Ribbon cutting, open house slated at Cross Center

Posted Sept. 03, 2013, at 9:24 a.m.

BANGOR, Maine — A series of events celebrating the grand opening of the Cross Insurance Center are on tap for next week.

Events kick off Sept. 10 with a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m., in which city officials will cut a ribbon at the southeast entrance to the arena. No tours will be offered on this date.

On Sept. 14, a community open house will be held from 3-8 p.m., commencing with a fireworks display. Tours of the arena will also be offered, along with refreshments.

The Harlem Globetrotters will officially open the arena with games on Sept. 20 and 21.