AS SEEN IN THE EAST COAST CURRENT MAGAZINE OCTOBER 2023 EDITION
Southeast Volusia is about to witness an extraordinary event that will transport fans of the iconic movie, “The Sandlot,” back to the beloved neighborhood baseball diamond. This December 15th and 16th, 2023, mark your calendars for a remarkable reunion weekend as five cast members from the film make their way to New Smyrna Beach, Florida, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of this cinematic treasure with Davi d Evans, the writer, director and narrator who calls New Smyrna Beach home.
CAST MEMBERS COMING TO SOUTHEAST VOLUSIA
Tom Guiry (Scotty Smalls)
Shane Obedzinski (Tommy ‘Repeat’ Timmons)
Victor DiMattia (Timmy Timmons)
Grant Gelt (Bertram Grover Weeks)
Marty York (Alan ‘Yeah-Yeah’ McClennan)
David Evans teamed up with the Table 2 Committee and the East Coast Current to organize this unforgettable event. The primary goal of this reunion is to raise funds for youth sports programs, a cause close to their hearts and in honor of friends who left us too soon.
PRIVATE SCREENINGS WITH THE CAST
There will be two private screenings of “The Sandlot” movie at the New Smyrna Beach High School auditorium on Friday, December 15th, and Saturday, December 16th, both starting at 5 PM. Tickets are a donation of $20 per person in advance and $25 at the door. Enjoy the company of the cast and Dave Evans himself where you’ll have the unique opportunity to ask questions and get autographs with all proceeds benefiting youth sports. After the Friday screening, food trucks will be on-site during the meet and greet.
CELEBRITY SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT AGAINST THE CAST
The highlight of this incredible weekend will be the morning of Saturday, December 16th, where the five cast members will participate in a celebrity softball tournament, facing off against local talent. This friendly competition promises to be a thrilling spectacle that you won’t want to miss. Tickets for the game are only a $5 donation each. For those eager to secure a spot in the audience or on the field, you can visit the event’s website and be among the first to know when tickets for the celebrity softball tournament go on sale!
GET INVOLVED: SPONSORSHIPS, VENDORS AND MORE
There are numerous sponsorship opportunities available for those who want to be part of this historic weekend. From coaching the team and enjoying VIP cocktails with the cast at The Spott’s new upstairs speakeasy on Canal Street to playing against the original cast members during the game. There’s a sponsorship level for every enthusiast.
Vendors will also have a chance to showcase their products and services at this star-studded affair. The event’s website provides further details on how to get involved and become a part of this once-in-a-lifetime gathering.
With this reunion weekend, New Smyrna Beach will not only celebrate the cinematic masterpiece, “The Sandlot” but also demonstrate its commitment to supporting youth sports programs. Don’t miss your chance to relive the nostalgia and create lasting memories with the cast members from this beloved film.