The San Luis Obispo International Film Festival, in collaboration with Nate’s On Marsh restaurant, will hold a fundraising event called Endless Italian Summer, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday Sept. 30 at Nate’s On Marsh.

In advance of its festival and celebrating 30 seasons of cinema in the community, SLO Film Fest will take attendees on an Italian journey, rooted in the golden hues of Italian summer landscapes seen in iconic films. Event highlights include:

  • Aperitivo hour
  • 4-course American-Italian Luncheon crafted by Nate’s On Marsh
  • Olive Oil, Italian Wine, and Amaro Tastings
  • Silent Auction and Wine Pull
  • Live Music and Closing Social Hour

“We are delighted to bring a slice of Italy to San Luis Obispo, merging the world of cinema and dining to create an experience that is both nostalgic and joyful, while also supporting a cause close to our hearts — the 30th annual SLO Film Festival,” said Paul Metchik, board president.

Tickets to the event cover a complimentary welcome Prosecco, antipasti, a drink ticket, interactive vignettes portraying Italian culture, and a four-course lunch.

Tickets are available for purchase here with proceeds going toward the fundraising efforts for the SLO Film Festival’s 30th festival. Tickets to the event are limited. To make a donation, click here.

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