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The Buzz: Oct. 4, 2013

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The Roanoke Zombie 5K kicks off at 10 a.m. when the delicious runners will flee Green Hill Park only to be chased by the shambling horde of undead ready for breakfast.

Net proceeds are going to Virginia's Special Olympics and there is a make-up roll call at 9 a.m. at the park.

We have a pretty big group of zombies from our staffs here at Fox 21/27 and our sister station The CW5 and we will see you there. We have a few runners, but mostly zombies.

Scotty McCreery will play the Salem Civic Center tonight starting at 7:30.

He is of course an American Idol winner, and his third studio album comes out on Oct. 15. It's called See You Tonight. And he will, at the Salem Civic Center.

The 4th Annual Ducky Dash and Derby is going on tomorrow at Peaskview Park, Ardmore Drive Entrance. It's a floating rubber duck race as Ivy Creek in Peaks View Park gets flooded with 2,500 rubber ducks. With the help of the moving stream waters, some "Duck Wranglers" and nets, the race will be an event you won't want to miss. Admission is free. Bring the kids out for games, activities, concessions and family fun - not to mention the chance to win great prizes.