Feast and play at 29th annual Festa Italiana
07/24/2014 10:04 AM
07/24/2014 10:05 AM
Sure, there’s plenty of good pizza in restaurants around town, but lovers of Italian cuisine can go beyond that staple and into more interesting fare at Festa Italiana. Heap your plates with Italian sausage and meatballs, pasta, chicken Parmesan, calamari, cannoli, gelato and much more.
The festival of all-things-Italian goes still further, with singers and bands, games and rides for children, bocce ball competitions, auto and motorscooter exhibits, a marketplace full of imported goods, and an hourly raffle culminating in a trip to Italy.
Check out Festa Italiana from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 2 and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Croatian Center, 3730 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento. Admission is $12, free for ages 15 and younger. Free parking.
Information and ticket sales: www.festaitalianasacramento.com.
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