Greek Fest is this weekend

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Baklava with Rich Coffee Syrup is seen in this Sunday, March 2, 2008 photo. This Baklava with Rich Coffee Syrup is crunchier than usual. If the stickier version is desired the syrup ingredients can be increased to your taste. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)

FRESNO, California – Greek Fest is returning to fill your weekend with food, entertainment, and Greek culture.

The three-day event begins on Friday.

For more information, go to the Greek Fest website. Here’s a schedule of events.

Friday

4PM: Gates open

5PM: Live Music ‘The Olympians’: Parthenon Stage
Live Music, Greece’s ‘HoHLaX trio’: Plato’s Patio

6PM: Church Tour

6:30: Cooking Demo: Baklava with Kopi –Plato’s Patio

7PM: Church Tour

7:30: Cooking Demo: Spanakopita – Plato’s Patio
Dimitri, the World-Famous Wine Dancer—Parthenon Stage

8PM: Greek Dancers Perform: Parthenon Stage
Live Music, Greece’s ‘HoHLaX trio’: Plato’s Patio

8:30: Public Dance Lessons: Parthenon Stage

9PM: Church Tour
Until Midnight: Live Music & Dancing: Parthenon Stage

Saturday

11AM: Gates Open

Noon: Live Music ‘The Olympians’: Parthenon Stage
Live Music, Greece’s ‘HoHLaX trio’: Plato’s Patio

1PM: Church Tour

1:30: Cooking Demo: Greek Salad – Plato’s Patio
Dimitri, the World-Famous Wine Dancer—Parthenon Stage

2:00: Greek Dancers Perform: Parthenon Stage
Live Music, Greece’s ‘HoHLaX trio’: Plato’s Patio

3PM: Live Music: Parthenon Stage
Church Tour

3:30: Cooking Demo: Dolmades – Plato’s Patio

4PM: Public Dance Lesson: Parthenon Stage
Live Music, Greece’s ‘HoHLaX trio’: Plato’s Patio

4:30: Church Tour
Live Music: Parthenon Stage

5:30: Cooking Demo: Baklava with Kopi- Plato’s Patio

6:00: Greek Dancers Perform: Parthenon Stage

6:45: Live Music: Parthenon Stage & Plato’s Patio

7PM: Church Tour

7:30: Cooking Demo: Pastitsio – Plato’s Patio
Dimitri, the World-Famous Wine Dancer: Parthenon Stage

8:15: Greek Dancers Perform: Parthenon Stage

8:45: Public Dance Lesson: Parthenon Stage

9PM: Live Music: Parthenon Stage – ‘TILL MIDNIGHT

9:30: Church Tour
Until Midnight: Live Music & Dancing: Parthenon Stage

Sunday

9:30: Divine Liturgy: Church (Respectful Attire, Please)

11AM: Gates Open

Noon: Live Music ‘The Olympians’: Parthenon Stage
HoHLaX Trio-Plato’s Patio

1PM: Church Tour

1:30: Cooking Demo: Greek Coffee with Kopi & Vasili – Plato’s Patio

Dimitri, the World-Famous Wine Dancer: Parthenon Stage

2:00: Greek Dancers Perform: Parthenon Stage

2:45: Greek Dance Lessons: Parthenon Stage

3PM: Live Music: Parthenon Stage – ‘TILL CLOSE
Church Tour

3:30: Cooking Demo: Moussaka – Plato’s Patio

4:30: Church Tour

6PM: Festival closes

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