Breakdown of Gov. McCrory’s inauguration events

Press release

from Buncombe County Republican Party

The one here in Asheville will be on January 7th. Make sure you have a ticket. And get there early. He will only be with us for an hour and then off to another event. I have tea and cookies and music lined up for entertainment before he gets there.

The swearing in ceremony for Rep. Tim Moffitt and Rep. Elect Nathan Ramsey will be held on Thursday, January 3rd at 5pm in the 5th Floor Courtroom by the Honorable Alan Thornberg, Senior Superior Court Judge. A reception will follow immediately thereafter in the foyer of the Courthouse. Everyone is invited and no tickets are needed for this grand event!

If any one has questions they can contact me at natbin@charter.net

Read ALL below for the calendar of official activities of the inauguration of our NC Governor, Lt. Gov. and Council of State. Everyone is invited!
Please note free, paid, ticketed, non-ticketed events.
January 1st, 2013

NC Constitution Article III Sec. 2 (1)
The Governor and Lieutenant Governor …… term of office shall be four years and shall commence on the first day of January next after their election and continue until their successors are elected and qualified.

NC Constitution Article II Sec. 9
The term of office of Senators and Representatives shall commence on the first day of January next after their election.

The 2013 official ceremonial swearing-in of the Governor, Lt. Gov. and Council of State will be on Saturday, January 12. See below.

The 2013 official swearing-in ceremonies for your NC House and Senate members are being planned individually. Please check with them for details.
January 5th, 2013 – Prayer Service

Governor-Elect Pat McCrory will attend a prayer service at 11am on January 5, 2013 at Christ Episcopal Church, Raleigh. This is an open event.

WHEN:
Saturday, January 5, 2013
11:00am
WHERE:
Christ Episcopal Church
120 East Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
January 5th, 2013

Governor-Elect Pat McCrory will be sworn in 12 noon on January 5, 2013 in a private ceremony at the Old Senate Chambers in the NC Capitol. This event is by invitation only, but will be covered by statewide press pool. Look in your local area for broadcast details.

http://inaugural.nc.gov/schedule.html

January 7th, 2013 – Western NC Open House

Governor-Elect Pat McCrory will attend a Western NC Open House at 5pm on Monday, January 7, 2013 at The Crest Center and Pavillion in Asheville, NC. This is an open and free event, but you must have a ticket (use Eventbrite link below).

Western North Carolina Open House
WHEN:
Monday, January 7, 2013
5:00pm
WHERE:
The Crest Center & Pavillion
22 Celebration Place
Asheville , NC 28806

westernopenhouse.eventbrite.com
January 8th, 2013 – Piedmont NC Open House

Governor-Elect Pat McCrory will attend a Piedmont NC Open House at 11am on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at The Empire Room in Greensboro, NC. This is an open and free event, but you must have a ticket (use Eventbrite link below).

Piedmont North Carolina Open House
WHEN:
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
11:00am
WHERE:
The Empire Room
203 S Elm St
Greensboro , NC 27401

piedmontopenhouse.eventbrite.com
January 8th, 2013 – Eastern NC Open House

Governor-Elect Pat McCrory will attend an Eastern NC Open House at 6pm on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at The NC History Center in New Bern, NC. This is an open and free event, but you must have a ticket (use Eventbrite link below).

Eastern North Carolina Open House
WHEN:
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
6:00pm
WHERE:
The North Carolina History Center
529 S Front St
New Bern , NC 28562

easternopenhouse.eventbrite.com
January 9th, 2013 – Charlotte NC Open House

Governor-Elect Pat McCrory will attend a Charlotte NC Open House at 4pm on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at the City Council Chambers Lobby in Charlotte, NC. This is an open and free event, but you must have a ticket (use Eventbrite link below).

Charlotte North Carolina Open House
WHEN:
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
4:00pm
WHERE:
City Council Chambers Lobby
600 East Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

charlotteopenhouse.eventbrite.com
January 9th, 2013 – NC Legislature Convenes

The historic majorities in the NC House and NC Senate will convene their sessions at 12 noon on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at the NC General Assembly. This is an open and free event in the galleries of both chambers. If unable to attend, listen live with links below.

2013 General Assembly Convenes
WHEN:
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
12:00pm
WHERE:
NC Legislative Building
16 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

NC House Listen Live: Audio Here
NC Senate Listen Live: Audio Here
January 10th, 2013 – Council of State Reception

(Lt. Governor Gala Event) Lt. Governor-Elect Dan Forest will attend the Council of State Reception at 6pm on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at the Progress Energy Center for Performing Arts in Raleigh, NC. This is a ticketed event (please use link below).

Council of State Reception
WHEN:
Thursday, January 10, 2013
6:00pm-8:30pm
WHERE:
Progress Energy Center for Performing Arts
2 East South Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

www.ncgovernorsball.org(Tickets: Council of State Reception)
January 10th, 2013 – Rock The Ball Concert

Governor-Elect Pat McCrory will attend the Rock The Ball Concert at 9pm on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at the Lincoln Theater in Raleigh, NC. This is a ticketed event (please use link below).

Rock The Ball Concert
WHEN:
Thursday, January 10, 2013
9pm
WHERE:
Lincoln Theater
126 East Cabarrus Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

www.ncgovernorsball.org(Tickets: Rock The Ball Concert) January 11th, 2013 – Governor’s Reception

Governor-Elect Pat McCrory will attend the Governor’s Reception from 6-7:30 pm on Friday, January 11, 2013 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC. This is a ticketed event (please use link below).

Governor’s Reception
WHEN:
Friday, January 11, 2013
6-7:30pm
WHERE:
Raleigh Convention Center Grand Ballroom
500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

www.ncgovernorsball.org(Tickets: Governor’s Reception)

January 11th, 2013 – Gala Presentation & Ball

Governor-Elect Pat McCrory will attend the Gala Presentation (8-9p) and Inaugural Ball (9p-12a) on Friday, January 11, 2013 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC. This is a ticketed event (please use link below).

Gala Presentation and Inaugural Ball
WHEN:
Friday, January 11, 2013
8-12midnight
WHERE:
Raleigh Convention Center Grand Ballroom
500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

www.ncgovernorsball.org(Tickets: IB Presentation & Ball)

(If you attend/purchase this, it includes the Inaugural Ball)
January 11th, 2013 – Inaugural Ball (Only)

Governor-Elect Pat McCrory will attend the Inaugural Ball (9p-12a) on Friday, January 11, 2013 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC. This is a ticketed event (please use link below).

Inaugural Ball
WHEN:
Friday, January 11, 2013
9-12midnight
WHERE:
Raleigh Convention Center Grand Ballroom
500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

www.ncgovernorsball.org(Tickets: Inaugural Ball)

(If you attend/purchase this, it only includes the Inaugural Ball)
January 12th, 2013 – Swearing-In and Inaugural Address

Governor-Elect Pat McCrory will attend the Ceremonial Inauguration Festivities and Inaugural Address (including swearing-in) at 11am on Saturday, January 12, 2013 on the grounds of the NC Capitol in Raleigh, NC. This is a open and free event. It is advised to arrive early and dress for outdoor weather.

Ceremonial Inauguration Festivities (including swearing-in) and Inaugural Address
WHEN:
Saturday, January 12, 2013
11am
WHERE:
Capitol Square – On the grounds of the NC Capitol
Raleigh, NC
January 12th, 2013 – Watch Inauguration Ceremony Live TV/Online

The festivities of the inauguration ceremony will be carried live around NC on various local TV/cable stations. Check local listings.
For those unable to attend in person, you can also watch the inauguration ceremony live online. Website: www.inaugural.nc.gov
Click on Watch Live!

WHEN:
Saturday, January 12, 2013
11am
WHERE:
Website: www.inaugural.nc.gov
Click on Watch Live!
January 12th, 2013 – Inaugural Parade

Governor-Elect Pat McCrory will attend the Inaugural Parade at 12:30pm on Saturday, January 12, 2013 in Downtown Raleigh, NC. Parade route will begin at intersection of Fayetteville and Davie Streets and will conclude at the intersection of Wilmington and Lane Streets. This is a open and free event. It is advised to arrive early and dress for outdoor weather.

Inaugural Parade
WHEN:
Saturday, January 12, 2013
12:30pm
WHERE:
Streets of Downtown Raleigh, NC
January 12th, 2013 – Dan Forest
Pig Pickin’ Celebration

Lt. Governor-Elect Dan Forest is hosting a Pig Pickin’ Celebration at 12:30pm on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the Lt. Governor’s office in Raleigh, NC. This is a free event with an required RSVP to Alice Forest ( alice@danforest.com). Earliest RSVPs will be able to join for Pig Pickin’ and dessert; later RSVPs will be able to join for dessert only.

Lt. Governor-Elect Dan Forest Pig Pickin’ Celebration
WHEN:
Saturday, January 12, 2013
12:30pm
WHERE:
Lt. Governor Offices
301 North Blount Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Free ~ RSVP required (space is limited): alice@danforest.com
January 12th, 2013 – NC Executive Mansion Open House

Governor-Elect Pat McCrory will attend the NC Executive Mansion Open House at 2:30pm on Saturday, January 12, 2013 in Raleigh, NC. This is a open and free event. It is advised to arrive at least one hour early and dress for outdoor weather while waiting in line.

NC Executive Mansion Open House
WHEN:
Saturday, January 12, 2013
2:30pm
WHERE:
Executive Mansion
200 North Blount Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Questions?

All information that is known is being provided above. Please use the link provided for each event to obtain the most complete information about that event.

Official 2013 Gubernatorial Inauguration Website
www.inaugural.nc.gov

Official Inaugural Ball Tickets available (same link as above):
www.ncgovernorsball.org

Questions about events at Raleigh Convention Center
919-787-7480

Governor’s Inauguration Committee
919-715-0128

NC Legislative Building/General Assembly
919-733-7928

Be A Volunteer at the Inaugural Ball – A limited number of spots are available to be a volunteer. Sign up here:

http://www.jlraleigh.org/?nd=ibpublicsignup

January 30th, 2013 – NC Legislative Session Begins

The Legislative session in the NC House and NC Senate will begin at 12 noon on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at the NC General Assembly. This is an open and free event in the galleries of both chambers. If unable to attend, listen live with links below.

2013 Legislative Session Begins
WHEN:
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
12:00pm
WHERE:
NC Legislative Building
16 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

NC House Listen Live: Audio Here
NC Senate Listen Live: Audio Here


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