The Inauguration buzz in DC is building – the next few days will be amazing! If you are still working to lock down plans, here are a few more resources to check out!
I’ll be on Twitter over the weekend, constantly updating readers on my whereabouts. Don’t forget to follow my adventures there: http://twitter.com/ladivaloca
Also, if you’re on Twitter, be sure to follow @CarFreeJan20 for up-to-date travel information getting in and around DC during Inauguration weekend. http://ow.ly/3Uu
If you missed them, check out our prior Inauguration posts:
Schedule and Activities
Balls and Parties
Parties, Balls, and more fun!
ColorofChange and MoveOn
ColorOfChange.org and MoveOn.org, with a bunch of our allies, are organizing more than 3,000 inaugural parties across the country on Tuesday night. You can find a party near you (or host your own) at: http://www.colorofchange.org/link/?id=1937-364739&cat=inaug&link=1
African American Church Inaugural Ball
The nation's religious leaders representing historic denominations and churches across the country have joined to celebrate the most historic moment in American U.S. history--the inauguration of President-Elect Barack Obama. The African American Church Inaugural Ball will be held Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 6 pm at the Grand Hyatt Washington.
For more information on the African American Church Inaugural Ball visit http://www.africanamericanchurchinauguralball.com/
Sound of Change Inauguration Film Festival
Hujambo Public Relations Network proudly announces the highly anticipated, "Sound of Change Inauguration Film Festival" sponsored by Building Communities and Families (BCF) and Press Forward Media. BCF will celebrate the historic 2009 Presidential Inauguration by presenting several high impact thought-provoking films that depict dynamic 'social change' through innovative filmmaking. All movies were selected based on their progressive content, the power of their message, and how they have impacted the way films are now directed.
January 18, 2009 Artomosphere Café, Maryland, 12 noon until
January 19, 2009 Maya Angelou Charter School, 11 am until
January 19, 2009 Sankofa Café, 5-9pm
For more information or for a complete film schedule and specific times go to www.myspace.com/bcf4freedom or our website, www.b-c-f.org. Limited Pre-sale tickets can be brought online at: http://bcffilmfestival.eventbrite.com/
All Pro & All Stars Inaugural Celebration
NFL's Clinton PORTIS & NBA's Antawn JAMISON Co-Chair The "ALL PRO & ALL STARS" Inaugural Celebration - "The HOPE Meets PROSPERITY Gala" at UNION STATION
Hosted By The Lifestyle Specialist Kenny Burns
50 Massachusetts Avenue, NE.
9pm - 4am
Attire is Semi-Formal, Dressed to Impress
Purchase tickets online at http://unionstationsaturday.eventbrite.com/
Celebrate the Inauguration of our 44th President Barack Obama with All Pro Running Back Clinton Portis of the Washington Redskins, All Star Power Forward Antawn Jamison of the Washington Wizards and DC/LA/NYC/ATL Superstar Kenny Burns. Join them, their teammates and their famous out of town guests at this historic landmark for this historic occasion.
Welcome to DC Gala
WELCOME to DC -- an Inaugural Gala Celebration featuring the music, culture and cuisine of the Nation's Capitol @ The Historic Bohemian Caverns.
Enjoy complimentary cocktails and appetizers and a special LIVE musical tribute to DC native Marvin Gaye hosted by DC Music Icon Chuck Brown and featuring live performances by: The Tony Rich Project, N'Dambi, Russell Taylor, Sam James and other special guests!
A limited number of tickets are available at $75. Get yours today at http://welcometodc.eventbrite.com/