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Cabela's Incorporated, the World's Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, will celebrate the grand opening of its Lubbock store – the company's fifth Texas location – with a weekend-long celebration featuring special guests, giveaways, family events, and more.

After local vocalist Sheena Fadeyi sings the national anthem, grand opening weekend will get underway at 10:45 a.m. Thursday, June 26 with a unique ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by Cabela's Chief Operations Officer Michael Copeland and others. The ribbon will then be cut by an arrow shot from the bow of Lubbock native and Cabela's Outfitter Kendra Haigood – marking the official opening of Cabela's 58th store across North America.

And that's just the beginning of the celebration. Special appearances will include:

 

  • Mary Cabela, Cabela's Co-Founder, Thursday morning
  • John Crews, Bassmaster Elite Series professional angler, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 26
  • Michael and Sonia Hendrick, Bullets & Broadheads TV and Cabela's Pro Staffers, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 28 and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 29
  • Kim Rhode, Cabela's Ambassador and five-time Olympic medalist in trap/skeet, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
  • John and Beth Ann Amico, Cabela's Pro Staffers and dog-training experts, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
  • Steve Chappell, Cabela's Ambassador and Arizona Premier Elk outfitter, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
  • James Niggemeyer, Cabela's Ambassador and Bassmaster Series professional angler, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

 

Cabela's also will offer giveaways throughout the weekend. The first 500 customers through the door Thursday will receive a Cabela's gift card valued between $5 and $250. The first 50 Friday will receive a Cabela's utility bag valued at $24.99. The first 50 Saturday will receive a Cabela's cap valued at $14.99. And Sunday, the first 50 will receive a Cabela's gift card valued between$5 and $100. Additionally, customers 18 years and older will have a chance to enter to win a $1,000 Cabela's shopping spree throughout the weekend. A variety of activities for the entire family will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, weather permitting, including an outdoor archery range, air rifle range, spider climber for the kids, an interactive Texas Parks and Wildlife trailer, and prize giveaways. The Hunting Retriever Club also will showcase dogs performing hunting skills. The store is located at 3030 W. Loop 289. To contact the store, call (806) 472-4300. For additional information, visit www.cabelas.com/lubbock.

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