Lifestyle

Courtesy photoBaumholder Army Outdoor Recreation now offers all-terrain vehicle tours on the weekends. The ATV tours take riders through the beautiful Baumholder scenery and the surrounding areas.

Baumholder offers weekend ATV tours

by Kelley Burell
Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation marketing volunteer

Spend a beautiful summer weekend exploring the Baumholder area in an unconventional way by speeding around on an all-terrain vehicle.

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Courtesy photosFreinsheim’s town wall fest is surrounded by Baroque buildings. The festival begins at 5 p.m. today, noon Saturday and Sunday, and 4 p.m. Monday.

Freinsheim hosts town wall fest

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The historical wine-growing village of Freinsheim will celebrate its annual “Stadtmauerfest,” or town wall fest, today through Monday.

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Courtesy photosLes Grooms entertains guests throughout the City of Kaiserslautern during the festival today to Sunday.

‘Alles Muss Raus!’

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Kaiserslautern’s city center will be the stage for a unique street theater festival today to Sunday.

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Community Corner – events on base

Events on base in the Kaiserslautern Military Community

July 17, 2014 ×

Mark Your Calendar – on base 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.

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The view of the south side of Porta Nigra, Latin for “Black Gate,” in Trier, Germany, is a beautiful site to see. For just a few euro, tourists can explore the gate.

Trier: ‘Oldest city in Germany’ still entices travelers

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

Porta Nigra, the Basilica of Our Lady Cathedral and imperial baths are just a few of the must-see attractions in Trier, Germany, and they’re only a short walk from one another.

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Photo by Senior Airman Jonathan StefankoAttendees enjoy carnival rides during “The Rockin’ 4th” celebration July 4 on Ramstein. The celebration was held at the Ramstein Enlisted Club and offered many activities, including live music, children’s activities, carnival rides, food specialties, a Ferris wheel, fireworks and much more.

Ramstein celebrates Fourth of July

           

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Courtesy photoLake fest at OhmbachseeThe lake fest at Ohmbachsee features musical performances on three stages, fireworks displays, dragon boat races, and food and beverage specialties today through Sunday. Bands performing include Bruise, Undercover, The Watching, Frontal, Fused, Take 3 and Fisherman’s Friends. Children can enjoy jumping castles, bobby cars and a magician. A 
slackline park has been set up to test balancing skills. Hours are from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. today, noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to midnight Sunday. The three-day tickets costs €8; one-day tickets cost €4.50. For more information, visit www.seefest.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.

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Courtesy photoBamberg, Germany, is known for its beautiful medieval- and baroque-era architecture, including its town hall located on a bridge over the River Regnitz.

The bold, the beautiful and the bacon: A weekender’s guide to Bamberg

by Dr. Krystal White
Contributing writer

A three hour drive from the KMC brings travelers to one of the most quaint german towns in the country. Old timbered houses, colorful facades, friendly water canals, and some of the most delicious beer you’ll drink await you.

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Man on the Street

Man on the Street

We asked: What is your favorite Independence Day memory?        

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