St. Anthony Fest this weekend in Seneca Falls

One of the most popular and successful Italian Festivals in the country is back this Labor Day Weekend in Seneca Falls. The St. Anthony Italian Festival gets underway on Friday night on Ovid Street in the former Village and runs through Sunday night’s fireworks display.The full schedule for the 2012 edition:Friday, August 315:00 PM – Grounds Open (Rides, Games, Food)5:00 PM – Annual Fish Fry6:30 PM – Live Music performed by: ‘Prison City Rockers’7:00 PM – Bocce Tournament BeginsSaturday, September 19:00 AM – 5K Race10:00 AM – Bocce Tournament throughout the day1:00 PM – Child Safety Photos1:00 PM – Some Food Booths Open, Rides Open1:00 PM to 5:00 PM – POP and ride all day for $15.005:00 PM – All Food Booths Open6:00 PM – Meatball Eating Contest sponsored by: Little Italy ($100 first prize)7:00 PM – Live Music by Nick GilletteSunday, September 29:00 AM – Continental Breakfast at Rumseyville10:00 AM – Procession to St. Patrick Church10:45 AM – Italian Mass; Beatini Award Presentation12:00 PM – Sausage Booth Opens1:00 PM – Most Food Booths Open1:00 PM – 4:30 PM – Rides Open2:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Live ‘Italian Music’ by Paulo and Felix4:00 PM – All Booths Open6:30 PM – Live Music performed by: ‘Agonal Rhythm’9:00 PM – Presentation of the Pedulla Award10:00 PM – Brilliant Fireworks DisplayNO PETS ARE ALLOWED ON THE GROUNDS EXCEPT SERVICE ANIMALSThe Annual St. Anthony Italian Festival is a joint venture of the SMS and Runseyville Sportsmen Clubs and their auxiliaries. Join us every Labor Day Weekend at the SMS Field on Ovid Street in Seneca Falls. Music, rides, games, fireworks, delicious food and more await you and your family at the largest and most successful Italian festival in the country.In 2011, the St.Anthony’s Commission gave $7,850 to worthy charities throughout Seneca Falls.

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