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Cabela's Greenville store opens Thursday

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Cabela's on Woodruff Road to open Thursday. (Fox Carolina) Cabela's on Woodruff Road to open Thursday. (Fox Carolina)
Cabela's on Woodruff Road to open Thursday. (Fox Carolina) Cabela's on Woodruff Road to open Thursday. (Fox Carolina)
Cabela's on Woodruff Road to open Thursday. (Fox Carolina) Cabela's on Woodruff Road to open Thursday. (Fox Carolina)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The world's foremost outfitter, Cabela's, is celebrating the grand opening of a new store in Greenville starting on Thursday, with events scheduled throughout the weekend.

Grand-opening events are scheduled to begin at the new store on Woodruff Road at 8 a.m. Thursday.

A Forest City man will perform the ribbon-cutting at 10:45 a.m. by splitting the ribbon with an arrow shot from a bow.

David Starnes, the reigning South Carolina Open Pro Archery champion, will perform the ribbon-cutting. He's also an employee at the new sporting goods superstore.

John McLemore, the president and chief executive officer of Masterbuilt, will also be visiting the Greenville Cabela's store from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday.

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 chances to enter to win a $1,000 Cabela's shopping spree throughout the weekend.

A number of celebrity and sports appearances are scheduled for the weekend. A list of those events can be found here.

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