Thursday, August 8, 2013


August 14 - 18  -  47th annual Washington County Fair, Route 112 in Richmond (

August 24  -  Tomato Day at Coastal Growers' Saturday morning market at the Casey Farm in Saunderstown. Indulge, sample tomatoes of every color. Opens at 9:00 a.m.

September 11 (Wednesday)  -  Farm & Vine dinner at the Ocean House in Westerly. Chef is Nathan Rick of Lake Placid Lodge. 7:00 p.m. $95 per person.

September 28  -  Back at Ocean House, learn how to preserve what you grow or buy. Brought to you by edible Rhody, Ocean House and Sherri Brooks Vinton, author of Put 'em Up! Fruit. Call Ocean House for details (which are not on the website): 401-584-7000

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  1. Please post this on August 19, 2013 - NOT BEFORE

    Call me @ 651-283-5502 with questions.

    Cranston Greek Festival
    Church of the Annunciation
    175 Oaklawn Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02920

    August 2013


    Location: The 28th Annual Cranston Greek Festival will be held at the Church of the Annunciation on the church grounds at 175 Oaklawn Avenue, Route 5, Cranston, RI. Admission is FREE. The Festival will take place under the big tents, rain or shine.

    When: Friday, September 6 5pm – 10pm
    Saturday, September 7 12noon – 10pm
    Sunday, September 8 12noon – 9 pm

    Parking: Free parking is available on the neighborhood streets. Additional parking is available at Cranston West High School. There is a free shuttle bus service from the Cranston West parking lot to and from the Festival. Handicap parking is available on the church grounds.

    Food: Guests will sample a wide variety of Greek food including roast lamb, Greek style chicken, souvlaki, pastitsio, spanakopita (“spinach pie”) tiropita (“cheese pie”) and Rhode Island’s best GYROS. The pastry booth will feature hand-made Greek pastries, including everyone’s favorite BAKLAVA. Enjoy your Greek pastries with Greek coffee or a cold Frappe.

    Entertainment: Orchestra Asteria band will provide live Greek music on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. The Odyssey Dance Troupe will perform traditional dances from mainland Greece and the Greek Islands.

    Attractions: A variety of vendors will be selling imported items from Greece including jewelry, CDs, and clothing. A car raffle will feature a Toyota Corolla or $15,000 cash. There will be a Children's Area with games and crafts. Tours of the church offer the opportunity to learn about the Eastern Orthodox Christian Church—the second largest Christian church in the world.

    Gift Cards: Greek Festival gift cards can be purchased in advance in any denomination. Please call (401) 942-4188

    More Information: Call the church office at (401) 942-4188, visit the church’s website at, or look for Cranston Greek Festival on Facebook.

    Find us on Facebook – CranstonGreekFestival