October 17 – Italian Rootstock Festival – 1:00-8:00 pm
Santa Rosa Vintners Square
1301 & 1305 Cleveland Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Free for adults & children
A full day of family fun filled with local Italian artisan ambiance with Italian food, Italian folk music & dancing, silent auction, arts & crafts, face-painting, games for kids, grape stomp, wine tasting, beer tasting, coffee, espresso, juice bar, ice cream, cannoli, shopping & gift items, pizza making, bocce ball, Italian history in Sonoma County exhibit.
This event is a fund raiser supporting the North Bay Italian Foundation’s Santa Rosa JC Scholarship Fund and the Cultural Activities of the Foundation
Sponsors: North Bay Italian Cultural Foundation (NBICF), Italian Social Club of the North Bay & D’Argenzio Winery
Entertainment: Steve Albini & Tatiana, Carlo Solivan Rivera, Accordian Club of the Redwoods, Coro Allegro – NBICF Choral Group
Kids Activities: Bocce ball, face-painting, Twizzle-the-Clown, Grape Stomp, Photo Booth
Food & Beverage Venues: Cibo Rustico Pizzeria, Fogbelt Brewing Company, Juice on the Square, D’Argenzio Winery, Sheldon Wines, Krutz Family Cellars, Italian Social Club – Sausage & Peppers & Tri-tip sandwiches
Vendor Booths: Local artists & artisans, jewelry & ceramics, handmade lotions & soaps, Italian gourmet foods & desserts, Scooters & Vespas
Silent Auction: Contributions from numerous Sonoma County businesses to support the NBICF Santa Rosa JC Scholarship Fund
Italian History in Sonoma County Exhibit: This exhibit features numerous historical materials documenting the Italian American Cultural Heritage of Sonoma County hosted by the North Bay Italian Cultural Foundation.