Texas will be centerstage for a total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024!  In Bastrop, at approximately 12:20 pm, the moon will start to block the sun causing an (almost) total solar eclipse. The sun is expected to eclipse until 2:25 pm. We're located right outside the path of totality, making Bastrop a great place to view the eclipse without having to maneuver the crowds. Get accurate Texas Eclipse viewing information and plan your trip to Bastrop for the 2024 Solar Eclipse!

Solar Eclipse in Bastrop

Sherwood Forest Faire - Robin Hood's Spring Faire

  • Presented By: Sherwood Forest Faire
  • 1883 Old Hwy 20
  • McDade, TX 78650
  • Dates: March 2, 2024 - April 21, 2024
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday
  • Phone: (512) 222-6680
  • Time: 10am - Dusk

Get ready for the 15th annual Sherwood Forest Faire, a medieval-themed festival running for eight weeks in the rebuilt spaces in the woods near McDade, Texas. The event includes over 150 shows daily and 170 artisans. Enjoy the famed jousting contests, and entertainment including musicians, magicians, jugglers, Legendary Heroes, and much more.  Come dressed in a theme (medieval or Fae) to soak in the atmosphere and compete in the costume contest with judges roaming around the faire to find the winners. Twelve more acres for campers were added in 2022. Become versed in addressing royalty as you might get lucky and see Robin Hood, Maid Marion, Prince John, and the Sheriff of Nottingham!

Disclaimer: Sherwood Forest Summer Camp is fraught with confrontations between Robin and his Merry Folk, the Sheriff and his deputies, and the Fae Folk. It is possible campers may be called on to help Robin defend Sherwood Keep.

Open weekends: March 2 - April 21, 2024