St. Anthony's Italian Festival will take place in Glassboro Saturday, Sept. 15, from 2 to 10 p.m. in and around the town square.
A procession from the St. Anthony's Mutual Aid Society on Church Street to Rowan Boulevard will feature the St. Anthony's statue, decorated with flowers and carried by club members with traditional Italian musical accompaniment band.
The Glassboro High School Italian Club will join in the procession in traditional garb and perform live. Opening ceremony performance by local residents Michael Jones, Donna Lisa Campbell, Greg Armstrong, Jay Gentile and Frank DeRosa will pay tribute to Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Rosemary Clooney, Joni James, Patsy Cline and Connie Francis.
Featured musical acts will include the Iconic Italian Fairy from NYC and headliner the Party Wave Band from Philadelphia.
Carnival games, live entertainment, cultural exhibits, a homemade wine competition, demonstrations, beer gardens and, of course, Italian food will round out the festivities.