Get a "Taste of Greece in Ithaca" on Friday & Saturday, May 8 & 9, 2015

The area's first Greek festival will take place on Friday and Saturday, May 8 & 9 at St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church, 120 W. Seneca St. in Ithaca.

The festival begins Friday from 3:30 to 8:00 p.m. and continues Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The 2nd Annual "Taste of Greece in Ithaca" Greek festival will offer authentic Greek cuisine including chicken souvlaki, pastitsio, spanakopita and dolmathes, and a variety of homemade Greek pastries like baklava and loukoumathes, or honey puffs.

There will also be iconography demonstrations, Greek gift shop items for sale, and tours of the historic church throughout the day.

Mark your calendars and come get your Greek on!

Check this website for updates or call 607-273-2767. You can also follow St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church on Facebook.

Volunteers prepared for the 2013 Taste of Greece festival by making dolmathes, grape leaves stuffed with seasoned rice and beef. Photo by Athena Kalandros.