Mary Fest 2015 Freeport Illinois

Mary Fest 2015 Freeport Illinois

ProLifeCorner-  Mary Fest 2015 – Join the Fun – Save the Date  Aug 16  Drop in for a Taste of Freeport Illinois.

Sunday, August 16, 2015 starts with International Mass at Noon and a Festival to follow at 1:00.

 Open to public with free admission. 

 Variety of food booths with flavors representing local ethnic groups:

Irish corned beef stew, Italian Beef, egg rolls from Philippine recipe, BBQ Chicken, BBQ Ribs, German brats and sauerkraut, Hispanic favorites – gorditas, tacos, enchiladas — and good ol’ hamburgers & hot dogs with yummy desserts of homemade cakes, pies, and ice cream sundaes. 

Live music (The Way) and our own local Youth Group band, Hispanic dancers, music and song from Nigeria, and more! Facepainting (very popular for all ages), balloon sculptures, games with prizes – we’re closing the street to traffic, so come to our mid-summer block party held around the grounds of St. Mary Church, 704 S State Street,  Freeport Illinois   Continue reading