Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley invites families to experience the American Girl Fashion Show March 8 and 9 at Antone's Banquet Center, 8578 Market St., Boardman.
Performances are scheduled for 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. each day. The program showcases historical and contemporary fashions for girls and their dolls.Proceeds will benefit local programs and services of Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley.
More than 170 local models will present the fashions accompanied by commentary, music and decorations. The program included historical clothing, from daywear to sleepwear to special-occasion clothing that resembles what the popular American Girl characters Kaya, Josefina, Addy, Rebecca, Kit, Molly, and Julie might have worn. Contemporary My American Girl outfits for older girls and sweet Bitty Baby fashions will also be shown.
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Getting ready for the upcoming American Girl fashion show pictured from left are: Betty Cmil co-chair, Katie O'Horo, Nicole Petrarca, Paige Fluent,Grace Basista, Brooklyn Ciminero and Julie Costas co-chair.
The event also includes refreshments featuring a tea party luncheon theme, party favors, raffles and door prizes. Tickets are $30 per person and can be ordered by visiting www.akronchildrens.org/americangirlfashionshow or by calling 330-746-8712