Monday, January 28, 2013

Myasopusna (Meatfare) festival in Nanticoke, PA

Dinner tickets are now available for Transfiguration of Our Lord Church's Myasopusna festival, held at the church's banquet hall, in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, on Sunday, February 3, 2013 from noon to 4 pm.  The Myasopusna (Meatfare) festival is the parish's annual prelenten celebration, preceding the Lenten Great Fast.  Dinner (a platter of kobasi, roast pork, varenyky, borscht, blackbread and butter, and a homemade dessert) will be served from 12:30 to 2:00 pm.  A variety of Ukrainian crafts, including pysanky, embroidery, woodcrafts, beadwork, and ceramics, will be on display and available for sale or by raffle.  Following dinner, live entertainment will include the Holy Year Choir, Kazka Ukrainian Folk Ensemble, and the Saint Mary's Ukrainian Dancers.  Dinner tickets are $13, with an advanced ticket price of $10, if purchased by January 27.   The church hall is located at the corners of Bliss Street and Center Street, in the Hanover Section of Nanticoke.  Tickets can be purchased by calling Helen (735-4654) or Geri (824-3880).

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