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Armenian Food Festival returns for 62nd year September 9th and 10th

The festival is Richmond’s longest-running food festival.

Trevor Dickerson

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Richmond’s oldest and longest-running food festival returns for a family-friendly weekend of Armenian delicacies and culture on September 9th and 10th.

The 62nd Annual Armenian Food Festival features food prepared by members of the St. James Armenian Church.

Taste shish kabobs, cheese beoreg, Armenian meat pies, stuffed grape leaves, mouth-watering pastries and the famous and original Hye Burger — named one of Richmond’s best burgers on voter lists.

The festival also features traditional music and dancing. Armenian beer and wine is available. Admission is free; pay as you go.

Everyone is welcome Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. The festival is located at the corner of Pepper and Patterson avenues, at 834 Pepper Ave.

It all takes place Friday, Sept. 9, 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 10, 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

St. James Armenian Church is located at 834 Pepper Avenue.

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Trevor Dickerson is the Editor and Co-Founder of RVAHub.