54th Annual Pasadena Greek Festival
Homemade spanakopita, kababs, gyro and baklava -- and many more Greek favorites, including wine and live music -- will be in plentiful supply at this long-running festival. Proceeds go to the Anthony Greek Orthodox Church in Pasadena.
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