Expo Siciliana: National Italian American Foundation Event (Free & Open to Public)

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Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Free Event
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Free and open to the public. A showcase of entertainment and educational offerings, plus free food and beverage samples, and free lunch, from Italian American and Sicilian exhibitors.

A showcase of entertainment and educational offerings, plus free food and beverage samples, and free lunch, from Italian American and Sicilian exhibitors.

This is the largest Italian American Festival every year in the Nation’s Capital. Join in dancing the traditional Tarantella; watch Sicilian marionette performer Tony De Nonno pull the strings in a show that goes back to the 16th century; enjoy complimentary hero sandwiches from Arthur Avenue’s famous Mike’s Deli (Bronx, N.Y.); brush up on your la bella lingua skills; sample the award winning gelato flavors from D.C.’s gelato mad scientist, Gianluigi Dellaccio; choose from samples of the best wine from Sicilian vineyards; view screenings of the Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum finalists; and meet Stephen Tally, author of the “The Black Hand: The Epic War Between a Brilliant Detective and the Deadliest Secret Society in American History,” speak about his new bestselling book.