Famed leather designer visits
Emre Oksan, owner and head designer of Vericci Leathers and Shearlings, is coming to Solvang for a special trunk show at First Street Leather. Oksan's creations emphasize personalized designs and appreciation for old-world artisanship. He'll be taking custom orders, with specific measurements and colors for the client. Italian coffee, local wine, and sweets from cookbook author Peg Ivy will be featured during the event. It runs all day Nov. 14-15, with a preview from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Nov. 13. For more information call 448-8568.
Cookbook launch benefits Veggie Rescue
Cookbook author Brigit Binns in introducing her latest tome, "Eating Up the West Coast" at a fundraiser for Veggie Rescue on Nov. 20 from 4-6 p.m. Wine, small plates, and an autographed copy of the cookbook are included. The event is being held at a private residence; address provided upon RSVP. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 350-9154 or email email@example.com.