Tuesday, April 23, 2013

PRICE ALBERT OLIVE FESTIVAL 2013

This information has been put together by Barbara Castle, Independent Journalist.

FULL FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

FRIDAY 26th April

7am - 9am: Gay's Guernsey Dairy - milk, yoghurt, award-winning cheeses10am - 4pm: Weltevrede Fig Farm open for fig sales (today and Saturday)10am - 4 pm: Artist Clive Heyne paints your portrait (in the Markie) R25 for 15min. sitting10am onwards: Visit Sculpture Garden at Villa Kruger. Call 0741039454 to book at R50 pp10am - 12pm: Gay's Guernsey Dairy - milk, yoghurt, award-winning cheeses2pm - 5pm: Open Gardens. Tickets R25 pp for the weekend from the Tourism Office.3.30pm - 5.30pm:Guided Nature Walk. Cost:R60pp - See DETAILS page for more info4pm - 6pm: Gay's Guernsey Dairy - milk, yoghurt, award-winning cheeses5pm - 6pm: Striking Metal blacksmith forge demonstrations in Skapieseinde5.30pm: Official opening of Festival in Church Street5.30pm - 6pm: Minerals Explained. R10 Adults/R5 Kids. See DETAILS page for more5.45 - 7.15pm: Art after Dark Villa Kruger Art House.Tickets 200pp via CONTACT US page6:30pm - 7:30pm: Lah-di-dah presents an evening with Film Director, Paul Eilers. Paul shares a ‘behind the scenes’ account of his Award Winning film, Verraaiers, as well as readings & poems from the Boer War. Tickets include a glass of wine and a gourmet boerie-roll. Tickets R100pp from Lah-di-dah, or phone 023 5411 846 to book your seat8pm - 9pm: Brian Finch /Dave Ferguson live performance in the Concert Tent9pm - 10pm: Ghost Walk with Ailsa Tudhope - See DETAILS page for more information

SATURDAY 27th April
6.30am: Mountain Bike Race registration (Start:7am) - See DETAILS page for more info
7am - 6pm: Gay's Guernsey Dairy - milk, yoghurt, award-winning cheeses
7am - 9am: Guided Nature Walk. Cost:R60pp - See DETAILS page for more information
9am - 3pm: Visit Prince Albert Olives
9am - 5pm: Soet Karoo wine tasting at cellar
9am - 5 pm: Witblits stook and tasting behind the Fransie Pienaar Museum
10am onwards: Visit Sculpture Garden at Villa Kruger. Call 0741039454 to book at R50 pp
10am - 4 pm: Artist Clive Heyne paints your portrait (in the Markie) R25 for 15min. sitting
All Day: Solar Gazing in the street through Astro Tours solar telescope. R5 per viewing.
10am-12pm: Craft workshop for kids (6 -12yrs). Book at Kaleidoscope shop in Church Street or call Michelle on 082 443 8275. Cost incl. material plus surprise treat R75/child.
10am - 4pm: Weltevrede Fig Farm open for fig sales (closed on Sunday)
11am: Olive pip spitting competition
12pm - 4pm: Swartberg Hotel - High Tea in the Victoria room, Swartberg Hotel
2pm - 5pm: Open Gardens. Tickets R25 pp for the whole weekend at the Tourism Office.
2.30pm – 3pm: Minerals Explained.R10 Adults/R5 Kids. See DETAILS page for more info
3.30pm – 5pm:Guided historical Walk through town - See DETAILS page for more info
5pm – 6pm:   Striking Metal blacksmith forge demonstrations in Skaapieseinde
5.45 - 7.15pm:  Art after Dark show at Villa Kruger Art House and Sculpture Garden. Tickets at R200pp can be booked via CONTACT US page 
6.30pm - 9pm:  Sarah Theron live in the Concert Tent. Tickets just R120pp and include snacks along with a glass of wine to get you in the mood.
8pm til late: Mustang Sally's - Barnyard style show
9pm - 10pm: Ghost Walk with Ailsa Tudhope - See DETAILS page for more information
SUNDAY 28th April
7am - 11.30am:       Gay's Guernsey Dairy - milk, yoghurt, award-winning cheese & more
7am - 9am:              Guided Nature Walk. Cost:R60pp - See DETAILS page for more info
All morning               Breakfast and brunch food available in the street
9am - 10.30am:       Guided Historical Walk through town - See DETAILS page for info
10am – 12 pm         Artist Clive Heyne paints your portrait (Markie) R25 for 15 min sitting
4.30pm – 6pm:        Gay's Guernsey Dairy - milk, yoghurt, award-winning cheese & more





 Handmade in the Karoo ladies with examples of their exquisite articles
Visit their stall at the craft market, or find their products at Karoo Looms and Lah-Di-Dah. 
 CONCERT TENT PROGRAMME
Friday
4pm                                    Opens with background music 
6:30pm - 8:30pm             Brian Finch
8 :30pm - 10pm                Dave Ferguson
 
Saturday
8am - 9am                         Saxophone Duo from De Rust 
9am - 10am                       Brand New Colony (trio on guitar) 
10am - 10:15am                Opening speech by the Mayor 
10:15am - 11am               Zig Zag 
12pm - 1pm                       Comedians 
1pm - 2pm                         Okkie Boere musiek session
2pm - 3pm                         Slam Jam 
3pm - 3:45pm                   Brand New Colony
3:45pm - 4:30pm             Saxophone Duo from De Rust 
4:30pm - 5pm                   Background Music – Tobie and MC
5:00pm - 6:30pm              Stage and tent closed for Sarah Theron concert setup 
6:30pm - 8pm                   Sarah Theron live in concert – Storm in a D-Cup
8pm - 10pm                      Music Farai Disco

Sunday10am - 11:30am             Church choirs12 noon                       Closing of Festival8am  - 10am                Background music - Tobie


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