Timeline of the home opener

If you're lucky enough to make it out to the Orioles' home opener this afternoon, check out the timeline below so you don't miss a thing as the special day unfolds...

12:00 p.m. - Gates Open
Don't forget to grab your free 2010 schedule and car magnet and look (or listen) for roving musical groups throughout the afternoon.

12:25 - 1:25 p.m. - Orioles batting practice

1:25 - 2:05 p.m. - Blue Jays batting practice

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Orioles All-Access Pre-Game Show with Tom Davis and Dave Johnson at the Bud Light Warehouse Bar

2:30 p.m. - Pregame Ceremonies Begin

Pregame festivities will be hosted by MASN's Jim Hunter and will include:

-Dave Trembley and the O's will enter through the center field gate and make their way up the orange carpet - which will be lined with 100 members of the Baltimore Challenger League, courtesy of OriolesREACH - to take their places between first and second base.

-One fan will represent Birdland as the team's 10th Man

-Brooks Robinson and Boog Powell will each throw out a ceremonial first pitch.

-American tenor Richard Troxell will perform the Canadian and US National Anthems while a 30-foot by 42-foot replica of the American flag that flew over Fort McHenry when Francis Scott Key wrote the National Anthem is unfurled over the batter's eye wall in center field.

3:05 p.m. - Play Ball!

If you can't make it out, don't feel left out: Experience the home opener through pictures here (to be updated throughout the day).

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