A taste of Italy at Walsingham this weekend

Oct 12, 2013 1862

For the past decade, the annual Italian Festival sponsored by the Colonial Italian American Organization has raised money to help local students pay for college. Some $200,000 has been raised to underwrite scholarships and and other education-related grants.

This year's event will be held this weekend, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 12-13 on the grounds of Walsingham Academy.

The weekend event is typically attended by hundreds of locals and visitors looking for a way to taste the flavor of Italy without having to leave our area. One of the hallmarks of the event is wine-tasting, with vintages offered by seven Virginia wineries. There are also several chances to purchase food from restaurants specializing in delicious Italian fare.

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Source: http://www.vagazette.com

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