Post-storm sunset at the Hudson River Greenland Festival 2009, Croton Point, NY.
I don't know what they're sacrificing, but the Yonkers Paddling & Rowing Club & other assorted organizers have certainly had the cooperation of the weather gods for this event, at least the times I've attended -
let's have a comparison sunset from 2008:
And I've just gone through & done some captions for all the 2009 pictures I posted to a Flickr set on Sunday night. Check out the set here! It was really a fantastic weekend.