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 4:
Tuesday , January 20
— Obama is sworn in at the Capitol.
— Obama and Congress have lunch in Statuary Hall.
— The 56th Inaugural Parade takes place.
— Aristotle hosts an open house at 205 Pennsylvania Avenue SE.
— The Congressional Hispanic Caucus hosts a breakfast at the American Gas Association, 400 North Capitol Street NW.
— The Inaugural Brunch for Change takes place at the Monocle Restaurant, 107 D Street NW. By invitation only.
— The Ackerman firm hosts a parade-watching party by invitation only.
— The National Congress of Black Women hosts a parade-watching party at the Newseum.
— The New Democrat Coalition hosts a breakfast at Charlie Palmer's, 101 Constitution Avenue NW.
— The Capital Grille hosts a parade-watching party. Cost: $15,000 for 15 guests.
— The New York State Society hosts a parade brunch at the Willard InterContinental Hotel. Cost: $300 to $350.
— The Hispanic Inaugural Brunch takes place at Rosa Mexicano.
— The Computer and Communications Industry Association hosts a parade-watching party at the Occidental Restaurant in the Willard Hotel.
— The Democratic Governors Association hosts a parade-watching event.
— Irish American Democrats hold their Inaugural Ball at the Phoenix Park Hotel, 520 N. Capitol Street NW.
— Pennsylvania hosts "A Night of Stars Inaugural Ball" at the Ritz-Carlton. Cost: $150.
— Hawaii hosts its inaugural ball at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Sold out.
— The National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training hosts the Bytes & Books Inaugural Ball at the Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 East Capitol Street SE.
— The American Music Inaugural Ball and Events hosts the Urban Ball at the Marriott Wardman. Cost: $350. Entertainment: Ludacris, Cedric the Entertainer, and Monica.
— The American Music Inaugural Ball and Events also hosts the American Music Inaugural Celebration—the Ball of Legends at the Marriott Wardman featuring Dionne Warwick, Chaka Kahn, George Clinton, and Redskin Jason Taylor. Cost: $450.
— The Babyboomer Professionals host the Change Has Come Inaugural Ball at the Hilton Washington Embassy Row, 2015 Massachusetts Avenue NW. Cost: $150.
— The Inaugural Peace Ball is hosted by Busboys & Poets and the National Postal Museum, 2 Massachusetts Avenue NW. Cost: $165.
— A Formal Affair for Change Presidential Inaugural Gala takes place at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, Va. Cost: $385.
— The Congressional Education Foundation for Public Policy hosts the Veterans' Inaugural Ball at the St. Regis Hotel, 923 16th Street NW.
— The People's Inaugural Ball takes place at the Grand Hyatt. Cost for the black-tie event: $350 to $500.
— New Jersey's Garden State Inaugural Ball takes place at the Washington Court Hotel. Cost: $100 to $125.
— The Maryland Inaugural Special Committee hosts the President's Ball in the Washington Times building, 3600 New York Avenue NE.
— The Michigan Inaugural Ball takes place at the Smithsonian American History Museum. Cost: $200.
— The Black Cat Night Club hosts "Demand in DC: Applauding the Empowerment of People Thru Art, Film and Music." Cost: $10 with performances by Anti-Flag, United Nations, The Akas, and Ruiner.
— Africa Aspire hosts the Celebration of Change for the World Inaugural Ball at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. Cost: $500, including a "taste of Africa" cuisine offering.
— The Ivy Ball is hosted by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Ivy Community Charities of Prince George's County at the Historical Society of Washington. Cost: $155.
— Arizona hosts the State Society of Arizona Inaugural Ball at the Historical Society of Washington, 801 K Street NW. Cost: $175 to $300.
— The Creative Coalition hosts its ball at the Harmon Center for Arts, 450 7th Street NW.
— George Washington University hosts a ball at the Omni Shoreham. Sold out.
— Citizens Helping Heroes Inc. hosts the Heroes Red, White, and Blue Inaugural Ball at the Mellon Auditorium to honor America's wounded troops.
— The armed forces are hosting the United in Service Inaugural Ball at the Top of the ART Great Room, 1100 16th Street NW.
— The Boys and Girls Club hosts an inaugural ball at the Old Post Office Pavilion. Cost: $150.
— The Eracism Foundation hosts the Purple Ball, featuring Lou Gossett Jr., at the Fairmont Hotel. Cost: $110 to $150.
— Young and Powerful for Obama hosts a black-tie gala and award ceremony at the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, 400 L'Enfant Plaza SW. Cost: $125.
— The Congressional Black Caucus ball takes place at the Capitol Hilton. By invitation only.
— TD Sanders & More LLC hosts the Believers Ball at the Hilton Hotel. Cost: $150.
— Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and Concerned Black Men host an inaugural gala at Bobby Van's, 1201 New York Ave. NW. Cost: $175-$200.
— The Cheeseburger Late Night Ball takes place at Chicago's Billy Goat Tavern, 500 New Jersey Avenue NW.
— The Virgin Islands Inaugural Ball takes place at the Hall of the Americas. Cost: $250 to $500.
— The American Indian Society hosts an inaugural ball at the Hyatt Regency in Crystal City, Va. Cost: $110-$150.
— The Hip-Hop Caucus hosts an after-party at the Muse Lounge, 717 6th Street NW.
— BET Networks hosts a ball at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.
— The Human Rights Campaign hosts the Equality Ball at the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, featuring entertainers Melissa Etheridge, Rufus Wainwright, and Cyndi Lauper.
— Information and Communications Technologies hosts an inaugural ball at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Cost: $1,000.
— MTV and Service Nation host the Be the Change Inaugural Ball at the Ronald Reagan Center. The ball will be televised live on MTV.
— The Soccer Moms for Obama Inaugural Ball takes place at the Chevy Chase Women's Club. Cost: $60.
— The All American Ball takes place at the Westin. Cost: $250.
Wednesday , January 21
— The Presidential Inaugural Committee hosts a prayer breakfast.
— The Eleison Group hosts a post-inaugural brunch at the Phoenix Park Hotel.