The grand opening weekend for the four metro-area Dick's Sporting Goods stores starts Friday, and each location will host a sports celebrity for autograph signings.
Stores open to the public Wednesday. Special weekend hours will be 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Festivities and gift card giveaways will be held throughout the weekend.
Billy Sims, legendary University of Oklahoma running back, at the Quail Springs store, 14200 N Pennsylvania Ave.; time and day to be announced.
Barry Sanders, former Detroit Lions running back and Oklahoma State University alum, at the Moore location, 760 SW 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Thurman Thomas, former Buffalo Bills running back and OSU alum, Westgate Marketplace store, 6601 SW 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.
Serge Ibaka, Oklahoma City Thunder basketball player, at the Midwest City location, 7095 SE 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
Wristbands will be distributed at each location for autographs, which will be limited to one per person, the retailer said.
For more information about the grand opening weekend, go to http://dickssportinggoodsonline.com/grand_open/oklahoma-city/.
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