Apple will be opening two new retail stores on Friday, October 24, at 8:00 p.m. The stores are located at the University Towne Centre in San Diego, California, and the Legacy Village retail complex in Lyndhurst, Ohio. Both stores will have their grand openings on the same day that Apple Stores nationwide plan to host the “Night of the Panther” special event for the release of Mac OS X 10.3 Panther. The event takes place from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Both stores have been previously mentioned on MacMinute.