An Italian Christmas Gathering Dec. 14

Celebrate the holidays at An Italian Christmas Gathering at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at Delta by Marriott. The cost is $35 per person. There also will be a cash bar. Tickets are available after all Masses, in the Parish Office or the Italian Heritage Club of the Mohawk Valley, P.O. Box 31, Utica NY 13503 (315-733-6106). Music by Main Event. Ticket deadline is Dec. 9. The event is sponsored by the parish Social Committee, Mount Carmel Society and the Italian Heritage Club.

The menu will consist of house salad, caprese salad, seasonal roasted vegetables, red roasted baby potatoes, penne with vodka sauce, herb roasted chicken with lemon-thyme butter sauce, marinated beef sirloin with house demi-glaze, and pork tenderloin with cranberry-apple chutney.