Event location is Warren's Veterans Park.
There is a pavilion, park benches, playground equipment and other park ameninties.
If you want food / drinks, bring them with you. Tacos, if that's your thing.
Every May 11th is National Twilight Zone Day. A day that features mysterious twists and turns highlighted with eerie background music and unexplainable occurrences..
The television show The Twilight Zone was created, written and narrated by Rod Serling. It premiered on October 1, 1959. The episodes were wildly popular, stretched the imagination, and captivated viewers. The show aired from 1959-1964. Rod Serling also created the show’s spin-off called Night Gallery.
Each episode presented unique stories that led the viewer on a journey into an unknown situation. The characters often revealed their backstories through intense exchanges. Settings ranged from the wild west to penthouse suites. And yet each story took place in the 5th dimension, in The Twilight Zone.
HISTORY OF NATIONAL TWILIGHT ZONE DAY
The 1950s had seen an explosion in science-fiction-themed television and radio shows. But perhaps none has had a greater impact on popular culture than “The Twilight Zone,” which debuted in 1959.
The series was created by a young writer named Rod Serling. It delved into several different genres, including science fiction, comedy, drama, and horror. Serling would often lean on his personal experiences in boxing, the military, and as an airplane pilot, as story ideas for the show. He also served as the narrator in each episode, acting as an almost omnipresent figure that was witnessing the events of the “Twilight Zone.”
After a five-year run, the show ended in 1964. It would remain dormant until 1983 when famed director Steven Spielberg helmed a movie adaptation of the original show. In 1985 it returned to television when CBS developed a reboot that would last for four years. Further reincarnations were developed in 2002 and 2019, following a similar structure to the original.
Over the years, “The Twilight Zone” inspired many science fiction shows and remains a fixture in modern pop culture to this day.
Veterans Memorial Park
27400 Campbell Rd
Warren, MI 48093
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM