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Myakka City's Susan Comes and Tara's Becky Emmett commemorate their time at the Greek Glendi.

St. Barbara Greek Orthodox hosts annual Greek Glendi in Sarasota

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

Myakka City's Susan Comes and Tara's Becky Emmett commemorate their time at the Greek Glendi.

People love trying the assortment of Greek pastries available at the Greek Glendi.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

People love trying the assortment of Greek pastries available at the Greek Glendi.

Long Boat's Lauren Mazzoni and Frank Mazzoni attend the Greek Glendi for the first time.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

Long Boat's Lauren Mazzoni and Frank Mazzoni attend the Greek Glendi for the first time.

Lakewood Ranch High School junior Jasmine Burden and senior Samantha Greenfield volunteer at the Greek Glendi festival. Both the volunteers look forward to trying the different foods and pastries available.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

Lakewood Ranch High School junior Jasmine Burden and senior Samantha Greenfield volunteer at the Greek Glendi festival. Both the volunteers look forward to trying the different foods and pastries available.

Arbor Grande's Joe and Donna Marino enjoy the Greek Glendi for the first time.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

Arbor Grande's Joe and Donna Marino enjoy the Greek Glendi for the first time.

Sarasota's Tamara Martin and Neal Martin recommend the gyros and pastries like baklava.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

Sarasota's Tamara Martin and Neal Martin recommend the gyros and pastries like baklava.

Eric Guimond and Demitria Guimand perform with the Hellenic dance group.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

Eric Guimond and Demitria Guimand perform with the Hellenic dance group.

Demitria Guimond and Breana Nasser perform a traditional Greek dance with the Hellenic dance group.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

Demitria Guimond and Breana Nasser perform a traditional Greek dance with the Hellenic dance group.

A group of Hellenic dancers perform for the crowd.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

A group of Hellenic dancers perform for the crowd.

Sarasota's Joan Peters and Frank Linch love everything about the Greek Glendi from the atmosphere to the music, food, dancing and more.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

Sarasota's Joan Peters and Frank Linch love everything about the Greek Glendi from the atmosphere to the music, food, dancing and more.

Bradenton's Mike Yugovich and Linda Nowack have attended the Greek Glendi several times in the past and decided to bring their friends Christa Mudd and John Mudd this year.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

Bradenton's Mike Yugovich and Linda Nowack have attended the Greek Glendi several times in the past and decided to bring their friends Christa Mudd and John Mudd this year.

John Demas with the Omega Project plays in front of Sarasota's Suzanne Chastenay.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

John Demas with the Omega Project plays in front of Sarasota's Suzanne Chastenay.

The Omega Project members Andrew Demas, Mike Passavanti and John Demas entertain the crowd with traditional Greek music.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

The Omega Project members Andrew Demas, Mike Passavanti and John Demas entertain the crowd with traditional Greek music.

Greek Glendi volunteers George Pandis, Jean Rebel, Merryl Coven and Joan Alexander encourage people to buy raffle tickets to hopefully win a Mercedes Benz.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

Greek Glendi volunteers George Pandis, Jean Rebel, Merryl Coven and Joan Alexander encourage people to buy raffle tickets to hopefully win a Mercedes Benz.

Greek Glendi volunteer Jill Harrison serves as a cashier during the Greek Glendi.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

Greek Glendi volunteer Jill Harrison serves as a cashier during the Greek Glendi.

Greek Glendi volunteer Dina Hobson serves up a plate of moussaka with rice and potatoes.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

Greek Glendi volunteer Dina Hobson serves up a plate of moussaka with rice and potatoes.

Many people said the moussaka with rice and potatoes is a must-try at the Greek Glendi festival.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

Many people said the moussaka with rice and potatoes is a must-try at the Greek Glendi festival.

Greek Glendi volunteers Charlene Goranites and Elaine Drikakis prepare a plate of moussaka with rice and potatoes.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

Greek Glendi volunteers Charlene Goranites and Elaine Drikakis prepare a plate of moussaka with rice and potatoes.

Greek Glendi volunteer Natasha Smith serves traditional Greek food.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

Greek Glendi volunteer Natasha Smith serves traditional Greek food.

A lamb gyro is a favorite at the Greek Glendi festival.

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 |

A lamb gyro is a favorite at the Greek Glendi festival.

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