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  • Master griller Jerry Roper turns chicken at the annual St. Nectarios Church Greek Fest in Palatine on Friday.

       Master griller Jerry Roper turns chicken at the annual St. Nectarios Church Greek Fest in Palatine on Friday.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Tom and Gloria Garrison of Schaumburg prepare to enjoy chicken and gyros at the annual St. Nectarios Church Greek Fest in Palatine on Friday. The event, which runs through Sunday, includes authentic Greek food, music, and more. Admission is $2. For details and a coupon, visit stnectariosgoc.org.

       Tom and Gloria Garrison of Schaumburg prepare to enjoy chicken and gyros at the annual St. Nectarios Church Greek Fest in Palatine on Friday. The event, which runs through Sunday, includes authentic Greek food, music, and more. Admission is $2. For details and a coupon, visit stnectariosgoc.org.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

 
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The best in Greek food, music and culture will be on display in Palatine this weekend as St. Nectarios Church hosts its annual Greek Fest celebration.

The fest kicked off at 4 p.m. Friday and ran until midnight, then continues from 3 p.m. to midnight Saturday and noon to midnight Sunday. Festival grounds at are the church, 133 S. Roselle Road, Palatine.

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Authentic Greek cuisine will, as always, be a highlight of the three-day event, which includes an extensive menu featuring such traditional fare as souvlaki, gyros, pastichio (Greek lasagna), saganaki and loukaniko (Greek sausage). For visitors who can't stay to eat, there will be a drive-through open from noon-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Music will be provided by Exit 147 on Friday night and Rythmos, billed as "Chicago's Best Greek Band," on Saturday and Sunday. Kids activities and a Greek marketplace round out some of the fest's highlights.

Admission to the fest is $2, but a coupon for free entry can be found at the festival's website, www.stnectariosgoc.org/greek-fest-home-page.

Off-site parking with shuttle bus service to the festival is available at Marion Jordan School, at Palatine and Harrison roads, and Harper College, at Roselle and Algonquin roads.

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