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Cabela’s Announces Opening Date of Huntsville, Ala., Store

Doors to open at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30; weekend-long celebration to follow

SIDNEY, Neb. – Cabela’s announced today plans to celebrate the official grand opening of its new Huntsville, Ala., store on Wednesday, Sept. 30, with a unique ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a weekend-long celebration featuring giveaways, family activities, guest appearances 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, sales and more. A complete schedule of events will be available on when finalized.

The store is located at 7090 Cabela Drive NW near the intersection of Interstate 565 and 255. It will be Cabela’s first location in Alabama.

The building is designed to offer customers an immersive outdoor experience with log construction, stonework, a mountain replica, dozens of wildlife displays and museum-quality taxidermy mounts, vintage outdoor photos and memorabilia, hand-painted murals, an aquarium and an indoor archery range.

In addition to thousands of quality outdoor products, the store will include a cafe, fudge shop, Gun Library, Bargain Cave, boat shop, service center and comprehensive selection of Wildlife and Land Management products, including tractors, attachments and implements.

Cabela’s has employed more than 225 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees to staff the 82,000-square-foot location, most coming from Huntsville and the surrounding area. Throughout the year, the staff will host educational seminars and demonstrations, offering tips and insights on outdoor products and seasonal activities.

Cabela’s Incorporated, the World’s Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, began as a kitchen-table dream in the home of founders Dick and Mary Cabela in 1961. The company is now famous for its strong brand and world-renowned reputation for delivering quality merchandise, value and legendary customer service. Cabela’s also issues the Cabela’s CLUB® Visa credit card, which serves as its primary customer loyalty rewards program.