august, 2023

7th Annual Bernie Williams Day Celebrity Softball Game & All-Star Concert

05aug1:00 pm7th Annual Bernie Williams Day Celebrity Softball Game & All-Star ConcertThe Ridgefield Playhouse

Bernie Williams Day at Ridgefield Playhouse CT

Event Details

Community Events Series Moffly Media Evening of Art, Wine & Jazz Series
Presented by the Donofrio Family

11:30am: Early Access Pass Begins
1:00pm: Celebrity Softball Game
2:30pm: Gold Circle VIP Cookout Sponsored by BMW
4:00pm: Concert in the Theater

Famed New York Yankees Centerfielder and Latin Grammy nominee, Bernie Williams, is back for the 7th Annual Bernie Williams Day! This longstanding Playhouse tradition features a star-studded day with celebrities from the worlds of sports and music, all to benefit the Ridgefield Playhouse’s 20th Arts in Education Season.

The day begins with a celebrity softball game at Cuccioli field on the Playhouse campus with Bernie and his bandmates, along with several special guests* including:

Legendary New York Yankees closer, MLB Hall of Famer and All-Time Saves Leader Mariano Rivera
Stand-up comedian Chris Distefano
Legendary Yankees Player and Coach Willie Randolph
Met’s All-Time Great Mookie Wilson
4x World Series Champ Jeff Nelson
Cy Young Award Winning Pitcher, 2x World Champion and Musician Jake Peavy
And Many more to be announced!

Mike Bennett of Mike & Kacey in the Morning on 100.7FM WHUD is returning to handle the Play-by-play announcements. Following the game will be a VIP cookout for all sponsors, and the concession stand will be open to all other patrons, along with fun games for the whole family. Wrap up lunch and head indoors for a fantastic concert with Bernie Williams and His Band of Friends (with special guests!) In the past, Bernie’s musical guests have included Paul Simon, Paul Shaffer, John Scofield – you never know who’s going to show up! Don’t miss the chance to spend the day with your family on the Playhouse campus with some of the legends in music and baseball! Many more special guests will be announced, so be sure to keep an eye out for announcements!

*Special guests subject to change

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(Saturday) 1:00 pm


The Ridgefield Playhouse

80 E Ridge Rd, Ridgefield, CT 06877


The Ridgefield Playhouse

Phone: (203) 438-5795 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield CT 06877

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