From live music to local art, many events are taking place in Bastrop over the next month. Read the following stories to learn what community events are happening around the county.

The Drowsy Chaperone at the Bastrop Opera House

Bastrop’s award-winning opera house hosts a night of music and comedy. Directed by Kelsey Layton, the musical performance features song and dance performances by local talents. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Bastrop Opera House website.Delgado Park Mural Dedication Ceremony

The community will celebrate the completion of the new Delgado Park mural of the park’s namesake, civil rights advocate Minerva Delgado Lopez. Delgado is remembered for her and her family’s role as the plaintiff in the Delgado v. BISD case in 1948 which found the segregation of Mexican-American students in public schools unlawful. The artwork was commissioned by the city of Bastrop and completed by local artist Curtis Griffin.Music in the Museum: Danny Everitt concert

The Bastrop museum and visitors center music in the museum event presents the Academy of Texas Music’s 2014 singer/songwriter of the year, Danny Everitt. Free to the public, the concert will include two sets of Everitt’s renowned Americana acoustic music.Bastrop Pride

Nonprofit Bastrop Pride, which aims to increase the visibility of and decrease prejudice against the LGBTQ community, will kick off its annual celebrations with a drag show May 31; a street fair filled with vendors, music, dancing and more June 1; and a family-friendly festival in the park with live music, vendors and other activities.
  • May 31-June 2, times vary
  • Free (street fair and Pride in the Park)
  • Vibe Tribe, 1105 Main St., Bastrop (drag show); downtown Bastrop (street fair); Fisherman’s Park, 1200 Willow St., Bastrop (Pride in the Park)
Planting Joy

A handmade, botanical-themed mural composed of numerous 2-by-2-foot fiber squares submitted from around the country will be on display at Railroad Park. The mural will be available for viewing during normal park hours through the end of June.