Cost Plus World Market, a new store at Cotswold Village, has its grand opening scheduled for Thursday, with events and giveaways planned through the weekend.
The store is the retailer's fourth Charlotte-area location. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. Thursday, with doors opening immediately afterwards.
Thursday through Sunday, the first 200 customers each day will receive a free tote bag. Free tastings and live entertainment are scheduled for 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Daily raffles will also be held.
Here's a description of the store from its website, if you're not familiar with them:
We bring the beauty and excitement of global bazaars to you. Our selection is always changing, and, like favorite mementos from your life, each item has a story worth sharing. From Balinese baskets, pottery from Portugal and collectibles from Africa to scrolled artwork inspired by Spanish artifacts - each store is a treasure trove.
Gifts galore fill our floors - you’ll find something for everyone, from children to parents. And when you need entertaining essentials, we’re your one-stop shop - whether you’re hosting a holiday or a very personal special occasion."
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