Rome Events Digest August 9-15


With Ferragosto just around the corner, it’s time to escape the city and partake in suburban sagre, wine and food festivals.

August 9-11 the Cultural Association “6 Come Noi” will hold the Festa della Birra at the Villa Comunale in San Vito Romano. Nightly concerts will start at 21:30. For more information email or visit the Facebook event page.

Through August 11, the city of Castiglione in Teverina will host the XXX Festa del Vino dei Colli del Tevere. Visitors will be able to sample local wine paired with traditional food. There will also be musical entertainment and exhibits throughout the weekend. For details visit the event page or email

On August 10, the Comune – Pro Loco di Leonessa will have a Renaissance-themed meal at the Chiostro di San Francesco. The dinner will start at 20:30. For information or for reservations call +390746923380 or visit the event site.

From August 11-18, San Lorenzo Nuovo will host the Sagra degli Gnocchi. Gnocchi will be served with different sauces including pesto, tomato, classic ragù and butter and sage. A selection of local plates will also be available. For details visit the Fuoriporta Facebook page.

August 12-13 the city of Casaprota will host La Sagra delle Fettuccine ai Funghi Porcini, an event featuring locally made fettuccini topped with porcini mushrooms from Monti Sabini. Meat topped with porcini mushrooms and other local delicacies will also be served. The evenings will start at 19:00. Call +393408505381 for more information or visit the Fuoriporta Facebook page.

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