We feature an Art Gallery, author readings and signings, and other exciting events in our store. These events are hosted at:

Ken Sanders Rare Books
268 South 200 East
Salt Lake City, UT (Map it.)
(801) 521-3819

From poetry and prose to long lost explorers and modern day adventurers, from book fairs to art shows, you'll find it happening at Ken Sanders Rare Books. Be sure to check out our current events and upcoming book fairs. If you'd like to be in the know about our events, drop us a line or give us a call to sign up for our mailing list.

Upcoming Events

An Evening of Songs and Stories with Teresa Jordan and Hal Cannon

Date: Friday, February 13th at 7:00 PM
Location: Ken Sanders Rare Books (268 S 200 E, SLC, UT)

Ken Sanders Rare Books is pleased to announce an evening of songs and stories with Teresa Jordan and Hal Cannon on Friday, February 13th from 7-9 PM at our downtown bookstore (268 South 200 East, SLC, UT). For this evening at Ken Sanders Rare Books, they will take the inspiration of Teresa’s just-released book, The Year of Living Virtuously (Weekends Off), to celebrate some particularly Western takes on virtue and vice. The book will be available for purchase and signing (hardcover, $23). This event is free and open to the public.

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Recurring Events

Ken Sanders Appearing Live on Antiques Roadshow

Ken Sanders Rare Books is pleased to announce that Ken Sanders will be a featured appraiser in several upcoming episodes of Antiques Roadshow. Watch for Ken Sanders on the Denver and Phoenix episodes of the upcoming season of Antiques Road Show. Air times and additional info coming soon.

Also watch out for Ken on PBS rebroadcasts of episodes from Salt Lake City, Dallas, and Hartford. Antiques Roadshow airs on Monday nights at 6:00 p.m. MST.

Part adventure, part history lesson, and part treasure hunt, five-time Emmy® Award-nominated ANTIQUES ROADSHOW marks its thirteenth season in 2009. PBS's highest-rated series, ROADSHOW is seen by almost 11 million viewers each week. Veteran television personality Mark L. Walberg serves as series host.

In each hour-long ROADSHOW episode, specialists from the country's leading auction houses -- Bonhams and Butterfields, Christie's, Doyle New York, Skinner and Sotheby's -- and independent dealers from across the nation offer free appraisals of antiques and collectibles. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW cameras capture tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-lost items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds. For more information on the show, please visit their website.

Book Fairs

We will be exhibiting at the following book fairs in the summer and fall, hope to see you there!

Rose City Used Book Fair

June 13th & 14th, 2014

Friday 2pm-8pm, Saturday 10am-5pm

DoubleTree at Lloyd Center

1000 NE Multnomah

Portland, OR 97232


RBMS Bookseller's Showcase (Las Vegas, NV)

June 24th & 25th, 2014

Tuesday 6pm-8pm, Wednesday 10am-4pm


Twin Cities Antiquarian & Rare Book Fair

June 27th & 28th, 2014

Friday, 3pm-8pm, Saturday, 10am-4pm

Progress Center

Minnesota State Fair Grounds

1265 Snelling Ave N

St Paul, MN 55108


Rocky Mountain Book and Paper Fair

August 1st & 2nd, 2014

Friday 5pm-9pm, Saturday 10am-5pm

Denver Merchandise Mart - Expo Center

I-25 at 58th Ave (East Exit - Just North of I-70)


Salt Lake Antique Show

September 19th & 20th, 2014

Friday, Saturday

Salt Lake Masonic Temple

(On South Temple between 600 and 700 East)


Sacramento Antiquarian Book Fair

September 13th

Saturday, 9:45am-5pm

Scottish Rite Temple - Sacramento, CA


Pasadena Antiquarian Book, Print, Photo and Paper Fair

October 4th & 5th, 2014

Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 11am-4pm

The Pasadena Center

300 East Green Street

Pasadena, CA


Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair

October 11th & 12th, 2014

Saturday 10am - 6pm, Sunday 11am-4pm

Seattle Center Exhibition Hall

(North Side of Seattle Center)

Mercer Street, just East of 3rd Ave N

Seattle, WA


Houston Book Fair

November 8th

Saturday, 10am-5pm

Museum of Printing History - Houston, TX

Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair

November 14th - 16th

Friday 5pm-9pm, Saturday Noon-7pm, Sunday, Noon-5pm

Hynes Convention Center - Boston, MA