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Cabela's announces grand opening events for Greenville store

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Cabela's is almost ready for its grand opening on April 3. (File/FOX Carolina) Cabela's is almost ready for its grand opening on April 3. (File/FOX Carolina)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The anticipation surrounding South Carolina's first Cabela's store continues to grow in advance of next week's grand opening.

The Woodruff Road store in Greenville opens Thursday April 3. The events start at 8 a.m. that day, with the ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for 10:45 a.m.

And in true Cabela's fashion, the ribbon will be cut by an arrow shot from a bow.

Here is a look at the special appearances scheduled for the four-day grand opening event:

  • John McLemore, Masterbuilt President & CEO – noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 3
  • R. Lee Ermey, "The Gunny" – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 5
  • Benny Spies, Cabela's Ambassador and host of Gun It with Benny Spies – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 5-6
  • Tim Andrus, Realtree Pro Staffer – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 5 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 6
  • Terry & Matt Drury, Drury Outdoors – 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 5 and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 6
  • Steve Scruggs, "Snake Master" – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 6
  • Michael Waddell, co-host of Bone Collector – 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 6
  • Hank Parker, two-time Bassmaster Classic champion – 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 6

Click here to see inside the store before it opens

Additionally, there will be family-friendly activities from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, including archery, fishing lessons and demonstrations - weather permitting.

The store's normal business hours will be 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

To celebrate the festivities, the store will have giveaways throughout the weekend. The first 50 customers through the door Friday will receive a Cabela's utility bag valued at $14.99. 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.

There will also be a chance to enter to win a $1,000 Cabela's shopping spree throughout the weekend.

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