St. Mary's Holy Dormition Orthodox Church
A Parish of the Orthodox Church in America, Diocese of the West
19485 N. Calhan Hwy. Calhan, CO 80808
General Information

A number of years ago, our parish shifted the Parish Picnic into Slavic Fest, a weekend of fun, old world food, dancing, family and fellowship. For months in advance, the parish prepares homemade noodles, pirogi, and Wedding Beef and the foods of our ancestors using the family recipes that have been handed down to us from our Slovak Pioneers and founders.

The festival dates for 2017 will be October 7 and 8, the second weekend (though not the second FULL weekend) in October.

Come and celebrate with us!


2017 - Cooking & Baking Schedule

Monday @ 6 p.m. Pierogi September  25th

Thursday September 28 @ 8 a.m.  Baking Bread

Monday Oct.2 @ 6 p.m. Hall clean-up

Tuesday Oct.3 OFF

Wednesday Oct.4 @ 6 p.m. boiling cabbage leaves

Thursday Oct.5 @ 6 p.m. Halupki

Friday Oct.6 @ 12 noon Fry cabbage and onions 

Friday Oct.6 @ 6 p.m. Halushki

Saturday Oct.7 @ 8 a.m. Finalize prep

(5:30 p.m. Vespers-reader service)

Sunday Oct.8 @ 10 a.m. Finalize prep

(8:30 a.m. Liturgy)

Schedule of events

Schedule is subject to change

Saturday, 7 October 2017

  • ¨ 11:00am – Music starts for dancing & enjoyment
  • ¨ 12:00pm – Tour of St. Tikhon’s Chapel
  • ¨ 1:00pm – Music starts for dancing & enjoyment
  • ¨ 2:00pm – Tour of St. Tikhon’s Chapel
  • ¨ 3:00pm – Presentation in the Church – “Orthodoxy”
  • ¨ 4:00pm – Entertainment by the Tamburitzans
  • ¨ 5:00pm – Final purchases & Great Vespers

Sunday, 8 October 2017

  • ¨ 8:00 am – Divine Liturgy
  • ¨ 12:00pm – Music starts for dancing & enjoyment
  • ¨ 1:00pm – Church open for touring and questions
  • ¨ 1:30 pm – Tour of St. Tikhon’s Chapel
  • ¨ 4:00pm – Final purchases

The Main church will be open for viewing all day on Saturday and Sunday.

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