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Mark Your Calendar – May 20, 2016

Events » A German-American friendship fest will take place Saturday through Sunday on Campbell Barracks, Roemerstrasse in Heidelberg. The event features rides, games, music and food specialties. » The Erlenbach fire department will celebrate its 135th anniversary Saturday night and Sunday near Theo-Barth-Halle. A rock concert with Fused will start at 8 […]

May 19, 2016 ×
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May carnival starts today
Kaiserslautern starts its annual “Maikerwe,” or May carnival, at 5 p.m. today at the Messeplatz fairgrounds. More than 140 ride owners and vendors present their attractions, merchandise and food specialties. A fireworks display will be lit around 10 p.m. Through May 30, the rides are open from 1 to 11 p.m. each day and until midnight Saturdays. Some food booths and vendors open at 11 a.m. For details, visit www.kaiserslautern.de.

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – May 20, 2016

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.

May 19, 2016 ×
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Lichtenberg Castle near Thallichtenberg is the stage for Castle Spring with a garden and herbal market, musical entertainment, exhibitions and food and drink specialties Sunday.

Lichtenberg Castle offers spring event with markets, entertainment

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

For the second time, Lichtenberg Castle near Kusel will sponsor its “Castle Spring” 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

May 19, 2016 ×
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Children can get their faces painted during the medieval market Saturday and Sunday in Reipoltskirchen.

Reipoltskirchen holds medieval market

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Reipoltskirchen will host a medieval market at the bottom of its “Wasserburg,” a moated castle, Saturday and Sunday. For the fourth time, this castle, which is one of the best-kept castles in the Pfalz, will be the location for medieval groups presenting the life of the Middle Ages.

May 19, 2016 ×

Mark Your Calendar – May 13, 2016

Events » A German-American friendship fest will take place Saturday through May 22 on Campbell Barracks, Roemerstrasse in Heidelberg. The event features rides, games, music and food specialties. » The spring-summer Special Olympics will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 3 at the Southside Fitness Center track and field […]

May 12, 2016 ×
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Concert season starts in Volkspark
Kaiserslautern starts its annual outdoor concert season at 11 a.m. Sunday in Volkspark. The group Pfaelzer Musikanten presents a mix of brass music. Every two weeks until Sept. 4, concerts will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free. Next to the music pavilion, children can enjoy an adventure playground. Beverages and little snacks are available at a bistro. Volkspark, with its duck pond, is located on the corner of Donnersberger and Entersweiler Strasse, next to the public swimming pool Warmfreibad. For more information, visit www.kaiserslautern.de.

KMC Notices and Events – May 13, 2016

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.

May 12, 2016 ×
Germans observe Pentecostal traditions Sunday, Monday

Germans observe Pentecostal traditions Sunday, Monday

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Sunday and Monday, Germans observe “Pfingsten,” or Pentecost. It’s a religious fest, and Monday is considered an official holiday in Germany. Stores, banks and official institutions will be closed.

May 12, 2016 ×
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Visitors of the Moscheltal Adventure Tour in Unkenbach can admire craftsmanship presentations Sunday.

Adventure tour offers fun for the whole family

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The village of Unkenbach in the Donnersberg area will host this year’s family event “Moscheltal Adventure Tour” from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Unkenbach and other communities located in the Moscheltal valley will offer a diversified entertaining program, including former craftsmanship presentations, exhibitions, musical performances and children’s activities. The […]

May 12, 2016 ×

Mark Your Calendar – May 6, 2016

Events » A Cinco de Mayo celebration hosted by the Kaiserslautern Hispanic American Club and the 86th Force Support Squadron will be held at 4 p.m. today on Ramstein outside the E-Club parking lot. The fun-filled family event will feature bounce castles for the kids, traditional dancing performed by the Ramstein […]

May 5, 2016 ×
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Culinary panorama hike
The vacation region Ohmbachsee-Glantal sponsors a culinary panorama hike between Haschbach and Niedermohr. More than 20 stations offer food specialties such as apple pancakes in Haschbach, flammkuchen in Theisbergstegen, curry wurst in Gimsbach, fish with potato salad in Matzenbach, vegetarian farmers’ pot in Fockenberg-Limbach, schnitzel sandwich in Reuschbach, trout and salmon in Rehweiler, and game frikadellen in Glan-Muenchweiler. The full scenic hiking trail is 12 kilometers long. Families with strollers can walk along the Glan-Blies biking trail. For details, visit www.kulinarische-panoramawanderung.de.

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – May 6, 2016

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.

May 5, 2016 ×