Follow up relating to Dierdre Marie Capone

An inside, high-resolution picture of Al Capon...

An inside, high-resolution picture of Al Capone’s cell as it exists today at Eastern State Penitentiary. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Deirdre Marie Capone will be in Chicago




Deirdre, author of her new book, Uncle Al Capone – The Untold Story from Inside His Family, will be in the Chicagoland area beginning on November 29 with an appearance on WTMX-WILV Chicago LIVE  in studioat Prudential Plaza at 8:30 am CT.

On Saturday December 1st, Deirdre will be signing books in Costco 2746 N. Clybourn Avenue Chicago IL 60614-1006 (773) 360-2053. 10:00 to 2:00

On Sunday December 2nd, Deirdre will be signing books in Costco 1430 S Ashland Ave Chicago IL 60608 (312) 492-3600 10:00 to 2:00

On December 5th Deirdre will be guest of honor at a Gala titled titled, “Cocktails and Capone at the Chicago History Museum beginning at 6:00 pm.


Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres 6:00–7:00 p.m.
Program 7:00–7:45 p.m.
Cocktails and book signing 7:45–9:00 p.m.


Join us for a spirited evening on the 79th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition. John Russick, Director of Curatorial Affairs, discusses Chicago’s vibrant bootlegging and speakeasy scene of the Roaring 20s. We’re also joined by Al Capone’s great niece,Deirdre Capone, who will share family stories of “Uncle Al”.


Bringing history out of the cellar, our friends from Templeton Rye Whiskey join us to chat about their connections to Prohibition and Al Capone. Stick around this juice-joint after our discussion to enjoy cocktails, mingle with fellow patrons, and catch a book signing. Deirdre Capone’s Uncle Al Capone and John Russick’s Historic Photos of Chicago Crime: The Capone Era will be available for purchase.


Don’t forget to dress in your best Prohibition-era duds! Arrive in costume to receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win one of five a luxury gift basket full of items from the Museum and Templeton Rye.


Ticket price includes complimentary Templeton Rye Prohibition era cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Presented in collaboration with Templeton Rye Whiskey.


Tickets are available online.

On Saturday December 8th, Deirdre will be signing books in Costco 8400 W North Ave Melrose Park IL 60160-1607 (708) 397-2905 10:00 to 2:00




Anybody who is in the Chicago area who enjoyed my previous posts please take note of these dates.



~ by adelesymonds on November 22, 2012.

2 Responses to “Follow up relating to Dierdre Marie Capone”

  1. This sounds interesting.

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