Dick's Sporting Goods will open its 38th new store in New York this Friday in Patchogue.
The retailer's three-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday at its location in the Gateway Center II, 499-64 Sunrise Hwy. The store opens Friday at 8 a.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 9 a.m.
Former New York Giants guard Chris Snee will make an in-store appearance on Saturday from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wristbands required for autographs will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the event.
The new location will feature athletic and outdoor apparel and footwear, and gear for team sports, fitness, camping, hunting and fishing. The Pittsburgh-based company, founded in 1948, operates 575 locations across the United States.