Shop Small Business Saturday at Bookends & Beginnings

Saturday November 26, 10 am - 7 pm
All day:
--A free Bookends & Beginnings bumper sticker with the purchase of $50 or more
--Signed First Editions Available including: Ann Patchett, Commonwealth; Paulette Jiles, News of the World; Emma Donoghue, The Wonder; Rosemary Wells, Hand in Hand; and many more titles (while supplies last)
--Free gift wrapping by the League of Women Voters

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.

Event date: 
Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Event address: 
1712 Sherman Avenue, Alley #1
Evanston, IL 60201