Weekend of celebrations mark Juneteenth in Bastrop Posted in: Lifestyle Bastropians celebrated Juneteenth last weekend with a variety of events celebrating the history of Bastrop and the holiday. The weekend of events began with the annual Recognition Dinner on Friday night, where the members of the community who have committed years of support and public service to the Bastrop community are acknowledged. This year’s honorees included the Hopewell Rosewald School, Dock Jackson, Johnny Sanders, Tammy Bell Johnson, the Bastrop Opera House’s cast of Crowns, Bill Peterson, Deborah Rogers, Cheryl Lee, Reid Sharp, Kenneth and Margaret Strain, Jada Martin, Daniela Mora-Macedo and Carlton Talley. The next morning, the celebration of Juneteenth ...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!