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The St. Demiana Coptic Orthodox Church is holding its annual Coptic Festival this weekend. There will be authentic Middle Eastern food, tours of the church, photos with the kings and queens of Egypt, games for the kids and other activities.

Kelly Ardis / The Californian

Did you missed the fun and culture of the Greek Food Festival last weekend? Well, here's your second chance: This weekend St. Demiana Coptic Orthodox Church presents its annual Coptic Festival. The event offers two days of authentic Middle Eastern food along with church tours and an information film about the Coptic Orthodox faith; gifts and books will be for sale and fun and there'll be games for the kids. Attendees can even enjoy a photo opportunity with a pharaoh and queen of Egypt.

The fifth annual church festival runs from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at St. Demiana, 9200 White Lane. Admission is free, but bring money for food and more.

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