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Aug. 24, 2013 at 3:24 a.m.


Chamber of Commerce

Refugio County Chamber of Commerce

Where: 301 N. Alamo St., Refugio

Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays

What's offered: Computer setup for the public, fax and copy services for members, grand openings, monthly beautification awards and an annual chamber banquet

Information: 361-526-2835, refugiocountytx.org/chamber.htm

Festivals

Our Lady of Refuge Church Fall Festival

St. James Catholic Church Fall Festival

Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Fair and Parade

Where: Refugio County Fairgrounds, 245 Fairgrounds Rd.

Date: Fourth of July weekend (date varies)

Theme: Patriotic

Sponsors: City of Refugio and the Refugio County Fair Association

Information: refugiocountytx.org/chamber.html

Lighted Christmas Parade

Where: Downtown Refugio

Date: December (date varies)

Sponsors: City of Refugio

Information: City Hall, 361-526-5361

Refugio County Fair

Where: Refugio County Fairgrounds, 245 Fairgrounds Rd.

Date: March (date varies)

Theme: Fair and rodeo.

Sponsors: Refugio County Fair Association

Information: refugiocountytx.org/chamber.html

Refugio County Jamboree

Where: Refugio County Community Center

Date: Fourth Thursday of the month

Theme: Country Western

Sponsors: Various musical groups

Information: 361-526-4434

Refugio County Opry

Where: Refugio County Expo Center, 245 Fairgrounds Road, Refugio

Date: First Thursday of each month

Theme: Country Western

Sponsors: Various musical groups

Information: 361-526-4434

School districts

Refugio School District

Where: 212 W. Vance St., Refugio

Grades: Pre-kindergarten-12

Classification: 2A

Campuses: One elementary school, one junior high school and one high school

Information: 361-526-5400,

refugioisd.net

Woodsboro School District

Where: 408 S. Kasten St., Woodsboro

Grades: Pre-kindergarten-12

Classification: 1A

Campuses: One elementary school and one combined junior-senior high school

Information: 361-543-4518, wisd.net

Austwell-Tivoli School District

Where: 207 Redfish St., Tivoli

Grades: Pre-kindergarten-12

Classification: 1A

Campuses: One elementary school and one combined junior-senior high school

Information: 361-286-3212, atisd.net

Museums

Refugio County Museum

Where: 102 W. West St., Refugio

Hours: Noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday

Admission: Free

Exhibits: Exhibits on the Refugio's Spanish mission, oil and ranching boom and other things that shaped the county's history, Nolan Ryan memorabilia, historical artifacts and more

Information: 361-526-5555

Golf Courses

Refugio County Country Club

Where: 171 Exxon Road, Refugio

Hours: 1-6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 1-11 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday

Admission: Membership with Refugio County Country Club or $10 for 18 holes and $7 for nine holes

Information: 361-526-5554

Parks

Lions/Shelly Park

Where: 301 W. Empresario St., Refugio

Amenities: Playground, covered pavilion, picnic tables, nature trails, fishing pier, restrooms

Information: City hall at 361-526-5361

Heritage Park

Where: 608 Commerce St.

King's Park

Where: Off Commerce St.

Libraries

Dennis M. O'Connor Public Library

Where: 815 Commerce St., Refugio

Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays

Services: Pre-school story hour at 10 a.m. Tuesdays

Information: 361-526-2608

Hospitals

Refugio County Memorial Hospital

Where: 107 Swift St., Refugio

Amenities: Nursing, surgical services, emergency medical services, laboratory and pathology services, physical therapy, cardiology, radiology, pharmacy and more

Information: 361-526-2321, refugiohospital.com

Fishing Holes/Lakes/Beaches

Copano Bay

Where: Bayside

Amenities: Piers and bayside fishing

Costs: Free

Information: Bayside City Hall, 361-529-6520

Hynes Bay

Where: Austwell

Amenities: Piers and bayside fishing

Costs: Free

Information: Austwell City Hall, 361-286-3523

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