It may be December, but that doesn't mean it's too early to talk baseball in Bismarck. The Larks' 2017 schedule has been announced.

The Northwoods League announced their full schedule this week. The inaugural season for the Bismarck Larks will open up Tuesday, May 30 at Dakota Community Bank & Trust Field at 7:35 p.m. against the Eau Claire Express. The game will be the start of a four-game series that will conclude with a fireworks show after the game on Friday, June 2.

Several home games from Thursday through Sunday during the season will consist of promotions in addition to the fireworks that will also include entertainment acts, giveaways, and much more. The promotional calendar will be announced in Spring 2017.

The Larks will play 72 games overall and 36 home games at Dakota Community Bank & Trust Field each season. Games start at 7:05 p.m. with Fridays starting at 7:35 p.m. due to fireworks. Saturdays start at 6:05 p.m. and Sundays will alternate between 3:05pm and 5:05pm.

The regular season will conclude August 13, with divisional playoff games being played  August 14 and 15. There will then be a best-of-three Northwoods League Championship Series played August 16 through August 18.

The full season schedule can be found here.

For ticket info, fans can visit the Larks website at 7packs.larksbaseball.com or call the direct line at 701-557-7600.