SW Bakersfield church hosting Coptic Festival this weekend

Maikel Bassilious, left, and Father Beshoy Dawood of Saint Demiana Coptic Orthodox Church in Bakersfield, Calif., preview the weekend Coptic Festival. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/BFX) – The community is invited this weekend to the Coptic Festival at the Saint Demiana Coptic Orthodox Church in southwest Bakersfield.

The festival runs 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the church off White Lane between Old River Road and Gosford Road.

Admission is free.

Father Beshoy Dawood and Maikel Bassilious stopped by Eyewitness News on Wednesday morning to preview the food, kids’ activities and tours that the public expect.

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