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.

MERCATINO DI NATALE  – A Christmas Festival at St. Rose Parish Hall
December 3, 11 am – 5 pm – Bring the whole family for a special day.

The festival is a joint fundraiser with Slow Food Sonoma County North.
Entertainment – Zighi Baci & Coro Allegro – Food & Drink, Local Crafts, Artisan Gifts, Silent Auction, Italian-Themed Books & more – 
$5 in advance, $10 at the door, under 12 free – Click here for information on purchasing tickets.
Mercatino di Natale Sponsors: Luther Burbank Savings, Victor & Karen Trione,
Sonoma County Grange Credit Union

NBICF RAFFLE FUNDRAISER – Trip to Tuscany for Two

Win a Trip to Tuscany for Two – 10-day trip includes airfare, lodging & transportation. Drawing to be held December 17, 2016 at NBICF Christmas Dinner. Tickets $20 – Only 600 tickets will be sold. Details described in Newsletter.  For a flyer, click here.
For Terms & Conditions associated with the Raffle, click here.

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