Carnival itself was pretty sad. It was held in the Morewood (Or, as Esther says, "Morbid") Gardens parking lot, and it rained. A bunch. All three days. Almost every booth melted, or something. The rides were constantly wet. We had to console ourselves with hanging out in big packs of D&E people and drinking heavily.
The absolute highlight of Carnival was the all day Dan&Eric Pizza Fest at Paul's house, featuring Dan&Eric India Pale Ale. The pizza was endless and good. The beer was fresh and tasty. The conversation was interesting and educational. Many many thanks to Paul and Gerry for hosting the party, and to Jim, Steve, et al. for brewing and bringing fresh beer.
I have some related mail messages about carnival from the list.