The Buzz, 9-7: Zombie Walk

Published 4:58 pm Thursday, September 6, 2012

The Language of Birds: Rosa Luxemburg and Me

8 p.m. Sept. 7-8, 4 p.m. Sept. 9

Acorn Theater, Three Oaks, Mich.

This critically acclaimed play, which debuted in Chicago in 1994, tells the story of two women living a century apart: Rosa Luxemburg, an activist in a German prison at the beginning of the 20th century, and an artist in her apartment in the 21st century. Tickets $25; visit

Steel Magnolias

8 p.m. Sept. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22; 3 p.m. Sept. 9, 16, 23; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12, 19

South Bend Civic Theatre, South Bend, Ind.

The six ladies of Truvy’s hair salon share small-town gossip, but when tragedy strikes, they rely on their strong bond to see them through. Tickets $15 to $18; parking free. Call (574) 234-1112 or email

Fourth annual South Bend Zombie Walk

Show at noon, walk at 7 p.m. Sept. 8

Howard Park, South Bend, Ind.

The dead will rise for the South Bend Zombie Walk, an all-ages event at Howard Park (“Bring your infant child or your 99-year-old grandma!” the Facebook page insists). Bands and DJs; live wrestling from 1 to 4 p.m.; games for all ages; food vendors; brain-eating contest at 2 and 5 p.m.; haunted house booths; haunt-related vendors; zombie makeup artists and more. There will also be a collection of non-perishable food items for the Food Bank of Northern Indiana. Visit South Bend Zombie Walk on Facebook.

17th Lemon Creek Winery Harvest Fest

Noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 8

Lemon Creek Winery, Berrien Springs, Mich.

Lemon Creek Winery and NPR celebrate the public radio station WVPE’s 40th anniversary with wine tasting, live music, rides and grilled food. Even enjoy hayrides and a hot air balloon ride, weather permitting. Admission $10 for ages 21 and over (free for those under 21, with family); includes wine tasting tickets and a souvenir wine glass.