The inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump features a long list of official and semi-official events and celebrations.
Here’s the schedule for events through the Inaugural Parade to the White House:
Wreath-laying ceremony, Jan. 19
Arlington National Cemetery
Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence will lay a wreath at the cemetery in honor of the nation’s veterans. Details have not been publicly announced.
“Make America Great Again!” welcome celebration, Jan. 19
Ceremony will be held at the Lincoln Memorial
This event will feature “a diverse group of performers” in a concert, as well as appearances by Trump and Pence. Tickets are required for special viewing areas. Further details have not been publicly announced.
Inauguration ceremonies, Jan. 20
Ceremony begins at 11:30 a.m. Eastern, U.S. Capitol Building
Trump and Pence will be sworn in on the west front of the Capitol. Their families and members of Congress, the U.S. Supreme Court, diplomatic corps and other invited guests will be seated on the ceremony platform.
Performers scheduled so far are America’s Got Talent winner and platinum-selling singer Jackie Evancho, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, the Radio City Rockettes (who also performed at George W. Bush’s inauguration ceremonies) and the Missouri State University Chorale.
Religious leaders who will give readings, benedictions and invocations include New York Archbishop Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan, the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, Pastor Paula White of New Destiny Christian Center, Rabbi Marvin Hier of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, the Rev. Franklin Graham of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and…[READ ENTIRE ARTICLE HERE: http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2017/01/05/Donald-Trump-inauguration-schedule-of-events-and-performers/1021483641496/ ]