Taste of Durant on Saturday

By: Kylie Dixon Email
By: Kylie Dixon Email

DURANT, OK-- Restaurants and businesses will be on showcase this weekend in Durant.

It's the third annual "Taste of Durant" this Saturday from 6 PM to 9 PM. Businesses down town and specialty shops will be offering samples from their stores.

There will be wine tasting, as well as an auction for local artist paintings.

Money raised will go to the New Life House. A place to help women get back on their feet.

The event sponsored by Leadership Durant. They say it gives local business a chance to show what they bring to the community.

"We are nothing with out the businesses in our community and we really just want to bring attention and high light who we are and everything we have to offer. Because Durant is a great community. And I don't think people realize how much there really is in Durant," Shayla Olson-Nesby said.

Press Release:

DURANT, OK-- Get your taste buds ready! Leadership Durant 2012 has a great evening planned for our community. On Saturday, February 18th the door will open at the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the Campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University for the Annual Taste of Durant.

This event will showcase some of Durant's finest restaurants and specialty businesses. Businesses participating in this year's event include: Captain Jacks, Cherry Berry, Chicken Express, Choctaw Resort/DNC Hospitality Management, Cornerstone Coffee, Iron Gate Café, Marco's Pizza, Naifeh's Steakhouse, Rib Crib, Roma Italian Restaurants, Sherlyn Boyd, Sherrer's/Fideau, Sports City, Stacked Studio Cake Design, and The Claw.

Tickets can be purchased in advance for $12 or at the door for $15 from any member of Leadership Durant 2012 or the chamber. The event will be open from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Come and indulge yourself in the different cuisines our community has to offer.

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