Events Calendar

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All open houses and events on our calendar are open to the public.

We invite and welcome you to visit our schools during their open houses and learn more about the German history of the one-room schools in and around Fredericksburg. While you are in the area, stay at one of the local Bed and Breakfasts and visit our Trip Planner page for other historic sites and stores in and around Fredericksburg.

Don't miss out on the chance to explore the schools and their neighboring grounds, even if there are no official open house events scheduled. The school properties and land offer excellent opportunities for leisurely walks, bird watching, engaging in geo-caching, and more. In case the school buildings are locked, take a moment to peer through the windows and catch a glimpse of their interiors. However, if there happens to be a private event in progress, please be considerate and avoid disrupting it.

We invite you to mark our 2024 Country School Open Houses on your calendars to help you plan your trips to the historic country schools and the Texas Hill Country.

136th Gillespie County Fair, Thursday, August 22 - Sunday, August 25, 2024

Special Activity Theme: "Come tour the restored Teacherage furnished to the 1890s era. Enjoy a Fall Festival, with drinks and snacks from the Concession Stand and playing Cornhole".
Special Activity Theme: "Hunting and Preserving the Meat from the Hunt" activities, followed by Club meal, meeting, and playing dominoes.