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Council of State Reception

Thursday, January 10, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Progress Energy Center for Performing Arts
Entertainment: Bar Hop String Quartet
Sponsored by: Charlotte Pipe and Foundry, Cisco Systems, Duke Energy, Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians and the Hendrick Companies
Ticket price: $125

Rock the Ball

Thursday, January 10, 9 p.m. - midnight
Location: Lincoln Theater

Entertainment: Balsa Gliders, Big Daddy Love and American Aquarium
Sponsored by: Anheuser-Busch, Belk, Piedmont Natural Gas Company, United Technologies Corporation and Wells Fargo

Ticket price: $20


Governor’s Reception

Friday, January 11, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Raleigh Convention Center Grand Ballroom

Entertainment: Raleigh Jazz Trio
Sponsored by: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina

Ticket price: $150


Gala Presentation

Friday, January 11, 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: Raleigh Convention Center Exhibition Hall

Entertainment: The Avett Brothers and other North Carolina entertainment
Sponsored by: GlaxoSmithKline, Red Hat and Reynolds American

Ticket price: $200 (includes entrance to the Ball)


North Carolina Inaugural Ball

Friday, January 11, 9 p.m. - midnight
Location: Raleigh Convention Center

Entertainment: Bull City Syndicate, The Hot at Nights and Old Habits
Sponsored by: Bank of America, Quintiles and Reynolds American

Ticket price: $125