Community open house for new basketball arena

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The College of Charleston is welcoming the community to the school's new 5,000-seat Carolina First Center (aka Basketball stadium) on Meeting Street with "a 'meet and greet' with the athletes, free food, facility tours, door prizes" and three attendees will take a shot from the half-court mark for a chance to win $5,000 -- Those names will be drawn at random.

The event is Tuesday, November 18, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

If you'd like to have a shot, be sure to register. You can also get more details on their Web site.

If you want to know more about the building, the college also has a photo album of the construction of the building. The Post and Courier had done a story and photo gallery on the features of the new arena back in July.