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Things to do in Murray Bridge: December 9-15, 2022
All you need to know about the Tailem Bend Christmas Parade, Callington Toy Run, Murray Bridge Speedway and more.
Two of the Murraylands’ biggest family events will be on again this weekend.
On Saturday night, festive cheer will return to Tailem Bend for the town’s annual Christmas parade, with Wonderland back open on Willow Street and food, stalls and the big man in red himself.
Follow it up on Sunday with the Callington toy run, a fun annual event for which the weather forecast – thankfully – looks better than it did for the Cally Show in October.
Friday ⛅ 25°
Funeral service for Zeta Stringer: 10.30am at Minge Funerals, Murray Bridge.
Funeral service for Leon Gibson: 2pm at Minge Funerals, Murray Bridge.
Christmas twilight market: 3-7pm at the Brinkley Reuse Centre, 527 Brinkley Road. Stalls, fun, food and drinks.
Screen Dance: 6pm at Murray Bridge Town Hall. End-of-year production by Unlimited Feet Dance Studio; more performances Saturday. Tickets: $25 at events.ticketbooth.com.au.
Deck the Halls: 6pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. The biggest Christmas party in Murray Bridge will feature a three-course menu, four-hour beverage package and live entertainment from the Empire Band. Tickets: $150 at www.eventbrite.com.au.
Saturday ⛅ 34°
Screen Dance: 12pm and 6pm at Murray Bridge Town Hall. End-of-year production by Unlimited Feet Dance Studio. Tickets: $25 at events.ticketbooth.com.au.
Murray Bridge bike park consultation: 12-2pm at the Station. Have your say on thr draft design for a new spot to be built at Sturt Reserve.
Demolition derby and track championship round five: 5pm at Murray Bridge Speedway. SA AMCA title, street stocks, junior sedans, classic saloons, super sedans and late model demonstrations; gates open 4pm. Tickets: $25/20/15/5 at tickets.speedwaytickets.com.au.
Christmas parade: 6pm on the streets of Tailem Bend. Festivities start on Willow Street at 4.30pm with stalls, food, Tailem Bend Auto Club, entertainment from Murray Bridge Community Concert Band and Lee Brocky and his band, and children can chat to Father Christmas at Wonderland.
Sunday ⛅ 25°
Hyundai Australia N Festival: 7am-4.40pm at the Bend Motorsport Park. Fun and family-friendly activities on and off the circuit for Hyundai N-thusiasts, including passenger rides, show and shine, special guests and more. Register: www.eventbrite.com.au.
MRASA Toy Run: From 12pm at Callington Oval. Fundraiser for Vinnies by the Motorcycle Riders Association of SA; meeting at Victoria Park from 8am, ride to Callington 11am, bike show, stalls and live music to follow.
Tom Routledge: 2-3pm at Murray Bridge Library. Sunday Sessions live music.
Monday ☁ 21°
Tuning Into Teens: 9.15am-4pm at Headspace Murray Bridge. One-day workshop for parents and caregivers of teens; learn “emotion coaching” tools to make parenting smoother and strengthen your relationship with your teen, lunch and snacks provided. Book: 8531 2122 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funeral service for Raelene Weinmann: 11am at Minge Funerals, Murray Bridge.
Minya Porlar Creche community event: 3.30-5.30pm at the Imperial Football Club, Murray Bridge. Join creche families and staff, past and present, for an afternoon of fun and connection to farewell Minya Porlar. Register: www.eventbrite.com.au.
Christmas craft: 3.30-4.30pm at Sturt Reserve, Murray Bridge. Presented by Communities for Children Murraylands, for ages 5-12. Book: 8572 3513.
Rural City of Murray Bridge council meeting: 7pm at the Murray Bridge council office.
Tuesday ☁ 21°
Funeral service for Rosemary Nitschke: 10.30am at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Murray Bridge.
Drink right night: 5.30-8.30pm at Murray Bridge RSL. Learn how much alcohol will put you over the limit for driving, get alco-tested, hear about the health and legal effects of alcohol and answer quiz questions to win prizes with Murray Bridge police; $10 meal discount and free meal for a door prize. Registrations essential: www.eventbrite.com.au.
Hip Hop Connect end-of-year performance: 6-7.30pm at the Station, Murray Bridge.
Wednesday ☁ 21°
Funeral service for Kevin Kropinyeri: 1pm at Tailem Bend Town Hall.
Band Connections end-of-year performance: 6-7.30pm at the Station, Murray Bridge.
Community flood meeting: 6.30pm at Murray Bridge Town Hall.
Thursday ⛅ 22°
Funeral service for Alice Humphrey: 10.30am at Minge Funerals, Murray Bridge.
Classy Crooner Christmas: 11am at Murray Bridge Town Hall. Groove into the Christmas season with Nat King Cole, Mel Torme, ol’ blue eyes, Harry Connick Jr, Michael Buble, Ricky Martin and more with Will Metzer and a six-piece band. Tickets: $20 at events.ticketbooth.com.au.
Business Murray Bridge and Adrian Pederick MP Christmas catch-up: 6-8pm at Murray Bridge RSL. Catch up with your local Member of Parliament and Business Murray Bridge committee members, finger food provided. Register: www.eventbrite.com.au.
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