Events

Monthly Events

  • First Friday of each month. An evening of art, music, shopping and dining in historic downtown Bastrop.

  • Second Saturday of each month (April - December) Vendors and craftsmen set up booths on Pine Street to market their wares.

  • Elgin Flea Market Days takes place at the Elgin Memorial Park, 1127 North Main. The event begins the February’s first Saturday and extends through December, opening the first Saturday of each month, 7 am to 5 pm.

  • Sip, Shop and Stroll is one of the most anticipated events in Elgin. On the 2nd Thursday of every month, take a stroll through downtown Elgin to shop and dine while enjoying music along the way.

  • The Farm Street Opry at the Bastrop Convention Center features local musicians and guest singers playing the finest country music and providing stellar entertainment. Join us for a toe-tappin, hand-clappin night of fun! Every first Thursday of the month (March through December) Doors Open: 5:30 p.m. Show Starts: 7 p.m. Admission: Adults $7.50 (free admission for children 10 and under)

September, November

  • Come to the Country!

    We’re opening September 23 for the the 2017 Fall Festival & Corn Maze at Barton Hill Farms.  Get lost in our 5-acre corn maze, pick your favorite pumpkin, feed the farm animals, and enjoy more than 30 exciting family activities while you listen to live Texas country & bluegrass music! Come hungry and enjoy Tex-Mex, BBQ, wine/beer and more!

    Barton Hill Farms is a scenic Texas farmstead on the banks of the Colorado River near Bastrop, just 25 minutes from Austin. Open Saturdays & Sundays from September 23rd to November 5th.

    Barton Hill Farms is set among 100-year-old cottonwood trees, rolling grassy hills and the picturesque Colorado River. Their Fall Festival is the perfect setting to let your kids enjoy true outdoor entertainment, including rides, games, a corn maze, pumpkin patch, local vendors and farm animals. They welcome large groups and school field trips. Normal hours are Saturdays 10 a.m. to 10 pm. and Sundays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Baron Hill Farms is located at 1115 FM 969 near Bastrop.

    Plan your Visit to Barton Hill Farms

    Open Weekends September 23 - November 5, 2017

    Dates & Times

    Saturdays 10am – 8pm
    Sundays 10am – 6pm
    Last admission 45 min prior to close

    What’s included:

    We have acres and acres of fun included in Farm Admission. Extra fee items: Face painting and pumpkins.

    Click here to learn more about Barton Hill Farms.

    • Saturday, September 23, 2017 to Saturday, November 4, 2017

September, October

  • Are you a horror movie fan? If yes, don’t miss this fantastic event slated for Friday, September 29 through Sunday, October 1, 2017, at the Bastrop Convention Center, 1408 Chestnut Street, in Bastrop, Texas.

    Roy and Lisa Rose, entrepreneurs, had a great desire to bring the fans of Horror and Cult Classics together, in a friendly space to experience all forms from different cult genres; including Art, Collectibles, Props and Celebrity Guest. 

    Roy and Lisa Rose partnered up with Edwin Neal and Theresa Jara to bring you The Cult Classic Convention in Bastrop, Texas. Home of several film sites including horror films “Friday the 13th 2009″, “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” and “Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2”.

    Having experience with more than 40 years of attending shows as vendor, fan and guest we are all working together to give what we would want when attending a convention. Food is one of our main focuses. We will have BBQ made on site from The Gas Station along with other food choices.

     

    • Friday, September 29, 2017 to Sunday, October 1, 2017

October

  • Take a ride down a county drive to experience a "real" haunted house this Halloween season. Scream Hollow includes three haunted houses -- Mansion of Terror, Lost Pines Zombie City and Slaughter Circus. The Park also has movies, retail, music, the Cackling Witch Café and Bakery and the Rabid Bat Vampire Bar. You'll find Scream Hollow at 149 Split Rail Lane in Smithville. Questions? Call 512-710-8267.
    • Friday, September 15, 2017 to Saturday, November 4, 2017

  • The "Sausage Capital of Texas" celebrates sausage and all things porcine in this annual, fun-filled event. This year's event is October 26 to October 28! On Friday, October 27, from 6 to 10 pm, come downtown to dance to music by Sean Orr and the Texas Gold Band. As always, themes are "Warm Hearts and Hot Guts" and the "Royal Hog Coronation." The famous Sowpremes will perform with many other live bands and a variety of arts and crafts, kids activities, cow patty bingo, road hog car show, BBQ pork cook-off, the "pearls before swine" art show plus great food and live music. Free admission. Also, be sure to attend associated events, including the Annual Pearls Before Swine Art Show and Gala Thursday, October 26
    • Thursday, October 26, 2017
    • Saturday, October 28, 2017

  • The Smithville Band Boosters and Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce present four days of ghost tours and a frightful fun haunted house. Reserve your ticket online at www.smithvilletx.org!
    • Saturday, October 28, 2017 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017

November

  • Celebrate the holiday season in historic downtown Bastrop. From an old-fashioned Main Street Christmas to food and wine events and activities for the entire family, you'll love how we share the season in Texas' most historic small town.
    • Friday, November 25, 2016 to Sunday, December 18, 2016

  • Extends from the Friday following Thanksgiving to New Years Eve. Stroll along the June Hill Pape Riverwalk on the Colorado River to see over 100 holiday displays.
    • Friday, November 25, 2016 to Saturday, December 31, 2016

  • Barton Hill Farms is set among 100-year-old cottonwood trees, rolling grassy hills and the picturesque Colorado River. Their Fall Festival is the perfect setting to let your kids enjoy true outdoor entertainment, including rides, games, a corn maze, pumpkin patch, local vendors and farm animals. They welcome large groups and school field trips. Normal hours are Saturdays 10 a.m. to 10 pm. and Sundays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Baron Hill Farms is located at 1115 FM 969 near Bastrop.
    • Saturday, September 23, 2017 to Saturday, November 4, 2017

  • Honoring our American Veteran's is not something we take lightly in Bastrop. First, visitors can watch the cars cruise in on Friday night. Then, on Saturday morning, along with the car show complete with vendor booths and live music, there is a solemn and respectful ceremony honoring those who have served our country in the military. The event is hosted annually by the Bastrop Area Cruisers.
    • Friday, November 10, 2017 to Saturday, November 11, 2017

  • Heroes and Hotrods, the Bastrop Veteran's Day Celebration and Classic Car Show event, honors those who have served our country. The day begins with a ceremony with speakers and soldiers present. Main, Spring and Farm Streets will be lined with a fantastic display of restored autos. Enjoy live music and the occasional, breathtaking, fly-over.

    Proceeds from the Car Show go primarily to veterans’ organizations, auto tech scholarships and other local and national charities.

    To get more details about event click here. 

    Checkout this year's event video here: Bastrop Veteran's Day Car Show

    • Friday, November 10, 2017 to Saturday, November 11, 2017

  • Second Saturday. As you tour beautiful homes in the Smithville historic district, you'll see a collection of hand-created quilts displayed all over town as a nod to a historic past and specialized craft. Drawings are held downtown.
    • Saturday, November 11, 2017

December

  • Stroll along the June Hill Pape Riverwalk on the Colorado River in the evening to see over 100 holiday displays. The event extends from the Friday following Thanksgiving to New Years Eve.
    • Thursday, December 1, 2016
    • Saturday, December 31, 2016

  • Celebrate the holiday season in historic downtown Bastrop. From an old-fashioned Main Street Christmas to food and wine events and activities for the entire family, you'll love how we share the season in Texas' most historic small town. Lost Pines Christmas culminates on Saturday, December 10, with the Lighted Winter Wonderland Parade as it sparkles downtown from 6 pm to 8 pm.
    • Saturday, December 10, 2016

  • Kick off the holidays with Elgin's celebration, Holiday by the Tracks, sponsored by the Elgin Main Street Board, City of Elgin and the Elgin Chamber of Commerce. Enjoy live music and entertainment, a "Hot Cocoa" Sip & Stroll, pictures with Santa and a lighted Christmas parade at dusk, which is sponsored by the Elgin Volunteer Fire Department. Live Nativity: After the lighted Christmas Parade, performed by St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.
    • Saturday, December 2, 2017

  • Come out to our annual Festival of Lights Celebration. Kid's Fest with games, bounce houses, reading corner, clown and magician. Shop the many vendors for Christmas gifts and enjoy delicious food. Playhouse Smithville will have two free shows of Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer & The Island of Misfit Toys!
    • Saturday, December 2, 2017

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