Looking for fun things to do in Bastrop? Check out these seven upcoming events.

'Moon Over Buffalo' at Bastrop Opera House

Directed by AJ Fuex, the 1950s-era comedy features a couple of struggling actors in Buffalo, New York. All attendees must have a ticket, and no one under the age of 3 is permitted. Other upcoming shows at Bastrop Opera House include “Treasure Island” in August and “Young Frankenstein” in September.Creative Crafting

The children’s area at the library will host two themed arts and crafts events for elementary school-aged children with the help of their guardians. The first event is centered around fireflies and will instruct children on how to make a firefly hand puppet, while the second event will have children make patriotic streamers ahead of Independence Day.16th annual Blue Flame Cruisers Car and Motorcycle Show

The Blue Flame Cruisers Car and Motorcycle Club will hold its annual car show featuring antique, classic and special-interest vehicles, with an awards ceremony held at 1 p.m. for entrants. The nonprofit works to generate money for scholarships to benefit Bastrop ISD students interested in careers related to the automotive industry.Bastrop Juneteenth Freedom Celebration

A Juneteenth celebration will take place in downtown Bastrop beginning with a parade down historic Main Street highlighting the participant's organizations. Different categories will be represented to celebrate African American culture in the community, according to the event’s website. Following the parade, festivities will continue with a festival at Fisherman’s Park at 11 a.m. and street dance beginning at 7 p.m.Ultimate Summer Experience Youth Conference

The U.S.E Conference will be hosted in Bastrop to help youth identify how God can influence their lives. Guest speakers include Elisha Garcia, Tanner Lee, Mia Tucker and Ronnie McDonald. The conference is open to middle school through secondary college-aged students, according to a news release.
  • June 17, 5-8:30 p.m.; June 18, 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; June 19, 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
  • $65 (participation fee)
  • Bastrop Convention Center, 1408 Chestnut St., Bastrop
  • www.useconf.com
Beginning Backyard Gardening Workshop

Experts in garden planning and design, vegetable plant selection and integrated pest management will walk participants through a gardening for new landowners workshop.
  • June 21, 9 a.m.
  • $25 (pre-registration), $45 (at the door)
  • Community Gardens, 1067 Hwy. 71 W., Bastrop
  • www.cgbastrop.com
'Stories Inked in Skin'

The Bastrop Museum alongside the Bastrop County Historical Society is hosting an exhibit for former and current Bastrop County residents to share their tattoos and the stories behind them. The “Stories Inked in Skin” exhibit will explore the ancient art of tattooing and feature contemporary stories and photographs of the tattoos of residents. Residents interested in participating can submit a photo of their tattoo along with a brief description of its significance to [email protected] or drop the entry off in person at the Bastrop Museum & Visitor Center by June 9, according to a news release.