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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

McCrory will take his oath Jan. 5, deliver inaugural address a week later

Posted by on Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 12:43 PM

Governor-elect Pat McCrory's staff disclosed his schedule for taking the oath of office, delivering his inaugural address and hosting a string of open houses and inaugural balls. He'll be sworn in on January 5, with the rest spread over the next seven days.

Here's an edited version of the press release we received:

Governor-Elect McCrory Announces Inauguration Details

“North Carolina has incredible people, talent and resources, and to start a North Carolina Comeback, we must bring all parts of the state together to put them back to work. This year’s inauguration will be focused on highlighting North Carolina’s untapped potential and setting a vision for the future of our great state.”

— Governor-Elect Pat McCrory


Raleigh, N.C. — Today, Governor-Elect Pat McCrory's transition office released the following scheduling details for the inaugural proceedings:

After consultations with the Perdue Administration and the General Assembly, Governor-Elect McCrory will be officially sworn in on Saturday, January 5, 2013 in the Old Senate Chamber to ensure his cabinet and leadership team is in place prior to the General Assembly’s opening session on Wednesday, January 9.

Inauguration Festivities will be held on Saturday, January 12 in Capitol Square, where Governor McCrory will participate and deliver his Inaugural Address.

Between January 5 and leading up to his Inaugural Address on January 12, Governor McCrory will attend official and inaugural activities while holding public open houses across the state. Details of additional public and official events are forthcoming and will be released as they become available.

Additional scheduling details are forthcoming. A website has also been established for the inaugural proceedings: http://inaugural.nc.gov/.


Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 11:00am

WHO:

Governor-Elect Pat McCrory

WHAT:

Prayer Service

WHEN:

Saturday, January 5, 2013
11:00am

WHERE:

Christ Episcopal Church
120 East Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

PRESS: CLOSED


Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 12:00pm

WHO:

Governor-Elect Pat McCrory

WHAT:

Official Swearing-In Ceremony

WHEN:

Saturday, January 5, 2013
12:00pm

WHERE:

Old Senate Chamber
North Carolina State Capitol, Second Floor
1 East Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Monday, January 7, 2013 at 5:00pm

WHO:

Governor Pat McCrory

WHAT:

Western North Carolina Open House

WHEN:

Monday, January 7, 2013
5:00pm

WHERE:

Governor’s Western Residence
45 Patton Mountain Rd
Asheville, NC 28804


Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 11:00am

WHO:

Governor Pat McCrory

WHAT:

Piedmont Open House

WHEN:

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
11:00am

WHERE:

TBD


Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 5:00pm

WHO:

Governor Pat McCrory

WHAT:

Eastern North Carolina Open House

WHEN:

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
5:00pm

WHERE:

Tryon Palace
520 South Front Street
New Bern, NC 28562


Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 4:00pm

WHO:

Governor Pat McCrory

WHAT:

Charlotte Open House

WHEN:

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
4:00pm

WHERE:

TBD


Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 9:00pm

WHO:

Governor Pat McCrory

WHAT:

Rock-the-Ball, Sponsored by the Junior League of Raleigh

WHEN:

Thursday, January 10, 2013
9:00pm

WHERE:

Lincoln Theater
126 East Cabarrus Street
Raleigh, NC 27601


Friday, January 11, 2013 at 6:00pm

WHO:

Governor Pat McCrory

WHAT:

Governor’s Reception, Sponsored by the Junior League of Raleigh

WHEN:

Friday, January 11, 2013
6:00pm

WHERE:

Raleigh Convention Center Grand Ballroom
500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Friday, January 11, 2013 at 8:00pm

WHO:

Governor Pat McCrory

WHAT:

Gala Presentation, Sponsored by the Junior League of Raleigh

WHEN:

Friday, January 11, 2013
8:00pm

WHERE:

Raleigh Convention Center Exhibition Hall
500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Friday, January 11, 2013 at 9:00pm

WHO:

Governor Pat McCrory

WHAT:

Inaugural Ball, Sponsored by the Junior League of Raleigh

WHEN:

Friday, January 11, 2013
9:00pm

WHERE:

Raleigh Convention Center
500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601


Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 11:00am

WHO:

Governor Pat McCrory, Council of State

WHAT:

Ceremonial Inauguration Festivities & Inaugural Address

WHEN:

Saturday, January 12, 2013
11:00am

WHERE:

Capitol Square

Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 12:30pm

WHO:

Governor Pat McCrory, Council of State

WHAT:

Inaugural Parade

WHEN:

Saturday, January 12, 2013
12:30pm

WHERE:

Downtown Raleigh

Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 1:00pm

WHO:

Governor Pat McCrory

WHAT:

North Carolina Open House

WHEN:

Saturday, January 12, 2013
1:00pm

WHERE:

North Carolina Executive Mansion
200 North Blount Street
Raleigh, NC 27601


Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 8:30pm

WHO:

Governor Pat McCrory

WHAT:

Governor’s Inauguration Celebration, Sponsored by The Foundation for North Carolina, Inc.

WHEN:

Saturday, January 12, 2013
8:30pm

WHERE:

Raleigh Convention Center
500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

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