Christmas concert to benefit children
The Bastrop Presbyterian Fellowship is hosting a free Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Bastrop Opera House, 711 Spring St.
The concert will feature the GraceNotes Vocal Ensemble and the Pro Musica hand bell choir of the Covenent Presbyterian Church in Austin, according to a news release.
Donations will be accepted at the concert, with all the proceeds going to Bastrop County Child Protective Services.
Reservations are required; call 512-321-6283 for tickets.
There will be a benefit Saturday for Smithville’s Blue Santa and the Veterans Memorial Park at the Smithville Recreation Center.
There will be a live auction with free admission at 2 p.m. From 5 to 7 p.m., a barbecue dinner will be served for $10 a plate.
Starting at 7 p.m., live music and dancing. Entrance fee for that is $15.
Attendees are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy for Blue Santa.