2010 Yesterfest in Downtown Bastrop

It’s time for Yesterfest again!  What is Yesterfest?  It is The Bastrop Opera House and the Bastrop Business Alliance’s annual historic recreations of three eras in Bastrop history.  Yesterfest is a step back in time to celebrate its past.  It defines the pioneer days, the jazz era, and the rockabilly time of post-war innocence through music, costume, reenactments and just …

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Bastrop Earns Spot on 2010 Distinctive Destinations List

The National Trust for Historic Preservation recently added Bastrop to its 2010 list of America’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations.  It was chosen for several reasons.  Downtown preservation, annual events and its place in Texas history are just a few.  Mayor Terry Orr said in a statement that he is very proud and says that this proves that all of the restoration …

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