There will be entertainment with live music being presented by bands and choirs, performances, market stalls, book and cake stalls, lucky dips and show bags, children's rides, bargain bazaar and face painting. For those hungry mouths, a wide range of food vendors including Slushies, Barbeque, Split Roast, Asian Food, Hot Chips, Souvlaki, Snow Cones, Ice-Cream, Popcorn and Doughnuts will nourish everyone's taste buds.
Also, on-site will be a mobile ATM as you are sure to need a little extra cash, an Old Boys' Stall, Social Justice Stall, St John Ambulance, Entertainment Books, Classic Cars and the Boarding Parents' Fresh Produce Stall.
I remember my school fetes and looking back now I can still remember the atmosphere created by excited children being able to show their parents what they did at school and where their classrooms were. It was fun shopping like an adult with pocket-money to purchase a bag of sweets or a snow cone. It was like Show Days all over again.
The 2019 Gala Raffle will be one of the biggest yet with a total of $12,000 in prizes to be won. Prizes include –
Private suite for Hugh Jackman's World Tour "The Man, The Music, The Show" on Saturday 3rd August 2019 at 2.00pm. This prize includes the use of a private suite for eighteen guests with all catering and limited beverages. Donated by McCarroll's Automotive Group.
$2,000 Gift Voucher from JB Hi-Fi
One night stay for two at The Westin Hotel in Sydney including a $250 restaurant voucher, courtesy of The Westin Sydney.
Two night stay for two with breakfast at the Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort, Gold Coast courtesy of HelloWorld Travel, Thirroul
A Montrose Wine pack of 24 bottles. This prize was donated by Montrose Wines by Robert Oatley Vineyards
Apple Watch Nike Series 4 GPS, courtesy of CompNow
$200 Gift voucher for The Butcher's Block, Wahroonga, prize courtesy of The Butcher's Block
A la Carte breakfast for two at Jonah's Whale Beach, courtesy of Jonah's.
Wow! What an amazing line-up of incredible prizes and you can have the opportunity to win on as little as $5.00 a ticket, although the more tickets you purchase the cheaper the cost and the more chances you have.
The Knox Gala Day will be held at the Knox Grammar School Senior Campus, Pacific Highway Wahroonga. The Grammar School is owned by the Uniting Church and includes three campuses – Knox Prep, Wahroonga Prep and Knox Senior School.
It is encouraged that you take public transport to the Knox Gala Day as parking is extremely limited in nearby streets. If you take the train to Warrawee Station, the school is only a two-minute walk from Barista Coffee.
Entry is free and everyone is welcome. The activities commence at 10.00am and conclude 4.00pm.