Perfect for all of life's important events, the new facility is uniquely beautiful and very romantic. Approximately 5500 sq. ft. with a candlelit chapel, a reception area for dinner and dancing, a 1500 sq. ft. outdoor patio, as well as a Bridal Suite and Groom's Room.
All veterans welcome! The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization. Focusing on service to veterans, service members and communities, the Legion evolved from a group of war-weary veterans of World War I into one of the most influential nonprofit groups in the United States.
To rent the American Legion Post 533 facility for a meeting or event, contact Bill Atwood at 512-965-1790. Smoking permitted.
Whether you are hosting a small business meeting or a large social affair, the ample, 26,000 square foot full-service facility with flexible room configurations, is sure to fit your space requirements.
The historic 1889 Bastrop Opera House, known as the Strand Theatre during World War II and the Teen Tower in the 1950s, offers wonderful award-winning stage performances of vaudeville, melodramas, musicals and comedies.
The Bastrop Public Library offers a great selection of books for the entire family. Computer WiFi available. Also, while there, visit the library's Book Nook. All proceeds from the Book Nook go to the Bastrop Public Library. Hours: Mon, Wed-Friday 10am to 6pm; Tues-Thurs 1 to 9 pm; Sat 10 to 4
Meeting rooms available for rental. Contact the library for details.
Bastrop State Park is a state park in Bastrop County in Central Texas. The park was established in 1938 and consists of stands of loblolly pines mixed with post oak and junipers. Please call the park for more details at 512-321-2101.
The Black Tree Ranch is a world class firearms and Personal Security Enhancement (PSE) training facility for families and individuals. They offer a concierge style service that tailors training and firearms sports according to each individual or family’s wants and needs. Black Tree is not a “boot camp” facility. Instead, they believe effective training should be engaging and fun.
Buescher State Park is a state park located just north of Smithville. Mr. Emil and Mrs. Elizabeth Buescher, as well as the City of Smithville, donated the 1,016.7 acres making up the park. Please call the park for more details at 512-237-2241.
Central School, located at 400 Gresham in Smithville, is available for special events. Contact Don at 512.560.0286 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Music Tuesday is every Tuesday of the month at Central School! Join local legends and soon-to-be-legends in playing music or just to listen.
Comfort Suites offers excellent amenities, including an indoor heated pool and spa, free high-speed wireless Internet, and an exercise room, and is close to shopping along Bastrop's commercial district.
Fleming Community Center is located at 802 N Avenue C. adjacent to Morris Memorial Park and Pool. The Center includes a classroom, studio, grand hall, lounge, meeting room and catering kitchen. It is available for a fee for private uses such as parties or meetings, for contract uses such as painting or exercise instructors and for community programming by the City of Elgin.
GREEN ACRES is a unique boutique retreat close to the heart of Austin, but nestled in the quiet countryside of Elgin. For adventurous folks looking for a place to retreat and experience “glamping” (glamour camping) and vintage trailers -- this is the place for you!
Situated just outside of Austin along US Hwy-290, the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Elgin awaits weary travelers with a smiling, friendly staff and 24-hour fresh coffee in the hotel's lobby.
They can help you stay productive and connected to the office with free high-speed, wired and wireless Internet access. The 24-hour Business Center, with print and copy services, helps you complete last-minute details. This hotel strives to keep guests comfortable, which is why they offer such amenities as an outdoor pool, a Fitness Center with cardio equipment and 42-inch HDTV and the free, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar.
Holiday Inn Express is located near the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Bastrop's commercial district and offers excellent amenities, including a 24-hour business center, a free hot breakfast, a fitness center and an outdoor pool.
The Hyatt Lost Pines is a luxurious wilderness escape located between Austin and Bastrop, Texas. The property covers 405 scenic acres on the Colorado River and features the award-winning Wolfdancer Golf Club, the Condé Nast Traveler recommended Spa Django, horseback riding, archery, and skeet shooting at Renegade Trailhead, a water park with a 2-story water slide, tennis, bird watching, bicycling, outdoor movies, horse-drawn wagon rides, special activities at McKinney Roughs Nature Park and so much more!
The Jerry Fay Wilhelm Center for the Performing Arts was named for Jerry Fay Wilhelm, who directed Bastrop High School's U.I.L. One-Act-Play competition for 27 years. Her memory will live on during the student productions performed in this beautiful facility. Reserved primarily for school-related events.
The Kerr Community Center, originally called Kerr Hall, is a community center located in Bastrop. It is a two-story wood frame structure built in 1914 by Beverly and Lula Kerr on a lot directly behind their own home. The center hosted social events and artistic performances by black artists such as master blues pianist Roosevelt Williams, known to his fans as "Grey Ghost." During World War II, the structure served as a USO post for the black soldiers assigned to Camp Swift. Beverly Kerr died in 1941 and Lula Kerr died in 1944. In 1946, some local citizens formed the Kerr Center Association and purchased the building from the Kerr estate. The center had an official dedication in 1952. The structure was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1978. The building received major renovations that were completed in 2007 including a small park and playground.
Choose the Kleinert Building, owned and operated by Viejo's, for your next event! After a fire in 1891, the Kleinert Saddle and Harness Shop was built, offering a large and "superior" stock of leather and saddlers' materials. Next door, at Viejo's present location, was the William Kesselus Tailor shop.
Osprey Point Hall offers the perfect lakeside setting for your next meeting or special event. The hall comfortably seats 80 people with tables and chairs included. Make it a memorable event while cooking on the BBQ smoker, playing a game of horseshoes or canoeing on Lake Bastrop.
With stunning views, large outdoor spaces and modern facilities, McKinney Roughs Nature Park is the ideal setting for your next meeting or special event. Located only 8 miles west of Bastrop, McKinney Roughs offers meeting rooms, overnight accommodations and a large dining hall for up to 250 people. River recreation on the lower Colorado River and other outdoor activities are the perfect way to create lasting memories with your guests.
The Riverside Conference Center hosts events for up to 120 people and features a catering kitchen, eating areas and covered porches for relaxation. Located beside Fisherman’s Park on the Colorado River, this venue provides perfect rustic charm for your next event.
Whatever your event, the possibilities at The Mansion are endless -- from the spacious grand rooms, staircases and panoramic terrace views to the library bar, rose garden, outdoor ceremony sites and expansive vistas. The Mansion at ColoVista provides the perfect setting and professional staff to make your dreams a reality!
Consistently winning the "Best of Bastrop County" contest every year in the B&B category, the Pecan Street Inn is the stately 1903 Zeiten-Morris Home. Located within walking distance to Bastrop's Main Street, the Pecan Street Inn is an ideal choice for family stays, weddings and receptions.
Searching for the perfect spot for your wedding? The Ponderosa is a beautiful 30-minute drive from central Austin. Family owned and operated, with over 20 years experience as well as a five-star rated catering company, Ponderosa has a lot to offer you! Opening early 2017 but taking reservations now!
Please watch the video on their website experience a full view of the property. They welcome events of all types:
Weddings - Few places on earth give you the sense of awe and romance that you'll feel in Pueblito Viejo. Ideal to exchange vows and start your new life together.
Events & Galas - The versatility of our facilities and services makes Pueblito Viejo a great location for corporate events and Galas.
Parties & Celebrations - Pueblito Viejo is a beautiful outdoor setting for any kind of celebration with an elegant taste of Texas.
Red Ridge is truly a Texas wedding venue with “old world charm”. Perched atop an 8-acre ridge of natural stone formations and nestled among the oaks, pines, junipers and other native foliage adjacent to Buescher State Park in Bastrop County, Red Ridge overlooks a valley vista carved by the Colorado River winding along the Texas Independence Trail.
The venue is nestled between a vineyard and a large olive grove on just over 100 acres. They offer a climate controlled indoor ceremony/reception hall as well as several outdoor ceremony sites. They provide seating for up to 250+ guests and are located in Bastrop County, just 40 minutes from downtown Austin.
"Enjoy the cool country breeze in this perfect Texas getaway." Rose Garden Village is located in Red Rock, Texas, a small country town with only the local post office and old General store. The Village is located approximately 25 miles south east of Austin. The Buckner Manor was originally built in 1920, it has been newly restored to provide another 100 years of peaceful enjoyment and a perfect ''get away from it all, yet have it all close'' solution to your vacation, party or conference needs. The Lone Oak Inn is an exceptional small event venue. The Little Red Barn is ideally suited for rehearsal dinners, birthday parties or whatever your heart desires! When you want to host a small event in a quaint atmosphere, you'll find the answer here at Rose Garden Village.
Take a ride down a county drive to experience a "real" haunted house this Halloween season! Scream Hollow Wicked Halloween Park opened September 18, 2015 with Friday through Sunday dates until November 1. Park will include three haunted houses -- Mansion of Terror, Lost Pines Zombie City and Slaughter Circus. The Park offers movies, retail shopping, music, the Cackling Witch Café and Bakery and the Rabid Bat Vampire Bar.
On April 14, 1924 the City of Smithville agreed to sell ten acres of land to the school district at a cost of $1,500. Work began immediately on a 2-story structure that contained a total of 12 classrooms, an administrative office and the city's first "official" real stage and auditorium. At this time, there were 861 students enrolled in Smithville I.S.D. This 1924 structure now houses the district administrative offices.
The City of Smithville Recreation Center is a city-owned 22,500 square foot multi-purpose facility. It is used for meetings, classes, banquets, quinceaneras, etc. The building features a full-sized UIL standard gymnasium and theatrical stage. It is also equipped with a computer room, meeting rooms, kitchen, racquetball court, weight room, cardio room and both men's and women's restrooms have lockers and showers for your convenience. They offer several fitness classes throughout the week and many programs for adults and kids throughout the year.
This park is located along the banks of the lower Colorado River on the outskirts of Smithville, and is operated by the City of Smithville. The park offers a wide variety of recreation facilities, including overnight camp sites, a large pavilion, an indoor meeting facility, RV pads, rest rooms, picnic areas, a playground, potable water and river access.