Friday Schedule

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2018 SCHEDULE
LOCATION: Main Stage Cultural Education Stage
Taste of Italy Pavilion Culture Movie Theatre
Children’s Stage Italian Cultural & Community Center Booth

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12
11:00 AM Italian Music By DJ Italia, Houston’s Preferred Italian DJ (Featuring the music of Italian Motown, Eros Ramazzotti & Giusy Ferreri)
12:00 PM

Bingo Italian style, “Tombola”! Learn to play this traditional Italian game (similar to American Bingo) and win prizes (5 winners in each session). Fun for the entire family as you race to fill your cards while immersing yourself in a bit of Italian culture and language! Ambo! Terno! Quaderno! Quinto! Tombola! Limited seating. Cards are $3 each or 2 for $5.00. Learn More about the game.

1:30 PM

La Piccola Cucina – Festival Edition: La Piccola Cucina is a hands-on cultural culinary experience for children, aged 3-12 years old. Children will wear chef aprons and toques and learn basic Italian language, metric system and culture while preparing authentic Italian cuisine. The little chefs will learn how to make Italian Breadsticks!

Seating is limited. Tickets are only $10. BUY AND PRINT TICKETS NOW to reserve your seat!

2:00 PM Italian Music By DJ Italia, Houston’s Preferred Italian DJ (Featuring the music of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin & Lou Monte)
3:00 PM Introduction to Italian Wine: a Premium Italian Wine Tasting/Seminar –

Learn more about Italian Wine by attending this guided tasting, featuring five of Italy’s most interesting wines, including Chianti Classico and the unique Nebbiolo, the Grape of both Barolo and Barbaresco. Join us, as we compare and contrast these amazing wines.

Seating will be limited. Tickets are only $15. BUY AND PRINT TICKETS NOW to reserve your seat!

4:00 PM Italian Music By DJ Italia, Houston’s Preferred Italian DJ (Featuring the music of Caparezza, Frankie Laine & Fabri Fibra)
4:00 PM Let’s make Italian mosaics
5:00 PM

Bingo Italian style, “Tombola”! Learn to play this traditional Italian game (similar to American Bingo) and win prizes (5 winners in each session). Fun for the entire family as you race to fill your cards while immersing yourself in a bit of Italian culture and language! Ambo! Terno! Quaderno! Quinto! Tombola! Limited seating. Cards are $3 each or 2 for $5.00. Learn More about the game.

5:30 PM Let’s make Italian necklaces
6:15 PM

Italian Craft Beer Tasting-Seminar by Jon Denman . Join Craft Beer Expert and Radio talk show host, Jon Denman, (Drink of Ages ESPN 97.5 FM), as he leads us in a tasting of 5 unique Italian beers (2oz. per). Jon’s seminars are both entertaining and informative. Do not miss our Italian Craft Beer Tasting. Seating will be limited. Tickets are only $15. BUY AND PRINT TICKETS NOW!! to reserve your seat.

6:00 PM Aaron Caruso, Nation’s Top Italian Tenor from New York
6:30 PM Adult Italian Language Class: An Introduction to Speaking Italian
7:00 PM Let’s learn the animals in Italian
7:30 PM Radio Live, Houston’s Nationally Renowned Party Band
8:00 PM Introduction to Italian Wine: a Premium Italian Wine Tasting/Seminar –

Learn more about Italian Wine by attending this guided tasting, featuring five of Italy’s most interesting wines, including Chianti Classico and the unique Nebbiolo, the Grape of both Barolo and Barbaresco. Join us, as we compare and contrast these amazing wines.

Seating will be limited. Tickets are only $15. BUY AND PRINT TICKETS NOW to reserve your seat!

10:00 PM Festival Closes