Italian heritage celebration set for Oct. 12 at Walla Walla County Fairgrounds


WALLA WALLA — The 28th annual Walla Walla Italian Heritage Festa will be 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Oct. 12, at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds, 363 Orchard St. Event activities are free, and tickets for the Italian dinner are available now.

The festa will honor the accomplishments of Italian settlers, with memorabilia, photos and genealogy in the Flower Building, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

The children’s grape stomp will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the adult grape stomp will start at noon. The Children’s Italian Dance group will perform at 1:30 p.m.

Sausage-and-meatball sandwiches and authentic Italian pastries will be available during the day.

The dinner will be in the Community Building, 6-8:30 p.m., with music and a silent auction.

Dinner tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for youth age 6-12. To purchase dinner tickets, call Bob at 529-5354.


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