This week’s featured item is a pair of one of a kind Converse Chuck Taylor shoes. Mad Momma Designs on the South Side hand-painted these sneakers. They are being auctioned on eBay with proceeds benefitting The Feast of Saint Anthony Festival Committee. The Feast of St. Anthony of Padua commemorates the life of the patron saint of lost items, a priest, wonder-worker, and doctor of the Church. This is a festival celebrated annually in Pittsburgh and across the country. Most of St. Anthony’s work was done in Italy, which is why Pittsburgh’s festival is focused on Italian highlights such as… Read the rest
Image via WikipediaFriday, Saturday and Sunday (Sept 26-28, 2008) celebrate Pittsburgh’s little Italy. Bloomfield knows how to celebrate – they will have food, music, games and festivities all over Bloomfield.
The 2008 festival features free activities and entertainment for young and old. This year 12 musical groups perform on the Main Stage at Liberty and Cedarville, along with strolling musicians throughout the weekend. Other activities include a bocce tournament and an Italian Mass, followed by the “Procession of the Madonna del la Civita”.
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