Whether you are present hunting for someone a little bit quirky or have a friend who is totally classy, this is the place to spot the perfect gift to delight them. Come to Sixth Street Handmade and peruse the beautiful array of unusual treasures at the Artist Markets. Unlike the regular static Gallery display, the talented artists will be on hand to chat to about their crafts while you shop.
The blokes are cooking up a storm with their artisan barbeques, gourmet pizzas and other exciting barbeque delights! Sixth Street Handmade are serving superb coffee, gourmet salads and all the sweet treats - slushies, ice creams, drinks and confectionery.
Learn a new craft
The Artist Market is running free Christmas decoration workshops. Ngarrindjeri weaving will be on display, African drums will tell your feet to dance and there will even be blacksmiths demonstrations.
There will be facepainting, live music and plenty of street stall atmosphere! Sixth Street Handmade will feature over 40 artists outside and plenty of art and craft to view in the fabulous Gallery Gift Shop.
Sixth Street Handmade is at Murray Bridge Regional Art Gallery Photograph by Jenny Rossiter
Other Attractions Nearby
Murray Bridge has many attractions. Make a day of it and visit the Murray Bridge Studio Gallery just down the road where you will find even more art! In this building twenty artists showcase their diverse range of affordable gifts, wearable accessories, paintings, drawings, photography and other mixed media artworks, jewellery, metalwork, sculptures and attractive cards.
Sanctuary on Seventh serves delicious café meals and snacks and also sells an extensive range of fair trade gifts. The Murray Bridge Farmers Market sells fresh local produce every Saturday morning. Pick up an entry form in the Murray Bridge Farmers Market Trail to Market Madness, have it stamped by stallholders and after a great day of market shopping submit it at the Regional Art Gallery. There are four great prize packs to be won when it is drawn at 2.00pm.
You may be lucky enough to see a convoy of trucks gathering for the White Hill Truck Drivers' Memorial Service. There's even more family fun, in conjunction with the truck driver's Memorial Tribute Drive, at Murray Bridge Racecourse. See vintage trucks, cars and steam engines, Farmer Darcy's Travelling Farm and join in the children's activities and entertainment.
Photograph by Jenny Rossiter
The River bank is a peaceful place to rest your feet and indulge in a spot of bird watching on the beautiful river. Don't forget to visit Cottage Box Chocolates and select some of Adelaide's most beautiful and tasty chocolates.