They are gettin' ready for big weekend in Refugio County. Here are just a few of the celeb rations slated; In Woodsboro, the parade is at 10 a.m. Friday around the Woodsboro Square. Parade entries will meet a 9:10 a.m. People can line up around First Street. For more information, contact Rosie Trevino at 361-237-0408.

In Bayside, the parade starts at 4 p.m. Friday at the community center, 909 First St. Parade lineup begins at 3 p.m. The parade runs to the Bayside City Park, where there will be a pot luck. Anyone attending is asked to bring a dish and lawn chairs. The event finishes off at night when the party is moved to the cotton gin on Farm-to-Market Road 136, where there will be a fireworks display.

In Austwell, the city will have a golf cart parade Friday and will meet at Ricardo Torres Circle. Anyone wanting to enter their golf cart or ATV is invited to attend. Parade begins at 10 a.m., and prizes are given for first-, second- and third-place parade entries.

In Tivoli, the city will have its Fourth of July Parade at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Tivoli's city park. After the parade, there will be a flag raising and a benefit lunch with chicken, rice, beans, potato salad and drink for $7.