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October Sky Festival



October Sky Festival

Beckley, West Virginia
October 2-5, 2014
This is the "original" October Sky Festival and usually features personal visits by Homer Hickam and some of the other Rocket Boys.  In the early years, the Festival was held in Coalwood, but it has since moved to Beckley.
For details, please see:
www.OctoberSkyFestival.com

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October Sky Festival
Oliver Springs, Tennessee
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Oliver Springs is the filming location of many of the scenes from the movie Rocket Boys.  You won't meet Homer and the other Rocket Boys here, but you'll see a lot of the places you recognize from the movie!
For details, please see:
www.OctoberSkyFestivalTN.org

 

 

See Photos from Previous
October Sky Festivals in
Coalwood, West Virginia.


2011 October Sky Festival (Final Festival in Coalwood)
2010 October Sky Festival
   2009 October Sky Festival
   2008 October Sky Festival
      More photos
      David Kilpatrick
      Roger Samples
   2007 October Sky Festival
      Dan & Janet McCoig
      Ed and Ryan
      Dave Hromanik
      Elizabeth
      Mike and Kim Daniels
      Kathie Titus
   2006 October Sky Festival
      2006 Chet Thornton Photos
   2005 October Sky Festival

See photos on David Goad's web site
from previous October Sky Festivals.
2007
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000

 

 

October Sky Festival (Oliver Springs, Tennessee)

IThe town of Oliver Springs, Tennessee, usually has its own October Sky Festival each October. As many of you know, most of the movie October Sky was filmed in Oliver Springs and nearby communities. There's a nice Walking/Driving Tour Map under "October Sky" in the menu on the left. You can use the map to take a tour on the outdoor filming locations anytime you like.   See photos for the 2010 October Sky Festival in Oliver Springs.