GVW XMAS FESTIVAL & MARKET

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Sat Dec 18, 09:00 - Sun Dec 19, 15:00
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Goedeverwachting Estate

The GVW XMAS FESTIVAL & MARKET includes fun for the whole family. Entry to the Festival & Market on 18 and 19 December 2021 is free of charge and there is a lot of free entertainment, such as:


Great Vendors, awesome food!

GVW ODD Ball Olympics on 18 and 19 December,

Join the Christmas Karaoke, with Subway Entertainment's DJ Jeff & DJ Mechelle on Sunday afternoon,

Live entertainment will also be offered during the course of the weekend.

We offer a range of amazing food & quality goods stalls at our GVW Xmas Market & our vendors will definitely be getting into the Xmas spirit with bargains, flash sales and treasures to be found!

There will be free jumping castles for the kids.

The festival also offers a free dog walk trail (please remember to leash your fur buddies as there are other animals on the farm too).

The festival hosts an awesome fun park for the adrenaline junkies - with paid activities such as Nerf Wars, Wipeout, A fun Zorb Track & Bungee!

New vendors are welcome too and can contact Linnea on 072 238 7045 for more details.


You are welcome also welcome to enter your fur buddy into the Goofiest/Smartest Dog Competition on Saturday. Show off his/her tricks or simply show off your goofy friend.

Entry is R50 per doggy and the Top Dogs will receive delicious treat prizes, and you will be able to enter the competition at the Manor house on 18/12/2021 from 10:00 to 11:45.


Pay per ride options:


Kids' horse rides.

A Fun Park with great activities for the adrenaline junkies!


Then there are paid events as well, such as:


On Sunday at 12:00 there will be the GVW Kids' Xmas party & Chocolate Hunt (you will need to book for this please - Santa needs to be prepared) and

kids from 2 to 12 will have a great fun treat. If you missed the booking date - you may still be in luck - we still have limited space, but please phone Christel on 084 782 6511 to secure your child's spot. You can pay in cash on the day, prior to the party.

(To Book & for more details, please visit: https://www.quicket.co.za/events/161478-gvw-kids-christmas-party-chocolate-hunt/, by 15/12/2021)

COVID-19 SAFETY INFORMATION:


While participating in events held or sponsored by One Solution Events & Goedeverwachting Estate Management “social distancing” must be practiced and face coverings worn at all times, (unless seated at the dinner table - still maintaining proper social distance), to reduce the risks of exposure to COVID-19. Because COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is spread mainly from person-to-person contact, One Solution Events & Goedeverwachting Estate Management has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. However, One Solution Events & Goedeverwachting Estate Management cannot guarantee that its participants, volunteers, partners, or others in attendance will not become infected with COVID-19. In light of the ongoing spread of COVID-19, individuals who fall within any of the categories below should not engage in One Solution Events & Goedeverwachting Estate Management events and/or other face-to-face sporting activities. By attending a One Solution Events & Goedeverwachting Estate Management event, you certify that you do not fall into any of the following categories:  


Individuals who currently or within the past fourteen (14) days have experienced any symptoms associated with COVID-19, which include fever, cough, and shortness of breath among others. Individuals who have traveled at any point in the past fourteen (14) days either internationally or to a community in South Africa that has experienced or is experiencing sustained community spread of COVID-19; or  Individuals who believe that they may have been exposed to a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 or have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and are not yet cleared as non-contagious by state or local public health authorities or the health care team responsible for their treatment. 


DUTY TO SELF-MONITOR:


Participants and volunteers agree to self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 (symptoms typically include fever, cough, and shortness of breath) and, contact One Solution Events & Goedeverwachting Estate Management if he/she experiences symptoms of COVID-19 within 14 days after participating or volunteering with One Solution Events & Goedeverwachting Estate Management.


LIABILITY WAIVER AND RELEASE OF CLAIMS:


I acknowledge that I derive personal satisfaction and a benefit by virtue of my participation and/or voluntarism with One Solution Events & Goedeverwachting Estate Management, and I willingly engage in One Solution Events & Goedeverwachting Estate Management events and/or other activities (the “Activity”).


RELEASE AND WAIVER


I hereby release, waive and forever discharge any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature against the One Solution Events & Goedeverwachting Estate management and its affiliated partners and sponsors, including in each case, without limitation, their directors, officers, employees, volunteers, and agents (the “released parties”), either in law or in equity, to the fullest extent permissible by law, including but not limited to damages or losses caused by the negligence, fault or conduct of any kind on the part of the released parties, including but not limited to death, bodily injury, illness, economic loss or out of pocket expenses, or loss or damage to property, which I, my heirs, assignees, next of kin and/or legally appointed or designated representatives, may have or which may hereinafter accrue on my behalf, which arises or may hereafter arise from my participation with the activity.


ASSUMPTION OF THE RISK.


I acknowledge and understand the following:


Participation includes possible exposure to and illness from infectious diseases including but not limited to COVID-19. While particular rules and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious illness and death does exist;I knowingly and freely assume all such risks related to illness and infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, even if arising from the negligence or fault of the Released Parties; andI hereby knowingly assume the risk of injury, harm, and loss associated with the Activity, including any injury, harm, and loss caused by the negligence, fault, or conduct of any kind on the part of the Released Parties.


MEDICAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND RELEASE.  


I acknowledge the health risks associated with the Activity, including but not limited to transient dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, nausea, muscle cramping, musculoskeletal injury, joint pains, sprains and strains, heart attack, stroke, or sudden death. I agree that if I experience any of these or any other symptoms during the Activity, I will discontinue my participation immediately and seek appropriate medical attention. I do hereby release and forever discharge the released parties from any claim whatsoever which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first aid, treatment, or service rendered in connection with my participation in the activity. 


As a participant, volunteer, or attendee, You recognize that your participation, involvement, and/or attendance at any One Solution Events & Goedeverwachting Estate Management event or activity (“Activity”) is voluntary and may result in personal injury (including death) and/or property damage. By attending, observing, or participating in the Activity, You acknowledge and assume all risks and dangers associated with your participation and/or attendance at the Activity, and You agree that: (a) the One Solution Events & Goedeverwachting Estate Management Events NPC (b) the property or site owner of the Activity, and (c) all past, present and future affiliates, successors, assigns, employees, volunteers, vendors, partners, directors, and officers, of such entities (subsections (a) through (c), collectively, the "Released Parties"), will not be responsible for any personal injury (including death), property damage, or other loss suffered as a result of your participation in, attendance at, and/or observation of the Activity, regardless of any such injuries or losses are caused by the negligence of any of the Released Parties (collectively, the "Released Claims"). By attending and/or participating in the activity, you are deemed to have given a full release of liability to the released parties to the fullest extent permitted by law.

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17 December 2021: GVW Ghost of Xmas Past Party & Ghost Hunt

Friday, December 17 - Friday, December 17

You are invited to a fun haunting evening of mysterious apparitions, good food, and spooky dancing...


To fit into the ghostly scene, we request that our guests dress the part of ghost/zombie/ghost hunter. There will be a vote on the best dressed ghostly/zombie/ghost hunter. The winner will take home a fun prize.


The evening kicks off with some good music, drinks, and a starter and main course to die for.... later we will be entering the ghost route and our guests need to capture pictures of as many ghosts/apparitions/corpses on their cellphones as possible. The first to return from the ghostly walk - who captures all of the ghostly phenomena on their phone, will be crowned ghost hunter of the evening. The ghost hunter of the evening and his/her partner will receive free tickets to the following mystery ghost evening at GVW.


In order for our guests to get a pulse back, the evening will continue with some graveyard dessert, dancing, wine, and screams of laughter.


Your menu will consist of:


Starter:

Mock Crayfish


Mains - Buffet Style:


Meat:

Roasted Gammon

Roasted Chicken

Roasted Corned Beef


Salads:

Tangy Potato Salad

Beetroot Salad

Green Salad

Noodle Salad


Bread:

Ciabatta roll lightly fried in garlic butter.


Dessert:

Graveyard Pudding


The question is... are you ready for a chilling evening of fun and partying? This event will NOT be for the faint-hearted!

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18 December 2021: GVW Xmas Market

Saturday, December 18 - Saturday, December 18

Goedeverwachting has a general fun family market, which is open every Sunday from 09:00 to 15:00. For the GVW Xmas Festival and increased gift purchase convenience to the public, the market will run on Saturday and Sunday, 18 and 19 December 2021. Great vendors, great people, awesome products! Entry to the market is Free and the market boasts an Art Gallery, delicious food, a doggy walk trail, pony rides, free jumping castles. The festival also offers great family entertainment, fun park rides (on a pay per ride basis), and other events!

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18 December 2021: Water Gun Fun Run

Saturday, December 18 - Saturday, December 18

The Water Gun Fun Run/Walk (if you are brave) is for the whole family. Each runner receives his/her gun on presenting the purchased ticket, once the whistle blows the fun begins & the race starts off for the first water refill station. This is a non-timed 2 km crazy fun water walk/run around, through the Goedeverwachting Estate. All ages, slow or fast, are encouraged to participate.


In this fun-filled race, you can expect to run through wet areas, slip and slide down the hill, jump and dodge water guns and absolutely be soaked by friends and family. Runners reaching a certain checkpoint first, without being wet of course – may receive an upgraded gun… But be warned, some of the Grans and Grandpa’s may have a water cannon up their sleeve… 


The cost to enter:

R120 per person


Some fun prizes and 3 Medals are up for grabs!


Remember to bring a change of clothing - just in case! The rest of the day promises to be loads of fun at the GVW Xmas festival. See the schedule for details!

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18 December 2021: GOOFIEST/SMARTEST TOP DOG COMPETITION

Saturday, December 18 - Saturday, December 18

There will be two categories:


  1. The Goofiest Top Dog - simply let your doggy be his crazy self...
  2. The Smartest Top Dog - Your doggy Einstein gets to impress the judges with his tricks.


There will be a doggy treat prize for the winner in each category.


Register at the Goedverwachting Old Manor House from 10:00 to 11:45. The competition starts at 12:00, to the front of the Stage area.


Entry to the competition will be R50 and is payable when you register.


There is a lovely dog walk trail, but all dogs need to be leashed please as there are other animals on the farm too.


We hope to see you and your paw pal there!


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18 December 2021: GVW FAMILY ODD BALL OLYMPICS

Saturday, December 18 - Saturday, December 18

GVW FAMILY ODD BALL OLYMPICS WILL BE HELD ON THE 18TH PF DECEMBER AT 13:00 AND ON THE 19TH OF DECEMBER AT 14:00. FAMILIES WILL TEST THEIR SKILLS, FUN AND EXCITEMENT LEVELS BY GOING UP AGAINST OTHER FAMILIES.

WHO WILL BE VICTORIOUS?


GAMES ARE DESIGNED SO THAT PEOPLE FROM ALL FITNESS LEVELS CAN PARTAKE IN VARIOUS ACTIVITIES. CHOOSE YOUR GLADIATOR FOR EACH EVENT.


ENTRY IS FREE... LET THE BATTLE BEGIN!



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19 DECEMBER 2021: GVW XMAS MARKET

Sunday, December 19 - Sunday, December 19

Goedeverwachting has a general fun family market, which is open every Sunday from 09:00 to 15:00. For the GVW Xmas Festival and increased gift purchase convenience to the public, the market will run on Saturday and Sunday, 18 and 19 December 2021. Great vendors, great people, awesome products! Entry to the market is Free and the market boasts an Art Gallery, delicious food, a doggy walk trail, pony rides, free jumping castles. The festival also offers great family entertainment, fun park rides (on a pay per ride basis), and other events!

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19 DECEMBER 2021: SUPER HERO OBSTACLE FUN WALK

Sunday, December 19 - Sunday, December 19

2 Kilometres of great fun for the whole family - ages 4 and up. There will be a separate obstacle course for the little ones and grandpa and grandma (if needed). Solve a riddle or two together along the way. And remember... create your own Super Hero & outfit! It's fun and this is how memories are made!


Team members are allowed to assist their team members to cross obstacles...


Pre-registration required on Quicket & entry prizes are:


R120 per person

Family of 6: R450

Family of 5: R400

Family of 4: R380

Family of 3: R290

Family of 2: R200


Prizes to:


  1. The most imaginative Super Hero - create your own superhero and costume.
  2. The funniest Super Hero
  3. The Oldest Super Hero


Trophies to the first:


  1. Winning Super Hero Family who passes the finishing line first.
  2. Super Hero Family with the BEST TEAM SPIRIT.
  3. Super Hero Family who are true Super Heroes.
  4. Super Hero Family with the best teamwork.
  5. Happiest Super Hero Family.


SEE YOU THERE!!!!!


Remember to bring a change of clothing along, there are many fun things to do at the Festival after the race. See schedule for more details.

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19 DECEMBER 2021: GVW KIDS' CHRISTMAS PARTY & CHOCOLATE HUNT

Sunday, December 19 - Sunday, December 19

Register your kids between the ages of 2 and 12 for a fun kids Christmas Party & Chocolate hunt. Included will be the chocolates hunt, a surprise pressie, fun age appropriate activities, and loads of laughs.


Preregistration is required and closes on 15/12/2021. The cost is R120 per child.


The party will be held in the Rose Hall on Goedeverwachting Estate.

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19 DECEMBER 2021: CHRISTMAS KARAOKE FUN WITH DJ JEFF MCBRIDE

Sunday, December 19 - Monday, December 20

Join DJ Jeff McBride for Christmas Karaoke fun at 14:00 at Goedeverwachting Estate on 19 Decmeber 2021. Maybe you are one of the lucky winners of a Xmas Spot Prize!


Entry is free.


You can add your name to the list with the song of your choice at 13:00,

Additional information

Age restriction Family friendly
Refund policy No refunds

Location

GVW XMAS FESTIVAL & MARKET
Goedeverwachting Estate
43 Old Sir Lowry's Pass Rd, Helderberg Rural, Sir Lowry's Pass, 7135
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