Inaugural Events


Friday, December 13th          WELCOME PARTY & PARADE FLOAT WORK            6:30 p.m.

If you're in town, we'll have a welcoming cocktail party at the farm. Come tour the birthplace of Mayor Charlie, meet his animals, his parents and some of his biggest fans. We'll need help putting the finishing touches on Mayor Charlie's parade float, so please come to help us out!



Saturday, December 14th      HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS                                    10 a.m.


Downtown Navasota hosts the annual "Home for the Holidays" festival at City Hall complete with an ice-skating rink, crafts, & shopping.

Saturday, December 14th      DOWNTOWN NAVASOTA CHRISTMAS PARADE       6 p.m.


Mayor Charlie will represent Whitehall in the annual Christmas Parade through Downtown Navasota. He would love to invite you to ride on his parade float, too! If you'd like to be a participant on his float, please meet us at 5:15 p.m. at a location TBD.


Sunday, December 15            INAUGURATION DAY WORSHIP SERVICE               10:30 a.m.


Join us at First Baptist Church in Navasota for a beautiful service celebrating Advent, the arrival of King Jesus! We'll reserve a few pews, so feel free to just show up and worship with us.


Sunday, December 15           INAUGURAL CEREMONY & CELEBRATION             4:30 p.m.


The Whitehall Community Center doors will open at 4:30 p.m. & the swearing-in ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. (“ish” … we’re on country time!). After Mayor Charlie is “official,” we’ll have an All-American celebration including hot dogs & apple pie, live music & dancing, & entertainment for children of all ages.






You really should plan to make a weekend of it! There’s nothing like the holiday season in small-town America! For your weekend stay, we suggest these incredible accommodations, just a short distance from the Inaugural Ball location: 

Ritz-Carlton, Navasota (aka Best Western): 936.870.4100

Four Seasons Hotel - Whitehall (aka Comfort Inn & Suites): 936.825.9461

Make it a Weekend!

Official Inaugural Map

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