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Visitors from all over the southwest region enjoy the Easter market in Sankt Wendel. It takes place from Thursday to April 2.

Sankt Wendel offers attractions at Easter market

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The city of Sankt Wendel located in the state of Saarland will hold its annual Easter market Thursday to April 2. The market includes an Easter village, a colorful Easter crown, a giant Easter egg, a petting zoo, former craftsmanship presentations and selected art and craft objects. About 90 vendors […]

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Visitors of the blossom fest enjoy a hike along the blooming trees Saturday and Sunday in Freinsheim along the German Wine Street.

Freinsheim holds blossom fest, presents latest wines

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Freinsheim will celebrate its annual blossom fest 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Local vintners will present their latest wines and visitors have the opportunity to talk to them. The I-Punkt Freinsheim — Tourist Information office — and participating wineries will sell wine passes for €12. This pass […]

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The Easter market in Niederkirchen’s Westpfalzhalle presents numerous exhibitors displaying their merchandise. The market is open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Easter market offers arts, crafts, French specialties

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Traditionally, an Easter market takes place two weeks prior to Easter in Niederkirchen’s community hall, Westpfalzhalle. The Association for the Advancement of German-French Partnership will sponsor its 23rd annual Easter market 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

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Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – March 24, 2017

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – March 24, 2017

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.

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Mark Your Calendar – March 24, 2017

KMC Onstage KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. For more information, contact Eric Danzeiser at 483-6252 or 0631-411-6252 or via email at eric.e.danzeiser.naf@mail.mil. To reserve tickets, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com, visit KMC Onstage from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, or call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626. » KMC Onstage […]

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Visitors of the spring market, which takes place Saturday and Sunday in Kaiserslautern, will find a variety of art and craft items for Easter.

Kaiserslautern says good-bye to winter with spring market

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Saturday and Sunday, Kaiserslautern’s advertising association, “Kaiser in Lautern,” will offer a spring market combined with a car exhibition and Sunday shopping. Co-sponsored by the city of Kaiserslautern, the event aims to say good-bye to winter and promote local businesses.

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Visitors of the Easter egg market can admire and buy numerous Easter items in the Westpfalz-Werkstaetten in Siegelbach Saturday and Sunday. Homemade cakes and coffee will also be offered.

Easter markets offer decorations, family fun

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Easter markets with Easter egg displays, decoration items and special activities are scheduled to take place in the coming weeks.

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St. Patrick’s Day honors first Irish Christian missionary

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Irish celebrate a national and religious holiday today — St. Patrick’s Day. It’s a day to honor Ireland’s first Christian missionary. March 17 is also an official holiday in Northern Ireland, the British overseas territory of Montserrat and the Canadian province of Newfoundland. But even in many other countries, Irish emigrants and even non-Irish celebrate the day with festivals, parades and other events.

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Mountain run to castle in Landstuhl
The running club LLG Landstuhl starts its 20th Nanstein Mountain Run at 3 p.m. Saturday from Sickingensporthalle, Kaiserstrasse 128 in Landstuhl, uphill to Nanstein Castle. Starting fee is €7 for adults and €3 for students. For details, visit www.llg-landstuhl.de.

Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – March 17, 2017

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.

March 17, 2017 ×

Mark Your Calendar – March 17, 2017

Events » The Germany and BENELUX Citadel Clubs are sponsoring the 2017 European Citadel Muster and Corps Day celebration today through Sunday in Wiesbaden. There will be tours, dinner and on Sunday the annual Muster at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center, where our fallen will be honored. Supervised bowling will be available […]

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