Big-Screen Inauguration Screening — Watch the swearing in of Barack Obama as the United State’s 44th President on a jumbo screen. Feel free to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and a picnic. Provided as a public service by Comcast Cable, the City of Charleston, and additional support from several private benefactors. Tue., Jan. 20, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free. Marion Square, Calhoun and King.
Democrat Inauguration Lunch — Watch the inauguration on big screens with fellow passionate Democrats. Includes a $6.50 buffet and cash bar. Tue., Jan. 20, 11 a.m. Buffalo South, 1409 Folly Road. (843) 406-0888. www.buffalosouth.com
Inauguration Watch Party — The Office of Student Life at the College of Charleston will host an Inauguration Watch Party. Members of the campus community are invited to enjoy free food (including some of President Obama’s favorites), Obama-related giveaways and the opportunity to take a picture with Obama (a cut-out of course). Stern Center Ballroom. Tue., Jan. 20, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Inauguration Celebration Affair — Local party/gala honoring Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States, with guest speakers, entertainment, food buffet, and dancing. Tue., Jan. 20, 5 p.m. Alfred Williams Center, 4401 Durant Ave. (843) 478-4462.
Yes We Did — Inaugural affair honoring President-elect Barack Obama. Includes hors d'oeuvres and raffles plus DJ and dancing. Tue., Jan. 20, 6 p.m.-2 a.m. $15, $17.50/door. Fusions Restaurant and Grill, 7550 Dorchester Road. (843) 225-4687.
Inauguration Party — Celebrate the inauguration of President Barack Obama. Enjoy drink specials, Chicago Dogs, and Hawaiian pizza. DJs Icebread and Chucktown will set it off with music to take it Barack! Tue., Jan. 20, 8 p.m. Upper Deck Tavern, 353 King St. (843) 958-0002. www.myspace.com/362021
See Greg's detailed Inauguration Round-up here.