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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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BeForever Postcard Craft

The world of BeForever is waiting for your girl! At this craft event, she’ll create two postcards featuring the BeForever characters—one to keep, and one she can mail to a friend. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

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  • Atlanta: September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • Boston: September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • Chicago: September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • Columbus: September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • Dallas: September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • Denver: September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • Houston: September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • Kansas City: September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • Los Angeles: September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • Miami: September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • Minneapolis: September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • New York: September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • Seattle: September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • San Francisco Bay Area: September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • St. Louis: September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • Washington D.C.: September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Doll ’Dos & How-Tos: Bright Highlights

Your girl can learn tips and tricks for giving her doll a bright new ’do! Our Doll Hair Salon stylists will show lots of ways to style her doll’s hair using our Bright Highlights Set, vibrant 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 breakfast and Royals baseball game

Share an unforgettable day with your favorite sports fan! Your adventure starts with a continental breakfast at American Girl, where your girl’s doll can get Royals Pigtails at the Doll Hair Salon. Then you’ll climb aboard a chartered bus to Kaufman Stadium. Along the way, you’ll make a Royals Pom Pom Ribbons craft and watch part of the new Isabelle movie. At the ballpark, the pre-game fun includes face painters, autographs with the Royals, live entertainment by School of Rock, and more. After you see the Royals play the Detroit Tigers, it’s time for the Fun Run—where kids get to run the bases! On the bus back to American Girl, you’ll see the rest of Isabelle’s movie. Children and dolls receive free souvenir cadet caps. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Acorn Pouch Craft

Get set for fall fun! Your girl can create her very own acorn pouch out of felt and ribbon to take home. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

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BeForever: Create Your Silhouette Frame

Immerse yourself in the world of BeForever—and share page-turning adventures with girls from the past. At this special event, your girl will create and customize a multilayered frame—and get her own silhouette to display inside. Your girl will also enjoy fun quizzes and activities that help her get to know each of the BeForever characters. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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  • Atlanta: September 27; October 11, 18; November 1
  • Boston: September 27; October 11, 18; November 1
  • Chicago: September 27; October 11, 18; November 1
  • Columbus: September 27; October 11, 18; November 1
  • Dallas: September 27; October 11, 18; November 1
  • Denver: September 27; October 11, 18; November 1
  • Houston: September 27; October 11, 18; November 1
  • Kansas City: September 27; October 11, 18; November 1
  • Los Angeles: September 27; October 11, 18; November 1
  • Miami: September 27; October 11, 18; November 1
  • Minneapolis: September 27; October 11, 18; November 1
  • New York: September 27; October 11, 18; November 1
  • Seattle: September 27; October 11, 18; November 1
  • San Francisco Bay Area: September 27; October 11, 18; November 1
  • St. Louis: September 27; October 11, 18; November 1
  • Washington D.C.: September 27; October 11, 18; November 1

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 at the Kansas City Ballet’s Alice (in Wonderland)

Our Girl of the Year, Isabelle, would love this excursion. It starts at our store with private shopping, a “Mad Hatter” hat craft, and a visit to the doll hair salon for a half-side braid or pony to go with the hat. Then we’ll take a chartered bus to the Kauffman Theater for a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. After a VIP backstage tour, it’s time for a delightful ballet based on Lewis Carroll’s classic novel. Includes additional craft and round-trip theater transportation. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Paper Pumpkin Craft

Celebrate autumn! Your girl can make a festive paper pumpkin to take home. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Bitty Baby and Me

Your little girl can shine bright with Bitty Baby! At this special event inspired by our picture-book collection, she’ll enjoy a fun "mommy-daughter" activity, coloring page, and delicious snack. Reservations required. For girls ages 3 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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Project Runway Inspired by BeForever™ Tour

It’s a first-ever American Girl event. For two exciting days, we will be hosting an exhibit of BeForever-inspired fashion designs as seen on a recent episode of the hit television show Project Runway. You’ll get to view a select assortment of the actual outfits from the show. The event is free and no reservations are required. But the designs will be here for only two days, so mark your calendar! Free and open to the public. For all ages.

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Halloween Card Craft

Inspire your girl to make something frightfully nice: a handmade card and matching envelope. She’ll use stickers and decorative paper to make a “boo-tiful” Halloween 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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Sporty Styles

Discover our experts’ secrets for pulling off sporty styles! Your girl will learn how to create fresh and fun ’dos for her doll on game days. Includes easy-to-follow tips, plus doll hair accessories to take home. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Decorate a Halloween Haunted House!

Learn how to turn chocolate gingerbread into a "boo-tiful" haunted house! This festive activity includes everything your girl needs to make a delightfully frightful centerpiece, complete with colorful candies and other tasty treats. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Hot Cocoa Cozy Craft

Make warm holiday memories! Your girl can create her own hot cocoa cozy from pieces of felt, then decorate it with cut-out marshmallows, snowflakes, and cocoa mugs. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Everyday Fun Doll ’Dos

Your girl can learn how to give her doll a new school-day ’do! Our Doll Hair Salon stylists will share their secrets, and she’ll get doll hair accessories and styling instructions to take home. Plus, she’ll get hands-on tips for creating fun styles like a braided headband ’do, casual bun, and side braids for her doll. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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