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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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Wonders of the Holiday Private Shopping Night

Now American Girl fans can surprise their special girls with the perfect holiday gift—and have a fun evening out with friends, too! Come to American Girl® for our Wonders of the Holiday Private Shopping Night. We’re giving a limited number of shoppers the opportunity to browse at their leisure or get complimentary help from a personal shopper without the usual holiday season crowds. All while enjoying light refreshments. Guests get a goody bag for their special girls, complete with the latest issue of American Girl® Magazine. There’s even a special surprise. It’s fun. And it’s FREE! But space is limited, so make your reservations today. Reservations required. For all ages.

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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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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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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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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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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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Isabelle’s Celebration

Join us to celebrate the arrival of Isabelle, our newest Girl of the Year! At this special event, girls will learn about Isabelle, make a fun craft, and enjoy a delicious meal. Includes an American Girl book to take home. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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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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Just Mom and Me

It’s time for a mother-daughter day! You’ll enjoy a special meal, make a paper family tree, and even sign a "mother-daughter promise" to keep creating memories. Includes a keepsake photo and frame, plus an American Girl book to take home. Reservations required. 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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Date with My Dad

Spend a special day with your daughter! You’ll enjoy a delightful meal, make a paper craft, and even sign a "father-daughter promise" to keep having fun together. Includes a keepsake photo and frame, plus an American Girl book to take home. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Special Occasion Styles

Give her American Girl doll a fancy style for a special occasion! Your girl will learn how to create dazzling looks in the Doll Hair Salon. Includes styling tips to try at home, plus doll hair accessories for updos. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 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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American Girl Brunch with Santa

Enjoy a yummy brunch with your favorite girl. Santa will visit with you right at your table at the American Girl Bistro! Then he’ll return at the end of brunch with a goody bag that includes an American Girl Magazine, Hot Cocoa Cozy Craft, a poster featuring our Girl of the Year, Isabelle. Bring your camera or smartphone to take a keepsake photo, and feel free to stay and shop. Reservations required. For girls ages 3 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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American Girl at the St. Louis Ballet’s Nutcracker

The Nutcracker has become a holiday tradition in St. Louis. This magical evening starts with dinner in the Bistro at American Girl. Then we’ll bus to the Touhill Theater for a production of the classic ballet featuring beautiful music by Tchaikovsky and delightful choreography by Gen Horiuchi—plus glitter, smoke and pyrotechnics. Fans of our Girl of the Year, Isabelle, will enjoy seeing students from the St. Louis Ballet School performing with professional dancers—just like in the book and movie! After the performance we’ll go onstage and meet the cast. Includes transportation to and from the theater. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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