By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers.
What takes 28 pages and 139 separate spreadsheet boxes to describe President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration? How about the Master Inaugural Events Schedule. Here is Part 3:
Sunday, January 18
—Six separate Presidential Inaugural Committee events, mostly consisting of welcoming meetings, a lunch, and dinner, are still to be determined.
—The National Congress of Black Women hosts "A Kitchen Table Discussion" at Mei n Yu Restaurant in Georgetown.
—The California State Society hosts lunch and a fashion show at the Ritz Carlton Hotel.
—EMILY's List hosts an inaugural luncheon celebration called "A Power to Change: a Celebration of the 2009 Election," at the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW. Cost: $150.
—The Every Child Matters Educational Fund hosts the Children's Ball at the Historical Society of Washington, 801 K Street NW. Waiting list.
—Maryland State Sen. Jim Rosapepe hosts an event at Behnke's Nursery in Beltsville, Md.
—The National Leadership Council hosts a reception at Oyamel Restaurant, 401 Seventh Street, NW. Invitation only.
—The People's Inaugural Ball and Gala Weekend hosts a gospel concert at the Lincoln Theater, 1215 U Street NW.
—Realizing the Dream hosts an awards ceremony for five individuals who embolden Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. Cost: $150.
—The Alaska State Society hosts a reception at Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar. Cost: $25 to $50.
—The Democratic Governor's Association hosts a cocktail party. Sponsorships available for $25,000 to $250,000.
—The Junior Statesman Foundation hosts the "56th Presidential Inaugural: A Kick-Off Event for the 75th Anniversary of JSA" at the Hotel Monaco, 700 F Street NW. Cost: $75.
—The Latino Leaders Network hosts a dinner by invitation only at the Willard InterContinental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
—The Diane Freeman Foundation and Therapeutic Wellness LLC hosts the 2009 Hope Won Inaugural at the Westin Annapolis. Cost: $150.
—The People's Inaugural Ball and Gala Weekend hosts a jazz concert featuring the Washington Jazz Orchestra at the Lincoln Theater. Cost: 75.
—The First Disability Power and Pride Inaugural Ball takes place at the National Press Club. Cost: $100.
—The Aloha Inaugural Ball takes place at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Cost: $300 to $550.
—Ohev Sholom, the national synagogue, hosts the National Inaugural Jewish Ball. Cost: $20 to $50.
—Volta Live hosts the Red Goes Blue Inaugural Bash at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will be featured. Sponsorships: $25,000 to $50,000.
—The People's Party Host Committee hosts a welcome ceremony and dinner at the Historic Bohemian Caverns, 2001 11th Street NW Cost: $60.
—The Democratic National Committee's Hispanic Caucus hosts "Renewing America's Promise Latino Inaugural Gala" at Union Station. Cost: $200.
—The Maryland Inaugural Ball takes place at the Mount Airy Mansion in Upper Marlboro. Cost: $85.
—Ohioans for Change hosts the Ohio Inaugural Celebration at the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel. Cost: $250.
—The Hip-Hop Caucus hosts the "Dreams of My Father Black Scholars Inaugural Ball" at the Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown. Cost: $350 to $550.
Monday, January 19
—Five Presidential Inaugural Committee evening events are to be determined.
— MALDEF, LULAC, and NCLR host the Latino State of the Union at the Hyatt Regency.
—The National Congress of Black Women hosts "brunch and books" at Clydes of Gallery Place, 707 Seventh St. NW.
—The New Democrats Coalition: Center Stage hosts a reception at Rosa Mexicano Restaurant, 575 Seventh St. NW.
—The Italian American Democratic Leadership Council hosts an inaugural celebration at Darlington House, 1610 20th Street NW.
—The Illinois State Society hosts the Land of Lincoln Inaugural Ball at the Renaissance Washington Hotel, 999 Ninth Street NW. Cost: $300 to $500.
—The Colorado Democratic Party hosts the Colorado Inaugural Ball at the Westin Washington, 1400 M Street NW. Cost: $150 to $2,500.
—Indiana hosts the Indiana Society Inaugural Gala at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW, featuring the Singing Hoosiers. Cost: $7,500 per table.
—The International Conservation Caucus Foundation hosts a gala at the Mellon Auditorium. Packages range from $25,000 to $100,000.
—The Kentucky State Society hosts the Bluegrass Ball at the Marriott Wardman. Cost: $175.
—South Dakota hosts the South Dakota Society Inaugural cocktail reception at James Monroe House, 2017 Eye Street. NW. Dress: Semiformal.
—The Arab American Institute hosts an event featuring comics and music at the Fairmont Hotel, 2401 M Street NW.
—Hands On DC hosts "Our Time for Change Is Now" jubilee with dinner and drinks at the Carlyle Club in Alexandria, Va. Cost: $150.
—Netroots Nation hosts the "Yes, We Can Party" at the Clarendon Ballroom in Arlington, Va. Cost: $90.
—The Babyboomer Professionals host "A Dream and A Change" ball at the Sheraton Crystal City Hotel in Arlington, Va. Cost: $199.
—Asian Americans for Obama put on the Pearl Presidential Inaugural Gala at the Mandarin Oriental, 1330 Maryland Avenue SW. Sold Out.
—New Mexico hosts the Land of Enchantment Ball in the Smithsonian's Museum of the American Indian.
—Arkansas hosts its ball at the National Press Club. Cost: $125 to $150.
—The Green Inaugural Ball hosted by the Smithsonian American History Museum and National Portrait Gallery in the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture, Eighth and F streets NW. Cost: $250.
—Historically Black Colleges and Universities hosts its ball at Sequoia, 3000 K Street NW. Cost: $300 to $500.
—The Historical Society of Washington hosts the Historical Inaugural Ball at the society's headquarters, 801 K Street NW. Cost: $250.
--Huffington Post hosts the HuffPo Ball at the Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. By invitation only.
—North Carolina hosts its ball at the Marriott Wardman. Cost: $150.
—The Pennsylvania Democratic Party hosts the "Yes, We Did Celebration" at the Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle NW, featuring Gov. Ed Rendell. Cost: $150.
—The South Carolina Inaugural Ball takes place at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum. Sold out.
—The Obama for Change Inauguration Party takes place at Zanzibar, 700 Water Street SW. The event is for Obama field staff and volunteers.
--Florida hosts the Sunshine and Stars Florida Inaugural Ball at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th Street NW.
—Imagen Foundation hosts "One People, One Nation, United," a ball at the City Club at Franklin Square. Invitation only.
— The Sovereignty Group hosts an event with the Hip-Hop Caucus and others at the National Museum of Crime and Punishment, 575 Seventh Street NW. The event features Big Tigger. Packages from $500 to $10,000.
—The Latino Inauguration reception takes place at the Hall of the Americas, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue.
—The Texas State Society Black Tie and Boots Ball occurs at the National Harbor convention center.
—A Vote Latino brunch is hosted by the National Leadership Council Reception.
—The Arkansas State Society Inaugural Party for Razorbacks takes place at the Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue NW.
—The Hip-Hop Caucus hosts a gala at Olives, 1600 K Street NW.
—The Grassroots Inaugural Ball takes place at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
Next up: The events on January 20.
Events day by day: