Things to do in Murray Bridge: October 8-14, 2021

A Unity College reunion, a spring market, a youth art prize presentation and much more.

Can you believe that 20 years have passed since the first year 12 students graduated from the former Murray Bridge Lutheran School?

Past students and staff members from what is now Unity College will be at the Bridgeport Hotel on Saturday night, reminiscing and catching up on everything that has happened in the intervening years.

Contact the school about a ticket if you weren’t already aware.

Friday ⛅ 25°

Escape from the Dragon’s Den: 10am-12pm at Murray Bridge Library. Escape room for children aged 5-12, bookings in groups of six. Book: 8539 1175.

Let’s Get Tricky: 11am at Murray Bridge Town Hall. Magician Mickster the Trickster takes his audience on a fun, interactive adventure filled with music, fire and illusions, for children aged five and up. Tickets: $10 at

BPD Awareness Week family and carer forum: 11am-2pm at the Murray Mallee GP Network, 55 Adelaide Road, Murray Bridge. Discuss coping mechanisms, expectations and where to find help for yourself and your family member or loved one with borderline personality disorder, includes lunch. RSVP: 8531 1303.

Chasing Lights: 6-10pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Live music.

Nab yourself a costume from a past Players and Singers show at their garage sale this Saturday. Photo: Murray Bridge Players and Singers/Facebook.

Saturday ☂ 21°

Murray Bridge Players and Singers garage sale: 8am-2pm at 9 Short Street, Murray Bridge. BYO shopping bag and fill it with costumes or props for $5.

Spring market: 10am-3pm at the Brinkley Reuse Centre, 527 Brinkley Road. Upcycled and handmade items, coffee, food, fun, market stalls, mini golf, live entertainment and more.

Roll Racing Adelaide: 5-10pm at The Bend Motorsport Park. Domestics, imports and supercars race along a straight from a rolling start. Tickets: $20 at

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

Unity College class of 2001 reunion: From 7pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. The first class of year 12s to graduate from Unity College, staff and community members gather to catch up on the past 20 years. Tickets: $50; contact the college on 8531 0100.

Sunday ☂ 17°

Come ‘n’ try Little Athletics: 9.30am at Murray Bridge High School. Run, jump and throw with family and friends as you try to achieve a personal best. Register: $3 at or on the day.

Chooka Parker: 2-3pm at Murray Bridge Library. Sunday sessions live music, TBC.

Rotary Youth Art Prize closing event: 2-4pm at Murray Bridge Regional Gallery. Prize presentation for the showcase of works by people aged 12-25, as judged by Adelaide Central Gallery curator Andrew Purvis. Register:

Noel and Karen Kneebone: 2-5pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Live music.

Monday ⛅ 18°

Murray Bridge council meeting: From 7pm at the Murray Bridge local government centre, 2 Seventh Street.

Tuesday ☂ 22°

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Wednesday ☂ 22°

Murray Darling Association region six stakeholder symposium: 9am-4pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Featuring panel sessions on environmental recovery since the millennium drought, efficient water delivery, water use in agriculture and regional opportunities for local government; optional networking dinner to follow at 6pm; optional field trip to follow on Thursday. Register:

Thursday ⚡ 17°

Dream Horse: 5.30pm at Murray Bridge Library. Thursday night movie about an unlikely racehorse bred by a small-town bartender. Bookings essential: 8539 1175.

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

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