66th Annual Greek Festival Continues After Hurricane Matthew

By October 14, 2016Local NewsWIRE

66th Annual Greek Festival Continues After Hurricane Matthew

WHO: Members of St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church

WHAT: 66th Annual Greek Festival

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 22

TIME: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily

WHERE: St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church, 14 West Anderson Street, Savannah, GA, 31401

WHY: The 66th Annual Greek Fest will continue the celebration after being interrupted by Hurricane Matthew. Guests can enjoy greek music and dancing. Festival attendees will also have an opportunity to learn about the Eastern Orthodox Christian Church and see the interior of one of Savannah’s most unique structures, St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church, which is newly renovated and more beautiful than ever. Guided tours will be held on Friday and Saturday.

Attendees will have the opportunity to try Greek dishes such as spanakopita (Spinach with feta cheese and herbs baked in layers of filo), Greek meatballs (a favorite for kids of all ages), gyros (sliced beef and lamb served on pita bread), and Greek salads. A delectable assortment of Greek pastries will also be available, these include diples (fried filo dough dipped in honey syrup) to kourabiedes (butter cookies topped with powdered sugar) and baklava, the traditional treat of pecans and spices baked in layers of filo.

NOTES: All public is invited to the event, a suggested donation of $2 is requested after 4:00 p.m. on Friday and all day Saturday.

EVENT CONTACT: Tommy Danos, 912-660-6412, tommydanos@att.net


Get ready to get your Greek on. No experience required. A Savannah tradition, the Annual Greek Festival, is held annually in October at St. Paul’s Hellenic Center, 14 West Anderson St. The celebration features homemade Greek food, desserts, drinks, dancing and live music, along with a marketplace and church tours. For more information, visit https://www.savannahgreekfest.com/ or call 912-236-8256. Follow the Greek Festival on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SavannahGreekFest and Twitter at @SavGreekFest.

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