By Nedra Rhone
Cabela’s Incorporated, the Nebraska-based outfitter of
hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, is opening its second store in
Georgia on Thursday, Aug. 21. The store is located at 152 Northpoint
Parkway, Acworth in the Cherokee Village development at the northeast
corner of I-75 and Highway 92. This will be the largest location in the
state (the other store is in Augusta).
Cabela’s is hosting giveaways throughout the weekend as follows:
Gift cards valued from $5 - $500 to the first 500 customers in line for
the grand opening on Thursday. (note: Camping out today is encouraged.)
The first 50 customers through the door Friday will receive a Cabela’s utility bag valued at $24.99.
On Saturday, the first 50 customers will receive a Cabela’s commemorative grand opening cap valued at $14.99.
On Sunday, the first 50 customers will receive a Cabela’s gift card valued between $5 and $100.
Customers 18 years and older can enter to win a Coleman 700 UTV and trailer valued at more than $10,000.
day will kick off at 8 a.m. with crowd entertainment, including a DJ,
giveaways and trivia games. The opening ceremony will begin at 10:45
a.m., and a grand-opening ribbon will be cut by an arrow shot from a bow
by a local Cabela’s employee.
There will also be special appearances all weekend including:
Clark Wendlandt, Cabela’s Ambassador and three-time FLW Angler of the
Year: 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug.
Corey Cogdell, Cabela’s Ambassador and Olympic medalist: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 and Sunday, Aug. 24
Joe Teti, co-star of “Dual Survival” television series : 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 and Sunday, Aug. 24
Troy and Jacob Landry, stars of History Channel’s “Swamp People”: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24
Steve Scruggs, “The Snake Master”: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24
hours during the grand opening weekend are Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.;
Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
For additional information, visit www.cabelas.com/stores.