GLEN ALLEN, Va. – The 38th annual Lebanese Food Festival kicked off Friday at Saint Anthony's Maronite Church in Glen Allen.
The festival, which runs rain or shine through Sunday, features Lebanese food and cultural experiences along with live music and entertainment.
Sandra Joseph Brown has been volunteering at the festival since it first began... And says that the longevity of the event means the community has really embraced Lebanese culture.
“We embrace you guys because without you we wouldn't be here,” Brown said. “Our parish is a small parish, it’s only 300 families. But there are four generations of workers, so you learn to cook before you learn to walk and talk, truly.”
Click here for more information about the festival.
Do you know about a good news story happening in your community? Click hereto email WTVR.com and the CBS 6 News team.
Depend on CBS 6 News and WTVR.com for more complete coverage of news in your neighborhood and community. Have a story idea, email our team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or click here if you are interested in having a CBS 6 anchor, reporter or meteorologist attend or MC an event.
Find unique, award-winning stories every day on CBS 6 News