The Oakhill Gala Day may be a major fundraiser for Oakhill College, but you get to have all the fun and entertainment. One of the easiest ways you can help would be to mark yourself as interested and going on the event page, and share it with all your friends. Running from 8am to 5pm on Saturday 1 June 2019 at Oakhill College, 423-513 Old Northern Rd, Castle HIll, it's an event that combines the excitement of sport, with the fun of a fair. With a proven attendance of over 3000 people each year, it's a testament that this is a day not to be missed! For more information and to stay in the loop, head to the event page and the Facebook page.
In an effort to reach fundraising goals to install air-conditioners in the original buildings that dates back to the 1930's, a brand new Toyota Yaris Ascent valued at $15,990 is on offer as the major prize in a raffle draw. You wouldn't want to miss grabbing yourself a fair few raffle tickets as a good investment towards the opportunity of winning a brand new car, and you can get your Online Raffle tickets right now!
A fair would not be a fair without market stalls, so once again, there'll be a market with a wide variety of goodies for you to browse through and buy. Homewares, jewellery, fashion, arts and crafts and much more will be available at the Benildus Hall, where the Market will be held. LIkewise, a gala day without food would be a crime! The CSC Foyer will play host to a pop-up cafe with coffee and cake from the cake stall, where you'll find homemade cakes, slices and scones. Plus there's hot chips, Chinese cuisine, BBQ and Mojo Picon with their chorizos and garlic prawns. For afters, you can have fairy floss, snow cones, popcorn, lollies and Mr Whippy.
If you're a lover of books, there's a fair few bargains and a wide variety of secondhand books, DVDs, CDs and more at the CSC Foyer secondhand bookstall. With an extensive range to cover every book lover's taste, you'll find romance, crime, fiction, biographies and more. All the fun of the fair is not just for book lovers, there are Carnival Rides to be had and you'll soon be able to pre-purchase ride bands closer to date, so keep an eye on the Event & Facebook page as aforementioned.
The Oakhill Farm is a great place for the kids to get up close and personal with the resident furry friends who will be on display. Go say hello, plus pick up some plants for sale from the Agricultural Department. You might also want to browse through the very popular basket stall located in the Benildus Hall.
Most importantly, don't forget the Oakhill CollegeSporting Events! With approximately 80 sporting teams competing, it's going to be super exciting. Renown for their sporting mastery, be there to cheer all the teams. Game times are to follow closer to date, so hang on to that event page link to check up on, down the track. With droves of fun and entertainment to be had, bring family, bring friends, bring one and all to support this amazing FUNdraiser!
I'm happy to see that this event is still going. I have very fond memories of our annual trip to Oakhill to watch my brothers play football, enjoy the animals and have fun at the fair. Great times and great memories.