Head down to the Strip and roll a few at the bocce tourney

Aug 11, 2017 487

BY: Joanne Klimovich Harrop

The Senator John Heinz History Center's Eighth Annual Bocce Tournament & Festival is from noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 12., under the Veteran's Bridge overpass, adjacent to the History Center at 13th and Smallman streets in the Strip District.

Bocce is a bowling sport of precision and accuracy and was popularized in Pittsburgh by Italian immigrants who settled in the region at the turn of the 20th century. More than 40, four-person bocce teams will compete for the title while everyone enjoys Italian food, beverages and music.

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