Lifestyle

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Halloween in the KMC

Trick-or-treaters are invited to come out and enjoy Halloween throughout the Ramstein, Vogelweh and Landstuhl family housing areas Oct. 31.

October 16, 2014 ×
Photos courtesy of the City of KaiserslauternVarious rides and vendors lure visitors to the October carnival in Kaiserslautern. The carnival starts today and ends Oct. 27.

October carnival starts today

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Kaiserslautern’s traditional “Oktoberkerwe,” or October carnival, starts today and runs through Oct. 27 at the Messeplatz fairgrounds.

October 16, 2014 ×
Courtesy photoBreunigweiler will open its annual horror hiking route at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25.

A weekend of HORROR!

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Pfrimmtal Touristik association hosts its widely successful and spooky Halloween event Oct. 24 and 25 on the sports field in Breunigweiler, which is located about 40 minutes from Ramstein.

October 16, 2014 ×
Courtesy photoPumpkins, live music at GartenschauOn Sunday, the Gartenschau Kaiserslautern will present the three pumpkins that won the pumpkin weighing championship. Visitors can get pumpkin pieces and seeds. At 3 p.m., the official close-out event will feature a capella group SLIXS presenting a mix of pop, funk, jazz, classic and world music in the event hall. The dinosaur park will stay open through Oct. 31. For details, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de.

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.

October 16, 2014 ×

Community Corner – events on base

Events on base in the Kaiserslautern Military Community

October 16, 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.

October 16, 2014 ×
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Adjust driving habits when driving in fog

Courtesy of German automobile clubs

Dense fog, wet leaves and the first black ice — this is autumn.

October 9, 2014 ×

Mailing meat stateside draws fines

by Robert Szostek
U.S. European Command Customs Public Affairs

It is illegal to send meat and sausages to the United States without U.S. Department of Agriculture approval. Those U.S. personnel in Europe who choose to ignore this prohibition and mail packages of sausages, ham, pate or other meat products to the U.S. will receive fines from the USDA. Even pasta or soup mixes that contain dried meat are not allowed.

October 9, 2014 ×
Courtesy photoAnnweiler celebrates its traditional chestnut festival, highlighting items and products made from chestnuts, Saturday and Sunday.

Annweiler highlights chestnuts

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The City of Annweiler/Trifels will celebrate its annual chestnut festival Saturday and Sunday.

October 2, 2014 ×
Courtesy photoRamstein-Miesenbach holds its annual farmers market with farmers and vendors presenting their products, displays and musical entertainment from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday in the center of town.

Ramstein holds annual farmers market Sunday

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Public Affairs

The Rheinland-Pfalz Agricultural Chamber will sponsor its 18th annual farmers market Sunday in Ramstein-Miesenbach.

October 2, 2014 ×