Atlanta's mayor-elect has released details of the events planned as a lead-in to his Jan. 3 inauguration as the city's 61st mayor.

Andre Dickens' swearing-in ceremony will culminate the weekend of activities in a 1 p.m. event at his alma mater, Georgia Institute of Technology's Bobby Dodd Stadium, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

The first event of the inauguration weekend is a community service day in Atlanta, Dickens announced last week. Volunteers will convene at the C.T. Martin Natatorium and Recreation Center to assemble personal hygiene kits from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on New Year's Day, Saturday, Jan. 1. Volunteers will also participate in a cleanup project at Nancy Creek Park from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The activities will include raking, pruning and litter removal.

Community whiffle ball games and outreach activities will also occur from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Piedmont Park's Active Oval and Saturday's events will end with a reception and inaugural community block party at Pullman Yards from 5 to 7 p.m.

On Sunday, Jan. 2, there will be a virtual interfaith prayer service beginning at 4 p.m. The ceremony will be streamed live at

Anyone interested in attending the events can find more details and register at Attendees will be required to show proof of vaccination and a negative COVID test within the last 24 hours for all inaugural events. Masks will be mandatory at all events.

Dickens beat City Council President Felicia Moore 64% to 36% in the mayoral runoff. The two candidates emerged from a crowded field of candidates, including former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, to face each other.

Incumbent Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms didn't seek a second term.