Obama Inaugural parties

January 12, 2009 1:13:42 PM PST
If you don't want to brave the crowds at the inauguration, there are plenty of events around the Triangle where you can watch it or party afterwards.Here's a list of some of the events in the Triangle area:

Inauguration 2009, Our History Now Luncheon

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. January 20, 2009 at the Four Points by Sheraton, at 7807 Leonardo Drive in Durham.

More information at http://www.ourhistorynow.com

56th inauguration celebration

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. January 20, 2009 at the NC Mutual Insurance Bldg 411 W. Chapel Hill St. in Durham.

For more information, call Inga Johnson or Gracie Rogers (919) 225-3714 or (919) 602-5834.

Barack Obama Inaugural Party

7 p.m. - 1 a.m. January 20, 2009 at The Big Barn, Hillsborough

Directions and more information at http://bigbarngala.com/

The Siena Hotel and WCHL Welcome the 44th President, Event to Benefit Local Foundation

8 p.m. to 11 p.m. January 20, 2009

To reserve your space, please contact the Siena Hotel at (919) 929-4000

Durham for Obama inaugural celebration

6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Golden Belt (formally Golden Belt Textile Factory) 807 E. Main Street Durham.

More information at http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gptz3f

Viewing party

The W.E.B. DuBois Community Development Corporation, 150-A North White St., Wake Forest, will host a viewing party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call (919) 556-0709.

Alternative inaugural ball

The Oxford Gastro Pub, 319 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, will be the site of an "alternative inaugural ball," from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Old North State Medical Society viewing party

Old North State Medical Society will have brunch and a viewing party at the Brownstone Hotel on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh starting at 10 a.m. That night, the group will hold a ball for children and youth. Call (919) 696-0206.

Rep. Brad Miller Hosts Inaugural Town Hall Meeting

Congressman Brad Miller (D-NC) is hosting an Inaugural Town Hall Meeting at the Raleighwood Cinema Grill at 6609 Falls of Neuse Road for anyone interested in sharing their views about the economy, foreign policy, priorities for the 111th Congress and watching the Inauguration Swearing-In ceremony of President-elect Barack Obama.

The town hall meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. and last until 11:30 a.m. on January 20, 2009.

A buffet barbecue lunch will be provided. Reservations are required and will be on a first come/first serve basis. To RSVP, please call (919) 836-1313, or e-mail RSVPNC13@mail.house.gov


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