"The money that came in Saturday night was good," Mayor Carl Cooper said Monday evening while reflecting on a series of figures he had with him at a town meeting, "but it's down some... by about $2,000" for Friday and Saturday combined.
$95,100 was the gross revenue from ticket sales at the gate Friday, and;
$99,770 was the gross from gate tickets sold Saturday.
"This does not include the numbers from pre-sales or any advertising, or totals," said the mayor, a loyal Lion and defender of the charity work funded by the annual event.
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