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From in-store crafts and cooking classes to tours that get her out and about, every special event is designed with girls in mind!

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Doll ’Dos & How-Tos: Jewel Highlights

Your girl can learn tips and tricks for giving her doll a one-of-a-kind look! Our Doll Hair Salon stylists will show lots of ways to style her doll’s hair using our new Jewel Highlights Set, three gem-toned, clip-in hair colors made just for My American Girl® dolls. Your girl will get hands-on tips from our experts—and she’ll get to take the highlights home! Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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American Girl Brunch with Santa

Share a holiday delight with your girl! Start the merriment with a delicious brunch at American Girl. Plus, your girl can pose for a 5 x 7” photo with Santa at his winter wonderland in The Galleria. Reservations required. For girls ages 3 and up.

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The Wonder of Holiday Memories

Create shining holiday memories with your favorite girl! Imagine her wide-eyed delight as you make festive doll-sized crafts and dine together at American Girl. Includes a delicious meal and a memory book to take home. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Make a Gingerbread House!

Design and decorate your own gingerbread house! This festive activity includes everything your girl needs to make a one-of-a-kind holiday centerpiece—gingerbread pieces, frosting, and lots of candy decorations. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Introducing Girl of the Year® 2015

Don’t miss the unveiling of our 2015 Girl of the Year® doll! This event includes fun activities, crafts, exciting giveaways, and more. Be among the first to welcome this special contemporary character! Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Girl of the Year® 2015 Travel Tags

Your girl can join the fun for free! She’ll create a delightful paper craft to keep or share—inspired by our upcoming Girl of the Year® doll. Available in 2015. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

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  • Atlanta: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Boston: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Charlotte: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Chicago: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Columbus: January 8, 15, 16, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Dallas: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Denver: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Houston: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Kansas City: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Los Angeles: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Miami: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Minneapolis: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • New York: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Orlando: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Seattle: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • San Francisco Bay Area: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • St. Louis: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Washington D.C.: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26

Adorable Accents: Twists & Braids

Your girl can learn tips and tricks for giving her doll a fun new look! She’ll get a hands-on lesson from our Doll Hair Salon stylists, who will show her how to create three playful styles using our Adorable Accents set made just for American Girl dolls. Plus, she’ll get to take the accents set home! Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Princess Bitty Baby Story Time

Share a story side by side! Listen with your little girl to a reading of Princess Bitty Baby, an enchanting fairytale complete with a princess, a dragon, and a frog. Enjoy a fun activity together, too. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 3 and up.

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Apron Craft & Cookie Decoration with Girl of the Year® 2015

Celebrate the arrival of our next Girl of the Year® with in-store fun! Your girl will get crafts to decorate and tasty treats, too—all inspired by next year’s contemporary character. Available in 2015. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Meal & Memories with Mom

It’s time for a girls’ day out—just you and your daughter! You’ll enjoy a delicious meal, giggle over fun dice games that you can play over and over—like Story Switch-off, Roll-of-the-Dice Charades, and more—and make a colorful keepsake picture frame craft together. You’ll even have a mother-daughter photo taken right at your table and printed for your one-of-a-kind frame. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Kit’s Tree House Craft

In 1934, Kit loved to spend time with friends in her tree house. Your girl can assemble and decorate her own tree house book—it opens up so she can imagine playing inside with Kit! Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Bitty Baby at the Ballet Story Time

Place your little girl in your lap and listen to a reading of Bitty Baby at the Ballet, a sweet story about a special performance and a bunny that hops with all her heart! Enjoy a fun activity together, too. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 3 and up.

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Meal & Memories with Dad

Share a delightful day out with your daughter! You’ll enjoy a delicious meal, giggle over fun dice games that you can play over and over—like Story Switch-off, Roll-of-the-Dice Charades, and more—and make a colorful keepsake picture frame craft together. You’ll even have a Daddy-Daughter photo taken right at your table and printed for your one-of-a-kind frame. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Valentine Card Craft

Inspire your girl to give something extra-special to her Valentine: a cute handmade card and matching envelope! She’ll use stickers and decorative paper to make a one-of-a-kind card, then add a sweet message on the inside. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Addy’s Birdcage Craft

In 1864, Addy loved to hear the hopeful songs of a sweet canary named Sunny. Your girl can make her own little paper birdcage with a canary inside to remind her of Addy’s stories. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

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