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Huntington tradition Greek Fest begins this weekend

By LILLIE BODIE

The Parthenon

Greek Fest begins this weekend at 11 a.m., Friday at St. George Greek Orthodox Church located on 701 11th Avenue in Huntington.
(Parthenon photo by Sadie Helmick)

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A Huntington tradition celebrating the culture and ancestry of Greece, Greek Fest begins this weekend at 11 a.m., Friday at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Huntington.

Father Mark Elliot, priest of St. George Greek Orthodox Church, said Greek Fest gives the Huntington community a chance to be involved in Greek culture in America.

“It’s an opportunity for people in the region to stretch themselves a little bit by experiencing another culture,” Elliott said. “America is a place where we bring many cultures together to shape our country, and this is us making our visible contribution to American lives.”

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