HTGOC Annual Greek Festival Starts Today
Free parking, free admission
Anchorage, Alaska-Aug. 19, 2016- Come and be Greek for a day! Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church (HTGOC) is hosting their 22nd Annual Greek Festival this weekend; today, Sat., and Sun.
The Greek Festival will be taking place at HTGOC 2800 O’Malley Rd. from 11a.m.-10 p.m., Aug. 19-20 and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 21. Free parking and free admission! There will be parking available at HTGOC, across the street at the Abbott-O-Rabbit baseball field and at Hanshew Middle School on Lake Otis Pkwy., where there will be a free shuttle.
Come and enjoy the best of Greek culture in Alaska! Taste traditional foods from lamb to vegan and traditional Greek pastries. Enjoy and listen to traditional Greek folk music. Watch and learn how to do traditional Greek folk dancing, with performances at 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 19-21. Stop by the Agora (market place) to buy books, pottery, jewelry and more.
There is also a bounce house for kids. Do not forget to stop by the Taverna (bar) to enjoy local micro brews and wine. There will also be a silent auction as well as two different raffles. Come and bring the whole family rain or shine!
All of the proceeds from the Festival will be going to the building fund for the construction of the new church, which broke ground September 2009.
For more information about the Greek Festival please visit: www.akgreekfestival.com.