Field & Stream to open its 3rd store in North Carolina and 17th store nationwide on October 8th

Event Includes Special Appearances, Hunt, Cast & Pitch Youth Challenge

PITTSBURGH, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 third store in North Carolina and 17th store nationwide on Thursday, October 8th at Biltmore Square Mall in Asheville, NC (800 Brevard Road).

The four-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday, October 11th. The store will open at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, 9:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 10:00 a.m. Sunday. An official ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on Thursday at 9:45 a.m.

Several special guests will make in-store appearances during the Grand Opening, including mountain man Kyle Bell** from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday and NASCAR driver Bobby Labonte** from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.

“Field & Stream provides the products and experts needed to carry on the traditions shared by outdoor enthusiasts of all ages,” said Jack Barnes, General Merchandise Manager, Field & Stream. “Our Asheville location will carry a complete assortment of gear from the most-trust names in the business.”

Children ages 6 to 15 are invited to participate in the Field & Stream Hunt, Cast & Pitch Youth Challenge on Saturday, October 10th 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.

Customers can also get tips from professional anglers at the 4,000 gallon Field & Stream bass tank throughout the weekend.

Guests who are in line at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, 8:45 a.m. 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, visitfieldandstreamshop.com.

**Wristband required for autograph. Wristbands will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of event only. Limit one per person. See store for details.

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one prize safe combination per person, per day. Must be 18+ for prize safe promotions. 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 outdoor brands, including Remington, Sitka, Sage, Shimano and Yeti and provides 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.

Contact: Field & Stream – press@dcsg.com

SOURCE: DICK’S Sporting Goods