St. George Serbian Orthodox Church celebrates its Serbian Festival, on Saturday, October 25 from 11am to 11pm at 3025 Denver St. SD 92117. Come see how Serbs dance and eat and take a tour of the magnificent all-mosaic church interior. A fun-filled day for the entire family!
ETHNIC FOODS: Burek (fillo dough pastry filled with meat/cheese); chevaps (barbecued ground beef and pork meat rolls); pechenje (rotisserie pork); and a variety of pastries (apple and pita); palachinke (Serbian crepes), baklava, walnut strudel, and Serbian coffee.
ENTERTAINMENT Live Serbian music will be heard throughout the day for the public to share in the expression of Serbian culture through storytelling songs.
FOLKLORE DANCE: performances by Morava Folklore Ensembles at 3:00pm and 6:00pm. Witness the colorful costumes, fast footwork and athletic kolo dancers.
WINE TASTING: Join us for an afternoon of wine tasting.
SYMPOSIUM: Presentation takes place at 12:30pm presented by The Very Reverend Father Bratso Krsic. This symposium will highlight Orthodox Christian teachings as a way of life in the 21st century.
CHURCH TOURS: At 2:00pm, 4:00pm, and 7:00pm explaining church architecture, worship, symbolism, and basic precepts of the Orthodox faith. Venetian glass mosaics resplendent with color cover the entire interior of the church. Clergy and laity from all denominations are welcome and encouraged to share in the symposium and tours.
KIDS’ ZONE Kid-friendly activities.
BAZAAR Shop items featuring Serbian imported goods, religious icons, art, music, books, jewelry, ethnic foods, and more in the outdoor market.
ADMISSION: Entrance is $3. Children 12 and under are free!
DIRECTIONS: Look for the three blue domes overlooking Mission Bay. Two minutes off the I-5. Exit Clairemont Dr., go east. Turn left (north) on Denver St. and proceed to the top of the hill.
For more information: 619-276-5827; www.stgeorgeinsd.com