NOW:53208:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
21°
H 27° L 21°
Light Snow | 17MPH

44th Annual Greek Fest

May 22, 2009

44th Annual Greek Fest

June 26, 27 and 28 – Wisconsin State Fair Park

Free Family Festival

 

WHAT: The 44th annual Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Greek Festival. The festival is free and open to the public.

 

WHAT ELSE:

The free family event features a variety of Greek ethnic foods and entertainment, including authentic dance performances, games, rides for kids and live Greek music throughout the weekend. Food available includes the famous Greek chicken, souvlaki, gyros, saganaki, lamb dinners and mouth-watering pastries such as loukoumathes (honey puffs) and baklava. Music entertainment features Pindos, a Greek band from the Chicago area, performing throughout the three-day festival; Boomer Nation on Friday at 6:30 p.m.; Dirty Boogie on Saturday at 5:00 p.m.; and Sweet Tarts on Sunday at 5:00 p.m.

 

WHEN:

Greek Fest will be held Friday, June 26; Saturday, June 27; and Sunday, June 28, 2009. Festival hours are from noon to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from noon to 10 p.m. Sunday.

 

WHERE:

Wisconsin State Fair Park

 

WHO:

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, located in Wauwatosa, Wis., was built in 1961. The building was designed by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright and is frequented by visitors from around the country. The church will use the proceeds from this year’s Greek Fest to support its ministries. More information on Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church can be found at www.annunciationwi.org.

 

COST:

Free admission and free motorcycle parking

 

 

“Our festival has become not only a hit with our church, but also with the Milwaukee community. With some of the best Greek food, culture and entertainment in the community, it makes for a great, free, family-focused event. We invite everyone to come to State Fair Park and enjoy good food, good fellowship and a good time at Greek Fest 2009.”

 

-- Reverend Father James Dokos, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

 

 

 

 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Wauwatosa Senior Commission surveying seniors 1/29

» Answers and winners of the Suburban Selfies contest revealed! 1/29

» Four similar thefts reported at Wisconsin Lutheran College 1/29

» Meijer to open Wauwatosa store in August 1/28

» Wauwatosa committee recommends e-cigarette restrictions 1/28

» Two businesses in same building burglarized 1/27

» Wrong-way driver identified as person killed in I-94 crash 1/24

» Wauwatosa offers 'Citizen's Academy' course 1/21

» Packers playoff run prompts fond memories 1/18

» Suburban Selfies contest extended through Jan. 25; two selfie solutions to get you started! 1/15

» Wauwatosa school district adds computer science course 1/14

» Wauwatosa man dead after crash on Miller Park Way 1/12

» Wauwatosa stamp factory to become shopping center 1/12

» Mayfair Collection developer buys nearby site for retail project Updated:  1/8

» Plaque honors memory of Wauwatosa Police Officer Jennifer Sebena 1/8

» Three candidates vie to represent Wauwatosa on Milwaukee County Board 1/7

» Developers reveal plans for housing at Wauwatosa's Mayfair Collection 1/6

» Milwaukee man dead after crash in Wauwatosa 1/6

» Coast Guard member gets 5 months confinement for assault 1/6

» Friday deadline for Wauwatosa Distinguished Citizen nominations 1/5

» Wauwatosans organize rally in support of local police 1/2

» Brown's tip in makes Wauwatosa West upset winner 12/31

» Wauwatosa East to establish Athletic Hall of Fame in 2015 12/30

» Wauwatosa's All-City Read invites students, residents for essay contest 12/30

» Nordstrom to open Oct. 23, 2015 at Mayfair 12/30

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

Hidden Tosa

 

"Hidden Tosa" is a semi-regular feature where reporter Rory Linnane explores the closed down and closed off parts of Wauwatosa.


Local Business Directory

CONNECT