October 19, 2021
  • October 19, 2021

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UNTIL 31 OCTOBER

STOCKBRIDGE, MA – Greek-American artist Peter D. Gerakaris’ mosaic installation of Neo-Byzantine Spotted Owls at the Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road in Stockbridge. Translated into mosaic by Miotto Mosaic Art Studios, the installation is part of the outdoor sculpture exhibition Taking Flight curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody. Concha Martinez Barreto, Tracey Emin, Rachel Owens, Immi Storrs and Ian Swordy also have works on display in the exhibition which runs until October 31. Berkshire Botanical Garden is a COVID compliant facility. Please follow COVID guidelines. Advance ticketing is recommended. More information is available by phone: 413-298-3926 and online: https://www.berkshirebotanical.org.

1-2 OCTOBER

SACRAMENTO, CA – The Sacramento Greek Festival takes place October 1-2 at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, 616 Alhambra Boulevard in Sacramento. Enjoy traditional Greek food, music and dancing. More information is available online: https://sacramentogreekfestival.com/.

1-3 OCTOBER

RALEIGH, North Carolina – The 39th Annual Greek Festival will be a drive-through event at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 5000 Lead Mine Road in Raleigh. A delicious Greek dinner and pastries will be available to take away. Savor authentic Greek cuisine prepared by the family of the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity using recipes handed down from generation to generation. Part of the profits will be donated to Habitat for Humanity. Hours: Friday October 1 and Saturday October 2 from 11 am to 8 pm; and Sunday October 3 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. More information is available by phone: 919-781-4548 and online: https://raleighgreekfestival.com/.

KNOXVILLE, TN – St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church, 4070 Kingston Pike in Knoxville, hosts its 42nd annual Greek Festival October 1-3. Enjoy authentic Greek food, delicious pastries, church tours, shopping, live Greek music and dancing. Hours: Friday October 1 and Saturday October 2 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday October 3 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. More information is available by phone: 865-522-5043 and online: https://greekfesttn.wordpress.com.

2 OCTOBER

ONLINE – The Hellenic American Chamber of Commerce and ICC Hellas, in collaboration with EKOME SA, present the Hollywood Virtual Forum in Greece on Saturday, October 2, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Athens. The event will explore the incentives and opportunities in the multidisciplinary fields of film production and audiovisual entertainment in Greece. Internationally renowned producers, filmmakers and government officials will join the panels. Register online for free: https://www.hellenicamerican.cc/event-details/hollywood-in-greece.

OCTOBER 5

ASTORIA – The Athens Square committee presents the Greek Night at Athens Square Park, 30th Avenue and 30th Street in Astoria, with live music every Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. Free entry. Please wear a face mask and keep social distance. The program will be canceled in the event of rain. The series ends with Grigoris Maninakis and Mikrokosmos Ensemble on October 5th.

ONLINE – Capital Link’s 20th Annual Digital Closed-End Funds and Global ETFs Forum will be held on Tuesday, October 5 as a digital event from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET. With 20 years of experience, Capital Link’s annual Closed-End Funds and Global ETFs Forum is the longest-standing investment forum with significant branding and recognition in the industry. It informs the entire investment community about the latest trends, developments and investment strategies using closed-end funds, MLPs, BDCs and exchange-traded funds. Among the scheduled discussions, industry leaders on challenges and opportunities: CEO roundtable includes Calamos Investments Founder, Chairman and CEO John P. Calamos and GAMCO Investors, Inc. and Chairman and CEO of LICT Corp Mario Gabelli, with Calamos Investments CEO John Koudounis as moderator. Registration is free. More information is available online: shorturl.at/axDO1.

15-17 OCTOBER

ROSLINDALE, MA – St. Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church, 39 Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale, is hosting its Greek Festival October 15-17. Enjoy delicious homemade Greek food and Greek music. Order in person and stay to enjoy your meal inside the St. Nectarios Parish Hall or use the online ordering system for take out meals: www.stnectariostogo.com. Hours: Friday, October 15, 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m. Saturday, October 16, noon to noon; and Sunday October 17 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. More information is available by phone: 617-327-1983.

OCTOBER 16

ONLINE – Yale University’s Hellenic Studies Program presents The Greek Revolution and the Greek Diaspora in North America, a virtual lecture on Saturday, October 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. Three panel discussions featuring renowned speakers will highlight various aspects of this fascinating subject. Register online: https://campuspress.yale.edu/greekrevolutiondiaspora/.

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA – The Taste of Greece event at St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church, 400 Prospect Street in East Longmeadow, takes place on Saturday, October 16, 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., take-out, one day only . Enjoy all of your favorite Greek dishes including gyros, avgolemono soup, souvlaki, spanakopita, moussaka, and Greek pastries. More information is available by phone: 413-525-4551 and online: https://www.stlukego.org/the-taste-of-greece1.

WORCESTER, MA – The Hellenic Society of the Arts presents the Greek Comedy Night with actress Ellen Karis at St. Sypridon Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 102 Russell Street in Worcester on Saturday, October 16. Wines and aperitifs: 6:00 p.m., dinner: 7:00 p.m., show: 8:30 a.m. Free for members of the Society. Tickets $ 65 for non-members. Mail checks to the cathedral, payable to the Hellenic Society of the Arts. RSVP before October 4, limited places. Reservations by phone: 508-799-2561 or by email: [email protected]

23 OCTOBER

NASHUA, NH – St. Philip’s Greek Orthodox Church, 500 West Hollis Street in Nashua, will host a Gyro and Baklava Pop Up on Saturday, October 23, from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm Crossing only; no pre-orders. Cash and credit accepted. More information is available by phone: 603-889-4000 and online: https://www.nashuagreekfestival.com/.


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