Don't Miss the Grand Opening of LIONEL at Concord Mills

Celebrate the Grand Opening of Lionel’s New Concord Mills Store!

WHAT: Lionel, the iconic model train and die-cast race car producer, invites the community to the official opening of its new store in Concord Mills Shopping Center, Concord, North Carolina. Howard Hitchcock, President of Lionel and Lenny the Lion, Lionel’s mascot, will roll in by train to celebrate this significant milestone in the company’s 118-year history. The new store also features four fully decorated and interactive train displays that guests are invited to operate. 

The 5,000-square-feet location will serve as a hub for all things Lionel. The store offers products from both Lionel Trains and Lionel Racing, including train sets, track and accessories, NASCAR die-cast, apparel, and more.

WHO: Special guests attending the event include:
·   Howard Hitchcock: President of Lionel
·   William C. “Bill” Dusch: Mayor of Concord
·   Donna Carpenter: President & CEO Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau
·   Ray Soporowski: Vice President/General Manager Concord Mills
·   Lenny the Lion: Lionel Mascot

                         WHEN: Monday, September 24, 2018  
               9:30 a.m.

WHERE: The NEW Lionel Retail Store           
8111 Concord Mills Blvd
Concord, North Carolina
The store is located inside Concord Mills, across from the Dining Pavilion. Guests should park outside Entry 2.

WHY: Lionel Trains is an iconic model train company that has captured the hearts and stirred the imaginations of both young and old since 1900. This new “retail-tainment” space signifies the company’s growth and dedication to becoming an integral part of the Concord community.  

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