When Cabela’s across from Carowinds in Fort Mill, SC opens on March 12th, 2015, instead of cutting the ribbon and opening the doors, a Cabela’s staff member, called an outfitter, will shoot an arrow to break the ribbon.
Here is the press release for their opening
Cabela’s Announces Opening Date of Fort Mill, S.C., Store
Doors to open at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 12; weekend-long celebration to follow
SIDNEY, Neb. (Jan. 15, 2015) — Cabela’s Incorporated, the World’s Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, will celebrate the official grand opening of its Fort Mill, S.C., store Thursday, March 12, with a unique ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a weekend-long celebration full of fun activities.
The ribbon-cutting ceremony, hosted by Cabela’s executives and special guests, will begin at 9:45 a.m. and conclude with the grand-opening ribbon being cut by an arrow shot from a bow. Doors will open for business at 10 a.m.
Opening day will kick off an exciting weekend-long celebration highlighted by special appearances, family events, giveaways and more. A complete schedule of events will be available on www.cabelas.com/stores when finalized.
The 104,000-square-foot store is located at 1000 Cabela Drive along Interstate 77 across from the Carowinds amusement park. It will be Cabela’s second location in South Carolina, joining the 100,000-square-foot Greenville store opened in April 2014, and will employ approximately 225 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees, most coming from Fort Mill and the surrounding area.
The store is designed to surround customers in an outdoor-like experience with log construction, stonework, a mountain replica, aquarium, indoor archery range and dozens of museum-quality wildlife displays. Additionally, it will include a deli, Bargain Cave, full-service boat shop and comprehensive selection of Cabela’s Wildlife and Land Management products, including tractors, attachments and implements.
In addition to the exciting Cabela’s shopping experience and thousands of quality outdoor products, the store also will offer educational seminars and demonstrations throughout the year providing tips and insight on outdoor products and activities.
I’ll sum it up… I can’t wait? How about you?