9/24/2013 6:14 PM
by Joe Hellriegel
BECKLEY - The 2nd Annual Rocket Boys festival is just nine days away and crews are preparing for the fun.
The planning committee held a meeting today to get the activities in order. The festival is a celebration to commemorate Homer Hickam and the Rocket Boys of what they accomplished coming out out Coalwood, West Virginia. At the festival there will be many contests and activities to participate in like a song contest, actors workshop and a hot dog eating contest. For those who just want to watch, have no worries because the festival is free to attend.