Barb Prost/Herald-Chronicle
Competition with severe weather in the vicinity, as well as high school football on Friday at Saturday nights may have affected numbers at the Carbondale Fall Celebration, but it didn’t dampen spirits. The weekend kicked off with vendors, crafts and a street dance Friday evening as severe thunderstorms rumbled aBiscuits and gravy were served Saturday morning, followed by photo and pie contests, as well as the kids parade (above). The lawnmower derby brought the largest crowd, drawing hundreds to the park.