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Youngstown Italian Festival underway this weekend

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People who love food, especially Italian food, have plenty of choices at the Italian Fest underway in downtown Youngstown.

Organizers say there are 40 vendors and restaurants offering a variety of fare, ranging from fair food to sit down dinners.

The festival also offers rides, games and a raffle.  The first prize is $1,000 cash. The second prize is a $300 gift card from Rulli Brothers grocery store. Third prize is a $200 Get Go gasoline card.

Admission is $4.00 for adults. Children under 12 are free. People under the age of 18 will not be admitted unless accompanied by an adult. 

In addition to continuous entertainment at the main stage, festival goers can enjoy events at the wine and beer garden.

SCHEDULE

Friday 11:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.

MAIN STAGE

5:00 p.m. Opening Ceremonies

8:00 p.m. The Ovation Band

WINE AND BEER GARDEN

5:00 p.m. Rex Taneri

7:00 p.m. Morra Tournament

8:00 p.m. Redline

Saturday 3:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.

MAIN STAGE

4:00 p.m. Polka Mass with Jack Vasko

5:00 p.m. Jack Vasko

7:00 p.m. Franco Corso

8:45 p.m. Gabrel and Company

WINE AND BEER GARDEN

4:00 p.m. Jim Frank Combo

6:15 p.m. Pasta Eating Contest

6:45 p.m. Frank Gallo

9:15 p.m. Bustin' Loose

Sunday 11:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.

MAIN STAGE

12:00 Sunday mass with procession

1:00 p.m. Lowellville Band

2:45 p.m. Little King & Queen

4:30 p.m. Avanti Band

7:00 p.m. Franco Corso

8:45 p.m. Dom Tocco

10:30 p.m. Grand Raffle Drawing

WINE AND BEER GARDEN

2:00 p.m. Del Sinchak

5:00 p.m. Rocco Monaco

8:00 p.m. The House Band

9:15 p.m. Bustin' Loose

Four admission gates

-W. Federal and Phelps St.

-Wick Ave. and Commerce St.

-Market St. and Boardman St.

-E. Federal and Champion St.

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