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Lebanese festival set for April 4 in Raleigh

Bisharah Libbus dances as he serves lebanese foods like baklava and coffee from a tent during the 2014 Lebanese festival at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh, N.C.
Bisharah Libbus dances as he serves lebanese foods like baklava and coffee from a tent during the 2014 Lebanese festival at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh, N.C. jhknight@newsobserver.com

The 17th annual Lebanese Festival will be from noon-7 p.m. April 4 in downtown Raleigh’s City Plaza.

The Triangle Lebanese Association puts on this annual event, which offers a chance to try authentic dishes made by local Lebanese food purveyors, Lebanese beer and wine. Some of the dishes on hand will include shawarma, falafel, hummus, tabouli, baklava and other desserts.

The family-friendly event also will feature an egg hunt for children, a chance to meet the Easter Bunny, as well as live music and dance performances.

The festival is being held at the 400 block of Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh.

Info: tlanc.us.

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