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Small Business Saturday at Bookends and Beginnings

11/26/2016 10:00 AM

@ Bookends & Beginnings
1712 Sherman Avenue, Alley 1

Small Business Saturday at Bookends and Beginnings

Here's our special events schedule for this Saturday, November 26!

10:30 a.m. Special Celebrity Storytime: Evanston's beloved former Mayor LORRAINE MORTON will read stories to children ages 0-7.

2-3 p.m. 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 p.m. 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.


-- A free Bookends & Beginnings bumper sticker with every purchase of $10 or more: "I BUY MY BOOKS AT BOOKENDS & BEGINNINGS, EVANSTON, ILLINOIS"

-- 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—The service is free, but all tips raise money for the League

-- Join the B&B HOLIDAY GIFT REGISTRY—While you shop for the people on your list, you can also make a list of the items that you’d love for someone to give you. We’ll keep that on file through the holidays, so when you tell people to shop with us, we’ll already know what you’re longing for.

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Categories: Book Store, Gift Shop, Jewelry Store

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