Empty Bowl serves up soup and support with return to in-person Posted in: Lifestyle Local restaurateurs returned to an in-person Empty Bowl Project this year to offer their best soups and compete for a good cause.The event took place at lunch on Saturday, November 13 at the SPJST Lodge. In addition to a meal of soup, those who purchased tickets also received a hand-crafted bowl. A silent auction offering goods and services from local businesses was also available.The annual Elgin Empty Bowl raises funds to benefit the Bastrop County Emergency Food Pantry (BCEFP), the Elgin Community Cupboard and the First Baptist Church of Elgin. This year, the Elgin Empty Bowl Project has stressed the ...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!