The 29th annual Bravo Italiano Festival hosted by the Italian American Civic Association will be Friday and Saturday at the Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds Arena.
The full schedule of events:
Doors open at 5 p.m.
6 to 6:15 p.m.: Opening ceremony at the food court.
7:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Miss Italia Pageant, main stage.
8:30 to 10 p.m.: Cousin Vinny with Cory Grant, food court.
Doors open at noon.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Bocce tournament at the clubhouse at the civic association.
1 to 5 p.m.: Childrens entertainment at the food court.
2:30 to 4:30 p.m.: The Arrhythmias on the main stage.
5:30 to 6:30: Italian Mass on the main stage.
7 to 10 p.m.: Franco Gallelli and Company at the food court.
10 p.m.: Raffle and closing ceremonies at the food court.
Friday: Linguini with meatballs or clam sauce, tripe, and baked eggplant with linguini.
Saturday: Linguini with meatballs or clam sauce and chicken Parmesan with rigatoni.
Also available both days: pizza, half-hots, sausage and meatball subs, fried dough, desserts, Italian cheeses and wine and beer.