There was something for everyone at the annual Saint Rocco’s Church Feast and Festival, a timeless tradition that completed its seven-day stay Sunday in Johnston. For Anna DeRobbio, 88, of Cranston, it was an opportunity to break bread with her friend Etta Branca, 90, and enjoy a sandwich featuring a freshly made roll from The Original Italian Bake...

The annual St. Anthony’s Italian Heritage Festival takes place in Glassboro on Sept. 14. A procession from the St. Anthony’s Mutual Aid Society on Church Street to Rowan Boulevard will feature the St. Anthony’s statue decorated with flowers and carried by club members with traditional Italian musical accompaniment band. The Glassboro High School It...

August is feast season in the North End and this weekend is the biggest of them all — the feast of St. Anthony. It’s a time of celebration for locals and visitors alike, but this year is even more special as it is the 100th anniversary of the feast. If you are not familiar with the feast of St. Anthony, it is essentially a weekend festival put on i...

Food, music, and a weekend of games and fellowship are returning to Guilford this month, in the form of St. George’s Church annual Italian Festival. Organized by the St. George’s Men’s Group, the event has grown over the past six years into a two-day extravaganza featuring live music, lawn games, cooking competitions, and of course, as much delicio...

The 35th annual Bravo Italiano Festival runs Friday through Sunday at the Watertown Municipal Arena. There is free admission each day, but any donations at the door will go to the Jefferson Rehabilitation Center Foundation’s capital campaign. Doors open at 5 p.m. Friday. At 6 p.m., bocce and corn hole tournaments begin. The Miss Italia Pageant at 7...

A celebration of all things Italian comes to downtown Lynchburg on Friday, Sept. 20. The celebrations will be at Riverviews Artspace Gallery, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event is open to the public without charge. Officials say there will be Italian wines (cash bar) and light cuisine, pasta demonstration and tasting, as well as Italian oil and vinega...

Periods of heavy rain passing through Mount Morris on Saturday sent patrons of the Mount Morris Rotary Italian Festival scurrying for cover in Bellamy Park, but despite the rain many who attended were unwavered by the weather. Vendors found ways to cope and protect their wares. The entertainment – under the cover of a large tent – kept playing. And...

If you love Italian food, then check out Belmar’s San Gennaro Festival, which is being held September 14-15 and featuring food, live music, dancing, vendors, and more! Belmar Feast of San Gennaro: Saturday, September 14, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday, September 15, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. For more information about the event, or to inquire about being a food or...

Considering the number of Staten Islanders who work at and attend the San Gennaro Feast, the 93rd annual event is very much a borough-fueled event. The festival starts on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m. and runs through the evening of Sunday, Sept. 22. WCBS-FM radio personality and Staten Island resident Joe Causi recently summed up the spirit of the...

The Italian community came together to celebrate its heritage and culture with the St. Ann’s Festa Italiana. Multiple vendors were present and festival organizers say they are proud to introduce the community to the Italian festival because it’s been nearly 30-years since the last celebration. “It means a lot because this area is where Little Italy...