President Obama shopped with daughter Malia at One More Page Books in Arlington, Va., on Small Business Saturday last year. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Sherman Alexie models an Indies First tote bag. He plans to put in shifts at five Seattle bookstores this Saturday. American Booksellers Association hide caption

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Chuck Shelton in the cold room at Albemarle CiderWorks in Virginia, which makes sparkling alcoholic cider with some of the same apple varieties used by Thomas Jefferson. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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In Traverse City, which has hosted the National Cherry Festival since 1926, some residents say festivals occupy the public park too much, while others say it's a reasonable price to pay for the money it brings to businesses. Traverse City Tourism/AP hide caption

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