StrEAT your heart out

Head Downtown for local Italian vendors, bocce and cooking demos at Highmark’s Italian StrEAT Festival. Emporio is hosting a meatball eating contest to see how many meatballs contestants can eat in seven minutes at noon Saturday, and there will be a creative pizza contest at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Where: Between 6th and 9th streets on Penn Ave. (Downtown)

When: July 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to July 9, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

How much: Free