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Bird Lover Weekend

7 May, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 8 May, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

Come to Historic Downtown Bastrop May 7-8 for our BIRD LOVER WEEKEND! We’re honoring World Migratory Bird Day and the return of our First Friday MAIN EVENT. With exciting events like Beer & Bird Calls, live raptor demonstrations, face painting, a bird hat contest and more – there’s something for everyone to enjoy!
FRI 5pm-7pm – BEER & BIRD CALLS at 602 Brewing Company, 919 Main St. ~~ Enjoy some craft beer while hearing and learning to identify different bird calls.
FRI 6pm-9pm – MAIN EVENT FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK hosted by various Main Street Merchants. ~~ See MAIN EVENT image for artists and locations.
SAT 10am-2pm – BIRD OF BASTROP SIDEWALK CHALK ART at the sidewalks in front of Community Gardens (next to The Lumberyard 1109 Main). ~~ Come by, grab some chalk, and draw your best version of our favorite bird!
SAT 11am-1pm – BIRD ART TALK & GROUP ART SHOW at Lost Pines Art Center, 1204 Chestnut. ~~ Enjoy insights into “bird art” and take a look at a group art show featuring birds by local artists.
SAT 12-3pm – BIRD FACE PAINTING in front of Locke Drug Store, 1005 Main St. ~~ What’s that on your face? You’ll never know if you don’t stop by to get painted up. And it’s free!
SAT 1pm-3pm – LIVE RAPTOR DEMO at Bastrop County Courthouse Square, 804 Pecan St. near the Gazebo. ~~ See a bird handler who specializes in raptors (eagles, kites, falcons & owls) put one through its paces!
SAT 2pm-5pm – TEMPORARY BIRD TATTOOS between 922-924-926 Main St (sidewalks). ~~ Show your avian spirit by sporting a bird tattoo. They’re temporary, so even Grandma can get one. Heck, get two!
SAT 3pm-4pm – OUTRAGEOUS BIRD HAT SHOW & CONTEST at 602 Brewing Company, 919 Main. ~~ Check out bird-themed head gear contestants come up with & vote for your fave. Or just watch the fun while sipping on a cool drink.
SAT 3pm-6pm – DIY EASY BIRD FEEDER at Base Camp Deli Outdoor Area, 711 Pine St. ~~ Get instruction on how to make – and take home – your own bird feeder! Everything is provided, you just need to show up.
Check out to find places to eat and things to do in between.


Downtown Bastrop
1408 Chestnut St.
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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