Residents looking to get a taste of Greek culture, food and entertainment need to travel no further than a local church in town.
The annual Tulsa Greek Festival began yesterday at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church located at 1206 South Guthrie. The event will last through Saturday beginning at 11 am and lasting until 10 pm.
According to their website, the event is Tulsa's oldest ethnic festival. A wide variety of activities from an extensive menu of home-cooked Greek cuisine, ethnic dancing and imported foods and jewelry.
Festival organizers expect 4,000 to 5,000 guests to be present for their new a la carte food line, which replaces the traditional Greek festival dinner, according to their website.
Admission is free before 4 pm and $3 today and Saturday. Children under 12 and younger are free. For more information, visit the event's website at www.tulsagreekfestival.com.
Check out the video to see Channel 8's Mike Collier attend the festival's opening day.