Events

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

Deadbeat Dams: A Reading and Book Signing with Author Daniel Beard

Date: Tuesday, March 31st at 7:00 PM
Location: Ken Sanders Rare Books (268 S 200 E, SLC, UT)

Ken Sanders Rare Books is pleased to announce a reading and book signing with Daniel Beard on Tuesday, March 31st from 7-9 PM at our downtown bookstore (268 South 200 East, SLC, UT). Daniel Beard will be reading and presenting from his new book, Deadbeat Dams: Why We Should Abolish the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and Tear Down Glen Canyon Dam. The book is available for purchase and signing (paperback, $17). This event is free and open to the public.

Daniel P. Beard, the author of Deadbeat Dams, has been a forceful advocate for water policy reform for nearly four decades. A native of Bellingham, Washington, Dan received his undergraduate degree from Western Washington University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Washington. He currently serves on the American Forest Foundation Board of Trustees, and serves as the organization’s Treasurer. He has extensive experience working in the government and private sector. His previous positions include...

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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 this winter/spring, hope to see you there!


February 6-8

48th California Int'l Antiquarian Book Fair

Oakland Marriott City Center - 1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA

www.sfbookfair.com 

February 27-28

The Vintage Market & Antique Show

The Salt Lake Masonic Temple - 650 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT

March 28

Sacramento Antiquarian Book Fair

Scottish Rite Temple - 6151 "H" Street, Sacramento, CA

www.sacbookfair.com 

April 9-12

New York Antiquarian Book Fair

The Park Avenue Armory - 643 Park Avenue, at 67th Street

http://nyantiquarianbookfair.com/