When: 6:30 PM – 11:30 PM - Where: River City Casino Grand Ballroom - Price: $100 per person  Tables of 8 or 10 are available. Click here to reserve your tickets This is a formal event; black tie optional. Masquerade masks in the style of Venice’s Carnevale not required, but strongly encouraged! Tickets go on sale November 10th, 2017

Join us this Tuesday at Caputo's Deli to celebrate the traditional Italian festival of Carnevale! Feel free to come dressed up with a mask or just as yourself. We will have light refreshments, games, and more. Be sure to come slightly early, if possible, as our time is limited and we want to have as much fun as possible with the time we have. There...

Fat Tuesday is right around the corner, and Pasta Amore and the Italian American Heritage Society are celebrating with their annual Carnevale event. Costumes are encouraged, but not required, for the festive dinner, which takes place Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. The event is $39 per diner for the public and $35 for society members — before tax and tip. A c...

Little Italy Endicott will hold a masquerade ball fundraiser Saturday, a nod to the annual carnival held in Venice, Italy. From 6-10 p.m. at the Sons of Italy on Odell Avenue in Endicott, guests will experience the Carnivale di Venezia Masquerade Ball, with Italian specialty foods and drinks. Guests are asked to wear cocktail attire. Masks are enco...

Please join us for a festive Carnevale/Fat Tuesday. Dinner Program on February 28th. For your enjoyment, at 6:00 PM, we will be screening a short, yet vivid and interesting video called "The Sights & Sounds of Carnevale Celebrations in Italy" created by member and music educator, Lou Barrella. Then at 7:00 PM, you will be treated to a wonderful buf...

Apulia is the Italian region with the most Carnival celebrations: from Massafra to Gallipoli, from Dauno to Manfredonia and beyond to Poggio Imperiale, the season sees a continual succession of processions and masquerade balls. Particular mention goes to the Carnival of Putignano, a town in the Province of Bari; standing on the Murge Plateau, it is...

This year our Carnevale will be a collaboration with several other Italian organizations in the area, to be held on Saturday, February 25 at Casa Italiana.  One of the features will be a performance by children who are students in our Italian Language Program, as well as entertainment by the I-Talians, activities for children, and dinner by Osteria...

What would inspire people to book trips to Ivrea? The small city near Turin is not just your next obscure travel destination. It is an absolutely must-visit stop in the carnival season, when its distinct identity takes shape as the exciting Battle of the Oranges roars.   Oppressed peasants in the Middle Ages likely dreamed of throwing stones and pi...

18th Century, Venice. Circling about the snaky, torch-lit alleyways of the ancient city are swarms of masked men and women. Before leaving the house, members of all social ranks change their names, leaving their titles and inhibitions at the door. Men dress as women, women as men, priests pursue prostitutes, married men and women meet with lovers i...

For centuries the pre-Lent festivities of carnevale sumptuously celebrated  carne, a word that translates as both "meat' and "flesh," in every sense. However, the name comes specifically from the Latin for meat (carnem) and “take away or remove” (levare). A church decree dating back to 653 declared that anyone who ate meat during the forty days of...