Hobby Lobby grand opening date set


AUBURN — Hobby Lobby Stores, a privately held national retail chain of craft and home decor stores, will open in Auburn with a ribbon cutting ceremony and official grand opening celebration at 9 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 29. The Auburn store is Hobby Lobby’s second location in Maine. Brett Webster is the store manager of the 55,000 square-foot retail facility, located at the northwest corner of Mt. Auburn Avenue and Turner Street.

The store’s grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony is open to the public. Local dignitaries, ambassadors from the Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce and other business leaders will attend the celebration.

Departments include floral, fabric, needle art, custom framing, baskets, home accents, wearable art, arts and crafts, jewelry making, scrapbooking and paper crafting supplies. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday. All Hobby Lobby stores are closed on Sunday.

For more information about Hobby Lobby, go to www.hobbylobby.com, or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hobbylobby.