Inaugural balls and celebrations

 Saturday, Jan. 19

• Virgin Islands Association Inauguration Ball at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Alexandria, Va., at 7 p.m.

• National Bar Association at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum at 7 p.m.

• Historically Black Colleges and Universities Inaugural Ball at the Sphinx Club at Franklin Square at 8 p.m.

• Kentucky Bluegrass Ball at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.

• Oklahoma State Society Inaugural Gala at Clyde’s of Gallery Place at 7 p.m.

• Iowa State Society “First In The National Celebration” Inaugural Party at the Museum of Women in the Arts at 7:30 p.m.

• New Mexico Inaugural Ball at the Carnegie Institution for Science at 7:30 p.m.

• The Generation Now Party hosted by Jessica Alba at the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture at 8 p.m.

• The Indiaspora Ball at the Mandarin Oriental will highlight the very best in Indian American cuisine, culture and music. It begins at 8 p.m.

• North Carolina Society Inaugural Ball at the Stars and Stripes Club, Nationals Ballpark, at 8 p.m.

• The Jamaican Inaugural Ball at the National Education Association at 8 p.m.

• Illinois State Society Inaugural Gala at the Renaissance Hotel at 8:30 p.m.

• Texas Black Tie & Boots Inaugural Ball at the Gaylord National Resort, National Harbor, Md.

• Chef Art Smith will host a late-night Chefs Ball at Art and Soul. Executive Chef Wes Morton will co-chair the Chefs Ball with Chef Smith, and five additional D.C. celebrity chefs will prepare late night bites for the event, with proceeds benefiting their charities of choice. It starts at 10:30 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 20

• Actress Eva Longoria hosts a Latino Tribute to the president at the Kennedy Center at 7 p.m. Guests include Melanie Griffith, George Lopez and Mario Lopez.

• The 2013 Green Inaugural Ball Steering and Host Committee holds a Green Inaugural Ball at the Newseum.

• White and Black Inaugural Ball at the Clarion Hotel at 8 p.m.

• Florida Inaugural Ball at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium at 6 p.m.

• Planned Parenthood and Rock the Vote will host an inaugural party with a performance by band Delta Rae and a DJ set by legendary recording artist Q-Tip.  It will be hosted by actors Tatyana Ali, Alexis Bledel, Aisha Tyler and Kate Walsh. It starts at 6 p.m. at the 9:30 Club.

• Hawaii State Society Inaugural Ball at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel at 6 p.m.

• The 2013 Heroes Red, White and Blue Inaugural Concert featuring Lynyrd Skynyrd begins at 7 p.m. at the Warner Theater.

• Pennsylvania Inaugural Gala at the Ritz-Carlton West End at 7 p.m.

• Delaware Inaugural Ball at the Fairmont Hotel at 7 p.m.

• Georgia Inaugural Gala at National Museum of Women in the Arts at 7 p.m.

• New York State Society Inaugural Gala at the Fairmont Hotel at 7 p.m.

• Garden State Inaugural Gala at the Washington Court Hotel at 7:30 p.m.

• The Hip-Hop Inaugural Ball II sponsored by the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network and PHILANTHROPIK.  It takes place at 8 p.m. at The Harman Center for the Arts. It is co-chaired by Russell Simmons and Zac McDaniels.

• Arkansas Inaugural Gala at the National Press Club at 8 p.m.

• Maryland Inaugural Ball at the Gaylord National Hotel at 8 p.m.

• South Carolina Presidential Inaugural Ball at the Museum of Natural History at 8 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 21

• Ford Motor Company Gala Reception at 7 p.m. at the National Air and Space Museum.

• Ambassadors’ Inaugural Ball at the Mead Center for American Theater at the 7 p.m. 

• Michigan Inaugural Celebration at the National Museum of American History at 7:30 p.m.

• The Human Rights Campaign will host an inaugural ball — Out for Equality — at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel at 8 p.m. The celebration will be emceed by entertainment reporter Ross Mathews and will include musical performances by Cyndi Lauper, Audra McDonald, Will Swenson, and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC. 

• Creative Coalition Inaugural Ball at the Harman Center for the Arts at 9 p.m.

• Ke$ha will headline the Musicians On Call’s Presidential Inaugural Charity Benefit at the 9:30 Club.  The benefit is produced and sponsored by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). It begins at 10 p.m.