La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers set for Saturday afternoon

OS ANGELES - The Dodgers' 17th annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers presented by Coca-Cola, State Farm, Time Warner Cable and Chevrolet, is tomorrow starting at 2:00 p.m. in lot 6. La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers is the culmination of a season-long series of family-friendly events celebrating Latino culture in Los Angeles and the legacy of Latino Dodgers past and present. Auto gates open early at 2:00 p.m.

Live entertainment will feature CAVA, El Conjunto Nueva Ola, Trio Ellas and Grammy-nominated producer DJ Scoop DeVille. Polo Ascencio will serve as emcee. Current players scheduled to visit La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers between 2:10 p.m. and 2:50 p.m. include Adrian Gonzalez and Kenley Jansen who will participate in a Q&A session on stage and Josh Beckett, Chad Billingsley, Erisbel Arruebarrena and Dodger broadcaster Nomar Garciaparra will be at the autograph tables.

Gonzalez will also be presented with a resolution for his work in the Los Angeles community by Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez of the 51st district. Gonzalez and his wife Betsy have hosted 72 fans per game (18 families of four) and have provided one parking pass per each group of four throughout the 2014 season. The Gonzalez family hosted more than 600 fans this season as part of Adrian Gonzalez's Viva Los Dodgers community program which provides all-inclusive tickets and parking for families in greater Los Angeles by partnering with various non-profit organizations.

The "Héroe de la Comunidad" award will be presented to Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez of the 51st district which includes East Los Angeles several Northeast Los Angeles neighborhoods including Glassell Park, Lincoln Heights, Highland Park, El Sereno, Echo Park, Cypress Park, Filipino Town, Chinatown, Montecito Heights, El Pueblo, Eagle Rock, Elysian Valley, Mt. Washington, Atwater Village and Silver Lake.

Dodger broadcaster Alanna Rizzo will be on stage conducting interviews followed by joining her fellow Dodger broadcasters for autographs. From 3:00 p.m. to 3:50 p.m., Dodger broadcasters Jorge Jarrín, Hall of Famer Jaime Jarrín, Rick Monday, Manny Mota, Charley Steiner, Pepe Yñiguez and Fernando Valenzuela will sign autographs for fans. Legendary Dodger scout Mike Brito will also sign autographs.

Dodger alumni league members Dennis Powell, Derrel Thomas, Tommy Davis, Kenny Landreaux, Al Ferrara and Tim Leary will also be on hand for various activities starting at 2:00 p.m.

Dodgers Pedro Baez, Tim Federowicz, Carlos Frias, Yimi Garcia, Paco Rodriguez and Miguel Rojas will sign autographs from approximately 4:00 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. Hanley Ramirez will make a special appearance at the State Farm activation area at approximately 4:20 p.m.

La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers will feature interactive areas and family-friendly activities provided by various Dodger sponsors including 76, Avita Water, AARP, Blue Prints, Bud Light, Chef Merito, Choco-Pie, Hite, Kellogg's, San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino, Sports Authority and Welk Resorts. There will be a Beer Garden presented by Bud Light, Dodger legends signing autographs at the 76 Booth, Avita Water cooling station, photos with the Dodgers' World Series Trophy and sampling at the Coca-Cola, Kellogg's, Chef Merito and Choco Pie activation areas.

La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers is free for fans holding a ticket to tomorrow's game. Tickets must be presented for admission. Tickets are still available for tomorrow's 6:10 p.m. game against the Rockies. More information on Viva Los Dodgers can be found by visiting www.dodgers.com/viva and www.losdodgers.com/viva.

All appearances are subject to change. Additional players may be added. Please note for player appearances timing is approximate. Fans are encouraged to arrive early.

Tomorrow, September 27 Lot 6

2:00 p.m.                                 All Dodger Stadium auto gates open

2:00 p.m.                                 La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers begins

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.             Tommy Davis at Kellogg's activation area and Al Ferrara at the Coca-Cola inflatable

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.             Dennis Powell at the 76 activation area

2:00 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.             Adrian Gonzalez and Kenley Jansen Q&A session on stage with Alanna Rizzo. Josh Beckett, Chad Billingsley, Nomar Garciaparra and Erisbel Arruebarrena will sign autographs

2:50 p.m.                                 CAVA performs

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.             Jorge Jarrín, Hall of Famer Jaime Jarrín, Rick Monday, Manny Mota, Charley Steiner, Alanna Rizzo and Fernando Valenzuela, Pepe Yñiguez. Tommy Davis and Mike Brito will also sign autographs

3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.             El Conjunto Nuevo Ola performs

3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.             Al Ferrara and Tim Leary will sign autographs

4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.             Spanish-language broadcasters Jaime Jarrín, Pepe Yniquez and Fernando Valenzuela interviewed on stage

4:00 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.             Dodgers Pedro Baez, Tim Federowicz, Carlos Frias, Yimi Garcia, Paco Rodriguez and Miguel Rojas will sign autographs

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.             Tim Leary at the Dodger inflatable

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.             Kenny Landreaux at the Coca-Cola inflatable

4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.             Derrel Thomas at the 76 activation area

4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.             Trio Ellas performs

4:20 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.             Hanley Ramirez will make a special appearance at the State Farm activation area

5:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.             DJ Scoop DeVille performs

6:10 p.m.                                 Game time