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Cabela's announces opening date for Augusta store

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

Cabela's, a hunting, fishing and outdoor gear store, will open its Augusta location on March 20.

The doors of the 42,000-square-foot store will open to the public at 11 a.m., company officials said. A ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by Cabela's executives and special guests will be held at 10:45 a.m. 

Opening day will begin a weekend-long celebration featuring outdoor celebrities, giveaways and more.

The store, which will employ approximately 90 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees, is located at 833 Cabela Drive on the south side of I-20 at Riverwatch Parkway in the Village at Riverwatch development.

The Augusta location is Cabela's first in Georgia. The company also has announced plans to open a store in Acworth later this year.

Cabela's currently operates 50 stores across North America with plans to open an additional 20 over the next two years.

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