Visit Bastrop's Going the Extra Mile (GEM) program gives YOU the opportunity to recognize employees in our community for exemplary service and dedicated performance to their role in hospitality. One of the most important components of the visitor experience is the quality of the interface between the visitor and the tourism worker, and their experience with tourism service providers. This award recognizes the hard work and dedication of employees in the hospitality community! Vote now through April 14!

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The East 40

The East 40 is a 3-acre family-friendly event and shopping complex: a flea and makers market, dance hall, air-conditioned sports bar + flexible open-air event space. We're a little bit country and a little bit rock-n-roll.
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