The 2014 Rockets Funky Fynbos Festival

Friday 12th September

14:00-18:00      Stalls open, crafts and artisanal food at De Uiljenes

14:00-18:00      Children’s entertainment at De Uiljenes

14:00-18:00      DJ Craig E plays to suit the mood at De Uiljenes

14:00 Bar open till late with craft beer on tap and artisanal food at De Uiljenes

14:00               Fynbos Display – free entry open till late at De Uiljenes

14:00-18:00      Reflexology, Thai and Spinal massages and organic facials by Bodhi Khaya at De Uiljenes

18:00-20:00       MTB and Trail Run Registration and late entries at De Uiljenes

19:00-22:30      Oom Manie  en vriende boeremusiek entertains at De Uiljenes

Saturday 13th September

6:00-7:30     MTB Registration and late entries at De Uiljenes

7:00             4 x 4 Registration and briefing followed by a luck draw at Strandskloof Caravan Park – first routes will start at 8:00

7:30-11:30   DJ Craig E and Marimba band at De Uiljenes

8:00-14:00   Children’s entertainment at De Uijlenes

8:00            MTB race start for 41km

8:15            MTB race start for 30km

8:30            MTB race start for 10km

8:00            Fynbos Display – free entry open till late at De Uiljenes

8:00            Fishing Competition starts at Lomond

8:00-16:30   Grootbos Green Futures nursery will be open – bird loving and medicinal plant display                           

8:00-20:00   Reflexology, Thai massages and organic facials by Bodhi Khaya at De Uiljenes

8:00-17:00   Stalls open with crafts and artisanal food at De Uiljenes

9:00-18:00    Reflexology, Thai and Spinal massages and organic facials by Bodhi Khaya at De Uiljenes

9:00-15:00    Transport on circle route with horse carts / donkey carts available to neighbouring farms involved in festival also available throughout the day

9:00-17:00   Tractor rides on circle route from De Uiljenes

9:30-11:30    Springbok vs All Blacks game on TV in Cigar Lounge De Uiljenes

9:30             Fynbos Retreat guided walk and lunch – followed by picnic lunch with wine tasting at 12:30. R150 p.p children U/12 R100

10:00-16:00    Accompanied hike up to Stinkhoutbos Forest (plant your own tree and receive the GPR coordinates to track its growth) at Flower Valley; and pick your own fynbos bouquet.

10:00-18:00    Wine Tent opens for wine tasting, with live solo artist, food truck Worsrol and Pop up Restaurant at Lomond

10:00-14:00    5-a-side soccer and tag rugby at the Spaces for Sports Field

10:00             Bar open till late,  craft beer on tap and artisanal food at De Uiljenes

10:00-17:00    Registration and late entries for the African Mohair Fynbos Trail Run at De Uiljenes

11:30-12:30    Paige Mac a live band from Cape Town entertains at De Uiljenes

12:00             Sustainable harvesting showcase, pick your own Fynbos bouquet at Flower Valley

12:30-13:00    MTB Race Prize giving at De Uiljenes

13:00             Tractor rides to Flower Valley peak (min 10 people) at Flower Valley

13:00             4 x 4 second session of routes will start from Strandskloof Caravan Park

13:00-14:30    Chris Else – Afrikaans singer entertains at De Uiljenes

14:30-15:30    Paige Mac entertains at De Uiljenes

15:30-17:00     Chris Else entertains at De Uiljenes

16:00             Accompanied hike up to Stinkhoutbos Forest (plant your own tree and receive the GPR coordinates to track its growth) at Flower Valley

17:00-17:30     DJ Craig E plays at De Uiljenes

17:00-20:30     The Rivertones – A very popular Reggae Band from Cape Town for your entertainment at De Uiljenes

20:30               DJ Craig Eplays till late at De Uiljenes

Foodie Meander in Gansbaai, contact Riaan at 0836581445

Sunday 14th September

6:00-7:30     Registration and late entries for the African Mohair Fynbos Trail Run at De Uiljenes

8:00-11:00   Children’s entertainment at De Uijlenes

8:00-16:30   Grootbos Green Futures nursery will be open – bird loving and medicinal plant display

8:00             African Mohair Fynbos Trail Run start for 30km

9:00             African Mohair Fynbos Trail Run for 10km

9:15             African Mohair Fynbos Trail Run for 6km

9:00-12:00   Reflexology, Thai and Spinal massages and organic facials by Bodhi Khaya at De Uiljenes

8:00-14:00   Fynbos Display – free entry at De Uiljenes

8:00-12:00   Reflexology, Thai massages and organic facials by Bodhi Khaya at De Uiljenes

8:00-14:00   Stalls open with crafts and artisanal food at De Uiljenes

8:00-16:30   Grootbos Green Futures nursery will be open – bird loving and medicinal plant display

8:00-10:00   DJ

10:00           4 x 4 Drive out / Breakfast run – self-catering picnic from Strandskloof 10:00           Bar open with craft beer on tap and artisanal food at De Uiljenes

10:00-10:30   Marimba Band at De Uiljenes

10:00-15:00   Sustainable harvesting showcase – pick your own bouquet, accompanied hikes to Stinkhoutsbos Forest, and tractor rides

10:30-12:30   Chris Else at De Uiljenes

12:30-13:00    Trail Run Prize giving at De Uiljenes

13:00-14:00    Chris Else entertainsat De Uiljenes

There will be transport available from Gansbaai to De Uiljenes,and from De Uiljenes to neighbouring farms involved in the festival. Times will be confirmed.

Self-guided walks at Platbosforest: throughout the Funky Fynbos Festival weekend. For bookings call 082 411 0448

Two hour quad trail navigation through indigenous forest going all the way to the top of Mount Dyer with Quad Explore R300pp, for bookings call 072 072 4302

Throughout the day on Flower Valley Farm: Unaccompanied hikes; Treasure Hunt; Facepainting; Fairies in the Fynbos walk; Tea/coffee/cake

Throughout the day at Flower Valley – unaccompanied hikes, Coffee/tea/cake – invasive alien plant exhibition – Fynbos painting raffle + goods for sale – Treasure Hunt for children + face painting – Fairies in the Fynbos walk for children

There will be kiddies entertainment, and food sales during the day at Strandskloof Caravan Park