St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church will host the annual Greek Festival in Baltimore starting Thursday.
The festival is Maryland's largest celebration and part of Baltimore City's Showcase of Nations.
The festival starts today and runs through Sunday, June 10th.
The Greek Festival is free to visitors and features an array of homemade food, live music and much more.
City officials including City Council President Jack Young are scheduled to attend today's opening ceremony.
Thursday's events at the festival include the traditional dance performance by St. Nicholas Ellinakia, a dance troupe of children six to twelve years of age. This starts at 5:30 pm.
6:00 p.m. - Traditional dance performance by St. Nicholas Golden Coins, children and young adults of the community thirteen to seventeen years of age.
7:15 p.m. - Opening Ceremony featuring a dance by all the dance troupes of the St. Nicholas commmunity.
St. Nicholoas Greek Orthodox Church is located at 520 Ponca Street.
Friday, June 8, 2012, the festival runs from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - Traditional dancing performance begin and continue until 7:30 p.m.
On Saturday, June 9, 2012, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
12 p.m. - Traditional dancing performances begin and continue until 7:00 p.m.
On Sunday, June 10, 2012, the festival runs 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
12 p.m. - Traditional dancing performances begin and continue until 6:00 p.m.
For more information, visit GreekFolkFestival.org.
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