For all of the events, doors open 30 minutes before start time. The price for each of the four events is $20.00 per person.

 

If you choose to attend all four events and reserve by October 3, you will enjoy a 15% discount!

 

Reservations required please call 239-597-5210 Please press 1

CELEBRATION 2013

THE YEAR OF ITALIAN CULTURE

MONDAY OCTOBER 14, 2013

DOORS OPEN 5:30pm​  /  DINNER SERVED 6:00pm

 

Discussion on controversial 16th century artist Caravaggio, (the other Michelangelo) outlining how his naturalism movement influenced other great artists. Presented by art historian Edith Coleman.

 

Buffet Dinner of Classic Lasagna, Chicken Marsala, Shrimp Scampi, Penne Pasta, Italian Meatballs,  Flame Grilled Veggies, Italian Market Salad, Assorted Italian Breads, Dessert & Coffee

 

 

SUNDAY OCTOBER 20, 2013

DOORS OPEN 5:30pm  /  DINNER SERVED 6:00pm

 

Evening of Film and Food. Dsicussion of Italian neorealiasm; with film excerpts and a comparison with contemporary film. Presented by Dr. Charles Lommanto.

 

Buffet Dinner of Baked Stuffed Shells, Flame Grilled Chicken Picatta, Farfalla Pesto Cream Pasta w/ Grilled Shrimp, Sausage and Peppers, Grilled Crimini Mushrooms, Caesar Salad, Assorted Italian Breads, Dessert & Coffee

 

 

SATURDAY OCTOBER 26, 2013

DOORS OPEN 11:30am  /  LUNCHEON SERVED 12:00pm

 

An Illuminating and fascinating lecture on Canto V of Dante's Inferno that will delve into depths of this masterpiece. Presented by Dr. Deana Basile Kelly.

 

Luncheon of Marinated Flame Grilled Chicken, Walnut Salad w/Red Onions, Grape tomatoes, Gorgonzola, Red Grapes, Walnuts and Balsamic Vinaigrette over a Spring Blend, Assorted Italian Breads, Dessert & Coffee 

 

 

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 3, 2013

DOORS OPEN 4:30pm  /  DINNER SERVED 5:00pm

 

Lecture on Composer Giacomo Puccini interspersed with arias performed by ONcore of OperaNaples. Presented by Dr. Ron Bowman.

 

Buffet Dinner of Antipasto Bar – assortment of Italian Cheeses, Cold Cuts, Roasted Vegetables,  Pomodoro Salad and Italian Breads. Pasta Bar – Penne Pasta, Farfalle, Rigatoni Pastas prepared by our Chef with Guests choice of Pesto Cream, Pomodoro or Sauce Alfredo

 

 

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 7, 2013

DOORS OPEN 3:30pm  /  MOVIE STARTS 4:00pm

 

Fun for the entire family when we show PINOCCHIO, the classic Walt Disney film. Cookies and refreshments. Admission is FREE

 

 

 

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2013

COCKTAILS & DINNER 5:30pm

 

Gala Dinner and Festivities

 

Guests of Honor:

Concul General of Italy-Miami

Honarable Adolfo Barattolo

 

Professionals of Italian Heritage

Louis D. D'Agostino. Esq.

Dr. Michael F. D'Angelo

Domenico A. Lucarelli, Esq.

Dr. Antonio G. Zampogna

 

Entertainment by the young singers of Opera Naples, the ONcore group.

 

Reservations required please call 239-597-5210 Please press 1

Formal Attire

$75.00 per Person

Naples Hilton Inn

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