Annual Rocket Boys Festival held this weekend

Raleigh County
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An annual festival is coming back to Beckley this weekend. The Rocket Boys Festival kicks off Thursday, September 20. Fans looks forward to this event every year. 

Scott Hill is the festival director. He said it is great to have the Rocket Boys come every year. 

“There giving back to their community and they are doing exactly what your suppose to. They went out and made their mark on the world, but there also bringing it back. And it’s good for our young people to see these folks have actually stepped out and did well,” Hill said. 

The festival begins Thursday night at the Historic Black Night Municipal Park with a showing of Paradise Park.

Homer Hickam will be at Woodrow Wilson High School Friday morning for a Q&A with students. For more information and a complete list of events at the festival, visit Rocket Boys Festival.  

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