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Columbus Day Festival All Weekend

(10.11) Be advised, several blocks of Atwells Avenue (between Dean and Sutton Streets) have been closed to traffic to make way for the 29th annual Columbus Day Festival. DePasquale Plaza will be jumping. Guests will be able to experience cuisine from over 20 Federal Hill restaurants that have expanded seating or are offering additional menu …

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Columbus Day Weekend Festival

Kicking off at noon Saturday with a ceremony in DePasquale Square is the Annual Columbus Day Weekend Festival along Atwells in Federal Hill. There will be live music from noon until 8 pm on Saturday, and a similar schedule on Sunday and Monday. Proceeds from the three different raffles (with cash prizes!) go to the …

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Columbus Day Weekend In Town

You can spend this entire weekend eating, walking it off, and then . . . more eating. And there’s a parade. The Federal Hill Commerce Association has put together a three-day festival of food, entertainment, games and rides all weekend. The opening ceremony starts at noon Saturday at DePasquale Square. The parade on Sunday starts …

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It’s History Lesson Time

[youtube]zxJVlveLDuE[/youtube] I guess since it’s only half a block away I’ll be heading to Atwells now…  Although, as an Italian-American, I far prefer Saint Joseph’s Day, since it doesn’t have quite so many colonial overtones/thin ties to relevance.  I mean, not even getting into the very large question of Native Americans, I don’t know why …

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