Shop Small Business Saturday at Bookends & Beginnings
10:30 am Special Celebrity Storytime: Evanston's beloved former Mayor Lorraine Morton will read stories to children ages 0-7.
2-3 pm Sample some Chocolate Sweet Potato Pound Cake from the brand-new cookbook Smashed, Mashed, Boiled, and Baked: A Celebration of Potatoes in 75 Irresistible Recipes, by Raghavan Iyer
3-5 pm Get a Song Tune-Up from the Pros: Steve Dawson, who leads the acclaimed Chicago band Dolly Varden and teaches songwriting at the Old Town School of Folk Music, and Mark Caro, longtime Chicago culture writer and award-winning author of The Foie Gras Wars, will be chatting with customers about songwriting, playing, and listening to music. Bring in a song you're working on and get their advice! if you sing a song for them, you'll receive free stickers and a surprise gift when you buy their new book, Take It To the Bridge: Unlock the Great Songs Inside You, which they'll also sign.