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9 things to do this weekend surrounding the Inauguration. (Image: File photo of Sinclair Broadcast Group)

Weekend Report: 9 things to do during the 2017 Inaugural Weekend

Thursday, January 19

Thanks, Obama: Gather from 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Mead Center for American Theater in Washington, D.C. for a day of entertainment and art in appreciation for President Barack H. Obama on his last day of office.

Busboys and Poets Presents Peace Ball: A gathering at the National Museum of African American History and Culture to celebrate the accomplishments and successes of the past four years and the vow to continue to be the change we want to see in the world.

Love Trumps Hate Rainbow Bash: Join the Love Trumps Hate Rainbow Bash to benefit the Anacostia Watershed Society, La Clinica Del Pueblo and The Washington Blade Foundation.

Tears or Cheers Inauguration Happy Hour: Whether you are crying or celebrating the inauguration of the 45th president, Silver has a drink for you. Enjoy two inauguration-inspired drinks created by Aviva Goldfarb and Silver's Bar Manager, Richard Torres. (5 p.m. - 8 p.m.)

Friday, January 20

2017 Presidential Inauguration: Gates will open at 6 a.m. on the morning of the Inauguration. The Swearing-In Ceremony will be held on the west front steps of the Capitol.

The 2017 Inaugural Parade: The 2017 Inaugural Parade will take place in the afternoon and will proceed down 15 blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue between the U.S. Capitol and the White House.

Great Gatsby Presidential Inaugural Ball: Take the chance to step back to Women's Suffrage, the end of the 1st World War, the Volstead Act (in memoriam), Prohibition, and the roaring sights and sounds of the 1920's. A celebration of the Republic, the Democracy, the democratic process, and the institution of the Presidency handed over peacefully to our 45th President of the United States! ( 8 p.m. - 1 a.m., National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution)

Saturday, January 21

Women's March on Washington: For everything you need to know on the Women's March on Washington, click here. For places to eat and drink during the march, click here.

Sunday, January 22

Daybreaker D.C. Dance Dance Resolution: Two days after the inauguration, one day after The Women's March on Washington, Daybreaker will ring in the new year at U St Music Hall with their first dance session of 2017!