The Salem Italian American Club will celebrate its 100th anniversary on July 28. All members are invited to attend throughout the day and enjoy the bocce, the music, food, games and fun. The club, which was chartered July 22, 1918, was originally named Risveglio D’Italia. Charter members were Michael Barbieri, Joseph Bova, Bernard DeMeo, Joseph Qui...

It's been more than 100 years and St. Ann's Church here is still giving the community zeppoles, live nightly entertainment and crafts. St. Ann's Church is hosting its 108th annual Italian festival at Seventh and Jefferson streets. The festival, which started Saturday at 1 p.m., is open to all until Thursday, July 26 – the Catholic church's feast da...

Saturday September 8 from Noon to 6PM EDT - Downtown Patchogue. The 51st edition of the Patchogue Italian Feast of Saint Liberata will kick-off with the traditional parade of the statue and feature indoor and outdoor dining. The procession will begin at 12 p.m. in front of the Suffolk County District Court and the official ceremony will be held at...

August 24 Noon to August 26 5PM EDT - Watertown Fairgrounds, Watertown (New York) 13601. Ciao membri e amici! We are hard at work planning this year’s Bravo Italiano Festival, and are happy to announce we are bringing it back to the Fairground’s Arena! The dates will be August 24-26. New concepts this year will be using local Italian restaurants fo...

There are worse ways to start one's on-screen career than starring in a movie with Robert De Niro. That's how it began for actor Louis Vanaria, appearing in the icon's 1993 directorial debut "A Bronx Tale" as Crazy Mario. Since then, he's made a nice career of small character roles and bit parts, working on set next to the likes of Martin Scorsese...

Baton Rouge’s annual Italian Heritage Festa features a “grape stomp,” when teams of women wearing coordinated outfits perform a dance routine and — you guessed it — stomp grapes. This year, the lighthearted charity event will be tinged with sadness. Buddy Amoroso, the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council member killed in a bicycle accident June 30...

August 23 5PM to August 26 11PM EDT. Saint Anthony's Club - 203 Endicott St, Boston 02113 The 99th Anniversary St. Anthony’s Feast Weekend will kick off on Thursday, August 23rd at 5 pm with the procession of Santa Lucia. The Feast continues all day Friday with the opening ceremonies for St. Anthony’s Feast at 7 pm. Full schedule of events can be f...

San Francisco – Highway 12 Winery has generously donated wine for the San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade Grand Ball on October 6, 2018. The winery bears the name of the legendary road which is home to dozens of world-renowned vineyards and wineries in the Carneros District of California. For more information about their wines, please see their w...

The 115th annual Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel runs Friday, July 20, through Sunday, July 22, in Rosebank -- where a host of Italian immigrants settled during the early part of the 1900s. The time-honored tradition is a throw back to simpler times. Coordinators continue to preserve the cherished custom that hopefully will be handed down from ge...

This weekend's Festa Italiana is designed to indulge all of the senses: - Listen to Tony Award winner Anthony Crivello sing Broadway favorites and dig into his Louis Prima songbook. - Watch the Flag-Throwers of Sermoneta, Italy, demonstrate a folkloric art with roots that go back a millennium.  - Smell and taste the customary delights of sausage, s...