We know when and where the zombie invasion will occur: from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Brass Bell Studios, 2500 N.W. 33rd. That’s when Zombies Are People Too goes down — an art show featuring local photographer Anna Lee’s conceptual merging of decomposing corpses with high fashion. Admission is free. Call 361-3481 or visit zombies-are-people-too.com.
Derby Week continues through Sunday at Remington Park, 1 Remington Place, with a variety of “thorough” activities to kick off the thoroughbred racing season. For example, a disco party at 9 p.m. Thursday, a stable tour at 9 a.m. Sunday and the ever-brimming Oklahoma Derby Hat Contest at 2 p.m. Sunday, to name just a few. Call 424-1000 or visit remingtonpark.com.
Festival alert! From 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, the Rock Island Arts Festival rocks the Rock Island Train Depot, 100 E. Chickasha Ave. in Chickasha. On tap are art, food, local wineries, a kids’ Creation Station, graffiti walls, live music, a junk-art competition ... and oh, yeah: a living history performance of American hero Ada Lois Sipuel-Fisher! Admission is free. Call 514-9169 or visit rockislandartsfestival.org.
Festival alert! From noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, the 17th annual Mesta Festa takes place in Perle Mesta Park, 1900 N. Shartel, with a chili cookoff, OKC Thunder Girls, OKC Barons Ice Girls, street hockey, hands-on science experiments, local food vendors, live music, children’s activities ... and oh, yeah: local microbrewery beer tastings! Admission is free. Visit mestapark.org.
While The Walking Dead’s new season is still a month away, the undead already have invaded Bigfoot Creative, 315 E. Main in Norman, in the form of an art exhibition. Zombie Skins: Salon de la Vie Morte features eerie images from a mix of artists who, unlike their subject, still have their guts intact. The exhibition runs through Oct. 8. Admission is free. Call 420-0119 or visit ahalenia.com/zombie.