A celebratory WaterFire, open house and other events have been announced by Gov.-elect Gina Raimondo for her inauguration next week.
Inaugurations for all Rhode Island general officers are set for Jan. 6. Raimondo will begin the day with 9 a.m. Mass at her parish, St. Raymond's Roman Catholic Church in Providence. Swearing-in ceremonies will begin at noon on the South Portico of the State House.
A celebratory WaterFire will follow, beginning at 6 p.m.
Each general officer will host a party open to the public at restaurants.
Events will continue Jan. 10 when Raimondo and her husband, Andy Moffit, host an open house at the State House.
Raimondo and her family also will host a public skating session.