Opa! Things are going to get a little Greek around the Quad Cities, this weekend!

St. George’s 15th Annual ‘Our Big Fat Greek Festival’ is happening this Friday Sep 6 from 4 – 11 p.m. and Saturday Sep 7 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. at the Saint George Greek Orthodox Church (2930 31st Ave. Rock  Island).

Admission is only $2 for adults. Children 12 and under are free.

Bring the entire family out for Greek cuisine, culture, music, dance and fun! Enjoy live entertainment from Paradosis Hellenic Dance Troupe, QC Motion Dance Company, as well as Guided Church Tours.

Treat your taste buds with Gyros, Tiropita, Spanakopita, Greek Fries, Saganaki, Baklava, Greek Beers and more! Drive-thru will be open both nights, until 8 p.m.

For more information, including a full menu, visit Our Big Fat Greek Festival on Facebook, at https://www.facebook.com/ourbigfatgreekfestival/.

This is one event you won’t want to miss!

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.