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Coos Bay Zombiefest this weekend!
The 2012 ZombieFest, which is a huge fundraising event for the American Cancer Society, and the only event of its type in Oregon, will be held Oct. 13 and 14 in Coos Bay — two days this year!!
This is a fun event for all ages and families with lots of activities, vendors, performances, etc. 2011 was the first year of the ZombieFest and people attended from all over Oregon, and California, Washington, Montana, Alaska and even Canada.
When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 13, noon to 6 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 14, noon to 4 p.m. Central Avenue in downtown Coos Bay (off of U.S. Highway 101 South).
Happenings: Zombie Beauty Pageant, Coffin Races, Zombie Walk, Jello Brain Eating Contest, Amateur Zombie Film Fest Music, Adult After Party and more.
The fest will Kick Off with zombies meeting at 11:30am on Saturday at the Downtown Pedway (by the Egyptian Theatre, across from Bennettis) and the horde will shuffle their way down Hwy 101 S. – OBEYING ALL TRAFFIC LAWS – and infesting the new festival location on Central Ave.
12pm – Zombies meet at Pedway and crawl to Central Ave.
12- 12:35 – 357 band plays set
12:45 – 1:45 – Brons Band perform
2:00 -3pm – Beauty Pageant
3:00 – 3:45 – John of the Dead Band
4:00 – 5ish – Coffin Races
4:00 – 5:00 – Brudos
5:00 – 6:00 – Amerakin Overdose
12:pm – 2:00 – Ston Soup with appearance of the Guild Band
2:00 – Jello Brain Eating Contest
2:00- 3:00 – Particle Son
3:00 – 3:30 – Self Defense Demonstration
3:45 – Zombie Look Alike Contest
4:00 – Movie Fest at Shark Bites
(Courtesy of the Egyptian Theatre)
Special Celebrity Guests: Tony Moran, the original Michael Myers from “Halloween.” Tony will be signing autographs, judging contests, posing for photos and will be attending the after party at Walt’s Pour House.