Two anchor stores in the new Provo Towne Centre will open for business Saturday.

Sears and J.C. Penney have several special events planned to celebrate the openings.Sears, which relocated its downtown store, will give prizes to customers after the 9 a.m. ribbon cutting. Utah Jazz star Antoine Carr will sign autographs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., as will "General Hospital" actor Tyler Christopher from 1 to 4 p.m.

J.C. Penney, which moved from University Mall in Orem, will hold a reception Saturday evening.

The two stores join Dillards as the mall's largest stores. The remaining shops in the mall are scheduled to open at the end of October.