Bastrop begins Christmas celebrations Posted in: Lifestyle On Saturday, Bastrop kicked off the Lost Pines Christmas, a month-long celebration of the Christmas holidays. The festivities began with the fourth annual Wassail Fest on Saturday afternoon, where homemade hot mulled cider was served throughout downtown Bastrop. That evening, once the sun set, the Lost Pines Christmas tree lighting ceremony officially brought the holiday season to Fisherman's Park. ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!