• Bastrop’s Annual Heroes & Hot Rods Returns

    Bastrop’s Annual Heroes & Hot Rods Returns

    Bring the whole family to Downtown Bastrop to celebrate and honor our veterans at Bastrop’s 16th Annual Veteran’s Day Cruise-In and Car Show. The festival starts Friday, November 11th (Veteran’s Day), and continues through Saturday the 12th. This annual event is set up by the Bastrop Area Cruisers, and it’s a great way to honor… View Article

  • Bastrop Art Fest

    Bastrop Art Fest

    Bastrop Art Fest on November 5th Attention art fans and patrons! The Lost Pines Art Center is holding its annual Bastrop Art Fest this coming Saturday, November 5th, 11 am-5 pm! You can shop regional arts and crafts vendors, watch and participate in artist demonstrations, and enjoy great food from Southside Market and BBQ.  You… View Article

  • Bastrop Public Library: More than books

    Bastrop Public Library: More than books

    A quality public library’s value is hard to quantify. Considering factors such as the impact of improved access to education and resources, the benefits of economic activity with a city library, reduced crime due to increased literacy and reading levels, and more, it’s safe to say that a public library is priceless. The point is… View Article

  • Fall Festival at Barton Hill Farms

    Fall Festival at Barton Hill Farms

    Fall is a special time of year in Central Texas, especially Bastrop. Cooler weather, pumpkin spice, and fall festivities make the season a welcome respite from the summer. Nearby Barton Hill Farms is celebrating the turning seasons by holding its 11th Fall Festival. You and the kids can join in on 30+ activities including a… View Article

  • Happy Hour in Bastrop

    Happy Hour in Bastrop

    Find Your Favorite Happy Hour in Bastrop Have you ever wondered where “happy hour” comes from?  According to historical researcher John Marshall, the phrase “happy hour” can be traced back to 18th-century Parisian medicine, colorful naval slang from the 1920s, and one newspaper article in Rhode Island from the 1800s. Its true origins are a… View Article

  • 4 Recipes You Must Try This Fall

    4 Recipes You Must Try This Fall

    In Central Texas, Fall is for foodies.   This season’s apples, winter squash, eggplant, pumpkin, parsnips, and other seasonal favorites are coming to market soon, so we thought it would be fun to share some delicious Fall recipes. These dishes feature ingredients that you can likely find locally at the Savory Farmer’s Market in The Colony… View Article

  • Movie Studio Coming to Bastrop

    Movie Studio Coming to Bastrop

    Most American cities with about 10,000 residents don’t have massive movie production studios under development. Bastrop isn’t like most cities, though.  A new movie studio will be part of the new Bastrop 552 Complex, which is planned to be a large facility with a variety of related spaces. The studio both raises the “cool factor”… View Article

  • Brunch in Bastrop

    Brunch in Bastrop

    Back in the 1890s, upper-class English men were known to spend Saturdays at grand parties and endure the celebrations into the wee hours of Sunday morning. These guys basically invented “brunch” so they could sleep late on Sunday morning and still enjoy the best parts of both breakfast and lunch. So according to history, men… View Article