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The North Bay Italian Cultural Foundation, is the coming together of people of all ancestries who are interested in sharing and enjoying things Italian. NBICF  was founded in 1985, as a 501C Non-Profit Corporation, to celebrate Italian Culture and provide the large Italian community of Sonoma County a focal point for common interests.


CURRENT EVENTS
Sunday, September 23, 2018 – Scampagnata, Lake Sonoma, 1:30-5:30
Warm Springs Recreation Area, Poker Flat #2 Picnic Site
Scampagnata, a picnic or outing in the countryside is a summer tradition in Italy.
The reservation window for this event was closed on September 19.

Monday, October 15, 2018 – October Monthly Dinner – Doors open at 5, Dinner at 6.
St. Rose Parish Hall, 320 10th Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
MENU:  Antipasti, Roasted Sausage, Pasta with Pesto, Salad, Bread & Dessert, Wine, Coffee & Tea included. No-host bar and raffle. Mail-in reservation form in Newsletter.
To reserve and pay by credit card, click here. 

For a complete list of upcoming events, visit the News & Events page. 



NBICF has about 600 active members and offers a variety of programs including monthly dinners for members and guests, fall festival, choral group, travel study tours, language classes, college scholarships, and much more. For important announcements about activities and events, see the News & Events page.

The panel on the right lists several News & Events Categories, e.g. Monthly Dinners. By clicking on the Category of interest, you will see all the posts in that Category. For information on membership, visit the Membership page. 

NBICF’s College Scholarship Program for students studying Italian Language is the focal point for fund raising activities such as Festa Italiana, Wine Maker Dinners where local Italian Cuisine is paired with the fine wines of Sonoma County, special holiday dinner programs, and frequent Cultural Events featuring guest speakers, Italian Movies and Operas, etc. For more information on the Scholarship Program, click here. 

In 2000, a building in downtown Santa Rosa was purchased and serves as NBICF’s permanent home, the Italian Cultural Center, providing office space, classrooms, meeting rooms and a research library. For a summary of the NBICF activities, visit the About Us page.

To view a video of a recent Festa Italiana, click here

Our Newsletter, Mosaico Culturale, is published 6 times annually. Click here to view the Mosaico. 

Any offering described in this website should not be read as an endorsement or warranty by NBICF.
See NBICF.org Policies and Guidelines