Holiday Fantasy of Trees in Orange Nov. 17-18

The Ladies Philoptochos Society of Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church announced details regarding the 6th annual HOLIDAY FANTASY OF TREES, to be held November 17 & 18. This 2-day celebration features Holiday treats, music, entertainment, mouthwatering Greek cuisine and a Raffle of beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, urns, and gifts. Get a jump on your shopping at our Holiday Marketplace. Held at the Social Hall of Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 480 Racebrook Road, Orange, HOLIDAY FANTASY OF TREES offers something for the entire family. In support of Connecticut Food Bank, we are asking attendees to bring a non-perishable food item to help feed our hungry neighbors in Connecticut.


• Holiday Raffle - beautifully decorated trees, urns, wreaths, gifts and services sponsored/donated by area businesses (Drawing

Sunday, Nov. 18 - 4:30 pm) (Need not be present to win)

• Greek Cuisine - Spanakopita (spinach cheese pie), Pastitsio (layers of ground beef, macaroni, and a soufflé topping),

Moussaka (layered eggplant baked with seasoned ground beef, topped with a béchamel sauce), Avgolemeno

(egg lemon chicken) Soup, Keftedes (Greek meatballs), Chicken Souvlaki, and Greek Salad

• Sweet Shoppe - Greek pastries and holiday treats featuring Baklava (Filo, nuts, and butter topped with syrup), Kourabiedes

(shortbread dusted with powdered sugar),Finikia (light, syrup-dunked walnut cookie), Koulourakia (braided

cookie topped with sesame seeds), Ryzogalo (creamy rice pudding), and more

• Holiday Marketplace - Area Vendors present great gifts for the holidays!

• Dance Performances - “Pine Forest” Nutcracker by Little Wing Dancers, Lee Lund Studio (Sat), Milford Performing Arts (Sun), Amity High School Dance team (Sun), Ekklesia Contemporary Ballet (Sun)

• Musical Performances - Suzuki School of Music (Sat); Brian Gillie, Piano (Sat); Niko Kotoulas, composer/Pianist (Sat, Sun);

Silk ‘n Sounds Chorus (Sun)

• Book Signing - Caryn B. Davis, photographer/author of “A Connecticut Christmas” Saturday, Nov 17, 2:00 to 400 pm

• Santa’s Workshop - Santa (Rick George) will bring Santa’s Workshop to Saint Barbara Church

Photos with Santa (1:00 to 4:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday)

• Food Drive - Drop off site for Connecticut Food Bank food collection

• Free Admission and Free Parking