The Ocean County Italian Festival takes over Seaside Heights this weekend, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday!

My fame in Italy is well-documented, but for whatever reason I was passed over by the Parade Grand Marshal committee. Even though I won't be leading the parade, there are still a ton of great things going on all weekend, ranging from the delicious Italian food to live music from La Takkarata, a traditional music ensemble from Fragneto Monforte, Benevento, Campania, Italy.

As with everything going on this weekend, planners are optimistic about the weather. Hurricane Matthew might make things wet, but all events are still on schedule. Check Facebook for updates.

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