The North Bay Italian Cultural Foundation and Slow Food Sonoma County North are bringing the traditional Italian Christmas marketplace to Santa Rosa. On December 3, 2016 inside at the St. Rose Parish Hall from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, you are invited to celebrate the holidays Italian-style at Mercatino di Natale. It's a day of holiday lights, pine boughs, Christmas trees, presepe (Italian Nativity), Befana (Italian Christmas witch) for the kids, silent auction, Italian food, wine, beer and of course a fantastic mercato of artisan food and crafts for you to shop. Live entertainment is by Sheri Mignano of Due Zighi Baci and Coro Allegro. Tickets are available through the NBICF office, at 64 Brookwood Avenue, Santa Rosa (707-591-9696) or at BrownPaperTickets, http://brownpapertickets.com/event/2667032, $5 in advance, $10 at the door.