For the fifth year in a row, Ragdale Foundation’s signature fundraiser, A Novel Affair, will support writers and artists working at the historic retreat in Lake Forest. The event allows an up close and personal opportunity to mingle with some of the greatest writers working in America today. The weekend-long “Affair” offers a cocktail party at Exmoor Country Club on Friday night, followed by a catered dinner in a host home with one of the event’s ten authors on Saturday. Making an appearance this weekend will be Heidi Durrow, Ron Hansen, Malachy McCourt, Lisa Genova, Sue Miller, Helen Simonson, Meg Wolitzer, Jane Hamilton, Suzzy Roche, and Thomas H. Cook.
For more information, visit ragdale.org. —Stacy Flannery