Outside the Michigan Capitol (August 2010)
Updated: Thursday, 09 Dec 2010, 3:49 PM EST
Published : Thursday, 09 Dec 2010, 3:49 PM EST
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Gov.-elect Rick Snyder will keep his inaugural activities relatively short and confined to one day.
The festivities for the incoming Republican governor are scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 1 outside Michigan's state Capitol. The free public event is highlighted by Snyder taking the oath of office at noon.
24 Hour News 8 political reporter Rick Albin will be there, and the ceremony will be streamed on woodtv.com
A gubernatorial receiving line is scheduled afterward inside the Capitol.
A public event is scheduled for 4 p.m. at Impression 5 Science Center in Lansing.
An inaugural celebration requiring a $125 ticket to attend is set for 8 p.m. at Michigan State University's Wharton Center in East Lansing.
The events will be paid for through private donations and ticket sales.
Past inaugural events in Michigan often have included several cities over multiple days.
Snyder will be Michigan's 48th governor.