Annual Greek Food Festival just around the corner


The 38th annual Greek Food Festival is Sept. 24-26 on the grounds of St. John Greek Orthodox Church, 5300 El Camino Road. Admission is $6 for adults, free for children 12 and younger and free for members of the military and their immediate families with military ID. For details, visit www.LasVegasGreekFestival.com. ...

The ninth annual scholarship gala sponsored by the Epicurean Charitable Foundation is scheduled for 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South in Henderson. Tickets are $500 per person; groups donating more than $15,000 get private bar and wait service and a meal prepared by a dedicated chef. For tickets or more information, call Elizabeth Muto at 932-5098 or e-mail her at elizabeth@ecflv.org. ...

Southern Nevada Children First's second annual BBQ Battle is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Culinary Training Academy, 710 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Admission is $15 per person or $25 per couple, free for children younger than 5. ...

Kennedy Kares, a fundraiser for St. Jude's Children's Hospital, is from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Remedy's at 3265 St. Rose Parkway in Henderson. A buffet of sandwiches, pastas and salads will be available to those who donate to the hospital, which will receive 100 percent of donations. ...

Hash House A Go Go at 6800 W. Sahara Ave. will celebrate its fifth birthday on Thursday with $5 Snickers pancake specials at breakfast and lunch, $5 stuffed burgers at lunch and dinner and 5 cent draft beers and free appetizers from 5 to 6 p.m. ...

A bordeaux tasting is scheduled for 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Azure pool at the Palazzo, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Including cheese bites and live music, it's $29 per person plus taxes and fees ($24 for locals). Tickets can be purchased at www.PalazzoLasVegas.com/Festivino or any Venetian or Palazzo box office. The event is part of the resorts' Festivino, a monthlong celebration of bordeaux that also includes wine flights at casino bars and prix-fixe menus at Morels at the Palazzo and Pinot Brasserie at The Venetian. ...

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Send information to Heidi Knapp Rinella, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125. You also can send faxes to 383-4676 or e-mail her at hrinella@reviewjournal.com.

 

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