Grand County Colorado Tourism Board Announces 4th Annual Constitution Week Event Lineup, Sept 14-19

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Grand County hosts week-long celebration honoring signing of Constitution

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Grand County Tourism Board Announces 4th Annual Constitution Week Event Lineup, Sept 14-19

-Grand County hosts week-long celebration honoring signing of Constitution-

Granby, Colo. – Grand County, Colo., announced today its schedule of events for the 4th Annual Constitution Week celebration. Located 67 miles west of Denver, Grand County is the only place in the country to celebrate the signing of the Constitution for an entire week. Patriots won’t want to miss the entire schedule of events, Sept. 14-16, which includes educational talks by nationally recognized guest speakers. There will also be free food, games, a 5K run, parade, live music and a festive fireworks display.

Monday, Sept. 14 – Guest speaker Rob Natelson of Independence and Montana Institutes discusses “800 Year Anniversary of Magna Carta”, 7 p.m. at the Western Riviera Event Center

Tuesday, Sept. 15 – Local establishments host Live Countrywide Team Constitution Trivia, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 16 – Guest speaker Tom Woods, best-selling author and speaker, discusses “Jefferson’s Rightful Remedy for a Government Without Limits”, 5:30 p.m. at Granby Ranch’s Ski & Bike Base Camp.

Thursday, Sept. 17 – Guest speaker Thomas Krannawitter, Ph.D., discusses “Who Makes What Choices, and How Under the Constitution?” 6 p.m. at Grand Lake Lodge.

Friday, Sept. 18 – Guest speaker Ron Cole from the U. S. Great Seal Awareness Project discusses “Rediscovering America’s Founding: Vision of Peace & Unity”, 12:30 p.m. at El Pacifico Restaurant. Filmmaker Jed Henry and honored Guest Lawrence Gordon show the movie “Honoring a Commitment” 4 p.m. at Grand Lake Community House in Town Park. For free movie tickets call Connie at 970-744-8626. Guest speaker Joseph Postell, assistant professor of political science at the University of Colorado, asks “Would the Founders Have Supported Political Parties?” 6:30 p.m. at Grand Lake Community House in Town Park.

Saturday, Sept. 19
“Run for the Republic” 5K takes place in Town Park at 10 a.m. At 11:30 a.m. a parade and flyover kick off with music from local musicians. 12:30pm in Town Park, keynote guest speaker Dave Kopel of Independence & Cato Institutes discusses “The 2nd Amendment as a Guardian of the 1st Amendment”. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Non-Profit Organization Booth Expo will be open in Town Park. At 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Community House in Town Park will replay the movie “Honoring a Commitment” with filmmaker Jed Henry and honored guest Lawrence Gordon. Grand Lake Rotary hosts bingo at 4 p.m. The week’s celebrations close with a splendid fireworks display over Grand Lake at 8:30 p.m.

For more information about this and other events in Grand County, visit http://www.visitgrandcounty.com and http://www.facebook.com/grandcountycolorado. Follow @grandcountyco on Twitter and http://www.pinterest.com/grandcountyco on Pinterest.

About Grand County, Colo. (http://www.visitgrandcounty.com)
Located 67 miles west of Denver, Grand County is home to wide-open spaces, breathtaking mountain scenery and authentic old-west towns. Outdoor recreational activities include golf, boating, fishing, biking, hiking, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, skiing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, sleigh rides and tubing. The area features more than 600 miles of mapped and marked trails, one national park, two national forests, two wilderness areas, two national scenic byways, two major ski resorts, five world-class dude ranches and four mountain golf courses. Grand County’s extensive water network includes Colorado’s largest natural lake, 1,000 miles of streams, 1,000 acres of high-mountain lakes and 11,000 acres of reservoirs.

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