Wolfstein, a town in Kusel County, lures visitors with a special attraction. The “Kalkbergwerk,” or lime mine, is an industrial monument and a museum of a special kind. It usually is open to the public from the end of March until the beginning of November.
In the Palatinate, the mining tradition is very old, as a wide variety of natural resources was found in this region. In some areas, there is even evidence of mining activities dating back to the time of the Celts.
The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change. Performing arts: Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • “Die Csárdásfuerstin,” an operetta by Emmerich Kálmán, in German, 7:30 p.m. today (for the last time). • “Beben,” a play in German by Maria […]
KMC Events » The Fire Wings, KMC Firefighters on Motorcycles, will offer their first tour to Madenburg castle ruins in Eschbach, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Sunday. Interested motorcycle drivers will meet at 10 a.m. at the big parking lot near the intersection leading to Ramstein West Gate. The second tour this year is scheduled […]
Airman & Family Readiness Center For more information or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100. MONDAY » Transition GPS Workshop- Retirees: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC » Ramstein Spouses Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY » Transition GPS Workshop- Retirees: […]
Hiking is an excellent way to enjoy the spring sunshine and get in some physical activity. Germany offers a plethora of hiking and walking trails for beginners and experienced hikers alike. A trail guide with Outdoor Recreation, located in the Ramstein KMCC, calls the area “rich with hiking and cycling […]
April 22 marks the anniversary of a movement started in 1970. Author Rachel Carson wrote Silent Spring. A book that brought to light some major environmental changes as well as important factors about public health. Awareness led to concern and eventually people started asking questions, particularly politicians. Shortly after Carson’s […]
If you want a change from the beer and wine festivals, you are in luck. There are plenty of alternative festivals and activities. For the most part, all festivals, activities, and concerts listed are within a few hours of the KMC area. Enjoy! Music Festivals I love a good fest, […]
Around this time last year, I published a piece about military spouses. All contributors were female. But there are two sides to every story. I felt I would be remiss if I didn’t provide the other viewpoint that is often forgotten – the perspective of the male military spouse. There […]