The zombie apocalypse is coming! Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA) is holding its 4th Annual Zombie Crawl Weekend & Pub Crawl! The event runs Thursday, Oct. 24th to Sunday, Oct. 27th, with the Pub Crawl on Saturday, Oct. 26th from 5 – 9 p.m. Tickets for the Zombie Crawl are now on sale at lolaartswi.com. New this year are Zombie Crawl shirts!
This year, the weekend will start with an original presentation from LOLA’s Reader’s Theater Group, titled Mystery at the Museum. The presentation will be held on Thursday, Oct. 24th from 7 – 8 p.m. at the Northern Waters Museum.
On Friday, Oct. 25th from 4 – 6 p.m. LOLA will host a Pre-Zombie Party where Barbies will be turned into zombies. All materials supplied. Light refreshments will be served. Following the pre-party, join the Fox Valley Ghost Hunters from 7 – 8 p.m. at Gateway Lodge as they share stories and experiences of the haunted Summerwind Mansion located in Land O’ Lakes. Free presentation.
The Fox Valley Ghost Hunters will be back at Gateway Lodge Saturday, Oct. 26th from 4 -5 p.m. for a second free presentation, The Best Haunted Locations and Voices from Beyond.
Saturday, Oct. 26th is Crawl Day. Participants can get Zombified with makeup done by professional artists. Cost of zombification is $25.00 and includes a red zombie cup and punch card. For those who do not want to be turned into a zombie, the red cup and punch card can be purchased for $10.00. The red cup gets you in on the crawl and includes discounts on drinks and food for the night. Free shuttle buses will also be available, running a route to the eight participating bars and restaurants. Collect a punch from each “Z” stop location, return your punch card to LOLA by Monday, Oct. 28th and be entered to win a prize basket.
New this year are Zombie Crawl long sleeve shirts. Shirts will be available for purchase in advance at the LOLA Center or Brew’s Pub. The night of the Crawl will also include a 50/50
raffle. Tickets can be purchased at LOLA in advance or during zombification. The winner will be drawn at 7:30 p.m. at Gateway Lodge where a zombie group photo will be taken.
Sunday, Oct. 27th will be the day after specials at participating restaurants.