SerbFest DC Spring 2017

SerbFest  DC’s upcoming Spring 2017 Festival kicks off Friday, May 19th and runs thru Sunday, May 21st, bringing authentic Serbian food, culture, crafts and entertainment to the greater Washington, DC area.  Presented by  Saint Luke Serbian Orthodox Church of Potomac, MD the three-day festival has something for everyone, including traditional Serbian dishes, beverages, dance and music performances, gifts and boutique items and family-friendly activities.  Free admission and parking. Rain or Shine. 
 
Dates
Friday, May 19th (11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.)
Saturday, May 20th (11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.)
Sunday, May 21st (12:00 noon – 6:00 p.m.)
 
LocationSaint Luke Serbian Orthodox Church, 10660 River Road, Potomac, MD 20854
 
ParkingLocated in rear of St. Luke property and next door at St. Peter & Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church
 
Entertainment
Friday, May 19th, 6-9:00 p.m.: Serbian music by DC Acoustic Band
Saturday, May 20th, 2-5:00 p.m. & 6-9:00 p.m.: Performances by Srpski Sinovi, a traditional tamburitza band 
Saturday, May 20th at 3:00 p.m.: Folklore ensemble Strazilovo from St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church (Toronto, Ontario)
Sunday, May 21st, 1-5:00 p.m.: Performance by Srpski Sinovi, a traditional tamburitza band
Sunday, May 21st at 3:00 p.m.: The Academy of Serbian Folk Dance Association (Toronto, Ontario)
 
 
Menu: 
Traditional Serbian dishes: 
Burek (baked meat pie in phyllo dough)
Zeljanica (baked spinach & cheese in phyllo dough)
Gibanica (baked cheese in phyllo dough)
Kupus salata (cabbage salad)
Šopska salata (tomato, cucumber & onion salad with feta cheese)
Krompir salata (potato salad) 

 

From the Grill: 
Ćevapčići (grilled skinless ground meat sausages)
Jagnjetina (spit-roasted lamb)
Svinjetina (spit-roasted pig)
Raznjuci (grilled meat on skewers) 

 

Desserts: 
Krofna (deep-fried donut)
Palačinka (crepe)
Serbian nut rolls
Poppy seed rolls
Kolači (cookies) 

 

Serbian beersJelen, LAV, Nikšićko and BiP beers from Serbia & the former Yugoslavia 
 
Serbian liquorRakija, which is Serbian brandy made from fruit—the most famous is Slivovitz, which is made from plums
 
The Traditional Tamburitza Band, Srpski Sinovi.  Photo Credit: Christine Nowack
 

 
 
Serbian Folk Dancers, Photo Credit Aleksandra Radic

 
 
Serbian Cevapcici (Grilled Skinless Ground Meat Sausages, Photo Courtesy of SerbFest DC
 

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