August 3, 2017

Top 10 Things to Do This Weekend (Aug 4-6, 2017)

We'd like to thank SuperNova Knockerballs for being this month's sponsor!!! They've got youth and adult knockerballs for rent, as well as a snow cone machine, perfect for your party or event. They set up everything and stay during your event to supervise the knockerballs and/or serve the snow cones. For more information about locally-owned SuperNova Knockerballs, call (512) 758-2573 or visit

1. Bastrop Homecoming & Rodeo - Aug. 1st-5th in Bastrop. Enjoy the carnival, Grand Parade, Wine & Craft Beer Tasting, horseshoes and washers tournaments, Texas Hold 'Em poker tournament, live music featuring Pat Green, JB and the Moonshine Band, Blake Torrey, and the Wyatt Ellis Band, Barrel Racing, Rodeo Slack, CPRA rodeo, Extreme Midget Wrestling, alumni reunion, and more!!! Find more info, including schedule of events and pricing, here.

2. Ms. Pearl's Birthday Party - Aug. 4th-6th, 9am-7pm at Berdoll Pecan Candy & Gift Co., located at 2626 Hwy 71 W in Cedar Creek. Ms. Pearl the Squirrel is turning 6 years old! Enjoy free fudge samples, pens, and stickers, and get your picture taken with Ms. Pearl. Admission is FREE!

3. First Friday Art Walk - Aug. 4th, 5:30-8:30pm in downtown Bastrop. Art, food, shopping, live music, and more. Admission is FREE! Also, don't forget to stop by Pickin' on the Porch from 6-10pm in The Crossing, located at 601 Chestnut Street in Bastrop.

4. The Amazing Elgin 5K Race - Aug. 5th, 8am-2pm, starting at 310 N. Main Street in Elgin. Teams of two will embark on a trek around the city of Elgin. At every destination, each team must compete in a series of challenges, some mental and some physical, and only when the tasks are completed will they learn their next location. The first team to arrive at the final destination and complete the task will win and receive a prize of two $100 dollar gift cards! Entry fee is $30/team. Registration info here.

5. DIY Saturday - Aug. 5th, 10am-4pm at the Lost Pines Art Center, located at 1204 Chestnut Street in Bastrop. Painted Wine Glasses, Zentagle, Balloon Bowls, Stenciled Tote, Stone Art, and a kid's project. $15/person per session, includes supplies and instruction.

6. 1st Saturday Artisan's Faire - Aug. 5th, 10am-6pm at 107 Colorado Circle in Wyldwood, next to Benny's BBQ. Handmade crafts, massage, food and more! Admission is FREE!

7. The Cowboy Pub Crawl - Aug. 5th, 12-3pm in downtown Bastrop. Get 5 tastings at downtown locations: Old Town, Gracie's, Viejo's, Neighbors & Copper Shot Distillery. Wristbands are $25/person. Must be 21 years of age or older. No charge for designated drivers. Purchase wristbands online here.

8. Lake Bastrop: Ultimate Outdoor Weekend - Aug. 5th-6th at Lake Bastrop South Shore. Join NEO Austin (Nature & Eclectic Outdoors) for the Ultimate Outdoor Weekend, which will include a complete outdoor cooking course with easy and delicious dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. There will also be hiking, swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, nature viewing, lakeside lounging, and more! Admission is $40/adult (ages 16 and up) and $15/child (under 16). More info here.

9. Read with a Ranger: The Caterpillar & the Polliwog - Aug. 5th, 2-3pm at Buescher State Park. Enjoy story time in the shade with a Ranger reading "The Caterpillar and the Polliwog" by Jack Kent. It's a story about how we change and grow. After the story, search for real tadpoles in Lake Buescher! All tadpoles will return to the lake at the end of the program. Free after park entry fees. More events at Buescher State Park here. More events at Bastrop State Park here.

10. Yoga! in the Park! - Aug. 6th, 8:30-9:30am at Neighbor's Kitchen and Yard, located in the Crossing at 601 Chestnut Street in Bastrop. Suggested donation $10-$20/person. A portion of the proceeds are donated to Keep Bastrop County Beautiful.

**For even MORE EVENTS in the Bastrop County area, visit our online calendar here. For our 2017 Vacation Bible School Guide, click here. For the 2017 Summer Camps & Activities Guide, click here. **

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