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Cabela's East Hartford, Connecticut Retail Store is located on a portion of a 624-acre mixed-use development at historic Rentschler Field. The 185,000-square-foot retail showroom is an educational and entertainment attraction, featuring a décor of museum-quality animal displays, huge aquariums and trophy animals interacting in realistic re-creations of their natural habitats.

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Date Opened: 10/2007

Store Address:
475 East Hartford Blvd. North
East Hartford, CT 06118

GPS Coordinates:
41.756158, -72.621734

Phone: (860) 290-6200
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Combination Boating License & PWC Certification Course Friday, August 1st 9:00AM-5:00PM Upstairs Conference Room
Safe Boating Connecticut will be teaching the Connecticut Boating and PWC/Jet-Ski certification/licensing class in a ONE-DAY format. The State Certification is known as a Boating & Jet-Ski License and is required by Connecticut residents to operate a boat or jet-ski in Connecticut waters. Certification is recognized by the US Coast Guard and is valid throughout the country and is GOOD FOR LIFE. Pre-registration is required, please visit www.safeboatingconnecticut.com to register online or call (203)659-0414.
Combination Boating License & PWC Certification Course Saturday, August 2nd 9:00AM-5:00PM Upstairs Conferecne Room
Safe Boating Connecticut will be teaching the Connecticut Boating and PWC/Jet-Ski certification/licensing class in a ONE-DAY format. The State Certification is known as a Boating & Jet-Ski License and is required by Connecticut residents to operate a boat or jet-ski in Connecticut waters. Certification is recognized by the US Coast Guard and is valid throughout the country and is GOOD FOR LIFE. Pre-registration is required, please visit www.safeboatingconnecticut.com to register online or call (203)659-0414.
Utah Conceal Carry Permit Class Saturday, August 2nd 10:00AM-2:00PM Upstairs Conference Room
If you are interested in obtaining a Utah Concealed Carry Permit, then this is the class for you! Class includes: basic firearm safety review, concealed carry techniques, review of Utah Concealed Weapons Act, and minimum training curriculum. Class cost is $100, payable to instructor John Moody, with half due as deposit and payment in full at time of class. Class length is four hours and does not require any live fire. Application form and fingerprinted card are supplied after completion of class. This permit is transferable in 34 states. For further information or to sign up for this class, please contact John Moody at (860)729-3596, jmoody22@comcast.net, or www.americangunfighter.us

**This is not a Cabela's-sponsored event. This is an outside vendor, please contact the instructor directly.**
Blood Drive Sunday, August 3rd 10:00AM-2:45PM Outside the Front of the Store
Join us as we partner with the American Red Cross for a blood drive to help save lives. Appointments can be made by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or by logging onto www.redcrossblood.org Day of the Blood Drive walk-in donations will also be accepted.
Combination Boating License & PWC Certification Course Sunday, August 3rd 10:00AM-6:00PM Upstairs Conference Room
Safe Boating Connecticut will be teaching the Connecticut Boating and PWC/Jet-Ski certification/licensing class in a ONE-DAY format. The State Certification is known as a Boating & Jet-Ski License and is required by Connecticut residents to operate a boat or jet-ski in Connecticut waters. Certification is recognized by the US Coast Guard and is valid throughout the country and is GOOD FOR LIFE. Pre-registration is required, please visit www.safeboatingconnecticut.com to register online or call (203)659-0414.
In-Store Demonstrations Saturday, August 2nd and Sunday, August 3rd 11:00AM and 1:00PM See Details
Cabela's Summer Camp
11:00am in our Shooting Gallery
Safe Shooting 101
Cabela's Zero Gravity Loungers
1:00pm in our Camping Department
Stop by and try one of these lounge chairs out! Find out why everyone loves them so much!
Utah Conceal Carry Permit Class Friday, August 8th 5:00PM-9:00PM Upstairs Conference Room
If you are interested in obtaining a Utah Concealed Carry Permit, then this is the class for you! Class includes: basic firearm safety review, concealed carry techniques, review of Utah Concealed Weapons Act, and minimum training curriculum. Class cost is $100, payable to instructor John Moody, with half due as deposit and payment in full at time of class. Class length is four hours and does not require any live fire. Application form and fingerprinted card are supplied after completion of class. This permit is transferable in 34 states. For further information or to sign up for this class, please contact John Moody at (860)729-3596, john.moody22@comcast.net, or www.americangunfighter.us

**This is not a Cabela's-sponsored event. This is an outside vendor, please contact the instructor directly.**
Combination Safe Boating & PWC Safety Certification Saturday, August 9th 8:30AM-4:30PM Upstairs Conference Room
A complete basic safe boating certification course taught in one (8 hour) day by Professional Marine Education. Successful completion will allow the student to obtain a Connecticut Certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation, which enables them to operate recreational vessels up to 65 feet in length including jet-skis. An easy to understand classroom format is designed for students age 12 and older. PRIOR TO TAKING THIS CLASS, each student should create an account online at www.ct.gov/deep , then click "Purchase a Hunting/Fishing License" and click the START button. Create an account if you don't already have one, and then print the page that includes your Conservation ID number and bring it to class. Once we have entered your score into the DEEP system, you will use your account to purchase & print this certificate after class. Students should bring a pen and pencil to class. For more information, go to www.promarined.com or call 1-877-262-8338
Combination Safe Boating & PWC Safety Certification Sunday, August 10th 10:00AM-6:00PM Upstairs Conference Room
A complete basic safe boating certification course taught in one (8 hour) day by Professional Marine Education. Successful completion will allow the student to obtain a Connecticut Certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation, which enables them to operate recreational vessels up to 65 feet in length including jet-skis. An easy to understand classroom format is designed for students age 12 and older. PRIOR TO TAKING THIS CLASS, each student should create an account online at www.ct.gov/deep , then click "Purchase a Hunting/Fishing License" and click the START button. Create an account if you don't already have one, and then print the page that includes your Conservation ID number and bring it to class. Once we have entered your score into the DEEP system, you will use your account to purchase & print this certificate after class. Students should bring a pen and pencil to class. For more information, go to www.promarined.com or call 1-877-262-8338
In-Store Demonstrations Saturday, August 9th and Sunday, August 10th 11:00AM & 1:00PM See Details
Cabela's Trail Cameras
11:00am in our Archery Department
Whether your trying to spot your next big trophy or just trying to make sure you house is safe, we have the game camera for your needs! Our archery outfitters will be more than happy to help you find the one for you!
Smoker Demonstration
1:00pm Outside the front of the store
Please stop by our smoker demonstration where we show you the versatiliy of our smokers and give you the chance to try some yummy samples that you might not thought of making yourself!
Combination Boating License & PWC Certification Course Friday, August 15th 9:00AM-5:00PM Upstairs Conference Room
Safe Boating Connecticut will be teaching the Connecticut Boating and PWC/Jet-Ski certification/licensing class in a ONE-DAY format. The State Certification is known as a Boating & Jet-Ski License and is required by Connecticut residents to operate a boat or jet-ski in Connecticut waters. Certification is recognized by the US Coast Guard and is valid throughout the country and is GOOD FOR LIFE. Pre-registration is required, please visit www.safeboatingconnecticut.com to register online or call (203)659-0414.
Fall Great Outdoor Days Saturday, August 16th and Sunday, August 17th See Details See Details
SATURDAY, AUGUST 16TH

ATV's and Accessories
11:00am in our Auto/ATV Department
From bags to rifle holders, we have the accessories for you ATV! Join us in our Auto/ATV department as we show you all the options to customize your toy!
Muzzleloader Hunting:Basic to Advanced Tactics
12:00pm at the Gun Counter
Whether your new to the world of muzzleloader hunting or a seasoned veteran, let our outfitters show you what's new and exciting in the world of muzzleloading.
Fall Fly Fishing
1:00pm at our Fly Fishing Department
Find out all of the great opportunites for fall fly fishing! We will help you find out where to go and what to use!
Crossbow Seminar
2:00pm in our Archery Department
From safety to basic use, we will help you with all of your crossbow needs! We will also help you find the right crossbow for your needs!


SUNDAY, AUGUST 17TH

ATV's and Accessories
11:00am in our Auto/ATV Department
From bags to rifle holders, we have the accessories for you ATV! Join us in our Auto/ATV department as we show you all the options to customize your toy!
Hunting Footwear:What's New and What's Right For You
12:00pm in our Footwear Department
From hikers to pac boots, we have the right boot for the terrain and enviroment that you're going out in. We want to make sure your warm and comfortable wherever you're going!
Smallmouth Fishing in Changing Season
1:00pm in our Fishing Department
Fish act differently in different seasons, just like animals do. Let us help you find out how to catch smallmouth bass in the fall season!
Knife Sharpening Made Easy
2:00pm at our Optics Department
It's not as hard as you think it is, we swear! Join our outfitters as they show you the different tools to get the sharpest edge possible.
Combination Safe Boating & PWC Safety Certification Saturday, August 23rd 8:30AM-4:30PM Upstairs Conference Room
A complete basic safe boating certification course taught in one (8 hour) day by Professional Marine Education. Successful completion will allow the student to obtain a Connecticut Certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation, which enables them to operate recreational vessels up to 65 feet in length including jet-skis. An easy to understand classroom format is designed for students age 12 and older. PRIOR TO TAKING THIS CLASS, each student should create an account online at www.ct.gov/deep , then click "Purchase a Hunting/Fishing License" and click the START button. Create an account if you don't already have one, and then print the page that includes your Conservation ID number and bring it to class. Once we have entered your score into the DEEP system, you will use your account to purchase & print this certificate after class. Students should bring a pen and pencil to class. For more information, go to www.promarined.com or call 1-877-262-8338
Combination Boating License & PWC Certification Course Friday, August 29th 9:00AM-5:00PM Upstiars Conference Room
Safe Boating Connecticut will be teaching the Connecticut Boating and PWC/Jet-Ski certification/licensing class in a ONE-DAY format. The State Certification is known as a Boating & Jet-Ski License and is required by Connecticut residents to operate a boat or jet-ski in Connecticut waters. Certification is recognized by the US Coast Guard and is valid throughout the country and is GOOD FOR LIFE. Pre-registration is required, please visit www.safeboatingconnecticut.com to register online or call (203)659-0414.
Combination Boating License & PWC Certification Course Sunday, August 31st 10:00AM-6:00PM Upstairs Conference Room
Safe Boating Connecticut will be teaching the Connecticut Boating and PWC/Jet-Ski certification/licensing class in a ONE-DAY format. The State Certification is known as a Boating & Jet-Ski License and is required by Connecticut residents to operate a boat or jet-ski in Connecticut waters. Certification is recognized by the US Coast Guard and is valid throughout the country and is GOOD FOR LIFE. Pre-registration is required, please visit www.safeboatingconnecticut.com to register online or call (203)659-0414.
Combination Boating License & PWC Certification Course Saturday, September 6th 9:00AM-5:00PM Upstairs Conference Room
Safe Boating Connecticut will be teaching the Connecticut Boating and PWC/Jet-Ski certification/licensing class in a ONE-DAY format. The State Certification is known as a Boating & Jet-Ski License and is required by Connecticut residents to operate a boat or jet-ski in Connecticut waters. Certification is recognized by the US Coast Guard and is valid throughout the country and is GOOD FOR LIFE. Pre-registration is required, please visit www.safeboatingconnecticut.com to register online or call (203)659-0414.
Utah Conceal Carry Permit Class Saturday, September 6th 10:00AM-2:00PM Upstairs Conference Room
If you are interested in obtaining a Utah Concealed Carry Permit, then this is the class for you! Class includes: basic firearm safety review, concealed carry techniques, review of Utah Concealed Weapons Act, and minimum training curriculum. Class cost is $100, payable to instructor John Moody, with half due as deposit and payment in full at time of class. Class length is four hours and does not require any live fire. Application form and fingerprinted card are supplied after completion of class. This permit is transferable in 34 states. For further information or to sign up for this class, please contact John Moody at (860)729-3596, jmoody22@comcast.net, or www.americangunfighter.us

**This is not a Cabela's-sponsored event. This is an outside vendor, please contact the instructor directly.**
Combination Safe Boating & PWC Safety Certification Sunday, September 7th 10:00AM-6:00PM Upstairs Conference Room
A complete basic safe boating certification course taught in one (8 hour) day by Professional Marine Education. Successful completion will allow the student to obtain a Connecticut Certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation, which enables them to operate recreational vessels up to 65 feet in length including jet-skis. An easy to understand classroom format is designed for students age 12 and older. PRIOR TO TAKING THIS CLASS, each student should create an account online at www.ct.gov/deep , then click "Purchase a Hunting/Fishing License" and click the START button. Create an account if you don't already have one, and then print the page that includes your Conservation ID number and bring it to class. Once we have entered your score into the DEEP system, you will use your account to purchase & print this certificate after class. Students should bring a pen and pencil to class. For more information, go to www.promarined.com or call 1-877-262-8338
Utah Conceal Carry Permit Class Friday, September 12th 5:00PM-9:00PM Upstairs Conference Room
If you are interested in obtaining a Utah Concealed Carry Permit, then this is the class for you! Class includes: basic firearm safety review, concealed carry techniques, review of Utah Concealed Weapons Act, and minimum training curriculum. Class cost is $100, payable to instructor John Moody, with half due as deposit and payment in full at time of class. Class length is four hours and does not require any live fire. Application form and fingerprinted card are supplied after completion of class. This permit is transferable in 34 states. For further information or to sign up for this class, please contact John Moody at (860)729-3596, jmoody22@comcast.net, or www.americangunfighter.us

**This is not a Cabela's-sponsored event. This is an outside vendor, please contact the instructor directly.**
Combination Safe Boating & PWC Safety Certification Saturday, September 13th 8:30AM-4:30PM Upstairs Conference Room
A complete basic safe boating certification course taught in one (8 hour) day by Professional Marine Education. Successful completion will allow the student to obtain a Connecticut Certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation, which enables them to operate recreational vessels up to 65 feet in length including jet-skis. An easy to understand classroom format is designed for students age 12 and older. PRIOR TO TAKING THIS CLASS, each student should create an account online at www.ct.gov/deep , then click "Purchase a Hunting/Fishing License" and click the START button. Create an account if you don't already have one, and then print the page that includes your Conservation ID number and bring it to class. Once we have entered your score into the DEEP system, you will use your account to purchase & print this certificate after class. Students should bring a pen and pencil to class. For more information, go to www.promarined.com or call 1-877-262-8338
Cabela's Donation Guidelines      
Cabela's is proud to be a part of our community and support area charities and conservation partners. Each year, we provide donations to non-profit organizations for fundraising auctions and raffles.

To be considered, please review the following:
  • Requests must be submitted online to Sponsorships, Donations & Advertising. Written or e-mailed requests will not be accepted.
  • Requests must be submitted at least sixty (60) days prior to the event.
  • We can only fulfill one request per organization per year. Multiple requests within a calendar year will not be accepted.
  • Organizations must be a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity and be able to provide documentation.
  • Organizations must be located within 75 miles of the retail store.
  • Submitting a request does not guarantee a donation.
Thank you for your interest in Cabela's. We hope to see you in the store soon.
Fly Tying with Peter Every Tuesday 6:30PM In Front of the Fly Shop
Join our expert fly outfitter Peter for a free informative hands on seminar teaching you how to tie many different types of flies. From dry flies to nymphs, stop by and expand your knowledge and skill. Just getting started? Our outfitters will be happy to outfit you with the essentials to get started. Been tying for awhile? Come in and learn all the new patterns and materials to tie them with.
Birthday Parties at Cabela's Daily, by appointment only. Store hours. Subject to availability. Cabela's in East Hartford
Why not have it at Cabela's! Cabela's offers a great deal for that birthday guest. Included in the private room rental are shooting gallery tokens, a scavenger hunt, and fish food for the trout ponds. For more info on meals, availability, and reservations please call 860-290-6250.
Cabela's Store Tours Daily, by appointment only. 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Cabela's in East Hartford
If you have a group of 5 or more and would like a guided tour of our store, please contact Stacy Johnson, Retail Marketing Manager, at 860-290-6231 for future details.
Reloading Seminar Every Saturday 2:00 p.m. Hunting Department
Join our reloading expert, Ted Martin, every Saturday in his reloading seminar. Ted will do a different caliber every weekend. Please call the store for details and calendar of events.
Combination Safe Boating & PWC Safety Certification Saturday, August 30th 8:30Am-4:30PM Upstairs Conference Room
A complete basic safe boating certification course taught in one (8 hour) day by Professional Marine Education. Successful completion will allow the student to obtain a Connecticut Certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation, which enables them to operate recreational vessels up to 65 feet in length including jet-skis. An easy to understand classroom format is designed for students age 12 and older. PRIOR TO TAKING THIS CLASS, each student should create an account online at www.ct.gov/deep , then click "Purchase a Hunting/Fishing License" and click the START button. Create an account if you don't already have one, and then print the page that includes your Conservation ID number and bring it to class. Once we have entered your score into the DEEP system, you will use your account to purchase & print this certificate after class. Students should bring a pen and pencil to class. For more information, go to www.promarined.com or call 1-877-262-8338

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