There promises to be a hint of "meatball madness" in the air at the 28th annual Homemade Meatball and Spaghetti Dinner at Manzanita Place (Chico Elks Lodge) Sunday.
From 1 - 7 p.m. the Chico Sons of Italy will serve a delicious meal that also includes salad, bread, ice cream, and beverages. There will be music all day long, along with raffle prizes.
The crew will prepare more than 2000 authentic Italian meatballs and sauce that morning in preparation for the event.
The cost is $17 at the door, Children under 10 $8.50 and five and under are free.
Proceeds go to local high school scholarships and non-profits that include veterans groups, the Enloe Cancer Center, Enloe Flight Line, the Peg Taylor Center, Torres Shelter, Alzheimer's research and more. More than $40 has been awarded in local scholarships.
The Elks Lodge is located at 1705 Manzanita Avenue in Chico.