Middle Eastern Festival

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church will hold its 12th Annual Middle Eastern Festival on July 19, 20 and 21.

Highlights of the festival include Middle Eastern cuisine, live entertainment, a traditional market place, free Middle Eastern cooking demonstrations, silent auction, tours of the church, and games for children and camel rides. Admission to the three-day event is free.

The menu includes Middle Eastern favorites: roast lamb on the spit, chicken kabobs,

falafel, hummus, gyros, tabouli, spinach pies and the church’s famous homemade bread. Homemade pastries from centuries old traditions as well as beer, wine and soft drinks will be available. Other Middle Eastern specialties will be available for purchase in the traditional souk (marketplace).

There will be live and DJ music and the church’s Middle Eastern dance group will perform the traditional Dabke dance.

The festival will run from noon to 10 p.m., July 19 and 20, and noon to 6 p.m., July 21.

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church is located at 1250 Oakdale Ave.

For more information about the festival, please visit www.mideastfest.com 

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