Lebanese Festival Gets Underway

Roanoke, VA - If you're searching for a taste of culture...look no further as the Lebanese Festival may be the place for you and your family this weekend. For the 16th year now St. Elias Church, in Roanoke, is hosting the event which began Friday.While there is plenty of culture and fun things for all ages... the big draw is the food! "We try to make it very good for you... to educate you. This is how the food is supposed to taste and hopefully you will come back," said kitchen manager Marcelle Melki.St Elias Church is just off Cove Road in Northwest Roanoke. The festival runs through Sunday night, rain or shine. Admission is free.