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Thursday, January 17, 7:30 PM, Sister Cities International Inaugural Gala at the Hall of Flags, US Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW. $250/person / sponsorship tables available, info.
Thursday, January 17, 6:00 – 9:00 PM, Chinese New Year Celebration benefitting National Children’s Center Foundation at Ping Pong Dim Sum-Chinatown, 900 7th St. NW., info.
Thursday, January 17-19, 5:00 PM, Hilton Hollis Trunk Show at Betsy Fisher, 1224 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free, info.
Thursday, January 17, 6:00 - 9:00 PM, DJs in the Garden at the Natl Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, 700 Constitution.$8, info.
Friday, January 18, 7:00 PM, join Sonia Sotomayor as she reviews her memoir, My Beloved at GW Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st. NW. Hosted by Politics & Prose, info.
Friday, January 18, 6:00 - 9:00 PM, Cocktails for Charity: Noble Argus Foundation at The Light Horse, 715 King St. Alexandria. Extended happy hour, complimentary hors d’oeuvres. $25-$100 info.
Friday, January 18-27, (all day), Alexandria Restaurant Week: Inaugural Edition Alexandria 50 eateries offering $35 three-course dinners or $35 dinners for two, info.
Saturday, January 19, 6:00 PM, An Evening of Art & Jazz with Sandrine Lee, Leni Stern & Lizzy Loeb at The Mansion on O Street, 2020 O St. NW. $10, info.
Saturday, January 19, 6:00 PM, Ending Hunger with Nourish Now at 4935 Bar & Kitchen, 4935 Cordell Ave. Bethesda, $15 - info.
Sunday, January 20, 1:00 - 5:00 PM, 2013 DC Knit-In at Meridian White-Meyer House, 1624 Crescent Pl. NW. knitting, crocheting, and refreshments benefitting homeless shelters. Donations, rsvp.
Friday, January 18:
9:00PM-2:00AM, Party Politics presents The Inauguration Weekend Kickoff Party at Nick's Riverside Grill, 3050 K St NW.. $15. Sexy Chic. – RSVP.
7:00 - 10:00 PM, Power Forward: Inaugural Cocktail Reception at the Goethe-Institut / German Cultural Center, 812 7th St. NW $60, info.
Saturday, January 19:
8:00 PM, North Carolina State Society Ball at Stars and Stripes Club - Nationals Park, 1500 South Capitol St. SE. Enjoy music by NC favorite, Liquid Pleasure, open bar and food. $150/person, info.
8:00 PM, Generation Now: Inaugural Kick Off Ball at the Portrait Gallery, 8th & F. Hosts Jessica Alba & John Legend. $150, info.
7:00 – 11:00 PM, T Natl Bar Association Legacy Inaugural Ball at The Air & Space Museum, Independence Ave SW. $300, info.
7:00 PM, 2013 Disability Community Inaugural Ball at the National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW. $100, info.
7:30 PM, International Inaugural Ball at the L’Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L’Enfant Plaza. Black Tie, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, . $85, info.
6:00 PM, the 2013 Sunshine and Stars – Florida Inaugural Ball benefiting Florida House and State Society at. Mellon Auditorium, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW. $500/dinner & ball, info.
8:30 PM, join the Illinois State Society for its Inaugural Gala at the Marriott Renaissance Hotel, 999 9th St. NW. Multiple open bars, heavy hors d’oeuvres, live music and dancing. $260, info.
7:30 PM, Inauguration Weekend Comedy Special: The Daily Show's Rory Albanese & Adam Lowitt at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. $20, info.
8:00 PM, the Millennial Trains Project Inaugural Millennial Ball at M Central, 700 H St. NE. Creative black tie - $75, info.
11:00 PM, Chef Art Smith hosts Chefs Ball at Art and Soul, 415 New Jersey Ave. $75, late night bites, beverage, tax and gratuity. info
Black Tie & Boots Inaugural Ball, sponsored by the Texas State Society at Gaylord National, 201 Waterfront St. National Harbor,. $250/members - $275/non-members. Cowboy hats, tuxedos and boots for men, and evening gowns for ladies, info.
10:00 PM, Inaugural Ball Party at Opera Ultra Lounge, 1400 I St. NW. $20, includes open bar, info.
8:30 PM, singer Mýa at inaugural Fitness Ball at Living In America at the Sports Club/LA, 1170 22nd St. NW. Lululemon fashion show, dance party workout, champagne. $50/online, $75/door, info.
8:00 PM, join Suspicious Package and Art Soiree for an Indie Inauguration Weekend Party + Editorial Cartoon Art Exhibit at Malmaison, 3401 Water St NW. $15/advanced, info.
Sunday, January 20:
6:00 PM, Georgetown U Let Freedom Ring Concert with Smokey Robinson at The Kennedy Center, Free tickets required, info.
7:00 PM – Midnight, PA Society Inaugural Gala at The Ritz Carlton, 1150 22nd St. NW. performance by Mark Rivera , Catie Curtis and Bliss. Food, open bar and dancing. $225/individual, info.
9:00 PM, White House Party II: Artist's Inaugural Ball at the Rock & Roll Hotel, 1353 H St. NE $50, info.
7:00 PM, Green Inaugural Ball at the Newseum. Join the broad environmental, conservation and clean tech. $400+, info.
9:00 PM, Hip-Hop Inaugural Ball host Russell Simmons at the Harman Center, 610 F St Black tie, performances $500/person info.
7:30 PM – 1:00 AM, The Peace Ball: Voices of Hope and Resistance at Arena Stage. $135, food & open bar - info.
9:00 PM, All American Inaugural Ball at The Hyatt Regency, Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. food, open bar, dancing. $200, info.
7:30 – 11:00 PM, New Jersey State Society Inaugural Gala at the Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave. benefits Hurricane Sandy first responders and utility workers. $275/individual, info.
8:00 PM, The Maryland Democratic Party Inaugural Ball at the Gaylord National Hotel, Maryland Room, 201 Waterfront St. National Harbor, MD. $225, info.
7:00 PM, Presidential Pearl Gala at the Mandarin Oriental, 1330 Maryland Ave SW. $250, food, drinks, dancing; highlights the Asian American and Pacific Islander political leadership, info.
7:00 PM, Humanitarian Inaugural Ball – Wings of Hope at Reagan National Airport in Historic Terminal A Lobby. $155, info.
7:00 – 11:00 PM, The Virginia Inaugural Ball, hosted by VA & Arlington Democratic Party at the Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel, 801 N Glebe Rd. $250, info.
6:00 PM, Hawaii State Society 2013 Inaugural Ball at the Renaissance Arlington Hotel, 2800 S Potomac Ave.. $225, info.
Monday, January 21:
9:00 PM, BET's Inaugural Gala presented by AT&T at Smithsonian American Art Museum, 800 G St. NW. $300, info.
9:00 PM, The Enduring Legacy Inaugural Ball, hosted by MTV's DJ Envy at the Holiday Inn Washington Capitol, 550 C St. SW. $75/single, $140/couples, info..
7:00 PM, 2013 Ambassadors Inaugural Ball at Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square, 801 K St. NW. $100-$750, info.
7:00 – 11:00 PM, Muslim Inaugural Gala celebrates diversity across faiths at North Hall Eastern Market, 225 7th St SE $100 info