Newport Festa Italiana will celebrate their 22nd year of promoting the appreciation of Italian culture through food, music, and the arts from September 23rd through October 10th.

The 22nd Newport Festa Italiana starts on Friday, September 23rd with the John Panaggio Original Ziti Night at Vasco da Gama Hall, here’s a look at that event and some of the other upcoming events;

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