A Burien Men In Black/Burien UFO Festival Gala with a special screening of The Maury Island Incident will be held at the historic Forest Ledge mansion on Thursday night, Aug. 3, 2023, starting at 7:30 p.m.

All are invited to come to thank Volunteers working to help make BUFO possible.

This event will include special guests including:

  • Shanelle Shanz, granddaughter of Kenneth Arnold, who first sighted flying discs over Mt. Rainier on June 24, 1947, coined the term “Flying Saucers” and wrote the book “The Coming of the Saucers.”
  • Steve Edmiston, Writer/Producer of the award-winning The Maury Island Incident film.
  • David Templeton, who composed and performed the music for The Maury Island. Incident film. He will explain and play the music from the movie on the Bosendorfer Piano. A Questions and Answer session will follow.
  • Scott Schaefer, Director/Producer of The Maury Island Incident film, will emcee the event.

A special screening of the film will also take place.

A Special Prize will be awarded to the person voted as “Best Dressed” MIB or Alien at this event.

Please RSVP

To RSVP, or if you have any questions, please email John White at [email protected] or call (206) 495-7030.

  • WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 3, 2023, starting at 7:30 p.m
  • WHERE: 14645 25th SW, Seahurst, WA 98166 (Google “Eagle Landing Park”):