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Festa Italia welcomes public to Fitchburg for food, fun and family activities

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FITCHBURG (WKOW) -- "Festa Italia" welcomes families to McKee Farms Park in Fitchburg this weekend for food and fun!

The Italian Workman's Club hosts the event every year to celebrate Italian culture. The three-day event features food and music as well as Italian cultural exhibits, sporting events, dancing, a pasta eating contest and children's activities.

Here is a schedule of the entertainment throughout the weekend:

Friday: 5:30 – 7:00: Johnny Chimes and The Nat’l Blues Band; 7:30 – 10:30: VO5

Saturday: 1:45 – 2:30 Italian Folk Dancers of Madison; 3:00 – 3:45 Accordionist Jim Giacalone; 4:00 – 5:30 Gerri DiMaggio; 6:00 – 8:00 Universal Sound; 8:30 – 11:00 Wifee and The Huzzband; Wayne the Wizard magic show.

Sunday: 11:45 -12:30 Italian Folk Dancers of Madison; 1:30 – 3:00 Joe Scalissi; 3:30 - 5:30 The Jimmys; Truly Remarkable Loon comedy juggling act.

The pasta eating contest is scheduled for Saturday at 1:00 p.m.  For a full schedule or to learn more, check out this website.

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