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Mark Your Calendar – Sept. 04, 2015

Events » September is Library Card Sign-Up Month. Sign up for a free library card at Rheinland-Pfalz Landstuhl Library during the month of September, and you will be entered to win a prize. Your library card gives you access to books, movies, CDs, downloadables and more. To sign up, stop by […]

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Barbarossa fest continues 
Kaiserslautern’s Barbarossa fest, “Swinging Lautern,” continues today and Saturday in the center of town. The event features an international musical program, children’s activities, fashion shows, a vehicle display, special activities presented by the shops and food specialties. The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Wings of Dixie will play from noon to 3 p.m. today in front of Stiftskirche and the Ambassadors band will entertain the audience from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday on the stage on Schillerplatz. Children can get free rides on a kiddie train, jump in a bouncy castle and get their faces painted. For more information, visit www.werbegemeinschaft-kl.de.

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – Sept. 04, 2015

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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: • An open house and theater fest under the motto, “Happy Birthday,” starts the new play season, 2 to 6 p.m. Sept. 12. • “Nur […]

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Visitors can enjoy rides and cuisine from various vendors at the world’s biggest wine festival, the Wurstmarkt, in Bad Duerkheim Sept. 11 to 15 and Sept. 18 to 21.

Bad Duerkheim offers ‘Wurstmarkt’ Sept. 11 to 21

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing  Public Affairs

The traditional “Wurstmarkt,” the world’s biggest wine fest, will start Sept. 11, only 35 km east of Kaiserslautern.

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Saturday and Sunday, visitors can watch the lighting and burning of the kiln at Trippstadt’s charcoal burners’ fest.

Trippstadt celebrates charcoal burners’ fest

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Trippstadt will celebrate its annual “Kohlenbrennerfest,” charcoal burners’ fest, Saturday and Sunday.

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Mark Your Calendar – Aug. 28, 2015

Events » The Back to School Exceptional Family Member Program Fest will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Pulaski Park. The fest will include free food, games and face-painting. The event is designed for families with special needs and professionals who work with EFMP families; open to the […]

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Historical village market in Dannenfels 
Dannenfels, a village north of Steinbach at the foot of Donnersberg hill, will revive old traditions Saturday and Sunday during its historical village market. Visitors can experience how life was in former times. They can watch people in traditional costumes presenting former craftsmanships such as spinning, weaving and threshing. Animals on display include horses, goats, sheep and chickens. The market opens 2 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www.donnersberg-touristik.de.

Was ist Los – KMC Cultural Highlights – Aug. 28, 2015

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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: • Summer break continues to Tuesday. A theater fest starts the new play season on Sept. 12. For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn […]

August 28, 2015 ×
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The historical part of Sankt Wendel is the stage for an arts and crafts market 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

St. Wendel offers unique arts

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The city of St. Wendel will host its annual arts market, Sankt Wendeler LebensArt, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

August 28, 2015 ×
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Bands will perform on stage in front of Stiftskirche during Kaiserslautern’s Barbarossa fest Thursday through Sept. 5.

Kaiserslautern swings during Barbarossa fest

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Kaiserslautern’s annual “Swinging Lautern,” Barbarossa fest, will take place Thursday through Sept. 5 in the center of K-town.

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The Mom/Dad has Cancer association is looking for a name for its mascot. The baptism ceremony takes place after the charity run on Sunday.

Cancer society sponsors charity run, looks for mascot name

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The cancer association, Mom/Dad has Cancer, a part of the Cancer Society Rheinland-Pfalz, will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a charity run Sept. 6 in Kaiserslautern under the auspices of Lord Mayor Dr. Klaus Weichel.

August 27, 2015 ×

Back to school vaccines

Courtesy of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Health Office

Back-to-school season is here, meaning it’s time for parents to make sure their kids are up to date on their vaccines. Getting children all of the vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s immunization schedule is one of the most important things parents can do to protect […]

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