Governor-Elect Asa Hutchinson Unveils Inaugural Details

Dec 10, 2014

File photo of Asa Hutchinson with his wife Susan when he formally filed to run for office in February at the state Capitol.
Credit Michael Hibblen / KUAR News

Governor-elect Asa Hutchinson rolled out details of his inauguration Wednesday, which will fill up parts of two days and nights on January 12 and 13. Hutchinson named Dave and Sarah Wengel as 2015 inaugural co-chairs.

"This inaugural celebration of Governor-Elect Hutchinson represents the beginning of a new day in our state, full of promise and opportunity for every Arkansan,” said Dave Wengel. “It’s the renewal of the American Dream right here in the Natural State, and Sarah and I are delighted to be part of it."

A rundown of the inauguration events include:

Red, White & BBQ Inaugural Party “Discovering A New Day”
7:00 – 9:00 pm Museum of Discovery
500 President Clinton Avenue, Suite 150, Little Rock
Price: $25 per person (two-ticket limit per person)
Casual Attire

Inaugural Church Service
8:30 – 9:30 am Immanuel Baptist Church
501 N. Shackleford Rd., Little Rock
Open to the Public

The Oath of Office
10:30 am House Chamber, State Capitol

The Inaugural Address
12:00 – 1:00 pm Capitol Steps, State Capitol
Open to the Public

The Governor’s Reception
1:00 – 2:30 pm Rotunda, State Capitol
Open to the Public

“A New Day in Arkansas” Inaugural Ball Honoring Governor Asa Hutchinson and First Lady Susan Hutchinson
6:30 – 10:00 pm Governor’s Hall – Statehouse Convention Center
101 E Markham St., Little Rock
Price: $100 per person
Black Tie Optional

For more details on the inauguration, Hutchinson has set up a new web site –