“Mark your calendars and come join us! The Christopher Columbus Italian Club of Charlotte is producing this annual event now in its 14th year. A new feature of the Ciao, Italia! Festival features a children’s activity area, wine tasting, a display of Italian cultural items, cooking demonstrations and more. The Festival is a HUGE EVENT with non-stop Entertainment, Vendors, Kids Games, and Food, including a Pizza Eating Contest!"
Nada’s Italy will be there with a booth representing the Italian Social Club with free give-aways and selling Italian items such as aprons, hats, and more! Come get your Christmas gifts imported directly from Italy!
One day only Saturday October 15, 2011 from 11am to 9pm uptown at the St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Ballantyne you will feast on famous delicacies such as eggplant parmigiana, sausage and peppers, meatball sandwiches, topped off with cannoli and expresso!
Plus, a wide variety of entertainment from the Opera Carolina Chorus to a special appearance by Italian singer, Franco Corso, back by popular demand.
Raffle drawings with valuable items will be held throughout the day.
Admission to the Ciao, Italia! Festival is $3 dollars and children under 12 are free. Go to www.italian-club-charlotte.org for event schedule.
See you all on October 15! Ci vediamo il 15 di ottobre!
•Italian Food, Pastries, Wine & Beer!
•Music & Entertainment! •Children’s Activities!
•And Much, Much More!
St. Matthew Catholic Church Education Center
8015 Ballantyne Commons Parkway; Charlotte, NC 28277