Armenian Fest 2015
Armenian Fest will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, August 2, at Festival Park, 5 Fifth St. The festival, known as the largest Armenian Festival in the Midwest, is sponsored by St. Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church.
There will be Armenian music all day, outside under the big tent by the Mideast Beat for folk dancing.
Armenian food that will be available include shish kebob dinners, rice pilaf, sarma, lahmajoon and cheese boeregs, plus numerous Armenian pastries and breads.
A silent auction will be held from noon to 5 p.m. in Festival Hall. There will also be a cultural booth with books and gifts for sale and an Armenian marketplace. Various games and activities will be available for children. A raffle drawing will be held at 5 p.m. Prizes are: Grand prize, $1,000; second place $300; third $200, and fourth, $100. There is no admission fee to the festival, however, a freewill offering will be accepted.
An offering will be accepted for admission. Proceeds will go to Racine Interfaith Coalition and to the Vanadzor Elderly Meal Center.