DANBURY, Conn. Rocktober Zombiefest and a campus-to-campus 5K road race at WestConn are among the highlights of the weekend in and around Danbury. For more events taking place, check out our events page.
Friday, Oct. 5
Get The Led Out At The Ridgefield Playhouse : 8 p.m. From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, Get The Led Out has captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the big stage. The Philadelphia-based group consists of six musicians intent on delivering Led Zeppelins studio recordings with all the bells and whistles. Tickets are $45. Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E. Ridge Road, Ridgefield.
Pimpinella Play Cobbs Mill Inn : 9 p.m. Pimpinella, topping Fairfield County's list of favorite bands, brings its funk-tastic sound back to Weston's new hotspot for live music. Free. La Roue Elayne at Cobbs Mill Inn, 12 Old Mill Road, Weston.
Saturday, Oct. 6
High School Football: 2:30 p.m. Danbury High School Hatters play the Darien High School Blue Wave. Darien High School, 80 High School Lane, Darien.
Rocktober Zombiefest : 7 to 10:30 p.m. Pat Horgan & Thunder Road will perform, and there will be a screening of "Night of the Living Dead." Additionally, there will be a dance party, food and brews, and male and female best zombie costume contest. This event is not recommended for children under 10. Tickets are $10. Visit the Ives Concert Park website for more information. Ives Concert Park, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury.
Planetarium Show And Telescope Viewing : 7 p.m. The planetarium show is followed by a telescope viewing of the sky from 8 to 10 p.m. For more information, call 203-837-8672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch . Free. WCSU Westside Campus Observatory and Planetarium, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury.
Sunday, Oct. 7
Campus-To-Campus 5K Race : 9 a.m. WCSU will host a Campus-to-Campus 5K Race, which will begin at 9 a.m. For registration fees and information, call 203-837-8609 or visit the race website . Starts on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext. and ends at the Midtown campus, 181 White St.
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