Italian Festival Oct. 9 at city waterfront
The Ulster County Italian American Foundation will hold its ninth annual Italian Festival at Kingston’s Rondout Creek waterfront from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 9.
The festival will feature Italian foods, beverages, products and music, as well as family activities. Admission is free.
The foundation is a notfor-profit organization whose mission is to promote, preserve and celebrate the Italian heritage and culture in Ulster County and beyond.
At the opening ceremony of the festival, the foundation will recognize the Italian Signora and Signore of the Year, given to recipients based on their community service and selfless volunteering to assist those in need throughout Ulster County. This year’s honorees are Manny Savona and Jeanette Provenzano.
Also, the reigning Miss Italy New York will be on hand to meet and greet people who attend the festival.