1. 47th Annual Elgin Western Days - June 24th-25th in Elgin Memorial Park.
- Tennis Court Dance - June 24th, 8pm-midnight with live music by the Texas Outlaws and the Shop Dawgz. Admission is FREE!
- Carnival - June 24th-25th, 6pm-11pm and June 25th, 10am-11pm. Admission is FREE! Ride tickets and games can be purchased individually. On Friday, unlimited rides wristbands are $20/person.
- Parade - June 25th, beginning at 10am. Admission is FREE!
- Festival - June 25th, 10am-6pm; horseshoes, volleyball, & softball tournaments, live music, arts & crafts, vendors, food, kid's activities, and more! Admission is FREE!
2. Mom's Night Out: Flip Flop Friday - June 24th, 7-9pm at VanGogh & Paint, located at 909 Pecan Street in Bastrop. $35/person, includes painting supplies and instruction. RSVP here. *Additional events at VanGogh & Paint this weekend: Majestic Whales, June 25th, 2-4pm; Date Night Couples Painting, June 25th, 7-9pm; and Sunday Afternoon Cross Painting, June 26th, 2-4pm.
3. Summer Movies in the Yard: "Jaws" - June 24th, 7:30pm at Neighbor's Kitchen and Yard, located in the Crossing at 601 Chestnut Street in Bastrop. Admission is FREE!
4. Kids Decorating Class: Shark Week - June 25th, 10-11am (beginners) & 4-5pm (advanced) at Johnson's Bakery, located at 715 Old Austin Hwy, Ste. 300 in Bastrop. Come decorate shark cakes! $15/child. Call (512) 412-6221 to reserve your spot.
5. Out of the Ashes Guided Hike - June 25th, 10-11:30am in Bastrop State Park. Casual 1-mile guided hike. Free after park entry fees. *Additional event at Buescher State Park this weekend: Spider Assassins, June 25th, 3-4pm.
6. Saucy Cat BBQ Cook-Off - June 25th, 11am-2pm at Bastrop 1832 Farmer's Market, located at 1302 Chestnut Street in Bastrop. BBQ plates, bake sale, cake walk, silent auction, and more! Admission is FREE! Proceeds benefit Bastrop C.A.T.S.
7. Summer Texas Noize Makers Mud Bogg - June 25th, 11am-8pm at 1515 Upper Elgin River Road in Elgin. Gates open at 11am; Mud Pit opens at 1pm. $5/general admission, $25/truck, $10/ATV, age 10 & under FREE with parent/guardian.
8. Street Taco Cook-Off - June 25th, 1-5pm at Foundation Christian Ministries, located at 177 Union Chapel Road E in Bastrop/Cedar Creek. Cake walk, bounce house, kid's games & activities, raffle, horseshoe tournament, and more! Admission is FREE!
9. Two Steppin' Lessons - June 25th, 7-8pm at Back Porch Ceramics, located at 913 Main Street in Bastrop. $10/person. BYOB.
10. Painting with a Twang - June 26th, 5pm at Huebel's, located at 207 NW 2nd Street in Smithville. $30/person includes painting supplies, instruction, and 1 adult beverage. Door prizes, vendors, and more!
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