Lebanese Heritage and Food Festival is planned in Norman

Lebanese Heritage and Food Festival will be Saturday at Our Lady of Lebanon Church in Norman.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: April 26, 2012

— The Lebanese Heritage and Food Festival will be a treat for the senses on Saturday.

The festival is from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Our Lady of Lebanon Church, 500 Alameda. Admission is free.

Homemade baked Lebanese treats and other authentic foods from the country will be available to try at the festival or in to-go packages for those who want to stock up. A talk about Lebanese-American poet Khalil Gibran will start at 5 p.m.

New and old will show the changes in culture — festivalgoers can experience the latest in Lebanese music as well as be entertained by folk dancers demonstrating traditional garb and steps.

Along with food, music, dance and discussions, a children's play area will be available. Arts and crafts will be on display and souvenirs and gifts for sale.

For more information, call 321-3097, go to www.maroniteok.org or email olol@maroniteok.org.


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