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Assumption GreekFest Opens With Dancing, Food, Celebrations

The sounds of traditional Greek music, and the scent of freshly cooked Greek foods, filled the air Thursday as the annual Assumption GreekFest returned for another year.

The Greek community gathered Thursday with elected officials from St. Clair Shores, the Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods, Macomb Community College President Jim Jacobs, and local business owners to open at .

Thousands are expected to come from all over Metro-Detroit for the four-day festival which celebrates the food, music and culture of Greece.

In addition to a full menu of Greek favorites, the festival features a number of activities for children, musical performances and a marketplace with items from Greece.

Sharon Wright Guswiler August 17, 2012 at 03:35 PM
nice pics Ed!
Patti Blenkle Theros August 18, 2012 at 04:21 PM
Ed, Great seeing you at Greekfest!!! Opa!!!!
Pete Waldmeir, GP Woods August 18, 2012 at 07:19 PM
Marilyn, Lindsey and I hit the Greekfest Saturday early and had a great time! Good food, nice people, good entertainment. We can hear the music from a mile away, where we live in GP Woods. Wonderful to have the Greek Assumption Church in St. Clair Shores as neighbors and friends. Opa! is right!

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