They are the heart of every Fete. At the St Columba’s Great Fete, we have food, pre-loved items, crafts and kid-friendly activities. Browse through the links below!
Cakes and More
If there is one thing you can’t go home without, it has to be a home baked cake. Some of the tried and tested recipes from St Columba’s Centenary Cook Book are sure to make an appearance, and Grandma’s recipes have been dusted off as well. Come to the downstairs hall area and browse the many baked goods we have on offer. Our best bakers are on task to make this year’s cakes, biscuits and slices the best yet!
The cornerstone of any good fete has to be the Sweets Stall. Indulge your sweet tooth with all-time favourites and some new home made temptations. Choose from a fantastic selection of moorish treats…You won’t regret it!
The Condiment Queen
Marjorie Weber is ‘The Condiment Queen’! Make a beeline to her stall and you’ll find a great range of jams, marmalades, chutneys and pickles that simply walk out the door – some old favourites and other new taste sensations, all at very reasonable prices.
Come and say ‘Hi’ and pick up a jar of Marjorie’s delectable work for those indulgent morning teas, breakfasts or lunches. You’ll find her next to the Cakes and Sweets stalls.
Gifts & Greetings
There is something for everyone at this stall – Quill pens, magical fairy wands and pretty hair ties to dinosaur terrariums and animal coat hooks! There will be lots of things to decorate the kids’ bedrooms. Inspirational bus scrolls will be in abundance, as well as ever-popular shadow box frames.
For family fun you can pick up a DIY Sundae Kit or some great conversation starter cards for banter at the dinner table, if you’re fearing the kids are more ‘tech’ than ‘talk’ these days! There will also be some sweet lunchbox notes you can surprise the kids with.
Get in early for a fabulous Christmas, with gorgeous burlap bunting and decorations, an amazing chalkboard wreath and sensational advent calendar. Lou is making a beautiful array of gift cards and tags to complement any gift.
Accessorize Me & Columbas Closet (Sponsored by PODS – Auspod)
Score quality second-hand labels at a fraction of their original price. Grab a bargain at the popular pre-loved clothing stall and finish the look with fabulous accessories, including jewellery, belts, hats, scarves and bags.
2nd Hand Books
A treasure trove of hits and perhaps some misses. You decide. Grab a cuppa at nearby Aromas and spend a while browsing the various genres on offer. This is a must-visit destination for any book worm, music lover or movie buff.
Trash and Treasure & Second-Hand Toys
Located in the Prep area down between the oval and Cafe Columba, make a beeline to this ever-popular stall before the best of Ricardo’s wares walk out the door.
The little ones are not forgotten, with a number of carnival rides targeted at the littlies! See the rides page for more details on age/height restrictions!
Expect big smiles along with myriad lions, pirates, butterflies and flowers on little faces.
Who will have the craziest hair? Bring on the bright colours and tall towers of locks
Remember the days when a dollars worth of mixed lollies was enough for a weekend? Well, not quite returning to those days, but a great way to supply that sugar rush at our very own Lolly Stall!
Need a little time out for the littlies? Head to the Children’s Play Area to cater to the wee ones, close to the BBQ, a great place to chill out for a while. (FREE)
Fairy Floss (sponsored by Queen Street Dental)
Fairy floss with your own take-home toothbrush. For a small fee have your instant photo taken with the Tooth Fairy. Due to the huge demand, the Fairy Floss empire is expanding!! This year you will be able to find one on the oval with the rides as well as down in The Stalls area.
There aren’t too many people who can bypass a chance at a free chocolate! If you melt at just the thought of sweet, sweet chocolate, this is the game for you! Test your throwing skill and reward your tastebuds. Every participant wins!