Eat a day the Greek way! On Saturday, October 13 from 11am-7pm and Sunday, October 14 from 12pm-6pm St. Anne Orthodox Church will host the Mid-Valley’s ninth annual Greek Fest at historic Lewisburg Hall, 6000 NE Elliott Circle, Corvallis. The St. Anne Greek Fest is the only Greek Festival in the state outside of Portland. Proceeds from the event help pay for the renovation and maintenance of the historic Lewisburg Grange Hall.
Greek Fest will offer traditional Greek dinners, desserts, wine & spirits, crafts and live Greek music and dancing. “The Athenians”, a vocal and instrumental ensemble that regularly appears at the Touch of Athens restaurant in Vancouver will perform throughout the festival. The Greek Fest menu includes chicken souvlaki, braised lamb with carrots and potatoes, pasticcio, spanakopita, mousaka, stuffed grape-leaves and tsatsiki. Complete dinners served with Greek salad, rice pilaf, hummus and pita bread will be offered for $13.00 per adult ($10 for senior citizens)and $8 per child. A la carte, to-go items and Greek desserts will also be available, and there will be a separate “taverna” tent serving appetizers, Greek red wine, beer, ouzo and retsina. Desserts will include baklava, kourambiethes (butter cookies), melamakorona (honey cakes), Greek wedding cakes and paximathia (anise studded Greek biscotti).