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Experience Sicily at Fitchburg State

Posted 03/26/15

Fitchburg State University invites you to sample perhaps the most celebrated cuisine in all of Italy at Sicilia: Tradizioni del Mediterraneo on Thursday, April 9 and Friday, April 10 in the Falcon Hub at Hammond Hall, 160 Pearl St.

Sicilian cuisine is influenced by a complex culture, diverse landscape and exceptionally fresh ingredients. Fitchburg State favorite Fred Plotkin will return to campus to enlighten guests about the history, music and culture of the fascinating island of Sicily. An authentic menu of Sicilian specialty dishes will set the stage for the renowned author and gourmand’s verbal tour of the region. Come experience the traditions of Sicily through this delightful culinary and cultural adventure, which will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9; and at noon and 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 10.

Tickets are $35, inclusive of tax and tip, and advance purchase is required. There will also be a cash bar featuring regional wines. Tickets may be purchased at the Weston Box Office inside Weston Auditorium, 353 North St. The box office is open Thursday and Friday from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. and can be reached by phone at (978) 665-3347. Tickets may also be ordered online.

Plotkin’s talk is sponsored by the Sandro and Lillian Clementi Lecture Fund at Fitchburg State University.

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