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Inaugural festivities kick off today

Anita Kumar

Put on your dancing shoes!

Bob McDonnell will begin traveling the state today as part of a week-long celebration leading up to his inauguration as the 71st governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia next Saturday. Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling (R) and Attorney General-elect Ken Cuccinelli-elect (R) will also be sworn in.

Today, McDonnell will volunteer at a food bank and then attend the first inaugural ball in Abingdon in southwest Virginia.

More information about the inauguration can be found here. McDonnell's swearing in will be streamed live at www.McDonnellInaugural.com.

See the full list of events below:

Friday, January 8, 2010

2:30 p.m.
McDonnell Volunteers at the Southwestern Virginia Second Harvest Food Bank
21452 Gravel Lake Road
Abingdon

6:00 p.m.
Southwest Inaugural Ball
Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
One Partnership Circle
Abingdon

Saturday, January 9, 2010

4:00 p.m.
Northern Virginia Inaugural Concert
Clarendon Ballroom
3185 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington

Sunday, January 10, 2010

6:30 p.m.
Hampton Roads Inaugural Ball
Chrysler Museum of Art
245 West Olney Road
Norfolk

Monday, January 11, 2010

10:00 a.m.
McDonnell Visits with Military Families
Brashear Conference Center
Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek - Fort Story
1432 Hewitt Drive
Norfolk

11:30 a.m.
McDonnell Visits USO of Hampton Roads
USO of Hampton Roads - Little Creek Division
1604 Amphibious Drive
Norfolk

1:00 p.m.
McDonnell Volunteers at the Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia
800 Tidewater Drive
Norfolk

4:00 p.m.
McDonnell and Bruce Smith, NFL Hall of Famer and Former Virginia Tech All-American, Hold Youth Outreach Event
Boys and Girls Club of Southeastern Virginia
1505 Competitor Ct.
Virginia Beach

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

2:30 p.m.
Bob McDonnell Volunteers at the Central Virginia Food Bank with General Assembly Leaders and Legislative Spouses
1415 Rhoadmiller St.
Richmond

Thursday, January 14, 2010

10:00 a.m.
McDonnell Volunteers at the Carpenter's Homeless Shelter
802 N. Henry St.
Alexandria

2:00 p.m.
McDonnell Visits Henrico Jail East & Holds Roundtable on Successful Prison Programs
Goochland/Powhatan Correctional Facility
7320 New Kent Highway
Barhamsville

Friday, January 15, 2010

2:00 p.m.
McDonnell, Bolling and Cuccinelli Visit St. John's Episcopal Church for a Historical Reenactment of Patrick Henry's Famous "Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death" Speech
2401 East Broad St.
Richmond

Saturday, January 16, 2010

8:00 a.m.
Inaugural Prayer Breakfast
Richmond Marriott Hotel
500 East Broad Street
Richmond

12:00 p.m
Swearing-In Ceremony of McDonnell as the 71st Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Along with Bolling and Cuccinelli
State Capitol
South Portico
Richmond

1:15 p.m.
Inaugural Parade
State Capitol
Richmond

*The parade will begin from the South Portico Reviewing Stand; the route has been extended this year to be more accommodating to families

8:00 p.m.
Inaugural Ball
Greater Richmond Convention Center
403 North 3rd St.
Richmond

Sunday, January 17, 2010

12:00 p.m.
The First Lady's Luncheon
Richmond Omni Hotel
100 South 12th Street
Richmond

By Anita Kumar  |  January 8, 2010; 11:20 AM ET
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Comments

Monday, January 18, 2010
9:00am
Outlaw all Abortions.
9:15am
Rescend Womens right to work or vote.
9:30am
Declare the Commonwealth of Virginia an Independant Country.
10:00am
Legalise Slavery.
12:00 noon
Raise the Confederate Flag over the statehouse.

Posted by: MarilynManson | January 8, 2010 2:30 PM | Report abuse

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