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St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church & Greek Festival

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St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

2020 Greek Food Festival (Hellenic Glendi) Details for Troy, MI Read Note 1

Dates and Times

  • Fri: 6/18/2021 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Sat: 6/19/2021 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Sun: 6/20/2021 Noon - 7:00 PM

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Description: As you attend our festival you will experience the sights, sounds and tastes of a proud people whose cultural history goes back over 4,500 years. Our members have worked very hard to prepare authentic foods, costumes, dances so that you can become Greek for a short while. We invite you to participate in this celebration of Hellenic Culture.

The Pastry Shop: It's where honey-drenched baklava is just one of many delectable temptations. Try the other five varieties too, all made by our own festival bakers: kourambiethes, fenekia, koulourakia, sesame cookies, and paximadia.

Classic Greek Cuisine: gyro (seasoned lamb and beef, thin-sliced from a vertical rotisserie), souvlakia (pork and chicken kebobs), spanakopita (spinach and feta cheese filling in paper-thin phyllo dough) and pastitsio (layered pasta, ground sirloin and cheese, topped with creamy bchamel sauce. The Kafenio (Greek Coffee House) for real Greek coffee or cold Frappe .

Events:
. Live Greek cooking demonstrations - learn to prepare some classic Greek foods
. Greek marketplace - t-shirts, jewelry, arts & crafts, bookstore
. Presentations on Greek culture and religion, along with tours of Saint Nicholas Church
. Greek dance performances -Traditional Greek folk dances performed by over 200 dancers.
. Daily dancing to live Greek band, "THE LEVENDES"
. Kids' area - Rides, games
. IRON CHEF COMPETITION: vote for your favorite team as the completion heats up between
. The Detroit News and St. Nicks! on June 24 at 8:00pm
. Raffles & Prizes-Throughout the Festival
. PETER MINAKI celebrated Greek Chef, Toronto daily cooking class.
. Peter Minaki for wine pairing-food demonstrations-Friday night ONLY!!

St. Nicholas Opa! FEST brings all the aromas, sounds, tastes and traditions of Greece to your doorstep.

Admission / Parking: Read Note 2 Adults: $ 2.00 per ticket or three (3) unexpired cans for Gleaners Food Bank

Children Ages 13-17: $ 2.00 per ticket or three (3) unexpired cans for Gleaners Food Bank

Children Under 12 & Veterans: Free Admission

Free parking onsite for handicap. All others: shuttle bus from Walsh College on Livernois Road.

Typical Greek Festival Foods: Baklava : Μπακλάβα | Tiropita : Τυρóπιτα | Spanakopita : Σπανακόπιτα | Fasolakia : Φασολάκια | Loukoumades : Λουκουμάδες | Loukanico : Λουκανικό | Dolmades : Ντολμάδες | Salad : Σαλάτα | Feta : Φέτα | Olives : Ελιές | Mousaka : Μουσακάς | Pastitsio : Παστίτσιο | Souvlaki : Σουβλάκι | Rice : Ρύζι | Bread : Ψωμί | Chicken : Κοτόπουλο | Calamari : Καλαμάρι | Saganaki : Σαγανάκι | Mezes : Μεζές | Coffee : Καφές | Koulourakia : Κουλουράκια | Finikia : Φοίνικα | Kataifi : Καταϊφι | Galaktoboureko : Γαλακτοβουρεκό | Karydopita : Καρυδόπιτα | Melomakarona : Μελομακάρονα | Ouzo : Ούζο | Bougatsa : Μπουγάτσα | Kourabiedes : Κουραμπιέδες | Click to buy Greek Festival Foods on Amazon...
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Notes

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1Note: Contact this church or visit their website to confirm their festival's dates, times, location, and fees.

2Note: Festival parking and admission fees are subject to change without notice.