“There is just so much to do. There is a wine tasting, a chocolate event. We do all those,” Monie continued.
Meg Preston of Hartwick said she comes just for the dog show now that she is older. Her 2-year-old Labrador retriever, Lila, has won the speaking contest two years in a row.
“I grew up in Cooperstown and there is just so many wonderful things going on.for all ages, so even though I do not partake in it right now, there is a lot of things going on.”
Leveille said the idea of having tents set up at Lakefront Park was to create a more centralized area for people to converge.
“I’ve been told the tents used to be down here years ago and Lakefront is kind of where it started, so we thought it would be a good idea to move the tents from Doubleday Parking down to Lakefront,” she said. “We are hoping it continues to go that way. It just seems like a better spot for things.”