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Cabela's begins grand opening celebration

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Cabela's Inc. Grand Opening

5100 Norton Healthcare Blvd

Events Continue through Sunday

Cabela's Incorporated, the World's Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, celebrates the grand opening of its Louisville store with a weekend-long celebration highlighted by celebrity appearances, family events, giveaways and more.

Grand opening weekend kicks off at 10:45am Thursday, April 11 with a ribbon-"shooting" ceremony hosted by Cabela's executives.

Speakers include Cabela's Chief Executive Officer Tommy Millner and Chief Operating Officer Michael Copeland, among other special guests. The ceremony will conclude with Tim Herald, Cabela's Pro Staff, and Morgan John, Diamond Pro Staff, shooting the ribbon with bows and arrows. And that's just the beginning of the celebration of Cabela's 44th retail location across the United States and Canada.

Schedule of family activities and special guest appearances:

Thursday, April 11

11am - 3pm: Tim Herald, Cabela's Pro Staff

11am - 5pm: John McLemore, Masterbuilt President and CEO

11am - 5pm: Field and Clay Hudnall, Field Proven Calls

Friday, April 12

11am & 2pm: Steve Scruggs, "Snake Master"

11am - 5pm: Tommy Martiniere, Chuck Paddock and James Blankenbeckler of "Open Season"

1pm - 5pm: Field and Clay Hudnall, Field Proven Calls

6:30pm - 7:30pm: Tim Farmer, Host of "Kentucky Afield"

Saturday, April 13

10am - 4pm: R. Lee Ermey, "The Gunny"

11am & 2pm: Steve Scruggs, "Snake Master"

11am - 5pm: Scholastic 3-D Archery sponsored archery range, Reel Recovery fly-casting demonstrations, geocaching demonstrations, and other family activities

11am - 5pm: Tommy Martiniere, Chuck Paddock and James Blankenbeckler of "Open Season"

11am - 5pm: Morgan John, Diamond Pro Staff

1pm - 5pm: Tim Herald, Cabela's Pro Staff

1pm - 5pm: Field and Clay Hudnall, Field Proven Calls

2pm - 4pm: Merril Hodge, ESPN Announcer

Sunday, April 14

11am - 5pm: Scholastic 3-D Archery sponsored archery range, Reel Recovery fly-casting demonstrations, geocaching demonstrations, and other family activities

11am - 5pm: Tommy Martiniere, Chuck Paddock and James Blankenbeckler of "Open Season"

1pm - 5pm: Tim Herald, Cabela's Pro Staff

1pm - 5pm: Field and Clay Hudnall, Field Proven CallsOpening weekend also will include giveaways and events for the entire family.

The first 50 customers through the door Friday will receive a Cabela's camp stool valued at $16.99.

On Saturday, the first 50 will receive a commemorative Cabela's cap valued at $14.99.

On Sunday, the first 50 will receive a Cabela's gift card valued between $5 and $100.

Throughout the weekend, customers 18 years and older will have a chance to enter to win a $1,000 Cabela's shopping spree.

The 88,000-square-foot store at 5100 Norton Healthcare Blvd. in the Old Brownsboro Crossing development (near the Summit Lifestyle Center) includes thousands of outdoor products, a mountain replica, wildlife displays, aquarium, boat shop, indoor archery range, Gun Library, Bargain Cave, Deli and Fudge Shop.

The company has announced plans to open an additional 11 stores in 2013 and 2014.

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