Things to do in Murray Bridge: July 2-8, 2021

Here's what we know about NAIDOC Week, school holiday activities and more. Now including a weather forecast!

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Celebrations of Ngarrindjeri culture and knowledge around the Murraylands may have to wait for a bit, despite this weekend being the start of NAIDOC Week.

Organisers made the decision to postpone several local events on Thursday morning.

The theme for NAIDOC Week this year will be “heal country”, an instruction to protect traditional lands, waters and sacred sites from exploitation and destruction.

Friday ☂ 14°

Saturday ☂ 14°

River Murray football and netball: Imperials v Jervois at Johnstone Park, Murray Bridge; Ramblers v Mannum at Le Messurier Oval, Murray Bridge; Meningie v Tailem Bend at Meningie Oval.

Hi-Tec Drift Allstars Series: POSTPONED to August 28 and 29.

Roast and Red Day: 11.30am-6pm at Murray Bridge Racing Club. Nine races, local produce and wine. Tickets: From $17 at

Barney Rebel: 6-10pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Live music.

Bluds ball: POSTPONED.

For an easygoing gathering of car lovers, head to Murray Bridge’s wharf on the first Sunday morning of each month. Photo: Cars and Coffee Murray Bridge/Facebook.

Sunday ⛅ 15°

Cars and Coffee Murray Bridge: 8-10am at Murray Bridge wharf. Check out cars on display, have a coffee and a bite to eat.

Mannum Riverside Markets: 9am-2.30pm at Arnold Park. Food, handcrafted items, produce, coffee, busking.

Hannah Smith: 5-9pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Live music.

Monday ⛅ 16°

NAIDOC Week bridge walk and awards ceremony: POSTPONED.

Ngaut Ngaut tour: 12.30-3.30pm at Ngaut Ngaut Conservation Park, departing the bus stop at Murray Bridge Visitor Information Centre at 11am. NAIDOC Week school holiday activity featuring dance and interactive workshop with David Booth, didgeridoo demonstration, guided tour of a 5000-year-old Nganguruku site, lunch included. Bookings essential:

Ngarrindjeri short film festival: 1-2pm at Murray Bridge Library. Enjoy the films Ngurunderi: A Ngarrindjeri Dreaming; We Are Ngarrindjeri; Nukkun, Kungan, Yunnun; Moogy's Yuki; Flow: Life-Giving Lands and Waters; and a video from the Deadly Nannas; recommended for ages 5-12.

Katie Wicker: 5-9pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Live music.

Tuesday ☁ 17°

NAIDOC Week colour fun run and family fun day: POSTPONED.

Tile mosaic: 1-2pm at Murray Bridge Library. Create a beautiful tile mosaic and finish it off at Murray Bridge Community Centre at a future session, for ages 5-12. Book: 8539 1175.

Coombsy: 5-9pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Live music.

Wednesday ⛅ 18°

Elder story time: POSTPONED.

Jarrod Matulick: 5-9pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Live music.

Thursday ⛅ 17°

Come and say g’day to Murray Bridge News: 2-4pm at Murray Bridge Community Centre.

Jordan Holmes: 5-9pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Live music.

Never Too Late: 5.30pm at Murray Bridge Library. Thursday night movie about a group of elderly people who break out of their retirement home.

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