Event Includes Special Appearances and Hunt, Cast & Pitch Youth Challenge
PITTSBURGH (March 17, 2016) – Field & Stream, a specialty retail concept carrying the best brands to meet the evolving needs of hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts, will be opening its 2nd store in Michigan and 20th store nationwide on Friday, April 1 at The Corner @ Drake in Kalamazoo, MI (5215 Century Avenue).
The three-day Grand Opening celebration will run through Sunday, April 3. The store will open at 9:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 10:00 a.m. Sunday.
Several special guests will make in-store appearances during the Grand Opening weekend, including Steven Rinella*, host of the hit TV show MeatEater, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday; Bruce Mitchell**, as seen on the Swamp People® TV series, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Mountain Man Tom Oar** from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday; and Captain Dave Carraro**, as seen on National Geographic’s Wicked Tuna from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.
“We are thrilled to open our first Field & Stream store in Kalamazoo,” said Lauren Hobart, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK’S Sporting Goods. “We’re excited to bring the community a wide range of gear from the most-trusted brands in the industry, and we look forward to proudly serving and inspiring local outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best.”
Children ages 6 to 15 are invited to participate in the Field & Stream Hunt, Cast & Pitch Youth Challenge on Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Participants will test their skills in archery, casting and tent building. For more information, visit fieldandstreamshop.com.
Adults who are in line at 8:45 a.m. on Friday and Saturday and 9:45 a.m. on Sunday will have a chance to open the Field & Stream Locked and Loaded Prize Safe. ‡‡
For details on additional door-busters, giveaways and Grand Opening festivities, visit fieldandstreamshop.com.
*Limit one autograph per person. Autographs will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis at the store on the day of event only. Limited Quantity. Times and appearances are subject to change without notice. See store for details.
**Wristband required for autograph. Wristbands will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of event only. Limited Quantity. Limit one per person. Visit FIELDANDSTREAMSHOP.COM for details.
‡‡NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Limit one t-shirt, mystery gift card, hat, and/or Locked & Loaded Prize Safe combination per person/day/drawing. Must be 18+ for gift card and Locked & Loaded promotions. Winners must comply with all federal, state and local laws, and must lawfully be able to possess the prize. See store or FIELDANDSTREAMSHOP.COM for details and odds of winning.
About Field & Stream Specialty Store
Named for the iconic brand that for more than 140 years has been synonymous with outdoor experiences, the Field & Stream store offers a vast assortment of outdoor equipment, accessories and services in hunting, fishing, archery, camping and more. The store carries a wide variety of top national brands including Remington, Under Armour, Carhartt, Shimano, Yeti and many more, while also providing top of the line in-store services. The Field & Stream trademark is owned by American Sports Licensing Inc., and is not associated with Field & Stream Magazine. For more information, visit FieldandStreamShop.com.
SOURCE: Field & Stream