Did you know? Simpatico is a locally-owned, independent retailer specializing in exclusively made in Italy goods such as ceramics, home furnishings, accessories, gifts, foods and a fabulous selection of Italian wines.
What: You’re invited to experience the 4th Annual Columbus Day Celebration at St. Michaels in honor of explorer Christopher Columbus. Christopher Columbus will be in attendance and will share tales of his exploration adventures, as part of the festivities planned for adults and children. Check out a bullet list below of featured activities for this day of events:
- Look forward to chef demos from Chefs from Scossa Restaurant & Town Dock whereas, samplings starting at 1p.m. & 3p.m.
- Stop by and transport yourself to Italy on the Eastern Shore. Live Italian Music featuring everybody’s favorite Italian songs.
- Italian wine tastings will include over 50 wines with specialties such as Limoncello, Prosecco, & Bellinis, the famous 3 B’s of Italy: Barolo, Barbaresco, Brunello.
- Italian food tastings including local artisan products from Tuscany, Abruzzo and Umbria and the ever popular Cipriani Pasta, jams, antipasti, pates, pestos, truffle products, olive oils from 5 regions and flavored balsamics. Look forward to servings of chicken pesto, wild boar sauce, orange olive oil cake & more.
- The artisan cheese tastings will include cow, goat and sheep cheeses directly flowing in from Italy every 2 weeks.
Who: Open to general public for a cost of $25 per person, kids free and as always note that a part of the proceeds to be donated to local charities. Enjoy a trunk show of new Tuscan cookware in the Simpatico shop. Meet Columbus, hear about his explorations and have your picture taken with him.
When: Saturday, October 12, 2013, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Simpatico, Italy's Finest ~ 104 Railroad Avenue, St. Michaels, MD 21663
FYI: The event will take place rain or shine in the tented parking lot adjacent to Simpatico.
For more event details, click here to purchase tickets or call 410-745-0345.
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