Little Green Men ready to party.

"Will They Be Back?" Asks Little Green Men Festival

Hopkinsville, Kentucky is hosting the Little Green Men Festival from Aug 19-21st, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Kelly, KY's alien invasion.

On August 21, 1955, the town was overrun by 12 to 14 small creatures "with big flapping ears, yellow luminous eyes on the sides of their large heads, and bodies with spindly arms and legs." After terrorizing the 150 residents for hours, they boarded their spacecraft and returned to outer space.

The incident has been duly whitewashed in Project Blue Book.

The festival will feature talks by serious UFologists like Peter Davenport of the National UFO Reporting Center. At 6PM Saturday the Ed Wood film, "Plan 9 from Outer Space," will be shown at the Hopkinsville Community College. On Friday, alien abductions will take place to aid "Trust For Life."

More information may be obtained at www.kellygreenmen.com .

[07/23/2005]

Kelley Station Park

Address:
7490 Old Madisonville Rd, Kelly, KY
Directions:
From downtown Hopkinsville drive north about 7.5 miles on Virginia St./US-41. Turn right onto Kelly Church Rd, cross the train tracks, then turn left onto Old Madisonville Rd. Drive a quarter-mile to the park and flying saucer on the right. The attack site is another quarter-mile up the road, also on the right, but it's unmarked private property.
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