Schedule of Events
|11am (until 7pm on Sunday)||Silent Auction – Come to the lower level of the new church building to view and bid on a variety of unique items and valuable services.|
|Noon (until closing)||Live Greek music – Peter Deneff and Danny Papakalos of SYNTHESI provide live Greek music.|
|12:30pm||Church Tour – Come see our nearly finished new church and listen as our priest, Father Vasili, explains the history, traditions and worship of the Greek Orthodox Faith. Please be respectful of this sacred space by bringing no food, drinks or loud talking into the sanctuary. Thank you.|
|1:15pm||Cooking Demonstration – Zoe Loukaki is giving cooking demonstrations downstairs in the lower level of the church throughout the weekend. Zoe recently moved to Alaska from Piraeus, Greece, where she owned a restaurant.
|2pm||Greek Dance Performance – Our two dancing groups perform traditional Greek dances, dressed in regional costumes.|
|4:30pm||Greek Dance Performance|
|5:30pm||Church Tour – On Saturday evening, the service of Great Vespers will be held at this time, instead of the usual church tour. All are welcome to attend the service. (Please remember to silence your cell phones.) Father Vasili will be available for questions after the service.|
|7pm||Greek Dance Performance|
Lots of fun for the kids! A fee will be charged to bounce.
Fabulous items will be available for you to peruse and bid on all weekend in the lower level of the church. Bid high and bid often until the Auction closes on Sunday at 7pm.
Our Agora (market) has gifts and souvenirs from Greece, novelty T-shirts and Greek music. Plus, the second edition of our own parish cookbook,Tastes Like Home: Mediterranean Cooking in Alaska, is also available. Many of our festival recipes are included in this fabulous cookbook.
Find imported Greek cheeses, olives, olive oil, grape leaves, halva, pasta, herbs, cookies and candy. Plus, get Greek food to go: Moussaka and Pastitsio are available frozen for you to bake at home, along with Galaktoboureko, one of our most popular Kafenion treats.
Orthodox Christian Bookstore/Gift Shop
Please visit our bookstore and gift shop inside the new building for Orthodox Christian books and gifts, icons and devotional items.