The Junior League of Manatee County has announced their 6th Annual American Girl Fashion Show® will take place on March 1, 2014 at the Renaissance in Bradenton, FL. Join them in celebrating being a girl, both yesterday and today, through a colorful presentation of historical and contemporary fashions. Guests will enjoy elegant refreshments and learn how clothing has changed over the years to reflect history, culture, and girls’ individual styles.
Time: 10 a.m., 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. showtimes
Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014 (Tickets go on sale Friday, November 15, 2013 and space is limited, so purchase tickets early; Click here for information on purchasing tickets, add-ons and souvenirs)
Location: Renaissance on 9th (Bradenton, FL)
Cost: General Admission: $30/person, Reserved Admission: $35/person, and VIP Admission: $40/person (All tickets include food and a beverage; A processing fee will be added to all tickets purchased online using PayPal) NOTE: Parties wishing to be seated together should order tickets as a group, or consider one of the VIP packages (All proceeds support the Junior League of Manatee County and their community projects benefiting the children of Manatee County); Purchase raffle tickets
Info: (941) 748-0101; Junior League of Manatee Website; Junior League of Manatee County’s American Girl Fashion Show Fundraiser Facebook Page; American Girl Fashion Show® Ticket Information
Distance: The Renaissance on 9th in Bradenton, FL is approximately 1 hour south of Downtown Tampa
Mom, bring your little American Girl (recommended for age 6+) for a one-of-a-kind American Girl Fashion Show® experience! Festivities will include:
— Showcase of historical and contemporary fashions by American Girl
— Pink carpet experience to purchase American Girl Fashion Show® items
— Make-and-take treasures
— Door prizes
— Photo opportunities
— American Girl Fashion Show® goody bag for each child in attendance
— American Girl catalog for each adult in attendance
… and more!
Each of the shows will also includes light refreshments. Here’s what to expect:
— 10 a.m. show will be served with assorted pastries and fruit salad
— 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. shows will be served a gourmet wrap with chips, fruit or pasta salad and small dessert
Plus, water, coffee, tea and lmonade will be served at all of the shows.
The Junior League of Manatee County’s American Girl Fashion Show has been fortunate to have inspiring female role models serve as celebrity hosts for our event. Each show time will feature a celebrity host. JLMC chooses strong women in the community who have a passion for charity, service and helping children in need in the Manatee County community. Summer Smith from Bay News 9 will be hosting again this year.
Lil’ Angels Photography will graciously be providing a photo booth for all guests to create a special memento from the occasion. No appointment necessary. Order forms will be available day of show, and are also available in advance by clicking here.
Buy a raffle ticket from Junior League of Manatee County, and you could win one of the great prizes shown below. Raffle tickets will also be sold at the Fashion Show, and upon arrival at the Fashion Show, each guest will receive a door prize ticket as well. The Pink Carpet large raffle item tickets are $5 each and enter you into a drawing of prizes valued up to $200, including American Girl® dolls and accessories. Funds raised through the raffle ticket sales will benefit foster kids and other children in need in the Manatee County community.
A casting call will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bradenton Farmer’s Market on Saturday, November 30, 2013. Download a Volunteer Fashion Show Model Information Sheet and complete the Volunteer Fashion Show Model Application Form. Model applications with a full-color photograph may also be submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Renaissance on 9th
1816 9th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34205
1. American Girl Essay and Coloring Contest (Deadline February 10, 2014)
6th Annual American Girl Fashion Show logo image courtesy of the Junior League of Manatee
6th Annual American Girl Fashion Show flyer image courtesy of the Junior League of Manatee
Lil Angels logo courtesy of Lil Angels Photography
Thank you to Marcie Wakeman from the Junior League of Manatee County for contacting me about this event!