St. Vasilios Greek Festival 2013

Saint Vasilios Greek Orthodox Church of Peabody, MA shines at their Annual Greek Festival. Come join us in the church’s Educational Center where our Greek cuisine and delicious sweets will be abundant and our Greek music will inspire you to dance.

November 8th, 9th, and 10th (FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY) 2013

* See below about how you can help us with the 2013 Greek Festival

Saint Vasilios Greek Orthodox Church of Peabody, MA shines at their Annual Greek Festival.  Come join us on November 8, 9, & 10 in the church’s Rev. Andrew J. Demotses Educational Center where our Greek cuisine will be abundant with such favorites as Roast Lamb, Oven roasted Lamb Shanks, Greek Style Stuffed Peppers,  Baked Haddock, Pasticchio, Moussaka, Authentic Gyro with Tzatziki,  Souvlakia and Spanokopita, as well as a full bar.  And don't miss the delicious sweets that await you in our Kafenio - Baklava, Diples, Galaktobouriko, Kourambiethes, Finikia, Greek Coffee and liqueurs and everyone's favorite Loukoumades!

For those who love to dance, live Greek music will fill the center on Friday and Saturday nights, and a performance of traditional folk dancing on Saturday should not be missed, as well as our Greek School Children’s group showing their dancing talents on Sunday afternoon.  Our Shopping and Vendor Booths will offer jewelry, clothing, religious items, fall décor, plants, pumpkins and other various merchandise to browse and buy, and our raffle gives you the chance to win a week’s vacation in a 1 bedroom condo as well as other wonderful prizes.  A children’s room with organized crafts and live entertainment will ensure fun for kids of all ages.

Parking and admission are FREE.  

Festival Schedule

  • Friday, November 8: 5PM-Midnight
  • Saturday, November 9: Noon-Midnight
  • Sunday, November 10: Noon-6PM

Grand Raffle

1st Prize: $5,000.00
2nd Prize: One week in a beautiful, one-bedroom vacation condo at the Cove in Yarmouth (choose from multiple weeks)

Help Needed for Our Festival!

We need every parishioner to volunteer some time (even ONE HOUR) to make our Festival another great success!

Below is the list of volunteer opportunities. Please contact the appropriate person to GET INVOLVED!

  • Set-up/Clean-up: Pam Katsiris (978) 740-2449 or Bessie Silva (978) 771-2119
  • Baking: Ruthie Morfis: (978) 531-8655
  • Kitchen Prep: Steve Stephanides (978) 744-8531
  • Kafenio/Pastry Shop: Kristi Fadel (781) 334-4043 

FOOD DONATIONS If you would like to donate food for the festival, please contact Jim Limberakis at 617-694-5022 or 978-535-0351 Steve Stephanides at 978-744-8531 for a complete list of items needed.

BOOTH RENTALS If you’re interested in showcasing your own items for sale at the Festival, please contact Bessie Silva at 978-771-2119 or Pam Katsiris 978-740-2449 or pamyianni@comcast.net on renting a table.

COUNTRY STORE The Country Store is seeking donations of baked items and other goods to be sold at the Festival. For more information, please contact Persephone Santos at 798-531-2121.

SOUVENIR JOURNAL The Souvenir Journal is a great way to advertise your business or send a greeting in honor or memory of a loved one. For more information on placing an ad in the journal, please contact MENI FRANGIAS at Neasmirni8615@aol.com or 978-532-5782.

SKEWERING We will be skewering for the Festival November (to be announced) at 6.00p in the Educational Center. To volunteer, please call Steve Stephanides at 978-744-8531.

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