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Things to do in Murray Bridge: June 7-13, 2024

Head to the Murraylands Fair on Sunday for food and all kinds of gifts – and you can give yourself gifts too, you know. Photo: Peri Strathearn.

One of Murray Bridge’s events of the year will take place again this Sunday at Pine Park.

The Murraylands Fair offers food, music and market stalls from 10am to 4pm.

Come on, treat yourself – or scroll down to see what else there is to do over the King’s Birthday long weekend.

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Murray Bridge High School’s production of Rock school runs through Friday and Saturday at the location formerly known as City Hall. Photo: Peri Strathearn.

Frog Watch census: Simply head to your garden, local park, native bushland or waterways to start recording. Even if you don’t hear frogs, your location data is still valuable, especially in areas where frogs have been previously documented. Download the FrogSpotter app at www.frogwatchsa.com.au/learning or leave your details at www.frogwatchsa.com.au. Great fun for the children and a great help for nature conservation.

Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia: Gates: 9am at Bend Motorsport Park, Tailem Bend. Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia is a single-brand series reserved for the Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo EVO2 and the 2024 season is expected to feature the largest Super Trofeo Asia grid ever. Free admission on Friday only; continues Saturday and Sunday.

Rock school: the musical: 7pm at Murray Bridge Performing Arts and Function Center (the town hall). It tells the story of Dewey Finn, a wannabe musician who poses as a substitute teacher at a posh high school. The fun begins when it’s clear that the only lesson he wants to learn is to rock! Presented by Murray Bridge High School. Tickets from $18 www.trybooking.com.

The SA Country Carnival is held at the Murray Bridge Showgrounds on Saturday and Sunday. Entrance is free. Photo: Facebook

Table tennis SA Country Carnival: From 8am at the Ken Wells Pavillion, Murray Bridge Showground. Spectators and volunteer referees are welcome. Canteen on site. Continued Sunday.

Ski Racing SA state titles: 8:30am – 4:00pm at Sturt Reserve, Murray Bridge. Watch top-class ski races at high speed and enjoy a cup of coffee or bacon and egg rolls while you’re at it. Continued Sunday.

HD HR Holden National Rally: 9am – 3pm at Sturt Reserve, Murray Bridge. This is your chance to get up close and personal with over 150 HD HR Holdens from across Australia! Talk about cars, admire the restoration work and meet the proud owners of this iconic car brand. For more information call Wes 0400 032 565 or email [email protected]

Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia: Gates: 9am at Bend Motorsport Park, Tailem Bend. Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia is a single-brand series reserved for the Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo EVO2 and the 2024 season is expected to feature the largest Super Trofeo Asia grid ever. Continued Sunday. Tickets from €25 www.outix.co.

Nature coloring board for children: 10-11am at Bunnings Murray Bridge. Come to our store to make your own natural color board. Take your completed project with you on nature walks and collect leaves and flowers that match the colors on your nature board. Bookings: www.bunnings.com.au.

Play with a purpose: 10.30am – 12.00pm at Murray Bridge Library. A seasonal sensory experience for 2-6 year olds, adult must accompany child. To book or for more information call Tina on 0467 096 402.

Get Pink’d: 7.30pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Get Pink’d presents a dazzling show that is a celebration of Pink’s numerous chart-topping hits, sold-out tours and record-breaking attendance figures. Tickets €25 plus booking fees www.events.humanitix.com.

Rock school: the musical: 12pm and 7pm at Murray Bridge Performing Arts and Function Center (the town hall). It tells the story of Dewey Finn, a wannabe musician who poses as a substitute teacher at a posh high school. The fun begins when it’s clear that the only lesson he wants to learn is to rock! Presented by Murray Bridge High School. Tickets from $18 www.trybooking.com.

The 2024 Mannum Truck and Ute show is on Sunday, June 9. Don’t miss your chance to see trucks, utes and 4x4s parading down Randall Street.

Table tennis SA Country Carnival: From 8am at the Ken Wells Pavillion, Murray Bridge Showground. Spectators and volunteer referees are welcome. Canteen on site.

Ski Racing SA state titles: 8:30am – 4:00pm at Sturt Reserve, Murray Bridge. Watch top-class ski races at high speed and enjoy a cup of coffee or bacon and egg rolls while you’re at it. Continued Sunday.

Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia: Gates: 9am at Bend Motorsport Park, Tailem Bend. Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia is a single-brand series reserved for the Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo EVO2 and the 2024 season is expected to feature the largest Super Trofeo Asia grid ever. Continued Sunday. Tickets from €25 www.outix.co.

Mannum Truck and Ute Show: From 9am in Randall Street, Mannum. Trucks of all shapes and sizes, trucks and four-wheel drives strut their stuff. There are also stalls, products, hot dishes, live bands, activities and entertainment for the children: a fantastic family day out. Tickets from $8 before the event, or $10 on the day; children under 16 free; Mannum residents with ID $5. Bookings: www.trybooking.com.

Murraylands Scholarship: 10am – 4pm at Pine Park, Murray Bridge. Coffee and desserts, housewares and decor, pet supplies and treats, clothing and accessories, candles, bath and beauty, music, lawn games and fun for the whole family.

Murray Bridge Community Choir: 2-3pm at Murray Bridge Library.

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Story time with Jennie Lenman: 9:30am-10am at Murray Bridge Library. Join Jennie Lenman from journalist and Radio 5MU for beautiful children’s stories. To make a reservation please call the library on 8539 1175.

Murray Bridge Rural Town Council Meeting: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM at Murray Bridge Local Government Centre. Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting at 2 Seventh Street. If you can’t attend in person, you can livestream the meeting at www.youtube.com/@ruralcityofmurraybridge.

Creative children’s crafts: 4-5pm at Murray Bridge Library. Come to the library and craft with your friends. King’s Birthday theme. Suitable for children 5-12 years old, adult must accompany the child.

Murray Bridge Rural Town Special Council Meeting: 6.30pm at Murray Bridge Local Government Centre. This is a special council meeting to hear public submissions on the draft of the Rural City of Murray Bridge’s annual business plan and budget for 2024-2025, together with the draft of the council’s long-term financial plan. Participate or via the municipality’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/@ruralcityofmurraybridge.

Inspirational women: 1.30pm – 3.30pm at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Murray Bridge. A workshop on understanding the impact and effects of coercive control, for women who want to learn more about the impact of domestic violence in a safe space. Covers a variety of topics. Booking essential: 8562 2688 or [email protected].

The world of musicals in concert: 7.30pm at Murray Bridge Performing Arts and Function Center (the town hall). The world of musicals in concert is a show tailor-made for the whole family, so prepare to sing along to all your favorites and songs from the world of musical theater in one unforgettable evening. Tickets €79.90 extra www.events.ticketbooth.com.au.

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