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It's Fall!  Celebrate with a....

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Fall Harvest and Craft Beer Tasting

Party

Do you have a little cowpoke about to celebrate a birthday?

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Throw him (or her) a

Wild West Cowboy Party

It's Football Season

Celebrate with a

Pregame Brunch Party Ideas

Pre-game Brunch!

June 4th marks the birth of Greek Philosopher, Socrates....Read more.


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  Invite friends over for a

A Greek Dinner Party......
 
Opa!!!
 
Invitations
  
Use Greek keys and Laurel leaves to invite guests to this evening of great food, music and festivities......Opa!!
 
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Set the Scene  
Use a color palette of blue and white (the colors of the Greek flag), to recreate a Greek Taverna!
 

Drape blue and white fabric on the walls and tables

Terra cotta urns filled with rosemary and thyme placed on the serving table

Candles EVERYWHERE!

Greek themed posters hung on the walls

Glass bowls filled with lemons

 


Activities

An ouzo "Tasting"

"Find Your Greek Classics Match" 

Hire local Greek Dancers for a dance demonstration (your local Greek Orthodox Church is a great resource!)

 


Prizes

The Most Beautiful Villages of Greece- A Book 

A bottle of fine Ouzo

 

Party Favors

 
A string of Greek "Evil Eye" Worry Beads (protect your guests from the "Evil Eye"!)
 
 
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Menu
 
Serve these dishes on small plates.  The Greeks love their mezethes (small plates of food)!!
 

Plates of Greek olives and chunks of feta cheese

Dolmathes with Avgolemno Sauce (Stuffed Grape Leaves with Lemon Sauce)

Greek Whole Wheat Pita (Greek flat bread)

Tzatziki (Greek yogurt, garlic and cucumber sauce)

Chicken Souvlaki (marinated chicken skewers)

Galaktoboureko (a phyllo and custard dessert!!)

Beverages

Retsina- A wine, widely consumed throughout Greece, infused with the essence of pine resin.  A bit of an aquired taste, but fun to try!  Check out this "History of Retsina".  Thanks Wikipedia!

Ouzo

 

Music

You've got to love Greek music....Opa!!

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