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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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American Girl at The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Starring the Rockettes

Treat your girl to the quintessential holiday experience – the Christmas Spectacular at world famous Radio City Music Hall – and a very special dinner at American Girl Place! When you arrive at Radio City, you’ll have a chance to meet and take a picture with one of the world famous Rockettes! Then, after the music, dancing, costumes and surprises, we’ll take a guided walk to American Girl for a gourmet dinner in our Café. At dinner you will make festive doll-sized crafts and a receive a memory book to take home. Includes a goody bag and voucher for popcorn and a drink at Radio City. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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  • New York: December 1, 8, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18

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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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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American Girl at George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker is a classic holiday excursion. And for fans of our Girl of the Year, Isabelle, an aspiring ballet dancer, it’s even more special. This production stars the world famous New York City Ballet with choreography by the great George Balanchine. Before the performance, you can meet a dancer from the company. Afterward you’ll ride a chartered bus to American Girl Place for a delicious dinner at our Cafe. Includes goody bag and bus transportation from Lincoln Center to our store. 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
  • Boston: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31
  • Charlotte: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31
  • Chicago: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31
  • Columbus: January 8, 15, 16, 18, 22, 29, 31
  • Dallas: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31
  • Denver: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31
  • Houston: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31
  • Kansas City: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31
  • Los Angeles: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31
  • Miami: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31
  • Minneapolis: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31
  • New York: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31
  • Orlando: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31
  • Seattle: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31
  • San Francisco Bay Area: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31
  • St. Louis: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31
  • Washington D.C.: January 8, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 31

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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American Girl at The Rink at Rockefeller Center

Treat your girl to one of New York’s most celebrated traditions, ice-skating at Rockefeller Center. The fun begins with a private morning skate, complete with hot cocoa and muffins. Then, walk to American Girl Place for a delicious lunch in the Cafe. Every girl gets a special goody bag. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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  • New York: January 11; February 8; March 1

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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