Mercatino di Natale is coming!

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BY: North Bay Italian Cultural Foundation

Saturday, December 1, 2018, 11am – 5 pm. St. Rose Parish Hall - 320 10th Street, Santa Rosa, California 95401. We invite our members and their friends to attend our second Mercatino di Natale, an Italian Christmas Marketplace, on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at St Rose Parish Hall in Santa Rosa. Live entertainment will be provided by Steve Albini, Duo Pizzicato, and Coro Allegro.

Come enjoy our Italian Cafe featuring pesto pasta, Italian sausage sandwiches, and imbibe at the beer and wine bar. Eliza, the Strolling Musician, and Signora Allora (fortune teller) will also be present. Visit the history of Italians in Sonoma County exhibit. Bid on wine and other items at the silent auction. Shop the Italian-themed mercato for hats, sweatshirts, aprons and other items. Purchase for yourself or others artisan gifts by local craftmakers and Italian-themed books from the North Bay Italian Cultural Foundation book group.

Stop by the Slow Food Sonoma County North’s booth to find out more about their non-profit and purchase a cookbook. In coming and enjoying the Mercatino di Natale, you will be supporting the NBICF’s cultural endeavors. Tickets are $5 in advance and may be purchased at the door. Children under 12 are free. Advance ticket holders will receive a free “Be Italian” tote bag at the door. For more information about the Mercatino di Natale or if you are interested in being a vendor at the event, please contact Susan Terracina Adler at

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