There is a great event going on at The Stanley Hotel the same day as packet pickup. History and Heroes is an event held in the evening on August 16th, filled with comedy and inspiration, and plenty of tribute. Here is a news article write-up about it:
“Join History and Heroes at the Stanley Hotel on August 16th for a night of Honor, Inspiration and Laughter. Headline comedian Robert Henline will be joined by Para-Olympic ski champion Joel Hunt for an evening of fun and inspiration. These two astounding young men are survivors of road side bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan. Robert was injured in 2007 in Operation Enduring Freedom; he knows the physical scars left by IED’s (improvised explosive devices).”
Be sure to check it out!