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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Let it pour! Volunteers needed for Wine on the Fox

Wine on the Fox, presented by john greene Realtor, returns to Oswego on Saturday and Sunday, May 4-5, 2019, and volunteers are needed to help make the event a success.

Proceeds from Wine on the Fox benefit other family-friendly events in the Oswego community throughout the year, including Fourth of July fireworks, Movies in the Park, and much more.

Volunteers are needed for three-hour shifts to help pour wine, sell tickets, set up and tear down, check gates and more. As a thank-you for their time, volunteers get a commemorative glass and wristband, and either free food vouchers or exclusive discounts on wine packages at the event.

To sign up, visit and pick out your time slot. Volunteers handling alcohol must be 21 or older to participate. All volunteers must submit a release form and safety check the day of the event.

In addition, community organizations in Oswego can promote their organization and earn donations by offering volunteer time from their members. For more information about this opportunity, contact Community Engagement Coordinator Julie Hoffman at 630-551-2344 or

About Wine on the Fox

Wine on the Fox, presented by john greene Realtor, is a two-day wine festival featuring 190 wines from Illinois and around the world, with proceeds benefitting Oswego special events and amenities throughout the year. Sip wines, learn about different varietals, nosh on food pairings, listen to live music and shop our Mother’s Day Boutique, all benefitting community amenities.

Entry is free. Wine packages are on sale now, beginning at just $15 when purchased online or at Village Hall prior to the event.

This year’s Wine on the Fox will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 4, and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Village Square Park, 100 Parkers Mill, near Oswego Village Hall, to avoid downtown construction.  Event parking is available adjacent to the event from Washington Street.

For more information or to buy tickets visit For a full listing of events happening this summer around Oswego, visit   

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