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Go Greek in Anaheim May 14, 2007

Posted by grhomeboy in Greek Diaspora Festivals.
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O.C. Greek Fest begins Friday at St. John the Baptist > Today, St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church has a membership of about 500 families and continues its annual O.C. Greek Festival with a three-day event beginning Friday.

On the menu will be traditional Greek fare, such as souvlaki (grilled meat and vegetable on a skewer), moussaka (layered dish of lamb, eggplant and tomato) and baklava (a sweet phyllo dough pastry).

Several Greek dancers and musicians will also entertain. Past years have seen about 10,000 people attend over the three-day event, said festival chairman Bobby Klentos. “The purpose here is to eat, drink and be merry,” Klentos said.

The 46th annual O.C. Greek Festival will feature traditional food, music and goods of Greece during the three-day festival that starts Friday.

When: 3-10 p.m. Friday; noon-10 p.m. Saturday; and noon-10 p.m. Sunday.

Where: St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 405 N. Dale St. Parking is available at the Wal-Mart behind the Buena Park Mall.

Cost: Entry is free with tickets printed off the Web site, or $3 at the gate. Seniors get in free from 3-4 p.m. Saturday.

Information: www.ocgreekfest.com 

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