St. Anthony’s Italian Festival this weekend in Glassboro

Sep 08, 2021 222

St. Anthony’s annual Italian Heritage Festival will take place 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 at Glassboro’s town square. Celebrating the cultural roots and the history of Italians in America, the event will begin with procession from the St. Anthony’s Mutual Aid Society on Church Street to Rowan Boulevard, featuring the St. Anthony’s statue, decorated with flowers and carried by club members accompanied by a traditional Italian music band.

The Glassboro High School Italian Club will join in the procession in traditional garb and perform live. Opening ceremony performance by Glassboro’s Michael Jones will be followed by various local entertainers performing music made popular by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Rosemary Clooney, Joni James, Patsy Cline and Connie Francis. 

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