Our lineup of guest speakers makes for a galactic weekend you won't want to miss! Make sure to purchase your tickets and secure your chance to get an autograph and meet your favorite Spruce Pine Alien Festival experts!

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Mike Bara

Headline Speaker

Mike Bara is an aerospace engineering consultant, lecturer, and the coauthor of the New York Times best-seller Dark Mission: The Secret History of NASA. He is a frequent speaker at venues including the Bay Area UFO Expo,  the Conscious Life Expo, and the CE4 UFO conference in Roswell, New Mexico. He is currently starring in the documentary film Moon Rising, and will be starring in and producing his own documentary film based on Dark Mission for Sacred Mysteries Productions. In his previous career, Bara spent more than 25 years designing and consulting on engineering and Computer Aided Design for a variety of aerospace companies.

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Brittany Barbieri

Premier Speaker

Brittany Barbieri is a Ufologist, Cryptozoologist and Paranormal Investigator. She has been investigating these fields for over 20 years. Her mentor in Ufology and co-host on their podcast No Earthly Explanation is Author Ufologist Donald Schmitt.   She is currently investigating UFO/UAP reports with her longtime production partner Ben Hansen with Hypocenter Productions. Brittany has been seen on many different television series over the years but most recently you can see her on Unidentified and UFO Witness.


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   Thom Reed

Premier Speaker

Reed has been the most vocal witness to the 1969 Berkshire UFO. He helped convince other witnesses to pool money together to erect a 5,000-pound concrete monument, which was built by the covered Sheffield bridge where he saw the UFO with his family.  Benching and lighting decorations were also placed around the  monument after it was erected. Later, Reed formed the non- profit UFO Monument Park Inc. to maintain the plot of land where the monument stood.


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