Jan 8, 2013 10:27 PM by MTN News
HELENA - The newly elected governor and lieutenant governor plan two inaugural balls next month in Helena to celebrate the start of their new administration.
Gov. Steve Bullock and his wife, Lisa, and Lt. Gov. John Walsh and his wife, Janet, invite all Montanans to the 2013 Govenor's Inaugural ball on Saturday, Feb. 9 in Helena.
The next day, Feb. 10, Montana families are also invited to "A Big Sky Carnival", a gala for children.
Both events are at the Exhibit Hall at the Lewis and Clark County Fairgrounds in Helena.
The Governor's Inaugural Ball runs from 7 p.m. to midnight, with live music, appetizers and drinks.
Tickets are $25 per person, and will be available for purchase starting Monday morning, Jan. 14.
The Children's Inaugural Ball is set from 4-6 p.m., Sun. Feb. 10, and features carnival food and activities, and live music by The Whizpops.
A RSVP is required to attend the Childrens' Ball by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guests to the Children's Ball are asked to bring a nonperishable food item donation for Montana food banks.
More details on both events can be found at www.stevebullock.com/ball.