10:00AM - 2:00PM Rocket Boys Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine Beckley
3:00PM - 4:30PM Homer Hickam Writers Workshop Tickets $25.00 Adults 15.00 for Students and Teachers Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine School House.
4:30PM - 5:30PM Actors Workshop at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine. Beckley Tickets $25.00 Adults, $15.00 for Students and Teachers.
7:00PM Screening of October Sky with question and answer from the Rocket Boys.
9:00PM Music and Meet and Greet with the Rocket Boys.
SATURDAY, September 23, 2017 8:00AM - 5:00PM Festival
8:00AM Rocket Boys Festival Gates Open Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine (BECM)
8:00AM – 9:30AM Race Registration
Beckley Rocket Run 5K & 10K / $40 & $50
ActiveSWV Kids Rocket Fun Run 1 Mile for Ages 5-12 / $10 per child
Space Race – Costume Fun Run 1 Mile for All Ages / $15
ALL RACES EVENTS START AT 10:00AM
ALL RACES START / END IN FRONT OF EXHIBITION COAL MINE RAHALL CO STORE 513 Ewart Avenue, Beckley WV 25801
8:00AM Educational Displays, Food, Crafts, and Specialty Vendors Open – Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia Planetarium - Tours Begin into Beckley Exhibition Mine – BECM (Special Discounts on Tours All Day)
9:00AM Opening Ceremonies Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine Rahall Building
9:10 AM - 1:00PM"Writer's Row” Opens for "Meet and Greet" WIth Homer Hickam at the Rahall Building
11:30AM - 1:30PM First Community Bank LaunchPad Opens - Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine for Registration. To Reserve Your Rocket for the Rocket Contest Call 304-992-9085. Each Rocket 25.00 Launch with the Rocket Boys.