The Fresh Sourdough Express holds an artist and writers reception from 3-5 p.m. Dec. 14. Amanda Brannon is the featured artist. She was last spring’s Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival featured artist and did the shorebird shirt design and logo. Brannon also has done designs for Sourdough Express.
Local writers also will be reading from their latest books. Appearing are Jan O’Meara, “Alaska Backyard Wines,” “Alaska Dictionary and Pronunciation Guide,” “Flights of Fancy: Alaska’s Birds in Verse”; Donna Maltz, “Yummy Recipes,” “Wilderness Wonders for Kids and Adults”; Mary Perry, “Onward Crispy Shoulders,” “A Lot to be Thankful For”; Dena Matkin, “Alaskan Love Story: A Researcher’s Life”; Nina Faust, “Alpaca Relaxation Guide”; Wilma Williams, “Alaska Sea Escapes”; and possibly James Stearns, “Feeding the Dead.”