8th Annual St. Anthony
FESTA ITALIANA Charlotte
Sunday May 19, 2013 at 1 p.m.
It’s all about charity and the Best Italian Food in Charlotte for the 8th year in a row. You will pay one admission charity donation and enjoy unlimited spectacular Italian Food, delicious Italian Wines, Prosecco, Peroni Beer, wonderful live entertainment, a large first class silent auction and this year a Kids Zone! The Festa will be held on the beautiful surroundings of Queens University of Charlotte, our gracious and generous Host Sponsor. This all benefits the Nevins Center, creating opportunity and quality of life for those with special needs and disabilities.
Last year YOU donated $24,000 with the FESTA 2012 ! That means you helped make “una bella vita” for many people that otherwise may never know what that means.
This year we are Celebrating the Year of Italian Culture with
Guest Chefs from LAGO di COMO, ITALIA
Maria Victoria and Massimo Zaina
Demonstrating, Teaching and Serving Specialties from the Lake Como Region of Italy.
FESTA Executive Chef
Demonstrating and Cooking Our Famous 4 foot Seafood Risotto.
Celebrity Chefs from Charlotte’s Best restaurants presenting their incredible appetizers, breads, desserts & espresso.
Brooklyn South Pizzaria, Blue, Osso, Vivace, Mama Ricotta’s, Bistro la Bon, Toscana/Luce, il Bosco, Fiamma, Delectables by Holly, The Coffee Boss, Nova’s Bakery, Pasta and Provisions and more!
Live Entertainment from wonderful performing artists including
Soprano Gina Gutierrez,Tenor Franco Londono, Tenor Charlie Lang,The TBA Girls, Pianists Keiko Aloe and Randy Jones of Allegro Studio, Singer Carlo Martini, Jazz Crooner Bobby Umber,The el Alma de la Luna Dancers Sarah Stafford, David Stafford, Jamie Avalo, Juan Valle, and Lizbeth Serna, Pianist Michael Lazenby, Violinist Saule Akberdiyeva, Brad Bailey-Guitarist and Dean Wiklacz-Drummer with Bobby Umber’s Band, Luis Matute-Young Pianist/Drummer/Guitarist, Louis Senay-Pianist,6 year old pianist Evan Xie, and the Nevins Chime Chorus.
Stage Director Producer Agnes Florian
Festa Italiana Charlotte will bring you the best Italian food in Charlotte, a large silent auction, fantastic entertainment, children’s activities, face painting and a great cause. Now what are you waiting for?
Festa Italiana is presented by The St. Anthony Foundation of Charlotte. Find more information on the foundation and its purpose here.