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Whether you find yourself in Bastrop, Elgin, Smithville or one of our smaller communities, there’s always something fun going on in Bastrop County. The area’s best events bring live music, great food, and unique activities to town, year after year, so when you find one you love, you can make it an annual tradition.

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April 2019

Earth Day Event west of Bastrop Texas

Earth Day Event

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Community Gardens, 1067 TX-71
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Enjoy the first Earth Day Event at Community Gardens just west of Bastrop. The eco-friendly event features Indigenous Peoples Blessing of the day and the…

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May 2019

Elgin Community-wide Garage Sale

May 4
Elgin Courier, 105 N Main
Elgin, TX 78621 United States
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Each year the Elgin community sets up their individual garage sales throughout town. Residents all over Elgin put out their items so you can find a…

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Smithville Farmers Market LOGO

First Sunday Farmers Market

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until May 6, 2019

The Royal Tomato, 212 Main Street
Smithville, TX 78957 United States
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Live music, local produce, fresh-squeezed juice, and community fun at the Royal Tomato. Bring your friends and family to kick off your regularly scheduled Sunday…

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Dracula the Musical at Bastrop Opera House

Dracula: The Musical!

May 7 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Bastrop Opera House, 711 Spring Street
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Melodic, rollicking, and hilarious, the show is a delightful spoof of the classic horror tale and an unparalleled romp from start to finish. April 5,…

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Visitors on tarmac at Smithville Airport Smithvile Fly-in

CANCELLED: Smithville Fly-in and Lunch

May 11 - May 11
Smithville Crawford Municipal Airport – 84R, 789 Hwy 95 S
Smithville, TX 78957 United States
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UPDATE:  This event has been cancelled for safety reasons due to the heavy rain forecasted for the weekend. Join us for the Annual 84R Smithville…

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People Kayaking Down the River Surrounded by Trees and Wildlife

Colorado River Overnight Kayak Trip

May 11 @ 11:00 am - May 12 @ 2:00 pm
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Spend the afternoon kayaking the moving water of the Colorado River in the Lost Pines Region, pull up to a private campground on the banks…

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Bastrop Music Festival

May 16 - May 19

Bastrop Music Festival takes center stage May 16 - 19, 2019 in multiple venues on Historic Main Street in Downtown Bastrop. This new festival is…

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Music in hte Park series in Smithville

Smithville Music in the Park series

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 16, 2019 at 6:00pm

Sit outside under the oaks and listen to a variety of music on Thursday evenings in April and May at the downtown gazebo park at the end…

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Elgin Studio Art Tour

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
City of Elgin, 310 N Main Street
Elgin, 78621 United States
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Save the date and plan to enjoy a weekend meeting artists and learning about their creative process, techniques and the inspiration for their works. The…

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Life on the Colorado River

Nature Class – Life on the River

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lost Pines Nature Trail Park, 375 Riverside Drive
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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On the third Thursday of each month this spring they will meet at the outdoor classroom at the Lost Pines Nature Trails and discuss topics on…

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Food Truck Festival in Bastrop County

Bastrop County Food Truck Festival

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Community Gardens, 1067 TX-71
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Bastrop County's 1st annual Food Truck Festival will feature food trucks, trailers, kids activities, face painting, full bar, music, local retailers, and more in this…

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Historic downtown Bastrop

Historic Downtown Walking Tours

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Museum & Visitor Center of Bastrop County Historical Society, 904 Main St,, TX
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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In celebration of Preservation Month, Bastrop County Historical Society (BCHS) will host Historic Downtown walking tours every Saturday in May.  Tours will begin at 10 a.m.…

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June 2019

Disc Golf

7th annual Disc Golf Tournament

June 1
Vernon L. Richards Riverbend Park, 107 TX-71
Smithville, TX 78957 United States
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A fun outdoor, family friendly activity for everyone, along the picturesque Colorado River. Join in the Disc Golf Tournament or cheer on your favorite team. Doubles and…

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Hero Water Sports - annual Hero Challenge

2019 Hero Challenge

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lake Bastrop North Shore Park, 603 FM 1441
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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RAIN DATE:  Saturday, June 1 The 2019 Hero Challenge is ON! ATTENDEES: All are welcomed! Turn out with your friends on Saturday, June 1 to watch…

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Elgin Texas 4th of July parade

4th of July Push, Pedal & Pull People’s Patriotic Parade

June 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Elgin City Hall, 310 N Main Street
Elgin, TX 78621 United States
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Enjoy a hometown Texas celebration with the "Push, Pedal and Pull People's Patriotic Parade" down historic Main Street. Entry is free for all who want to…

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Drawing by Debbie Bredemus

Teen Drawing Workshop

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Lost Pines Art Center, 1204 Chestnut St
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Youth Instructor, Debbie Bredemus, will lead this 3-day workshop on basic figurative drawing for teens, ages 13-18. Students will learn to capture the light, shadows,…

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Farm Street Opry Fiddle Player

The Farm Street Opry

June 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2019

Bastrop Convention & Exhibit Center, 1408 Chestnut St
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Hosted by the Bastrop Convention & Exhibit Center, The Farm Street Opry is held the 1st Thursday of every month. The Opry features our house…

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Larryland hosts a musical event for people to join in with instruments or their voice.

Larryland’s Pickin’ on the Porch

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 31, 2019

The Crossing, 601 Chestnut Street
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Larry Wilson, owner of Larryland Music in The Crossing just off historic Main Street, is hosting his monthly Pickin' on the Porch. Come hang out and…

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EH Mercantile store front

Makers & Merchants Fair

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 5, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on December 14, 2019 at 9:00am

E.H Mercantile, 1509 Dorothy Nichols Lane
Smithville, 78957 United States
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Come enjoy this shop local event which hosts a variety of vendors for your shopping fun. The event only happens four times a year in the…

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80s Dance Party

80s Dance Night and Costume Contest

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ponderosa Weddings & Events, 1490 FM 2104
Smithville, TX 78957 United States
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Join us at Ponderosa for a DANCE NIGHT! Theme - Totally 80's! with part of the proceeds benefiting the rebuild of the Smithville Railroad Museum,…

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Lost Pines Farmers Market

Lost Pines Farmers Market

June 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day 9 of the month, repeating indefinitely

Community Gardens, 1067 TX-71
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Enjoy this eclectic Farmers Market on Sundays with veggies, plants, baked goods, sports bar, Bloody Mary & Mimosa Specials, kids activities, live music, fishing and…

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Alice, a performance at Bastrop Opera House, Texas

Alice

June 9 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 8, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on June 9, 2019 at 2:30pm

Bastrop Opera House, 711 Spring Street
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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The Cheshire Cat says everyone in Wonderland is mad, and therefore Alice must be too. Has Alice lost her head? Only the Cheshire Cat knows…

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Family Film Festival in Bastrop TX. Summer 2019

Family Film Festival

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until August 14, 2019

Film Alley Bastrop, 1600 Chestnut
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Film Alley Bastrop has partnered with Down Home Ranch to bring you the annual Family Film Festival featuring a different movie each week. Limited seating. No…

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Sip, Shop and Stroll Banner

Sip, Shop and Stroll

June 13 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until October 31, 2019

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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…

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Blue Flame Cruisers Car Show in Bastrop TX

Blue Flame Cruisers Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show

June 15 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Film Alley Bastrop, 1600 Chestnut
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Hot rods, classic cars, vintage trucks, motorcycles and more! The best of the best, and you'll find them all at the 12th Annual Blue Flame…

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Bastrop 1832 Farmers Market

Bastrop 1832 Farmers Market

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Bastrop 1832 Farmers Market, 1302 Chestnut Street
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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This Saturday market is located at 1302 Chestnut St. in Bastrop, nestled between the Convention Center and the Lost Pines Art Center. Find lots of seasonal produce,…

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Sounds of Smithville 2019

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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One event on June 15, 2019 at 11:00am

Head out to these great local venues during Sounds of Smithville, Texas, shop a little, enjoy food and drink and support your local shops while…

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Dinner on the Grounds

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Family Home, 401 Main Street
Smithville, TX 78957 United States
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Travel back in time for Dinner on the Grounds of the historic Hill Family home and rose garden. A fundraising garden party affair to benefit the Smithville Railroad Museum, Visitors Center and Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce, which were heavily damaged in a recent fire.

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Scream Hollow – Clowns of Crystal Lake

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Scream Hollow, 149 Split Rail Lane
Smithville, TX 78957 United States
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Join in the shocking fun of a Wicked Summer Vacation with the Clowns of Crystal Lake at Scream Hollow for four days only, including a "pitch dark"…

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Red Rock Steakhouse Goat Roping

Goat Roping Series

June 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on July 21, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on August 10, 2019 at 7:00pm

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Red Rock Steakhouse & Saloon, 101 South Lenz Street
Red Rock, TX 78662 United States
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Enjoy some rural Texas fun! The Red Rock Steakhouse & Saloon is having its summer series Goat Roping and you can join in or cheer on…

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