Ukrainian American Cultural Center of NJ to host 7th annual Ukrainian Festival

festival-whippanySaturday, October 1, 2016 11:30 am to 7:00 pm

FREE Festival Admission/Free Parking

Zabava with Serhiy “Foma” Fomenko 8 pm-1am

The Ukrainian American Cultural Center of NJ (UACCNJ) invites everyone to be Ukrainian for a day at their 7th annual Festival, to be held Saturday October 1 from 11:30 am to 7:00 pm, rain or shine. The festival will feature two fabulous stage shows beginning at 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm with 7 sensational Ukrainian dance ensembles, over 200 dancers in all, singers and musicians.

Children will enjoy free face painting, arts and crafts, and a magic show.

Sample delicious ethnic foods such as varenyky; we will have 10,000 varenyky on hand for purchase. Enjoy stuffed cabbage rolls; kovbasa with sauerkraut; shashlyk; nalysnyky, homemade crepes; and borscht.  A pig roast will be cooked right on the premises. Top off your meal with decadent homemade desserts from the bakery café featuring traditional Ukrainian favorites such as walnut tortes, medivnyk (honey cake), poppy and nut seed rolls, cheesecakes, cookies and assorted pastries. All food is available to eat on the premises or as takeout. Enjoy a beer and other drinks from our international beer garden while listening to live music.

Shop our numerous vendors offering jewelry, clothing, handmade items and crafts, pysanky, (handmade Ukrainian Easter eggs) handmade soaps, lotions and candles, ethnic foods, books, CDs and DVDs. Try your luck with our 50/50 raffle.

Dance the evening away at our zabava featuring Serhiy “Foma” Fomenko. 8 pm-1am. Admission is $35 and will include appetizers and soft drinks. Student admission with valid ID: $20.

The UACCNJ is located at 60 North Jefferson Road, Whippany NJ 07981. For more information, please call 908 759-1771, or visit our Facebook page, Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey. Like us on Facebook to get updates of events throughout the year. Visit our website: uaccnj.org. Come see what’s new this year!          

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