Zombiefest2015Winner-b Mackenzie Bull won the kid’s costume contest with this amazing, haunting look.[/caption] On Saturday (Sept. 19), Zombies of all ages, shapes and sizes descended on the Normandy Park Towne Center for the 4th annual ‘Zombiefest,’ a day of fun, fundraising and awareness for emergency and disaster preparedness. It served as a fundraiser for the Highline Area Food Bank, Des Moines Food Bank, Highline Schools Foundation Excel Grant Program, along with the Friends of Normandy Park Foundation (501c3). Fun activities included emergency & community vehicle displays, live music, food, beverages, business and educational booths, arts & crafts for children, FREE pumpkin patch, FREE scavenger hunt for children, a performance by the Seattle Thrillers (video below), Zombie Zumbathon, Zombie costume contest, Get Zombified booth, raffles and a Zombie marching band! Congrats to all Organizers (especially Susan West), Artists, Volunteers and of course – all the amazing ZOMBIES! Here are some photos of the event, taken and processed in glorious Zombified Black & White by Scott Schaefer & Isabel Herbruger (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): IMG_3138-b P1140968-b P1140856 P1140878 P1140953 P1140903 IMG_3169 IMG_3168 IMG_3156 And more photos by Isabel Herbruger: [caption id="attachment_90510" align="aligncenter" width="490"]zombie-30 The female adult contest was won by this woman, who seems to have a vision problem.[/caption] zombie-06 zombie-05 zombie-04 zombie-03 zombie-25 zombie-27 [caption id="attachment_90527" align="aligncenter" width="490"]zombie-33 The winners of the costume contest await to receive their prizes…of BRAINZ![/caption] zombie-24 And here’s a partial video of the Seattle Thrillers doing their thing: [youtube]https://youtu.be/btL5CLe4qdM[/youtube]]]>