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Busy weekend ahead filled with festivals, comedy, theatre, and more! The Greek festival will be making its return this weekend for its fall celebration. Earlier this year the Spring Greek Festival was held and it’s back for its second round.

Right before the official start date of fall, there was the Arts in the Hearts festival to wrap up the summer festivals. Now it’s time for another popular festival in Augusta to make its fall return. The Augusta Greek Festival is a festival that celebrates Greek culture with food, music, vendors, and more!

The festival will take placaugue at its usual location at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church on Telfair Street. Admission is free and the proceeds through food and other vendors will go towards Holy Trinity ministry and community programs.

The festival opens Thursday, October 5 through the weekend Sunday, October 8.

On Thursday, the hours of the festival are 4 pm to 9 pm. Friday and Saturday the festival is 11 am to 9 pm. And on Sunday the hours of the festival will be 11 am to 6 pm.

On October 7, there will also be a blood drive going on from 1 pm to 5 pm. Donors receive a voucher for free Feta Fries.

Wondering What will be on the Menu?

Spanakopita – Thin Layers of phyllo pastry filled with spinach and feta cheese
Tyropita – Thin layers of Phyllo pastry filled with feta cheese and herbs
Dolmathes– Tender grape leaves filled with ground beef, rice, and herbs, and topped with an egg and lemon sauce.
Greek Salads

For the full menu, check it out below.

There will also be pastries for sale, such as one of the most famous Greek pastries – Baklava. Baklava is a dessert made of layers of phyllo filled with chopped walnuts and honey syrup.

The weekend events don’t just stop there. Check out what other things you can do in Augusta this weekend. We’ve put together a list below of more events happening this weekend.

  • Little Shop of Horrors

    October 6 is Little Shop of Horrors opening night! The musical will be held at the Imperial Theatre.

    Friday, October 6, 2023 8:00 PM
    Saturday, October 7, 2023 8:00 PM
    Sunday, October 8, 2023 3:00 PM

  • Desi Banks: The Purpose Chaser Tour

    Get your laugh this weekend with comedian, Desi Banks, as he brings his tour to Augusta. The show will be held at Miller Theater on Saturday, October 7.

    Doors: 6 pm// Show: 7 pm

    $30 to $150

  • RECTEQ FEST 2023

    Recteq Fest will be going down this Saturday, starting at 10am in Evans, Ga.

    it is an event for the whole family to enjoy, with food, giveaways and more!

  • Oktoberfest

    Aiken Downtown Development Association will be puttingon there 10th annual Aiken Oktoberfest. the event is held saturday ocotber 7, 4pm – 9pm. here will be authentic German beer, food, and live music

  • Fall Fest & Chili Cook-Off

    Crossroads Church Aiken will be hosting Fall Fest and a Chilli Cook Off. the event will run 11am to 1pm.

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