Lifestyle

Courtesy photoFireworks displays are scheduled for tonight and the last day of Wurstmarkt, Sept. 22.

World’s biggest wine festival opens today

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The world’s biggest wine festival, called the “Dürkheimer Wurstmarkt,” starts today.

September 11, 2014 ×
Courtesy photoLandstuhl hosts city festivalLandstuhl’s 26th city festival takes place today, Saturday and Sunday. More than 20 bands will perform on three stages, a car show with the latest models will be set up behind the Stadthalle, and local associations and hosts will serve regional food specialties. On Sunday, stores will be open from 1 to 6 p.m. The musical program starts at 7 p.m. today with the U.S. Air Forces in Europe band’s Wings of Dixie to be followed by the Revengers, Stephan Flesch Band, Beyond Darkness and Sin City. Music continues at 4 p.m. Saturday with Resound, Purple Haze, Katana and others. On Sunday, activities begin at 11 a.m. with KoKaKi, Legends Corner, Irish Dance and others. For details, visit fg-landstuhl.de/veranstaltungen.php.

Was ist los? – events around the KMC

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby. Dates are subject to change.

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Community Corner – events on base

Events on base in the Kaiserslautern Military Community

September 11, 2014 ×

Mark Your Calendar – events in the KMC

Event calendar for Kaiserslautern Military Community on base events, updated weekly, covering Ramstein, Kaiserslautern (Kleber Kaserne and Vogelweh), Landstuhl and Baumholder.

September 11, 2014 ×
Barbarossa fest makes Kaiserslautern swing

Barbarossa fest makes Kaiserslautern swing

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Kaiserslautern’s annual Barbarossa fest, under the motto “Swinging Lautern,” started Thursday night and will continue today and Saturday.

September 4, 2014 ×
Courtesy photosSt. Wendel sponsors an arts market in the historical part of town from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Art meets craftsmanship this weekend in St. Wendel

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The historical streets of St. Wendel will turn into a workshop for arts and craftsmanship from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

August 28, 2014 ×
For more than 700 years, Heidelberg Castle has towered over the City of Heidelberg. The castle was once destroyed by a lightning strike in the late 1700s. Today, and after years of restoration, the castle still sits without several ceilings, walls and doors.

Heidelberg Castle: Age-old ruins tower above German city

Story and photos by Staff Sgt. R.J. Biermann
31st Fighter Wing Public Affairs

On a recent trip to Germany, my family and I stopped by Heidelberg Castle, which is just an hour’s drive from Ramstein Air Base.

August 21, 2014 ×
Medieval group holds market, celebrates 20th anniversary

Medieval group holds market, celebrates 20th anniversary

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The association for medieval culture and fantasy role-playing called “Die Legende,” the legend, holds its 10th legendary medieval market today through Sunday at Volkspark in Kaiserslautern.

August 14, 2014 ×

Sports Shorts, August 15, 2014

Boxing invitational U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz will host a boxing invitational at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Miesau Fitness Center, Bldg. 1220. Participants must be military ID cardholders, ages 18 and older. Awards will be given to the first and second place individuals along with the first, second and third […]

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Community Corner, August 15, 2014

Airman & Family Readiness Center Monday » Ramstein Spouses Orientation (RSO): 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC » First Duty Station Officer Financial Brief: 10 a.m. to noon, A&FRC » USA Jobs workshop: 1 to 3 p.m., A&FRC Tuesday » Reintegration Brief: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC » Pre-Deployment Brief: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC […]

August 14, 2014 ×