Justin Adkins, left, and Paul Rabe, coworkers at The Lodge, compete with six other contestants during the pasta-eating contest at Hilton Head Island's Italian Heritage Festival on Saturday afternoon at Shelter Cove Community Park. Other events included grape stomping, pizza throwing and sauce making. There were also classic Italian food, drinks, music and games. The event was sponsored by the Italian American Club of Hilton Head Island.
Justin Adkins, left, and Paul Rabe, coworkers at The Lodge, compete with six other contestants during the pasta-eating contest at Hilton Head Island's Italian Heritage Festival on Saturday afternoon at Shelter Cove Community Park. Other events included grape stomping, pizza throwing and sauce making. There were also classic Italian food, drinks, music and games. The event was sponsored by the Italian American Club of Hilton Head Island. SARAH WELLIVER/ The Island Packet
Justin Adkins, left, and Paul Rabe, coworkers at The Lodge, compete with six other contestants during the pasta-eating contest at Hilton Head Island's Italian Heritage Festival on Saturday afternoon at Shelter Cove Community Park. Other events included grape stomping, pizza throwing and sauce making. There were also classic Italian food, drinks, music and games. The event was sponsored by the Italian American Club of Hilton Head Island. SARAH WELLIVER/ The Island Packet

Hilton Head celebrates all things Italian

September 24, 2011 06:43 PM