EAST SIDE – A church on the south side is holding a festival to celebrate Serbian culture this weekend.

St. Simeon Mirotocivi’s Serbian Orthodox Church is holding its 2022 annual Serbian Festival from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 3737 E. 114th St., according to a Facebook post.

Community members can try Serbian dishes including barbecued lamb and pork, Serbian sausages called ćevapi, Serbian burgers called pljeskavice, pancakes called palačinke, Serbian donuts called krofne, and other treats.

Those over 21 can also enjoy plum brandy called šlivo, Serbian beer and other adult drinks.

There will also be live music from Prazna Flaša, a Milwaukee Tambura Orchestra on Saturday, and DJ Spaza on Sunday. Families can also enjoy pony rides and a petting zoo from 3-5 p.m. on Sundays.

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