You weren't going to go to Festa Italiana and not take in the food, were you? Local and national chefs will take the Cucina Showcase stage when the festival returns this weekend  at the lakefront. Rossella Rago of the web show “Cooking with Nonna” will appear at 6 p.m. Saturday and 6:45 p.m. Sunday; California chef Richard Lombardi will demonstrate...

The Sugar Land City Council is collaborating with the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, the International Film Festival of Spello and the Region of Umbra to host an Italian Film Festival. The festival Umbria in Sugar Land will be held in Sugar Land and will begin on Sept. 27, running through Oct. 1 in various venues across Sugar Land. There will be Eu...

Saint Anthony’s Society is excited to announce the schedule of events for the 2017 Feast Weekend. The celebration will mark its 98th year on August 24 – August 27 on Endicott, Thacher and North Margin Streets in the North End. This year festivities begin Thursday evening with the Feast of Santa Lucia and will continue all weekend with the Feast of...

Whether they are seeking pasta, sausage, meatballs, wine, a bocce game, hours of free entertainment, a petting zoo or pony rides, visitors will find all this and much more at the 35th annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival, which begins at noon Friday at Heritage Port.   Former Ohio State Sen. Lou Gentile knows how much patrons enjoy t...

This weekend Festa Italiana at the Henry Maier Festival Park on Milwaukee’s lakefront includes an exhibit featuring several artifacts from the Christopher Columbus Museum located in the Columbus Antique Mall. The items at Festa Italiana are available for viewing Saturday, July 22 from 11:30 a.m. to midnight and Sunday, July 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 1...

Remember Hill Day in St Louis?  Ciao St Louis is hosting Festa Italiana and the Columbus Day Parade on Oct. 1, 2017.  The parade will wind through the Hill and entertainment will be provided throughout the parade route.   The parade ends at Berra Park followed by the festa with Live Entertainment, Food, Drinks and games. This is the largest celebra...

Feast of Mount Carmel Day is a holiday for all ages in Berkeley Heights. Due to July 16 falling on a Sunday this year, the all day celebration was held on Saturday, July 15. "Feast Day" brings about a trip down memory lane for many to reminisce of years past -- and to carry on traditions. The Mount Carmel Society members continue to preserve these ...

One of Hoboken’s most popular and most traditional events is back again, running from Saturday, July 22 through Wednesday, July 26. The 107-year-old St. Ann’s Italian Festival -- known colloquially as “The Feast of St. Ann” -- will include the traditional statue procession and Novena.The five-day festival is centered at Seventh and Jefferson street...

On Monday, Oberlin’s City Council was ready to eliminate Columbus Day and replace it with Indigenous Peoples’ Day; however, in a bid to seek another solution, Order ISDAPresident Basil M Russo took to the podium and articulated why the national holiday must be preserved as it symbolizes and celebrates Italian American heritage. Backed by more than...

The Our Lady of Mount Carmel Italian Festival will return this week for four days of food, culture and continuous entertainment in the tent stage. Now in its 19th year, the festival takes place on the grounds of OLMC Basilica, which is next to Choffin Career Center, on the hill next to downtown. Admission is $4. Entertainers in the tent stage will...