An Unforgettable Afternoon with Calvin Trillin


Last Saturday, April 27th, literature enthusiasts and supporters of Fisherman’s Mark gathered at Cradle Valley Farm in New Hope for an exclusive event featuring the renowned author, Calvin Trillin. From 4 to 6 pm, attendees were treated to an afternoon of literary delights, accompanied by light fare, wine, and soft drinks, all set against the picturesque backdrop of Cradle Valley Farm.

Calvin Trillin, a legendary figure in journalism and literature, the spotlight of the event, captivated the audience with his wit and wisdom. “His support of our organization was deeply appreciated,” said Executive Director Jennifer Williford. “We are honored to have had the opportunity to host such an esteemed figure.”

Attendees, including Caroline Armstrong, echoed the sentiment of gratitude and excitement. “The event was riveting and so joyful,” remarked Armstrong. “It was a thrill to hear Mr. Trillin read, and the other readers were dynamic and terrific. It was all just a thrill.”

The success of the event was not just measured in the enjoyment of the attendees but also in the significant impact of their contributions on our organization. Through the generosity and support of all involved, the event raised an impressive $14,000, a testament to the trust our community has in our initiatives and programs.

We extend our heartfelt appreciation to Calvin Trillin, our attendees, and everyone who contributed to the success of the event. Your support inspires us to continue making a difference in the community!

(Photo: Executive Director, Jennifer Williford with Calvin Trillin and Sarah Trillin.)