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Zombies on the prowl in Lawrence tonight!

If you live in or near Lawrence, don't miss tonight's Downtown Lawrence Zombie Walk! The event runs - rather, shambles - from 8:30pm to 10:00pm, with zombies gathering and finishing at the gazebo in South Park. If you plan to become zombified yourself, show up a little early.

Some video evidence of last year's carnage:


Here's a story about last year's event. I'm thinking of watching the walk from the safety of Harbour Lights or perhaps Jackpot Saloon if I can find a table near the window.

Undead fun!

Chris

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verminiusrex
Oct. 11th, 2009 05:26 pm (UTC)
I think you can see me at the 40 second mark, but I'm not much more than a silhouette with long hair.
mckitterick
Oct. 13th, 2009 03:52 am (UTC)
What a HUGE mob this year! How many showed up?
verminiusrex
Oct. 13th, 2009 12:34 pm (UTC)
400+, my attempts to count were much like standing in the middle of a marathon race with a counter trying to figure out how many people were there. But over 400 is a good guess. I'm looking into ways to get a more accurate count next year.
mckitterick
Oct. 13th, 2009 04:03 pm (UTC)
WOW! I knew there were many more than last year, but 400? WOW!
roseconnelly
Oct. 11th, 2009 05:57 pm (UTC)
I was going to do zombie walk this year with Ada, but I'm chickening out due to the cold and my persistent cough, which gets worse in the cold.

Your idea is a good one though. I wonder if I could convince _mac_ to stay home with both kids so I can sit in a bar and watch it. Hmmmm...

mckitterick
Oct. 13th, 2009 03:53 am (UTC)
You should've joined us in the window of Harbour! Awesome perspective... though if it were a real zombie apocalypse, we would've been trapped.
siro_gravity
Oct. 11th, 2009 06:54 pm (UTC)
that is so fun!!
are you going to record it from your place of safety?
mckitterick
Oct. 13th, 2009 03:54 am (UTC)
I wish I'd have brought my new camera - it has a video setting. Someone (or some-seven of them) made movies, including of the "Thriller" re-enactment. Awesome.
yanbaoqin
Oct. 11th, 2009 07:05 pm (UTC)
I think I'll try to be there this evening.
mckitterick
Oct. 13th, 2009 03:55 am (UTC)
BRAINS. Er, BEEER.
pamelonian
Oct. 12th, 2009 11:14 pm (UTC)
I did The Zombie Walk the last 2 years, but this year I had family obligations. (Plus, they made it later on a school night) I hope it was fun!
mckitterick
Oct. 13th, 2009 03:55 am (UTC)
Too bad - it was a HUGE turnout!
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