2016-10-06 / Calendar


The 61st annual Festa Italiana, a celebration of Italian culture, will culminate Columbus Day weekend. Touro Park will be the setting for the Festival in the Park on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 11 a.m – 4 p.m., with a marketplace of food and novelties, music, events for the bambini, and guests from Newport’s sister city of Imperia, Italy. On Monday, Oct. 10, the annual Columbus Day Parade will step off at noon from St. Joseph’s Church and march through town, ending up at the Columbus statue with a ceremony at noon. For information, call 401-847-4444 or visit Newport Festa Italiana on Facebook.

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