West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival officials honor individuals each year who unselfishly give their resources and time. Recognized as Honorees are those who were born in West Virginia and have made outstanding contributions to their families, their communities and the state. Honorees for the 39th annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival...

Once again Michéal Castaldo will return to the Mercer County Italian American Festival on September 23rd at 6PM. Named one of NJ’s best fall festival by CBS, NY, Michéal and his La Dolce Vita Band will perform live on the main stage (Investors Bank Stage) at 6PM and delight the crowd with his spirited, passionate, enchanting voice and flawless deli...

La Festa Italiana will be held Labor Day weekend (Friday through Monday, September 1-4, 2017) on Courthouse Square in the heart of downtown Scranton, Pa. Hours are Friday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Monday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. As usual, more than 80 vendors will be offering great Italian food, and continuous live entert...

Not Little Italy, but Big Italy, Portland’s Italian Festival swinging in the biggest living room in Oregon, Pioneer Square. Food, beer, and music mix to show the city in the best light possible, like an Italian chandelier.Is it fun? Educational? Mesmerizing? All of that along with beautiful Italian women in haute couture. By the way, everyone’s Ita...

The Villa Maria Knights of Columbus No. 6342 is holding their seventh annual Italian Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 at Historic Smithville and Village Green in Galloway Township. The rain date is the same time but on Sunday, Oct. 1. Jim Craine and the Atlantic City All-Star Band, featuring Tony DeLuca, will play Italian music ma...

The New York Racing Association, Inc. will celebrate the culture and traditions of the Bel Pease during Italian-American Day at Saratoga Race Course on Wednesday, August 30. The day-long festivities will feature Italian music, dance, entertainment, crafts and food from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Berkshire Bank Saratoga Pavilion. The day's fifth race...

The aroma of pasta, sauces and frittis filled the air at Jackson Square Saturday during the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Pasta Cook-Off. Hundreds of people came out to enjoy a day of music, dancing, pasta tasting and prize giveaways. Nine cooks prepared 13 red and white sauces for the cook-off. There were also canned pepper and homemade...

Moving the Italian Family Festa to San Jose’s History Park last year was a bigger success than the Italian American Heritage Foundation ever expected. “We weren’t sure if our patrons would turn out as in past years,” Festa Director Joe Rizzi said. “What we experienced was not only a return of our loyal patrons but a crowd of new faces. The park was...

The 91st annual Italian Feast of Sts. Cosmas and Damian will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 8, 1 to 11 p.m. Sept. 9 and 1 to 10 p.m. Sept. 10 on Warren and Porter streets in Cambridge. The event will feature a food festival; parades; amusement rides and carnival games; meatball and cannoli eating contests at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9-10; “Monsters, Inc.”...

Felice Mucedula and Paolo Saltarello, strolling musicians from Auburn, added a distinctive flair to the Mount Morris Italian Festival last weekend. Mucedola is an accordionist. Saltarello provides vocals and plays mandolin. “That’s our repertoire, the old Italian-American songs that we do,” said Saltarello. “We just love to entertain.” The duo play...