Novel Affair welcomed a stellar lineup of celebrated authors and artists for a weekend of creativity and conversation in support of Ragdale, the artists’ residency in Lake Forest. Nearly 200 people attended the cocktail reception and book-signing hosted by Nicole and Ryan Peterson at the elegant Fairlawn estate, and 120 guests continued on to dinners in private homes. More than $75,000 was raised to support residencies for artists and writers as well as the Ragdale in Schools program.
A young Tom Weinberg, circa 1954, galumphs along a ravine in Highland Park.
There’s no other place he’d rather be….