Homegrown country singer, guitarist, and songwriter Trace Thompson is among local musicians featured Saturday at the St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church Fall Festival.
The church is at 102 E. Broadway Street in the heart of old Greenwood.
The family-oriented festival is from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and features free live musical performances, kids’ activities, and a silent auction plus multicultural and American cuisine and pastries available for purchase.
Admission is free. Handicapped parking is across the street at SCS. Street parking and at the nearby Isom Elementary School parking lot is available.
Thompson is well known among country music circles as an award-winning artist. He has written national hit singles for Brad Paisley, Kelsey Ballerini and Alabama. Thompson has earned many nominations and awards. He is a two-time Modern Male Country Artist award recipient.
Thompson is popular throughout the area and has performed at 8 Seconds Saloon and Tried and Tru Alehouse and That Place on the Southside.
Other artists at the St. Mary Fall Festival include Curtis and Lou, Americana and Mousa Khoury, Arabic.
The festival showcases homemade cuisine of gyros, brats, polish sausage, and hot dogs with side dishes of Greek salads, spanakopita and humus, all available for purchase.
Popular pastries including truffles, muffins, biscotti, baklava and more.
Attendees can shop at the church bookstore. In the sanctuary, hosts explain the ancient Orthodox faith and iconography authentically created by Belarus artisans.
Proceeds raised from food and silent auction sales fund the church’s pantry and First Friday free community dinners. The church also accepts monetary and canned food donations anytime.
Info: 317-883-9151 or online at stmaryegypt.org.