Gov. Janet Mills will be officially sworn in for her second term as Maine’s governor on Wednesday night.
The inauguration will begin with the reconvening of the Legislature at 6 p.m. The ceremony will feature poetry and music from across the state beginning at 6:30 p.m., including performances from folk singer Dave Mallett and the Pihcintu Multi National Girls Choir and poetry from Maine Poet Laureate Julia Bouwsma and Bethel-based poet Richard Blanco.
Mills is scheduled to give her inaugural address at 7 p.m.
Before the ceremony, the Sockalexis Family Singers, featuring Chris Sockalexis of the Penobscot Nation, will perform an honor song. Mills’ hometown will be highlighted through a performance of the Franklin County Fiddlers, which features students from Farmington’s Mt. Blue High School.