OLYMPIA: West Marine plans opening celebration

West Marine, a retailer of boating equipment, will celebrate the opening of its new location with a fishing seminar, prize giveaways and a barbecue, the store manager said Wednesday.

West Marine is at 1530 Black Lake Boulevard, next to Barnes & Noble. The grand-opening celebration is set for 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 18 and March 19 and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 20.

The store opened Dec. 3, store manager Beth Manson said.