Contact: Destiny R. Ahlfenger IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 22nd, 2016
Annual Duncan, OK Wine Festival
‘Wine’n on the Chisholm Trail’
(Duncan, Oklahoma) – August 22, 2016- Wine’n on the Chisholm Trail will take place in a new location this
year in downtown Duncan, Ok on 10th and Main.
The local AMBUCS chapter began the infamous wine festival in Duncan, Oklahoma many years ago at the
Heritage Center. This year, the Main Street Duncan organization teamed up with AMBUCS to provide a new
venue space, downtown Duncan. Main Street Duncan organization will now be the host organization for the
festival as the AMBUCS chapter bequeathed the event to the downtown organization.
“We are honored to have the close working relationship with the AMBUCS ,” said Main Street Duncan
Executive Director Destiny Ahlfenger, “and to be able to continue to offer this event to our community.”
The wine festival will run for two days in Southwest Oklahoma. Beginning on Friday, September 9th, dinner
and wine tasting will begin at 6 PM. Dinner will include the traditional Italian feast served by the AMBUCS
chapter that so many wine enthusiasts have come to enjoy at this particular wine festival. Friday’s activities
including a silent auction, live entertainment, door prizes, vendors, and other fun will continue into the evening
till 10 PM. Saturday will begin at 11 AM with wine tastings among other events and will conclude that evening
at 7 PM.
“Downtown Duncan is thriving,” said Main Street Duncan President Donna Duwe, “and this event will continue
to be successful downtown.”
To learn more about Wine’n on the Chisholm Trail, contact the Main Street Duncan office at 580.252.8696 or
visit the website at www.mainstreetduncan.net for information. Tickets for Friday evening’s dinner are
available for purchase at Butterfield’s Ballroom and the Main Street Duncan office for $25, tickets are required
for dinner. Tickets may also be purchased online at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/winen-on-thechisholm-
Main Street Duncan is a 501(c)3 charity and all donations are fully tax-deductible to the extent of federal and
state tax laws; the program has been affiliated with the Oklahoma Main Street Center and nationally accredited
through the National Trust for Historical Preservation since 1986.
(ABOVE) Kelly Nelson, left, enjoys a wine tasting at the Wine’n on the Chisholm Trail Festival in Duncan, Ok