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.

Click here to make a reservation by credit card for these events,

San Giuseppe Dinner, Monday, March 19, 2018 – Doors open 5 pm, Dinner 6 pm
St. Rose Parish Hall, 320 10th St., Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Antipasto, salad, baked fish, roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and dessert
In the spirit of the San Giuseppe holiday, 50% of proceeds from this event will be donated to a local charity and attendees are requested to bring canned goods to donate to the local food bank. Click here for a mail-in reservation form.

Winemaker Dinner at Riviera Ristorante & wine from Pedroncelli Winery
April 16, 2018, 5:30 pm – 75 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Four-course meal with wine pairings – $75. Limited seating – prepaid reservations required by April 10. For the full menu, check the Reservation page or click here for a mail-in reservation form. 

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