Erie's Greek Festival Returns
People come from across the U.S. get Greek-y at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church's annual Panegyri.
Friday, July 13
People come from all over the United States to experience a little piece of Greece at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church's annual Panegyri.
Now in its 30th year, the annual festival is expected to attract thousands of people who wish to experience the Mediterranean country's food, music and more.
Guests can enjoy lamb, chicken ,or fish dinners or sample other Greek specialties, such as pastries, wine and calamari.
The festival also features live music, folk dancing and church tours.
Fireworks will be set off at dusk on Saturday.
Raffles will take place throughout the festival. One prize is a trip for two to Greece.
Money raised benefits the church and its endowment fund. — Tracy Geibel
2:30 to 11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Sunday // Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 4376 W. Lake Rd. // Free // 838-8808 // erieorthodox.org