Bastrop businesses decorate downtown sidewalks with chalk art Posted in: Lifestyle On February 7 and 8, downtown Bastrop businesses participated in a Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest as part of the Main Event series. Thirteen local businesses entered the contest and displayed their work. The event is a part of the art and culture experience that brings families, friends and neighbors to downtown Bastrop. The contest participants displayed their art on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. After the judging, the following winners were announced: first place, Bastrop Museum & Visitors Center; second place, Paw Paw’s Catfish Parlor; third place, Bastrop County Democratic Party Headquarters; honorable mention, R. A. Green Mercantile. Paw Paws ...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!