August 2017

Found 12 blog entries for August 2017.

Labor Day BashOn Saturday, September 2, 2017, ColoVista Golf Club is hosting a Labor Day Bash with a golf tournament, concert and BBQ dinner. The golf tournament  will be a blind draw shamble with a select drive. Fees start at $50 for members and it will be $65 for non-members. The fee includes entry fee, green/cart fee, range balls, BBQ and a concert ticket for the evening show. The tournament will include cash prizes as well.

At 6:30 that event, the James Soto Band will perform. Tickets for the concert are $25 for adults and $15 for kids. The concert will include a BBQ plate and the pool will be open.

Come out and enjoy one of the last days of summer with a full day of fun.

When: Saturday, September 1

Where: ColoVista Golf Course, 100 Country Club Dr,

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Family Moving can be exciting and fun but for many children, it is often stressful. It could be the change in location, different arrangement of their things or moving away from a friend but all of these can make moving overwhelming for children. There are many things you can do to help your child adjust to this change a little easier.

1. Recreate Home

Since young children often feel more comfortable with things they’re used to, recreate their old room in your new home. Use the same colors on the walls, the same furniture and bedding, and the room will feel a lot like the old place when they first wake up.

2. Don’t Use this Time to Purge

Many people like to use moving as a time to get rid of old stuff and buy new. However, it can add to the trauma

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2509 Spring Branch LaneThis breathtaking cattle/recreational ranch has 2+ miles of Colorado River frontage. The ranch has a park-like setting with Coastal, Tifton 85 & Alicia improved pastures with 5 & 6 strand barbed wire fencing.

In addition to the abundant and beautiful acreage, the property includes a modest ranch style home with 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and 2,952 square feet. The home also includes a 2-car garage. The spacious living room has a brick fireplace and beautiful hardwood floors. The hardwoods stretch into the dining area. The kitchen is full of cabinets and includes stainless steel appliances and tile floors and a tile backsplash.

2509 Spring BranchThe property includes 295.983 acres of land that holds over 150 pecan trees plus live oaks, cypress & cottonwoods. There

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Boogie Back to BastropThis weekend you should definitely make plans to Boogie Back to Bastrop! Friday and Saturday from 1:00 to 11:0 p.m., the City of Bastrop Convention and Exhibit Center will host Boogie Back to Bastrop-Western Swing Festival.

Friday will feature Frank Cavitt and the Honky Tonk Doctors and Jeff Woolsey and the Dancehall Kings. Saturday will include Doug Boggs and the Cowboy Jazz Band and the Rocky King Band. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the event. Tickets are available online now and can be purchased at the door for cash only as long as tickets are still available.

Get ready to boogie the weekend away at this fun event.

When: Friday, August 25 and Saturday, August 26, 1:00-11:00 p.m.

Where: Bastrop Convention & Exhibit

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lawnmowerWith the heat of the summer bearing down on us daily, your yard may start to look dried out from the high temperatures. Some simple changes to your lawn mowing practices may provide some relief to your lawn and help it look its best.

One important thing to remember is not to trim your grass too short when you are cutting it. You may be trying to decrease the frequency you have to cut the grass but this practice can cause added stress to your grass and increase the likelihood that some grass might not survive. It is also advised that you not cut more than one-third of the height of your grass at any one time. This will help your grass stay cooler. Keeping your grass at optimal height will help it tolerate the heat better so if you have been cutting as

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151 Powder Horn Front Welcome home to this new construction beautiful three bedroom, three bathroom home located in Bastrop’s The Colony.

Situated on a 1.61 acres, the home is located on a cul-de-sac lot. This custom home is constructed of stone and stucco providing a low maintenance exterior with pleasing aesthetics.

Enjoy preparing your daily meals as well as anything for a special occasion in the cook’s kitchen. Knotty alder cabinets, a huge pantry, center island plus additional work space leave you plenty of room to be inspired in the kitchen. Tucked away to the side is a built-in desk area that will provide you just the space you need for household management, homework or catching up on work when you are away from the office. The formal dining room is easily

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solar eclipseFor the first time in almost 100 years, a solar eclipse will cross the entire United States. Different parts of the United States will experience various levels of the eclipse up to and including totality in several locations. Bastrop and the surrounding areas are expecting an eclipse of around 75% and this is a great opportunity to learn more about solar eclipses and to experience this once in a lifetime event.

Bastrop State Park has planned two events in celebration of the solar eclipse. On Saturday, August 19 from 9:30-10:30 a park ranger will educate the public on what to expect during the eclipse. You will learn more about the eclipse and how to safely view it. Come back to the park on Monday, August 21 between 11:30 and 2:30 for another chance to

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Living Room Your home is on the market and you really want to sell but no matter how hard you try to keep your home looking perfect, people will want to view your home when you aren't ready. Remember every showing is a possibility to sell your home and since you don’t know which one is the right one, it is important to treat them all the same and make your home look its best.

These tips will help you prepare your home for a last-minute showing.

  •          Make the beds.
  •          Grab a laundry basket or box and fill it with anything sitting around then put it in your car.
  •          Empty all trash cans.
  •          Put out your “show” towels in kitchen and baths.
  •          Close all the toilet seats.
  •          Turn on all the lights.
  •          Put
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This beautiful Cedar Creek home is nestled in 50 gorgeous acres with scattered oaks, is gated and private. The stone home features three bedrooms, two full bathrooms and one half bathroom.

Access the home from a ½ mile paved drive that winds through the property. The stone home sits high on a hill overlooking a 4-acre lake. The lake is stocked and has a center island and lily pads.

Step inside this exquisite home to enjoy the amazing features of this property. The open floor plan offers a great place to relax and entertain. A stone fireplace, beautiful cypress wood ceiling and built-in cabinets in the living room make a comfortable space. The gourmet kitchen includes an island with cooktop, knotty alder cabinets, granite countertops, tile

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Summer is winding down and Movies in the Park is the perfect activity to gather with your friends for some end of summer fun. On Saturday, August 12, enjoy a recent blockbuster with an outdoor screening of Moana The movie will begin at dusk, somewhere around 8 or 8:30.

Bring your chairs, blankets, coolers and snacks to enjoy during the show. Concessions will also be available and pets are welcome. The movie will take place at Fisherman’s Park. Prior to the movie, Ms. Poppy the clown will be there making balloon animals and doing face painting.

The final Movies in the Park of the year will take place on Saturday, September 9 with a showing of Little Giants.

When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 6:30

Where: Fisherman’s Park, 1200 Willow Street,

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