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Cabela’s prepares for grand-opening of Christiana store

04/30/2014 01:34PM, Published by ACL, Categories: In Print, Business

Cabela’s Incorporated will celebrate the grand opening of its Christiana store – the company’s first Delaware location – with a weekend-long celebration featuring special guests, giveaways, family events and more.

A grand-opening ceremony will begin at 10:45 a.m. on May 1 with a unique ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by Cabela’s CEO, Tommy Millner and other Cabela’s executives. The ribbon will be cut by an arrow shot from a bow by local Cabela’s employee Sean Forrest, marking the official opening of Cabela’s 54th store across North America.

Cabela’s grand-opening festivities will continue throughout the weekend, and include special appearances from:

• Cameron Hanes, Under Armour pro staffer, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 3;

• Sean Mann, world champion of champions goose caller – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 3 and  4;

•  Kristy Titus, Cabela’s ambassador from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 3 and 4;

•  Joe Teti, co-host of Discovery Channel’s "Dual Survival" television series from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 3 and 4.

Cabela’s also will offer giveaways throughout the weekend. The first 50 customers through the door on Friday will receive a Cabela’s utility bag. On Saturday, the first 50 shoppers will receive a Cabela’s cap. On Sunday, the first 50 customers will receive a Cabela’s gift card valued between $5 and $100. Customers 18 and older will have a chance to enter to win a $1,000 Cabela’s shopping spree throughout the weekend.

Cabela’s will host a variety of activities for the family from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, weather permitting, including Cabela’s Youth BB Gun Range, Gore-Tex Extreme Weather Shelter, Delaware Department of Natural Resources Turkey Legacy Display and more.

The 110,000-square-foot Christiana store is at 1100 Christiana Mall, adjacent to Christiana Mall at the intersection of Interstate 95 and Route 1. To contact the store, call 302-266-2300. Store hours during grand opening weekend are Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

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