Gardner White hosting 2 meet-and-greet events with Laila Lockhart Kraner in February

DETROIT — Furniture and mattress retailer Gardner White will host two free meet-and-greet events with Laila Lockhart Kraner, star of the hit television show “Gabby’s Dollhouse,” in February.

The community is invited to join an “a-meow-mazing” adventure with “Gabby” at Gardner White’s flagship location in Warren on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Gardner White’s Saginaw store on Sunday, Feb. 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. An announcement video from Lockhart Kraner is available here.

Laila Lockhart Kraner

The “Gabby” meet-and-greets will feature a host of family-centric activities including face painting, balloon twisters, arts and crafts, music and dancing with kid-friendly DJs and more. Light snacks will be provided. As part of the event, Gardner White will offer an additional 30% off sale prices during the event.

Event sponsors include Serta and Holland House

“We are thrilled to welcome Laila Lockhart Kraner, star of ‘Gabby’s Dollhouse,’ to metro Detroit and to our Gardner White stores,” said Rachel Stewart, president of Gardner White. “Laila has captured the hearts of children across the country and right here in our community.  We look forward to a weekend full of family fun with her.”

“I am so excited to meet all of my wonderful fans when I come to Gardner White stores,” said Lockhart Kraner.

Prior to her lead role of Gabby in “Gabby’s Dollhouse,” Lockhart Kraner booked roles as Kai in “Shots Fired” and “Young Rainbow” on ABC’s hit show “Blackish.”

Gardner White, which ranks No. 46 on HNN’s list of Top 125 Furniture and Bedding Retailers, is a 112-year family-owned and -operated business based in Warren, Michigan.

The retailer has a long history of being dedicated to the communities it serves and is the proud presenting sponsor of America’s Thanksgiving Parade.

With 13 stores throughout metro Detroit, Ann Arbor and Saginaw, Gardner White provides same-day delivery and nighttime delivery for busy working families. For more information, visit

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