Loads of fun activities for everyone at PAHS fields this Saturday
It’s going to be a fun-filled day for all who attend the Talk of the Towns Heritage Festival, happening this Saturday at the Port Alfred High School fields and clubhouse, with over 45 stalls booked, great food, competitions and entertainment for young and old.
The day will begin at 7am with stalls being set up and fires started for the potjiekos competition.
Gates will open at 9am to the Port Alfred High fields. Entry costs R20 for children and R30 for adults.
For the children there’s a Kidzone run by PAHS supporters and alumni in aid of the school pool and renovation projects. Books of tickets can be purchased on the day at the gazebo and come in denominations of R2 with books costing R20, R50, and R100 to enable the children to choose from many exciting activities such as the haunted house, a photo booth with dress-up box, a jumping castle, a giant slipper slide, pillow fights, tombola, a lock and key game, a bike/ trike/scooter track on the tennis court, (bring your own bike/trike/scooter), target golf, biscuit decorating, tin can toss, Twista, Do the Limbo, lucky duck fishing game and catch an egg competition.
The PAHS first team rugby boys will also take on anybody in a friendly tug-of-war.
Border internet will have its own stall and offer free Wi-Fi service to everyone attending the festival.
On the stalls side, there is more of a focus on organic and home-made products rather than mass-produced ones. There will be food stalls with pancakes from the Full Gospel Church, sunrise breakfast rolls, also from Full Gospel Church, kudu burgers and chicken wraps from Rotary, koeksisters, caramel delights, spiral potatoes, steak rolls, chicken rolls, burgers, cooldrinks, boerewors rolls, samoosas curry and rice, chilli bites, soft serve, slushies, Deena fruit & veg, popcorn, dateballs, biscuits, fudge, and Italian ice cream from the Lucky Bean Café, and lots, lots more.
The clubhouse is the place to go for a drink. The bar will be manned by Round Table 177. There will also be a craft gin stall by Bean & Olive, and Hoppy’s Paddle Inn will have wine slushies and specialised wines.
There will be stalls by Harcourts, SPCA, Boredom Busters (educational toys), Rotary (bookstall), Red Leaf, Hospice (white elephant), Sunshine Coast Tourism, Richman Poorman, Multi Security, The Closet (brand name second-hand clothing), Doggy Bizarre (dog beds, treats, belly warmers, blankets), a face painter, Stenden, Bric a Brac, PA Succulents, Cellphone Accessories, Eco Brick and Chemical Free Products, Remax, and Enkuthazweni Training Centre.
And if that’s not enough to get you to the festival, there are many competitions, including a baby competition for the 0 to 2-year-olds, Little Miss Heritage for the two to five-year-olds, and another for the five to eight year olds. If your child is a superhero then the superhero costume competition is for them, open to two to 12-year-olds.
For the adults there is the Chilli Challenge, with Tash Kenny of Tash’s Craft Bar supplying the chilli pizzas for you to savour. Then there is the Potjiekos Competition with 14 teams battling it out to produce the tastiest and most imaginative pot. Competitors
There is the Potjiekos Competition with 14 teams battling it out to produce the tastiest pot
will be selling their potjie creations over lunchtime for all to savour.
There are loads of prizes to be won for the baby, beauty and superhero competition winners. Each child will receive a treat bag and a Sunshine Juice as well. There are prizes from the Mobile Shop (gaming controllers), Toy Shop (dolls and more), a mini mani and pedi from the Halyards Spa, four vouchers worth R50 from Decadent, four girls’ gifts from Home Base, an A4 cake print or toppers for 12 cupcakes from Bite my Designs, three free one-hour canoe rentals from Outdoor Focus to the value of R150, two manicure vouchers and a braai set from Leach, R500 worth of cake or 24 themed cupcakes from Yummylicious, and KNA goodie bags.
Prizes for the Chilli and Potjiekos Competitions include a R200 voucher from Salon Florence, Sunday lunch buffet for two adults at Halyards, four vouchers worth 100 each from Tash’s, plus two bottles of wine and one champagne, four cappuccino vouchers from C’est La Vie, two breakfast vouchers, two pizzas each at R89 each, two Fresh Fish Friday vouchers at R59 each, two Sunday carvery and buffet vouchers at R149, all from The Red Apple Emporium, four plants from Standerwick, a R200 voucher from YAY Sushi, three R100 vouchers from Graze, four hoodies from Stenden, R200 vouchers from Cherrywood, a R150 Highlander Voucher and breakfast for two at the Paper Nautilus at the Royal St Andrews Hotel, two R100 meal vouchers from the Bean & Olive, a box of prizes from Home Essentials, goodie bags from Richman Poorman, a bonsai from Garden of Eaden, wine from Hoppy’s Paddle Inn, two aprons from Bcreative/Goshawk and R500 cash prizes from Panther Farm Security.
There will also be an auction which is taking place with the following: a Stuart Lavender painting, one night’s stay for two people at Sheilan House, one night’s stay for two people, breakfast included, at the Royal St Andrews, a one-hour photo shoot worth 600 from Seven Oaks Photography, a round of golf for four people with carts from Fish River Resort, a Cadac Grillogas from Buco and French Champagne from Hoppy’s Paddle Inn. Don’t miss this at 1pm.
Music will be provided through a sound system throughout the day. Anyone wanting a song request can do so at a fee of R2 per request. There will be fun entertainment for everyone throughout the day including Zumba classes (Just bring your gym stuff), Twan Fella’s Dance School, belly dancing, fire dancing and Sha-Loui Dance school dancers.
Stalls will be closed at 5pm, then the evening entertainment will begin. The Augustines will play live music from 4pm in the clubhouse – see their story inside.
Come one and all and spend a great Saturday at this fun-filled event, that will cater for all members of the family. Beneficiaries from the event include Hospice, Retreat2Eden and Port Alfred High School.
See you there!
HAPPY MOMENTS: Pick n Pay hosted a high tea party for the frail care residents at Settlers Park retirement village last Friday, something they do on a monthly basis. Seated, from left, are Stella Crawford, Amy Wilmot and Betty Hill, with Pick n Pay staff members Brenda Shelton and Geraldine Kulati serving them cake and sandwiches