Plan to attend some Festa Italiana Week 2012 Events in Portland Oregon in Pioneer Courthouse Square from August 23-25, 2012. This festival celebrates Italian culture in Portland. There is a week of festivities leading up to the Festa Italiana in Portlan’s Piazza.
Friday, August 17, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
Festa Mass – The Church of St Michael the
Archangel located at 1701 SW 4th Avenue, Portland.
All Italian Festivals begin with a celebratory Mass.
Celebrated in Italian by Most ReverendJohn G. Vlazny, Archbishop of Portland in Oregon. Reception follows with Italian desserts.
Saturday, August 18 at 3:00 p.m.
Giro di Portland – NW 14th and Johnson,
Portland. This is an authentic Italian Bicycle
race. Free admission.
Sunday, August 19 at 8:30 a.m.
Bocce Tournament – Cedarville Park 3800 W
Powell Loop, Gresham. Watch Italian Bocce.
Food and beverages available for purchase.
Tuesday, August 21 at 7:00 p.m.
Festa Night at the Flicks – Fifth Avenue Cinema
510 SW Hall Street, Portland. Presenting
“Terraferma,” Italy’s submission to the Best Foreign
Film for the 2012 Academy Awards. The film
depicts a Sicillian family dealing with the arrival of
a group of illegal immigrants. Free admission.
**Thursday, Friday, Saturday, **
August 23,24 and 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Festa Italiana will convene at “Portland’s Piazza” at Pioneer
Courthouse Square with plenty of live entertainment, Italian
opera, dancing, Italian restaurants, wine gardens,
a grape stomp, piazza toss, vendors, strolling
musicians and puppet shows. The Festa Food and WIne Gardens will offer plenty of Italian specialties from outstanding Portland restaurants.
For more information visit: www.festa-italiana.org
Ray Massa’s EuroRythms 8 piece band from Dublin, Ohio will offer interesting live entertainment. This is a great band for dancing.
Get your tickets for FEAST Portland. It will be held Spetember 20-23, 2012.
For more information about Portland visit www.Portland.com. I have provided a list of interesting areas to visit in while you are in Portland:
|Historic Oregon City||1726 Washington Street, Oregon City, Oregon 97045|
|Nob Hill||Portland, OR|
|Northeast Section||NE Going St & NE 16th Ave. , Portland, OR|
|Northwest District||NW Raleigh St & NW 26th Ave. , Portland, OR|
|Pearl District||1022 NW Marshall Street, Suite 500, Portland, Oregon 97209|
|Pearl District||Portland, OR|
|Pioneer Courthouse Square||715 SW Morrison Street #702, Portland, Oregon 97205|
|Southeast Section||SE Holgate Blvd & SE Foster Rd. , Portland, OR|
While you are in Portland, visit Popular places like:
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