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Greekfest October 6, 2010

This is one of my family’s favorite events of the year. They have dancing, yummy treats and tons of food. Bring your money and get a great meal for a great cause. 

31st Annual Greekfest  2010

October 8, 9 and 10  

31st  ANNUAL GREEKfest – A DELICIOUS KNOXVILLE TRADITION

 

 

 

The 31st annual Greekfest will take place at St. George Greek Orthodox Church at 4070 Kingston Pike from Friday, October, 8 through Sunday, October 10. The festival begins at 11:00 a.m. and continues nonstop until 10:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and goes from Noon until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday with all of the authentic Greek food, delicious Greek pastries, live music, traditional Greek dancing and costumes that have made this event a favorite.

Delicious homemade Greek pastries prepared by members of St. George are available to eat or take home.  The popular a la carte menu is available throughout the festival and includes traditional favorites such as roast lamb plate and roast lamb sandwich, gyro, souvlaki, pastichio,  spanakopita, Greek salad, and much more.  Cooking demonstrations are on Friday and Saturday at 2:00PM, 4:00PM and 6:00PM. On Sunday the cooking demos are at 1:00PM and 3:00PM.     Enjoy tours of the beautiful church and Byzantine iconography and are offered throughout the day and evening.  Most popular are presentations about the Greek Orthodox religion and the history of the faithful.   “Our festival gives us, as people of faith, the opportunity and good fortune to share our Orthodox faith while providing a window into our jubilant culture,” said Father John Kostas. 
The marketplace will include fine and imported costume jewelry, imported gifts, cultural art, a bookstore, an authentic taverna, pastry sale, Greek wines, coffee and frappes. Papou’s pantry will offer authentic Greek products for preparing Greek foods and Greek wines will be available for purchase at the taverna.Lazaros from Cincinnatti, OH will entertain you with both traditional Greek Bouzouki music as well as sounds from the Greek disco nightlife.


Admission is $2.00 for adults and children under 12 are free.   $3.00 weekend passes are also available.

Parking: No on-site parking available – free shuttle bus service from Laurel Church of Christ at Kingston Pike and Cherokee Boulevard and The Lower Lot of Western Plaza.

 

 
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