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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August 2022

Eden East Farm Stand

August 10 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 31, 2022

Eden East Farm, 1910 Main Street
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Enjoy the healthy foods from Eden East's weekly farm stand, rain or shine. Eden East sells vegetables, pantry items, eggs, and more, which they get…

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LITTLE HIKE series – Bird City Bastrop

August 12 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2023

You’re invited to our monthly LITTLE HIKE on the second Friday of each month from 8:30-10 a.m. Birders, Bastrop County Audubon Society and Bird City…

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SUP El Camino Real 2022 Race 2022

August 13 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fisherman’s Park, 1200 Willow Street
Bastrop, Texas 78602 United States
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Texas' original down river Stand Up Paddleboard Race is still going strong on the Colorado River. Starting at Firsherman's Park and ending at the Colorado…

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Open Mic Night at Neighbors Kitchen & Yard

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 31, 2022

Neighbors Kitchen & Yard, 601 Chestnut Street
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Enjoy listening to music by a variety of local artists on Open Mic Night  in downtown Bastrop, Texas on the 3rd Tuesday of each month…

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Sizzlin’ Summer Series Music Concert – August 2022

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Community Gardens, 1067 TX-71
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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The Sizzlin' Summer Night’s Concert Series has been bringing the heat in Bastrop, Texas! Don’t miss the final concert of the series on Aug. 20 at…

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Big Sit 2022 – Birding for Beginners

August 27 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:30 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 27, 2022

Held every 4th Saturday, the Big Sit in Bastrop County, Texas is back-to-nature bird watching circle to see how many birds can be spotted or heard…

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Stay in Bastrop County for the COTA Cars & Coffee Summer Series 2022

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 24, 2022 at 8:00 am

Circuit of the Americas – LOT A, Circuit of the Americas Blvd
Del Valle, 78617 United States
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With the F1 track more easily accessible from our side of the county line, we invite you to stay in Bastrop County to enjoy the…

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September 2022

1st Saturday Service Day at the Colorado River Refuge

September 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Colorado River Refuge, 281 Riverside Dr.
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Join Pines and Prairies Land Trust for it’s 1st Saturday Service Day at the Colorado River Refuge! Work usually includes trimming and clearing trails. Please…

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Events on Main Market Days 2022

September 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 18, 2022

Downtown Bastrop, 1311 Chestnut
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Head to downtown Bastrop, Texas on the first Saturday of every month for these special Market Days where you will find local vendors and items…

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Knife Making 2022

September 10 @ 9:00 am - September 11 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on November 12, 2022 at 9:00 am

Earth Native Wilderness School, 137 Woodview Lane
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Learn to make your own knife using O1 tool steel. Students will learn how to shape a piece of tool steel into a knife of…

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Scream Hollow – Fall 2022

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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One event on October 31, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Scream Hollow, 149 Split Rail Lane
Smithville, TX 78957 United States
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Step into haunted when you go through the gates at Scream Hollow Halloween Park in Bastrop County east of Austin, Texas with haunted trails, mansions…

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Wilderness Survival 101 – Fall 2022

September 17 @ 9:00 am - September 18 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on November 5, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on December 17, 2022 at 9:00 am

Earth Native Wilderness School, 137 Woodview Lane
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Join Earth Native Wilderness School in Cedar Creek, Texas for a two-day basic wilderness survival and self-reliance course and learn natural resource based primitive wilderness…

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Forts & Fairy Houses – Kids

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Earth Native Wilderness School, 137 Woodview Lane
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Do you see fairies in the woods or in your backyard? Would you like to know more about the folklore surrounding these tiny woods creatures?…

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Smithville Wingfest & Chili Cook-A-Roo 2022

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Downtown Smithville Smithville, TX United States + Google Map

Come to downtown Smithville, Texas for the annual WINGFEST to try out contest wings, chili and home brew beer, along with selections at local restaurants…

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October 2022

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Smithville Community Wide Garage Sale – Fall 2022

October 1 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Head to Smithville, Texas for the bargains found all over town at their annual Community-Wide Garage Sale as Smithville enjoys sunny weather and wonderful sales…

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USCA Aluminum Canoe National Championships 2022

October 1 @ 9:00 am - October 2 @ 1:00 pm
FM 969 Bridge, 1115 FM 969
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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On October 1-2, 2022, the USCA Stock Aluminum Nationals will again be held in Bastrop, Texas. After a two year hiatus, the race will be…

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Sustainable Home & Garden Show 2022

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Downtown Smithville Smithville, TX United States + Google Map

Join Keep Smithville Beautiful, an organization in Smithville, Texas, to discover how you can invest in home and garden improvements that will also save you…

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Primitive Fishing for Kids 2022

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Earth Native Wilderness School, 137 Woodview Lane
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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You know what’s fun? Fishing! You know what makes fishing even more fun? Creating your own fishing kit! Join Earth Native Wilderness School for the…

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Smithville Golf Tournament 2022

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
ColoVista Golf Course, 100 Country Club Dr,
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Grab your clubs and join the 3rd annual Golf Tournament at ColoVista Country Club in Bastrop, Texas for a fundraising event for Smithville Area Chamber…

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Eco Printing 2022

October 9 @ 9:00 am - December 23 @ 3:30 pm
Earth Native Wilderness School, 137 Woodview Lane
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Join Earth Native Wilderness School in Cedar Creek, Texas to learn the native art form of eco printing. Eco printing is an art in which…

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Survival Skills for Kids 2022

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on December 17, 2022 at 10:00 am

Earth Native Wilderness School, 137 Woodview Lane
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Shelter, water, fire and food - what all beings need to survive..... learn how to have all these things using just what nature provides! Whether…

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival Drive-In 2022

October 22 - October 23
Billing Ranch Preserve, 208 Billing Lane
Paige, TX 78659 United States
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Pines and Prairies Land Trust presents the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Billig Ranch nature preserve near Paige, Texas. Join us for an evening…

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Family Bird Language Adventure 2022

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Earth Native Wilderness School, 137 Woodview Lane
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Join Earth Native Wilderness School in Cedar Creek, Texas for a day of fun, instruction, and nature games that will help you and your family…

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November 2022

Bugs! A Family Class 2022

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Earth Native Wilderness School, 137 Woodview Lane
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Earth Native Wilderness in Cedar Creek, Texas is hosting another educational and fun course for you and your family with children as young as five…

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Airing of the Quilts 2022

November 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Downtown Smithville Smithville, TX United States + Google Map

The annual Smithville Airing of the Quilts is coming to downtown Smithville. Texas. Come take a walk along the historic downtown, view the beautiful quilts…

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More Than S’mores 2022

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Earth Native Wilderness School, 137 Woodview Lane
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Earth Native Wilderness in Central Texas has learned, through their decades of combined experience with kids in the outdoors, is that kids LOVE roasting things…

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December 2022

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Scream Hollow’s Twisted Christmas 2022

December 2 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2022

Scream Hollow, 149 Split Rail Lane
Smithville, TX 78957 United States
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Krampus, that Christmas horror from the Alps Mountain Range in Europe, has invaded Scream Hollow Halloween Park east of Austin, Texas. Each night Krampus arrives…

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Sherwood Forest Faire: 2022 December Gathering

December 9 @ 12:00 pm - December 11 @ 12:00 pm
Sherwood Forest Faire, 1883 Old Hwy 20
McDade, TX 78650 United States
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Volunteer outdoors, be entertained, enjoy fellowship, camp out and get perks for next year's Sherwood Forest Faire in McDade, Texas. Gatherings are a Sherwood tradition…

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Earth Paints & Pigments 2022

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Earth Native Wilderness School, 137 Woodview Lane
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Come explore art and nature with Earth Native School in central Texas. This class will explore the wonderful bounty of paints and pigments that can…

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