16th Annual Old Town Riverfest Draws a Large Crowd
The soggy weather didn’t stop the people of Old Town from doing a little celebrating Saturday.It was the 16th annual Riverfest celebration.Between this mornings parade and the musical acts, over 1,000 people showed up for the event. Community organizers were happy to see people filling the streets all day long. They say they start planning for this event in January.This year they had over 65 sponsors helping to make the event fun for everyone who attends. Riverfest Community Board Member, Cathy Martinage said, “We have many different events involved. We have a lot of crafters, food vendors, different organizations doing fundraisers. They rent booths and stuff and politicians were this this year, of course.” Martinage also said she enjoys seeing the whole community come out to celebrate.