Cabela's Announces Opening of Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, Store May 13
Doors to open at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 13; weekend-long celebration to followSIDNEY, Neb. – Cabela's announced today plans to celebrate the official grand opening of its new Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., store on Wednesday, May 13, with a unique ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a weekend-long celebration featuring giveaways, family activities and more.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 by a local Cabela's employee. 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/fortoglethorpe when finalized.The store is located at 350 Cobb Parkway off Exit 353 of Interstate 75 in a development currently anchored by Costco. Cabela's has employed approximately 200 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees to staff the 72,000-square-foot store, most coming from Fort Oglethorpe and the surrounding area.It will be Cabela's third location in Georgia, joining the 42,000-square-foot Augusta location opened in March 2014 and the 100,000-square-foot Acworth store opened in August 2014.The store is designed to surround customers in a fun, outdoor-like experience with log construction, stonework, a large mountain replica, aquarium, indoor archery range, dozens of museum-quality wildlife displays and natural, outdoor sounds. Also, it will include a deli, fudge shop, Gun Library and Bargain Cave.In addition to the exciting Cabela's shopping experience and thousands of quality outdoor products, the store's staff will offer educational seminars and demonstrations throughout the year providing tips and insight on outdoor products and activities.Cabela's Incorporated, the World's Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, offers thousands of products, including hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, boating and wildlife-watching gear, as well as clothing and outdoor-themed gifts and furnishings. The company is famous for its strong brand and world-renowned reputation for delivering quality merchandise, value and legendary customer service.