The Nashville Italian Lights Festival will turn its focus to the sky on Aug. 21 for the epic solar eclipse. The festival actually starts on Friday, Aug. 18 at Bicentennial Mall State Park. The four-day event will offer a variety of food, wine, music and traditions. On the day of the eclipse though, the festival will turn its focus to the sky. “So t...

Summer festival season is in full swing and this weekend, the scene moves to Warren’s Italian-American Festival. There will be plenty of food and games. The Bocce tournament took place Friday night, right on the Courthouse lawn. All weekend long, there will be a large Italian American Culture tent, which focuses on the Italian tradition in the area...

The St. Ann’s Church Carnival and Italian Festival takes place evenings from August 14 to 19 at the Saint Ann Worship Site at Dorrance and Pond streets in Bristol Borough. There will be rides, homemade Italian food, baked goods including homemade cakes, cookies, pies, muffins and more, a basket auction, lots of carnival games, face painting sand ar...

The Italian-American Society of Peoria will hold its 88th Annual Summer Festa Picnic from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, at Hickory Grove Park in North Peoria. It is a long-standing family event held by the group every year since its founding in 1929. The event is a fundraiser for the society’s four scholarship programs. The menu features chicken...

The city’s rich Italian heritage will be on display for the 11th year in a row at Italian Fest, set for Saturday in downtown Iron Mountain. The event that celebrates all things Italian kicks off at 11 a.m. in the parking lot across from the Dickinson County Library, with a full slate of contests, entertainment, games, food and beverages planned to...

Michael Del-Zoppo is doing what generations have before him in the kitchen of his century home off Mayfield Road: He kneads a ball of dough, then carefully rolls it out, slices it and then feeds it through a hand-crank pasta maker. Del-Zoppo will do this all day, as his mother did before him. He's making cavatelli - seven pounds for himself, 25 pou...

There’s more than just pasta, meatballs and cannoli to feast on at this weekend’s St. Paul’s Italian Festival. A whole lot of culture and community fun is on the menu, too. Just travel to Erie’s Little Italy for live music, games, souvenirs, a large auction and more during the annual festival, Friday through Sunday at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church...

It is one of the sweetest traditions in Portland, the annual cookie bake for the St. Peter's Italian Bazaar. Wednesday, more than 60 volunteers helped make, bake and decorate these homemade Italian cookies for this weekend's 92nd annual bazaar.  The bazaar, which starts Friday and ends Sunday, is the largest fundraiser of the year for St. Peter's c...

Italian heritage is not a requirement, but an appetite for all things Italian — the food, the music, the wine — is important if you are planning to attend the 14th annual Festa Italiana di Vandergrift. The popular event, held to celebrate the community's Italian-American heritage and expand the historical understanding of Italian immigration to the...

The spirit of Sicily will be coming to southwest Brooklyn once again, as Bensonhurst gears up for the 42nd Annual Feast of Santa Rosalia. The feast, known by locals as the 18th Avenue Festival, will span 18th Avenue (aka Cristoforo Colombo Boulevard) from 65th Street to 75th Street from Thursday, August 17 through Sunday, August 27. “It’s a traditi...