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May 24


11th Annual Troika Russian Festival

Church of the Nativity Community Center
109 German Street, Erie, PA

Friday, May 24: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday, May 25: Noon - 6:00 pm
Sunday, May 26: Noon - 8:00 pm


A fundraiser to help support the church's neighborhood improvement and charitable outreach projects.  Authentic Russian food, ice bar, live folk entertainment.  Free admission and parking

Troika 2019 Program Schedule


Friday, May 24



Opening Prayer and bell ringing

11:30 – 1:30




4:00 pm

Open Troika 2018 with bell ringing

4:00 -9:00

Recorded Russian Music

6:00 – 6:30

Church Tour with Rector Father Pimen Simon


Closing Time



Saturday, May 25




12:00 pm

Opening Prayer and bell ringing


Recorded Russian Music

1:00- 2:00

Barynya Performance


Church Tour with Rector Father Pimen Simon; 

2:30- 4:00

Barynya Performance

3:00- 4:00

Self-guided church tours


Ringing of church bells; Saturday Vesper services commence


Closing Time; Saturday Matins services continue



Sunday, May 26




8:15am – 10:15

Hours and Liturgy Church Services 

10:00 – Noon

Russian Breakfast


Opening prayer and ringing of church bells 

12:10 – 1:00

Recorded Russian music

1:00 – 2:00

Barynya Performance


Church tour with Rector Father Pimen Simon

2:00 – 3:30

Recorded Russian music

2:30 – 3:00

Church tour with Rector Father Pimen Simon

2:30 – 4:30

Self-guided church tours

3:00 – 4:00

Barynya Performance

4:30- 5:00

Church tour with Rector Father Pimen Simon

5:00 – 6:00

Barynya Performance

5:00 – 7:00

Self-guided church tours


Recorded Russian music

6:30- 8:00

Barynya Performance


Church closed


Closing of Troika Festival

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