Pat McCrory will officially be sworn in as North Carolina's new governor on over the weekend, and he will stop by Eastern Carolina a few days later for his inauguration celebration.
McCrory will be sworn-in during a private ceremony in the Old State Capitol, on the second floor in the old senate chambers Saturday at noon.
On Tuesday, Jan. 8, McCrory will be at the Tryon Palace in New Bern for his inauguration celebration. NewsChannel 12's Wes Goforth and Valentina Wilson have been given exclusive access to the event.
The 500 tickets originally slated for the meet-and-greet are already sold out, but 100 more have been made available.
To get your tickets, visit www.easternopenhouse.eventbrite.com. From there, fill in your name, email address and the number of tickets you want. The tickets are free.