Coming up — a perfect pregame idea

November 08, 2007 | WNST Staff

Do a shot of OUZO on your way to the Ravens game this weekend … Can’t hurt, and it may help!!


WHAT: The 36th Annual Athenian Agora!

“It’s Fun to Go Greek” at the biggest Festival of Greek Food, Greek Pastries, Greek Dancing & Live Greek Music in Baltimore!

“It’s Fun to Go Greek” with the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation at the “Athenian Agora” festival located in the heart of Baltimore’s Cultural Center.

Enjoy fabulous home-cooked Greek foods and pastries, live Greek music and dancing, Greek Grocery, crafts & gifts galore for holiday shopping, Cathedral tours (includes authenticated Louis Comfort Tiffany stained glass windows in the Byzantine-style church), children’s activities, performances by traditional Greek dance troupes in authentic costumes, amazing silent auction and more!

Enjoy the piano bar at Taverna Martinaki — a little Greek martini bar where you can try martinis with a Greek-twist & keep the glass! The new Hellenic Heritage Cultural Museum will display beautiful antique handmade textiles, as well.

FOODS: Authentic Greek delicacies such as perennial favorite baked Lamb Shank with Orzo, spanakopita (spinach & cheese pie), fried kalamarakia (tender fried squid), pastitsio (Greek-style lasagna), roast Chicken Oreganato, gyro, to name a few. Delectable pastries including baklava, loukoumades, diples and more! Greek wines, beer & liqueurs, as well as special martinis with a Greek twist

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 9 — 11 a.m.-midnight
Saturday, Nov. 10 — 11 a.m.-midnight
Sunday, Nov. 11 — 12-6 p.m.
Rain or Shine!

WHERE: Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation

24 W. Preston St. (corner of Maryland Avenue & Preston Street in the heart of Baltimore’s cultural district)

WHO: The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation is the oldest & largest Orthodox Christian congregation in the Baltimore area, with over 1500 families; founded in 1906.

* Greek-Americans, Greeks and anyone who enjoys good food, good music and good times!

* All proceeds benefit the Cathedral and its outreach programs.

FOR MORE INFO: Call the Cathedral at 410-727-1831, or visit: