Canadian celebs spotlighted at White House dinner for Trudeau
© Greg Nash

A bevy of celebrities, lawmakers and officials will be attending the state dinner for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House on Thursday night.

Canadian-born Michael J. Fox, Mike Myers, Ryan Reynolds (appearing with wife Blake Lively), "Grey's Anatomy" star Sandra Oh and SNL's Lorne Michaels are all expected at the glitzy event.

ADVERTISEMENT

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles will be performing at the event as part of the first state visit by a Canadian prime minister in 19 years, the guest list for which was released Thursday night.

The menu features Alaskan halibut "casserole," roasted apricot galette and Colorado baby lamb chops served with Yukon potatoes drizzled in Canadian whiskey.

Others attending include NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and former NBA player Grant Hill, a member of the president's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition.

President Obama took part in some hockey trash talk with his Canadian counterpart earlier Thursday, joking, "Where’s the Stanley Cup right now?" in reference to his hometown champion Chicago Blackhawks.

In addition to the celebrities and athletes, the state dinner guest list sports several Obama administration officials, including Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, Commerce Secretary Penny PritzkerPenny Sue PritzkerThe Hill's Morning Report - Sanders steamrolls to South Carolina primary, Super Tuesday Biden's new campaign ad features Obama speech praising him Obama Commerce secretary backs Biden's 2020 bid MORE and Energy Secretary Ernest MonizErnest Jeffrey MonizOVERNIGHT ENERGY: Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to Obama marine monument designation | Interior reverses course on tribal ownership of portion of Missouri river | White House climate adviser meets with oil and gas companies Moniz: Texas blackouts show need to protect infrastructure against climate change The Hill's Morning Report - Biden: Back to the future on immigration, Afghanistan, Iran MORE.

A slew of lawmakers representing states along the U.S.-Canadian border will also be in attendance, including Sens. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsEmanuel to take hot seat in Senate confirmation hearing Overnight Health Care — Presented by Carequest — FDA moves to sell hearing aids over-the-counter Rachel Levine sworn in as first openly transgender four-star officer in health corps MORE (R-Maine), Angus KingAngus KingSenate appears poised to advance first Native American to lead National Park Service Senate to vote next week on Freedom to Vote Act GOP tries to take filibuster pressure off Manchin, Sinema MORE (I-Maine), Jeanne ShaheenCynthia (Jeanne) Jeanne ShaheenDefense & National Security — Military starts giving guidance on COVID-19 vaccine refusals Blinken pressed to fill empty post overseeing 'Havana syndrome' Lawmakers call for more resources to support early cancer detection MORE (D-N.H.), Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Altria - Biden holds meetings to resurrect his spending plan Senate Democrats ask for details on threats against election workers On The Money — Progressives play hard ball on Biden budget plan MORE (D-Minn.), Patrick LeahyPatrick Joseph LeahyOvernight Energy & Environment — Presented by the American Petroleum Institute — Democrats address reports that clean energy program will be axed Overnight Health Care — Presented by Carequest — Colin Powell's death highlights risks for immunocompromised On The Money — Democrats tee up Senate spending battles with GOP MORE (D-Vt.), Jon TesterJonathan (Jon) TesterProgressives see budget deal getting close after Biden meeting On The Money — It all comes down to Bernie and Joe Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by the American Petroleum Institute — Manchin, Tester voice opposition to carbon tax MORE (D-Mt.) and Rep. Derek KilmerDerek Christian KilmerProgressives cheer, moderates groan as Biden visit caps chaotic week  Democratic factions dig in, threatening fate of infrastructure vote Lawmakers using leadership PACs as 'slush funds' to live lavish lifestyles: report MORE (D-Wash.).

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchLobbying world Congress, stop holding 'Dreamers' hostage Drug prices are declining amid inflation fears MORE (R-Utah) and Rep. Susan Davis (D-Calif.) are also expected to show up, along with Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton.