Events and Activities for Festa weekend

Friday September 22nd 2017

VENUE10:0012 NOON2:004:006:007:00-10:00PM
ARMORY AT SEATTLE CENTER     The Taste of Italy™ Wine Tasting and Reception.
Music by Danny Quintero and his band.

Saturday September 23rd 2017

VENUE10:3011:0012 NOON12:301:002:002:303:004:004:305:006:007:00
MORETTI MAINSTAGE, FISHER PAVILION
MC: John Venables
Cinquegranelli Montessori Students“Hansel & Gretel” Opera for KidsBallard Sedentary Sousa BandBallard Sedentary Sousa BandThe TarantellasFortissimo! with the Bonnie Birch BandFortissimo! with the Bonnie Birch BandDanny Quintero and his bandAaron CarusoAaron CarusoThe Porcaro GroupTony La StellaFesta All-Star Jam
WINE GARDEN, FISHER COURTYARD----La Mezzanotte TrioLa Mezzanotte TrioLa Mezzanotte TrioThe TarantellasThe TarantellasThe TarantellasThe RigaTonesThe RigaTonesThe RigaTonesThe RigaTones--
TINO'S CORTILE, SEATTLE CENTER PAVILION
(Kids Stage)
MC: Gary Galeotti
----Festa Pizza TossItalian Puppy Parade“Pinocchio” -
Olde World Puppet Theatre
Festa Pizza TossItalian Puppy Parade“Pinocchio” -
Olde World Puppet Theatre
Festa Pizza Toss--------
GRAPE STOMP, FISHER TERRACE
MC: Bob Bailey III
------Grape Stomp (12:30PM)Grape Stomp (1:30PM)--Grape Stomp (2:30PM)Grape Stomp (3:30PM)--Grape Stomp (4:30PM)------
OUTDOOR CHEF DEMOS,
FISHER TERRACE
--Brian Gojdics, Tutta Bella Neapolitan PizzeriaAlex and David Kong, Perché No - Pasta & VinoAlex and David Kong, Perché No - Pasta & VinoEmran Chowdhury, Mercato
Stellina
David Madrid, West Coast Italian RadioDavid Madrid, West Coast Italian RadioSpecial Guest Rossella Rago, host of "Cooking with Nonna"Tobie Robinson, Personal ChefTobie Robinson, Personal Chef------

Sunday September 24th 2017

VENUE11:0012 NOON12:301:002:002:303:004:004:305:00
MORETTI MAINSTAGE, FISHER PAVILION
MC: John Venables
Julie CascioppoSeattle Mandolin OrchestraSeattle Mandolin OrchestraTenor Marcus SheltonPrimo Basso BandPrimo Basso BandMbrascatuAaron CarusoAaron CarusoFortissimo! with the Bonnie Birch Band
WINE GARDEN, FISHER COURTYARD --The TarantellasThe TarantellasThe TarantellasLa Mezzanotte TrioLa Mezzanotte TrioLa Mezzanotte TrioThe RigaTonesThe RigaTonesThe RigaTones
TINO'S CORTILE, SEATTLE CENTER PAVILION
(Kids Stage)
MC: Gary Galeotti
--Festa Pizza TossItalian Puppy Parade“Pinocchio” -
Olde World Puppet Theatre
Festa Pizza TossItalian Puppy Parade“Pinocchio” -
Olde World Puppet Theatre
Festa Pizza Toss-- -
GRAPE STOMP, FISHER TERRACE
MC: Bob Bailey III
----Grape Stomp (12:30PM)Grape Stomp (1:30PM)--Grape Stomp (2:30PM)Grape Stomp (3:30PM)--Grape Stomp (4:30PM)
OUTDOOR CHEF DEMOS,
FISHER TERRACE
Enza Sorrentino, Mondello Ristorante ItalianoFranz Junga, Il FornaioFranz Junga, Il FornaioFrank Isernio, Isernio SausageSpecial Guest Rossella Rago, host of "Cooking with Nonna"Special Guest Rossella Rago, host of "Cooking with Nonna"Brad and Lydia Inserra, Amante / Brewers EastJeremy Taisey and Perry Mascitti, Tula Bene - New Italian Steak, Tulalip ResortJeremy Taisey and Perry Mascitti, Tula Bene - New Italian Steak House, Tulalip Resort--

Friday September 22nd 2017

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september, 2017

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Saturday September 23rd 2017

september, 2017

sat23sep9:00 am5:00 pmBocce Tournament, RecreationalFor teams that play on a casual basis or spur of the moment9:00 am - 5:00 pm PST Venue:Seattle Center Pavilion

sat23sep10:00 am5:00 pmClassic Italian Vehicles DisplayAutomotive Italian design10:00 am - 5:00 pm PST Venue:International Fountain

sat23sep10:00 am5:00 pmArt And Photography ExhibitLe Arti della Festa Italiana10:00 am - 5:00 pm PST Venue:Seattle Center Armory

sat23sep10:00 am5:00 pmItalian Dog Showand informational exhibit10:00 am - 5:00 pm PST Venue:Seattle Center Pavilion

sat23sep10:00 am5:00 pmHistoric Photographs ExhibitImages of Seattle’s earliest Italian-Americans10:00 am - 5:00 pm PST Venue:Seattle Center Armory

sat23sep10:30 am11:00 amTraditional Italian folk danceFeaturing children from the Cinquegranelli Montessori School10:30 am - 11:00 am PST Venue:Moretti Mainstage, Fisher Pavilion

sat23sep11:00 am12:00 pmHansel and Gretel, Opera for KidsSpotlight Repertory NW's light-hearted version of Humperdinck's opera11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST Venue:Moretti Mainstage, Fisher Pavilion

sat23sep11:00 am12:00 pmBrian GojdicsChef from Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sat23sep12:00 pm1:00 pmAlex and David KongChefs from Perché No - Pasta & Vino12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sat23sep12:00 pm2:00 pmLa Mezzanotte TrioTraditional Italian music at its finest12:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST Venue:Wine Garden, Fisher Pavilion Courtyard

sat23sep12:00 pm1:00 pmBallard Sedentary Sousa BandPresenting classic Italian marches12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST Venue:Moretti Mainstage, Fisher Pavilion

sat23sep12:00 pm12:30 pmFesta Pizza TossA family favorite12:00 pm - 12:30 pm PST Venue:Tino’s Cortile, Seattle Center Pavilion

sat23sep12:30 pm1:10 pmGrape StompWith Bob Bailey III12:30 pm - 1:10 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sat23sep12:30 pm1:00 pmItalian Puppy ParadeYour kids will not want to miss this!12:30 pm - 1:00 pm PST Venue:Tino’s Cortile, Seattle Center Pavilion

sat23sep1:00 pm2:00 pmEmran ChowdhuryChef from Mercato Stellina1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sat23sep1:00 pm2:00 pmThe TarantellasLifelong Italian-American musicians from Seattle1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST Venue:Moretti Mainstage, Fisher Pavilion

sat23sep1:00 pm2:00 pmPinocchio - Olde World Puppet TheatreAward-winning puppeteers from the Puppet Museum in Portland Oregon1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST Venue:Tino’s Cortile, Seattle Center Pavilion

sat23sep1:30 pm2:10 pmGrape StompWith Bob Bailey III1:30 pm - 2:10 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sat23sep2:00 pm4:00 pmThe TarantellasLifelong Italian-American musicians from Seattle2:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST Venue:Wine Garden, Fisher Pavilion Courtyard

sat23sep2:00 pm3:00 pmFortissimo! with the Bonnie Birch BandKnown for many years as Seattle's 'Three Tenors'2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST Venue:Moretti Mainstage, Fisher Pavilion

sat23sep2:00 pm2:30 pmFesta Pizza TossA family favorite2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST Venue:Tino’s Cortile, Seattle Center Pavilion

sat23sep2:00 pm3:00 pmDavid MadridDavid Madrid, host of West Coast Italian Radio2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sat23sep2:30 pm3:10 pmGrape StompWith Bob Bailey III2:30 pm - 3:10 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sat23sep2:30 pm3:00 pmItalian Puppy ParadeYour kids will not want to miss this!2:30 pm - 3:00 pm PST Venue:Tino’s Cortile, Seattle Center Pavilion

sat23sep3:00 pm4:00 pmDanny QuinteroKnown throughout the NW as a great Sinatra-like song stylist3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST Venue:Moretti Mainstage, Fisher Pavilion

sat23sep3:00 pm4:00 pmPinocchio - Olde World Puppet TheatreAward-winning puppeteers from the Puppet Museum in Portland Oregon3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST Venue:Tino’s Cortile, Seattle Center Pavilion

sat23sep3:00 pm4:00 pmRossella RagoHost of Cooking with Nonna3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sat23sep3:30 pm4:10 pmGrape StompWith Bob Bailey III3:30 pm - 4:10 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sat23sep4:00 pm5:00 pmAaron CarusoNationally-known New York tenor4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST Venue:Moretti Mainstage, Fisher Pavilion

sat23sep4:00 pm4:30 pmFesta Pizza TossA family favorite4:00 pm - 4:30 pm PST Venue:Tino’s Cortile, Seattle Center Pavilion

sat23sep4:00 pm5:00 pmTobie RobinsonPersonal Chef, formerly of Rivue Bar & Grill4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sat23sep4:00 pm7:00 pmThe RigaTonesHigh-energy singalongs4:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST Venue:Wine Garden, Fisher Pavilion Courtyard

sat23sep4:30 pm5:10 pmGrape StompWith Bob Bailey III4:30 pm - 5:10 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sat23sep5:00 pm6:00 pmThe Porcaro GroupFeaturing Rob Porcaro from the legendary 'Thin Red Line'5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST Venue:Moretti Mainstage, Fisher Pavilion

sat23sep6:00 pm7:00 pmTony La StellaMamma Mia! Local Italian-American tenor6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST Venue:Moretti Mainstage, Fisher Pavilion

sat23sep7:00 pm7:45 pmFesta All-Star JamMultiple performers closing out the show7:00 pm - 7:45 pm PST Venue:Moretti Mainstage, Fisher Pavilion

Sunday September 24th 2017

september, 2017

sun24sep9:00 am5:00 pmBocce Tournament, MastersFor teams that regularly play together in most tournaments9:00 am - 5:00 pm PST Venue:Seattle Center Pavilion

sun24sep10:00 am5:00 pmItalian Dog Showand informational exhibit10:00 am - 5:00 pm PST Venue:Seattle Center Pavilion

sun24sep10:00 am5:00 pmArt And Photography ExhibitLe Arti della Festa Italiana10:00 am - 5:00 pm PST Venue:Seattle Center Armory

sun24sep10:00 am5:00 pmHistoric Photographs ExhibitImages of Seattle’s earliest Italian-Americans10:00 am - 5:00 pm PST Venue:Seattle Center Armory

sun24sep10:00 am5:00 pmClassic Italian Vehicles DisplayAutomotive Italian design10:00 am - 5:00 pm PST Venue:International Fountain

sun24sep11:00 am12:00 pmJulie CascioppoSeattle’s “Sicilian Diva”11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST Venue:Moretti Mainstage, Fisher Pavilion

sun24sep11:00 am12:00 pmEnza SorrentinoChef from Ristorante Mondello11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sun24sep12:00 pm12:30 pmFesta Pizza TossA family favorite12:00 pm - 12:30 pm PST Venue:Tino’s Cortile, Seattle Center Pavilion

sun24sep12:00 pm1:00 pmSeattle Mandolin OrchestraPlaying beautiful Italian music on mandolins12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST Venue:Moretti Mainstage, Fisher Pavilion

sun24sep12:00 pm1:00 pmFranz JungaChef from Il Fornaio12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sun24sep12:00 pm2:00 pmThe TarantellasLifelong Italian-American musicians from Seattle12:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST Venue:Wine Garden, Fisher Pavilion Courtyard

sun24sep12:30 pm1:00 pmItalian Puppy ParadeYour kids will not want to miss this!12:30 pm - 1:00 pm PST Venue:Tino’s Cortile, Seattle Center Pavilion

sun24sep12:30 pm1:10 pmGrape StompWith Bob Bailey III12:30 pm - 1:10 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sun24sep1:00 pm2:00 pmFrank IsernioChef demo by Frank Isernio of Isernio's Sausage1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sun24sep1:00 pm2:00 pmTenor Marcus SheltonPopular local tenor and a former "young artist" with Seattle Opera1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST Venue:Moretti Mainstage, Fisher Pavilion

sun24sep1:00 pm2:00 pmPinocchio - Olde World Puppet TheatreAward-winning puppeteers from the Puppet Museum in Portland Oregon1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST Venue:Tino’s Cortile, Seattle Center Pavilion

sun24sep1:30 pm2:10 pmGrape StompWith Bob Bailey III1:30 pm - 2:10 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sun24sep2:00 pm3:00 pmRossella RagoHost of Cooking with Nonna2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sun24sep2:00 pm3:00 pmPrimo Basso BandLed by Lenny Luzzi and Tom Falcone of the Rigatones2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST Venue:Moretti Mainstage, Fisher Pavilion

sun24sep2:00 pm2:30 pmFesta Pizza TossA family favorite2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST Venue:Tino’s Cortile, Seattle Center Pavilion

sun24sep2:00 pm4:00 pmLa Mezzanotte TrioTraditional Italian music at its finest2:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST Venue:Wine Garden, Fisher Pavilion Courtyard

sun24sep2:30 pm3:10 pmGrape StompWith Bob Bailey III2:30 pm - 3:10 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sun24sep2:30 pm3:00 pmItalian Puppy ParadeYour kids will not want to miss this!2:30 pm - 3:00 pm PST Venue:Tino’s Cortile, Seattle Center Pavilion

sun24sep3:00 pm4:00 pmMbrascatuTarantella Rock sung in the Calabrese dialect3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST Venue:Moretti Mainstage, Fisher Pavilion

sun24sep3:00 pm4:00 pmPinocchio - Olde World Puppet TheatreAward-winning puppeteers from the Puppet Museum in Portland Oregon3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST Venue:Tino’s Cortile, Seattle Center Pavilion

sun24sep3:00 pm4:00 pmBrad and Lydia InserraChefs from Amante / Brewers East3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sun24sep3:30 pm4:10 pmGrape StompWith Bob Bailey III3:30 pm - 4:10 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sun24sep4:00 pm4:30 pmFesta Pizza TossA family favorite4:00 pm - 4:30 pm PST Venue:Tino’s Cortile, Seattle Center Pavilion

sun24sep4:00 pm5:00 pmAaron CarusoNationally-known New York tenor4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST Venue:Moretti Mainstage, Fisher Pavilion

sun24sep4:00 pm5:00 pmJeremy Taisey and Perry MascittiChefs from Tulalip Resort & Casino4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sun24sep4:00 pm6:00 pmThe RigaTonesHigh-energy singalongs4:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST Venue:Wine Garden, Fisher Pavilion Courtyard

sun24sep4:30 pm5:10 pmGrape StompWith Bob Bailey III4:30 pm - 5:10 pm PST Venue:Fisher Pavilion Terrace

sun24sep5:00 pm6:00 pmFortissimo! with the Bonnie Birch BandKnown for many years as Seattle's 'Three Tenors'5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST Venue:Moretti Mainstage, Fisher Pavilion