Arts & Culture

Bastrop County’s arts and culture scene is anything but ordinary. From live music, to local theaters, breweries, and one of the best collections of local museums in the state of Texas – you’re sure to discover inspiration and creativity throughout our cities. Check out a complete list of Bastrop County’s arts and culture spots below, or search for exactly what you’re looking for.


Abri Gallery

Bastrop

932 Main St., Bastrop, TX

512-985-6403

Abri gallery houses one of the most unique collections in the country of fine Persian and American art including museum quality hand knotted rugs. By…

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Armadillo Texas Whiskey

Other Communities

1092 Hwy 21 West, Cedar Creek, TX

512-522-9554

An ideal spot for parties, corporate meetings and sales retreats, the Armadillo Texas Whiskey Distillery staff will customize a True Texas Craft Distilling Experience for…

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Back 9 Bar

Bastrop

852 TX Hwy 71, Bastrop, TX

512-999-0999

At the Back 9 Bar, enjoy live music, games (washers, beanbag toss, golden tee, beer pong, etc.) sports, food trucks and a great driving range….

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Bastrop County Courthouse

Bastrop

803 Pine Street, Bastrop, TX

512.581.7100

The Bastrop County Courthouse is a historic courthouse built in 1883 at 803 Pine St, Bastrop, Texas. The Renaissance Revival style building was designed by…

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Bastrop Medallion Tour

Bastrop

Medallion Tour of Bastrop County El Camino Real de los Tejas | El Camino Real de los Tejas (The King’s Highway) has existed for more…

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Bastrop Opera House

Bastrop

711 Spring Street, Bastrop, TX

512-321-6283

The historic 1889 Bastrop Opera House offers wonderful award-winning stage performances of vaudeville, melodramas, musicals and comedies.

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Bella’s Cottage Antiques

Smithville

119 Main Street, Smithville, TX

512-237-2463

Bella’s Cottage Antiques is brimming with antiques, art plus midcentury modern, shabby chic and primitive furniture. There is something for everyone and for every decor…

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Bill’s Creations

Smithville

800 NE Loop 230, Smithville, TX

512-217-3646

This is some of the most beautiful wood work you will ever see. Bill can build anything. I would recommend to anyone looking for something…

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Billy’s Roadhouse

Other Communities

2992 S Hwy 304, Rosanky, TX

830-839-4005

Billy’s Roadhouse is located in Rosanky, just a few minutes from Bastrop. Come on out to listen to some live music or just grab a…

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Bob’s Blue Collar Tavern

Elgin

18810 Hwy 290 E, Elgin, TX

512-285-9633

Elgin welcomes Bob’s Blue Collar Tavern which offers a full bar in a very comfortable atmosphere.

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Bone Spirits-Central Texas Distillery

Smithville

802 Northeast 1st Street, Smithville, TX

512-237-5000

A craft distillery located in Smithville, Texas. Bone Spirits produces; Smith’s Premium Vodka, Fitch’s Goat Moonshine, Moody June American Dry Gin, and Fitch’s Goat Corn…

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Brenda Abbott Floral Design

Bastrop

1914 Main Street, Bastrop, TX

512-985-5359

A locally-owned, full service studio with a passion for floral artistry and fabulous events, specializing in weddings and life’s breathtaking moments.

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Brenda’s 1441 Cafe

Bastrop

395 FM 1441, Bastrop, TX

512-321-3199

Brenda’s 1441 is a place one can enjoy a great burger with a side of karaoke. Customers rave over the mushroom and swiss hamburger —…

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Central School

Smithville

400 Gresham, Smithville, TX

512-560-0286

Central School, located at 400 Gresham in Smithville, is available for special events. Contact Don at 512.560.0286 or by email: don@jellisoncompany.com. Music Tuesday is every…

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Copper Shot Distillery

Bastrop

601 Chestnut #E, Bastrop, TX

512-284-2653

Coming Soon: Copper shot distillery hand crafts all of their American distilled spirits on-site and in small batches. Small batches is what creates the quality…

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DBA Art Gallery

Bastrop

920 Main Street, Bastrop, TX

512-863-9179

Check out one of Bastrop’s newest art galleries with artist Claire Lewis. Located at the Bridges Emporium.

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Derelict Airship Distillery

Bastrop

704 Hwy 71 West, STE B300, Bastrop, TX 78602

512-766-5090

Derelict Airship Distillery are purveyors of fine spirits. Come see the very first absinthe distillery in the state of Texas. The distillery is open Saturdays…

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Dinosaur Park

Other Communities

893 Union Chapel Road, Cedar Creek, TX

512-321-6262

The Dinosaur Park features a unique outdoor museum setting with realistic life-size dinosaur replicas that show skin and color variations to give a better understanding…

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Earthen Metals Metal Arts

Elgin

202 E. 1st Street, Elgin, TX

512-281-2801

Earthen Metals offers metalsmithing and blacksmithing. Their creations include furniture and accessories for the home, office and garden. Creations are hand-forged and crafted to suit…

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Elgin Depot Museum

Elgin

Depot Square, Elgin, TX

512-285-2000

Located in the historic Union Depot, circa 1903, the museum includes an extensive archive collection and is the repository for historic photographs in the community….

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