1:00 PM- TOM "SATCH" SANDERS - HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2011

Wednesday August 14, 2013 - 1:00 PM- UMASS MEN'S BASKETBALL SKILLS CLINIC

Thursday August 15, 2013 - All Day - TROPHY DAY

Friday August 16, 2013 - LUCKY TICKET GIVEAWAY DAY!

Saturday August 17, 2013 - PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON FOR PROGRAMMING!

Sunday August 18, 2013 - PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON FOR PROGRAMMING!

Monday August 19, 2013 - MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY DAY  - Presented by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC)

Tuesday August 20, 2013 - QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY DAY - Presented by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC)

Wednesday August 21, 2013 - LUCKY - BOSTON CELTICS MASCOT 

Thursday August 22, 2013 - 1:00 PM- VIN BAKER 

Friday August 23, 2013- PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON FOR PROGRAMMING!

Sunday August 25, 2013 - 2:00 PM- HALL OF FAME FILM SERIES

Monday August 26, 2013 - 1:00 PM - ILZE LUNEAU 

Tuesday August 27, 2013 - All Day - TROPHY DAY

Wednesday August 28, 2013 – Hall of Fame Basketball Clinic

Thursday August 29, 2013 - All Day - CONTEST DAY

Friday August 30, 2013 - PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON FOR PROGRAMMING!

Saturday August 31, 2013 - PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON FOR PROGRAMMING!

All appearances are subject to change without notice.  In the event of a cancelation, we will make every effort to replace the appearance with comparable programming.

Performers interested in being part of the 60 Days of Summer, please contact Jason Fiddler, Director of Museum Sales and Operations at (413) 231-5540 or jfiddler@hoophall.com.

For information about the 60 Days of Summer please visit: http://www.hoophall.com/60-days-of-summer/

 

About the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame:
Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the city where basketball was invented, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame promotes and preserves the game of basketball at every level – professional, collegiate and high school, for both men and women on the global stage.
 
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