DON’T MISS THE 2013 15th ANNUAL
EVERYTHING YOU LOVED BEFORE AND MORE!
St. Elias Catholic Church, 4730 Cove Road, Roanoke
Dates and Times of The Festival:
Friday, May 31 – 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. – Food served till 9 p.m.
Saturday, June 1 – 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. – Food served till 9 p.m.
Sunday, June 2 – 11:00 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Food served until closing
Lebanese traditional dances performed throughout the weekend.
Menu items (* indicates Vegetarian Item)
|Beef Shish Kabob with Rice & Pita Bread||$8.00|
|Chicken Breast Grilled with Rice and Pita Bread||$6.00|
|* Cucumbers & Yogurt||$2.50|
|* Falafel Roll-up Sandwich on Pita Bread||$6.00|
|* Fattoush Salad||$3.50|
|Grape Leaves (3)||$2.75|
|Green Beans with Lamb Meat & Rice||$3.75|
|Hotdog (all beef) with Chili||$1.50|
|* Hummus with Pita Bread||$3.50|
|Kafta Roll-up on Pita Bread||$6.50|
|Lamb Shish Kabob with Rice & Pita Bread||$8.00|
|* Pita Bread (1 bag)||$3.00|
|* Rice (1 serving)||$1.00|
|* Spinach & Feta Cheese Rollup (1)||$3.00|
|* Spinach Pie||$2.75|
|* Tabouleh (salad)||$4.00|
|* Baklawa Box||$12.00|
|* Cheesecake — Lebanese style (slice)||$3.00|
|* Coconut Cookie||$2.00|
|* Ghraybeh (2 pieces)||$1.50|
|* Nammoura (sugar-free)||$1.50|
|* Sweet Trays (assortment)||$12.00|
|* Zalabee (Lebanese Funnel cake)||$2.00|
|Sodas, Bottled Water||$1.50|
|Frozen Food Items|
|Cabbage Rolls (9-10)||$15.00|
|Grape Leaves Tray (16-17)||$15.00|
|* Spinach Pies (6 pies)||$12.00|
FAX in your order to: (540) 562-1300
It’s the 15th annual Lebanese Festival! Dates are May 31 – June 2 at St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church, 4730 Cove Road, RAIN or SHINE! Hours are: Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. On Sunday, June 2, hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The festival features delicious Lebanese food, toe-tapping Lebanese music and traditional Lebanese dances performed in full costume. Activities for children include a Moon Bounce, Inflated Obstacle Course, face painting, and fun treats to purchase. There will also be a Silent Auction featuring baskets of goods, items from various businesses and gift certificates from many popular local restaurants. A “Taste of Lebanon” is provided in an area that will display various Lebanese artifacts, instruments, clothing, paintings, and facts about the country. For those who want to “Take the Festival Home!”, frozen bulk food of selected items will be available for purchase (to heat and eat at a later time).
As it has since 2007, WDBJ7 will once again be the Title Sponsor of the festival. Other participating supporters include WSLQ (Q99FM), Valleydale, and US Food Services. Admission is free, with a moderate charge for food and games. The festival features many vegetarian dishes such as hummus, falafel, homemade yogurt, and tabbouli, and also provides freshly grilled meat dishes such as lamb and beef kabobs and chicken. There are many Lebanese delicacies like spinach and meat pies, stuffed grape leaves, and of course wonderful Lebanese pastries, including Baklaweh. Takeout orders will be available by phone or fax: call (540) 562-0012 for details.
Parishioners Renee Turk, Pierre Ellis and Charles Aesy are festival co-chairs. During tours of the church, visitors will be able to enjoy the haunting liturgical music that imparts richness and solemnity to Maronite Catholicism, one of the oldest churches within the Catholic church. For more information, call St. Elias Church at (540) 562-0012.