Lifestyle

Courtesy photosHikers enjoy the 6-kilometer culinary hiking trail near Rodenbach Saturday and Sunday.

Culinary hike features food, wine, fun

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The sixth culinary hike in Rodenbach takes place Saturday and Sunday.

September 18, 2014 ×
Courtesy photoWurstmarkt continuesThe world’s biggest wine fest, called “Wurstmarkt,” continues today through Monday. The festival closes out with a fireworks display at 9 p.m. Monday. For more information on the wurstmarkt, visit www.duerkheimer-wurstmarkt.de or www.facebook.com/duerkheimer.wurstmarkt.

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.

September 18, 2014 ×

Community Corner – events on base

Events on base in the Kaiserslautern Military Community

September 18, 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 18, 2014 ×
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 ×
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 […]

August 14, 2014 ×