11AM-5PM | Nichols Park at 55th
The Children's Book Fair began 29 years ago as a back-to-school celebration. The Fair has grown every year since its inception, and now hosts dozens of local booksellers and community organizations. This year, join us on Sunday, September 20th for hands-on family fun including:
1. The Character Parade
2. Main stage music and dance performances by:
3. Book signings by:
4. Storytelling by:
Featuring Billy Flynn (Blues)
4PM-6PM | Nichols Park at 53rd
Billy Flynn is a legendary blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is an icon of the Chicago blues scene, and an example of what persistence, dedication, and selflessness can achieve. A multi-instrumentalist best known for his guitar playing, Flynn has played and recorded with a who’s who of the blues world. Some of these artists include Snooky Pryor, Big Bill Morganfield, Billy Boy Arnold, Jimmy Dawkins, Sunnyland Slim, The Legendary Blues Band, and The Mississippi Heat.
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