The living dead walk Lodi streets!
Tom Presler will walk the streets as a zombie on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, carrying American flags to collect donations for Lodi Support Our Troops, a organization that puts together care packages for oversees troops.
Lodi zombie walk organizer plans bigger, better event
Zombie Walk organizer Tom Presley, seen in full zombie makeup
for the first walk last year on Oct. 29, 2010, is looking for
willing participants, actors and sponsors to support this year’s
anticipated horde of zombie enthusiasts.
- The next night will be something else, too
If Friday doesn’t satisfy your inner zombie, you can head to
Farmington on Saturday for some real spooky goings on, courtesy of
the California Ghost Chasers.
The evening begins at Logorio’s Bar & Grill, an 1800s-era
restaurant and saloon at 25550 E. Highway 4, where the owner claims
paranormal activity occurs. It’s about 13 miles east of
The Halloween party will be followed by a tour of the old
“We will use science instruments to try to talk to the dead,”
said Tom Presler, of Lodi, a California Ghost Chasers member. “We
have the blessing of the cemetery over there.”
Presler said club members previously visited the cemetery. What
was rather spooky, he said, was a tombstone of someone whose
birthday was the same day they were visiting the cemetery.
Another “haunted” happening at the cemetery: A visitors sang
“Happy Birthday” to a tombstone, but then they heard a tape
recorder of something resembling children singing “Happy Birthday,”
Cost is $5, which will benefit the Farmington Historic Cemetery
Association. California Ghost Chasers will have raffle where the
winner can go on actual investigation a week or so after Halloween,
For more information, visit www.tinyurl.com/38xcu4c.
— Ross Farrow
Posted: Tuesday, October 26, 2010 12:00 am
Updated: 7:19 am, Thu Sep 8, 2011.
Would you like to join the living dead in a walk through
Downtown Lodi? OK, how about dancing like Michael Jackson did on
his “Thriller” video? Friday is the night, when paranormal
enthusiast Tom Presler will lead a zombie walk through
“Everyone who comes out to Downtown Lodi on the 29th, whether as
participants or spectators, will have a load of fun,” said Presler,
who lives in Lodi.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 12:00 am.
Updated: 7:19 am.