Was ist los? — Oct. 13, 2017

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

October fest in Weilerbach
Weilerbach celebrates its first October fest in a tent on the village square today through Sunday. Bands perfom and Bavarian food specialties are being offered. The party on Saturday is sold out. Tickets for tonight are available at www.oktoberfest-weilerbach.de Sunday activities start 11 a.m. with an early-morning beer and weisswurst. Entrance to the fest tent is free. — Courtesy photo

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change.

Performing arts:

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern:

• “Geaechtet,” Disgraced, a play by Ayad Akhtar, in German, 8 p.m. today, Thursday, Nov. 2 and 15.

• “Lucia di Lammermoor,” an operetta by Gaetano Donizetti, in Italian,
3 p.m. Sunday (with childcare – reservation needed), 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3, 10; and 6 p.m. Nov. 26.

• “Das Abschiedsdinner,” a comedy, in German, 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 and 11; 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

• “Orpheus in der Unterwelt,” an operetta by Jacques Offenbach, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21, 28, Nov. 11, 15, 21; and
6 p.m. Nov. 5.

• “Anatevka,” Fiddler on the Roof,” a musical by Jerry Bock, in German,
7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 and Nov. 18.

• First Pfalztheater concert: The Pfalztheater Orchestra plays to silent movie, “Luther – A Movie of German Reformation,” from 1927, 6 p.m.
Oct. 29.

• “Haensel und Gretel,” a fairy tale play by Engelbert Humperdinck,
7:30 p.m. Nov. 4.

For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de.

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern:

• Singer and songwriter Madeline Juno presents electro, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €25.

• The band Mother’s Cake presents progressive rock, funk, hard rock,
8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €18.

• Reloaded: Art Weiss’s Midnight Movers playing the classics of soul,
8 p.m. Monday and Oct. 23.
Tickets cost €14.

• Hell Nights Tour with the bands The Other, Kitty in a Casket, Scarlet & The Spooky Spiders performing horror punk, Gothic metal, punk rock, 8 p.m. Oct. 20. Tickets cost €21.

• The band Slime presents punk, rock, metal, 8 p.m. Oct. 21. Tickets cost €22.

For details, visit www.kammgarn.de.

Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern:

• Baritone singer Roman Trekel and pianist Barbara Baun present a concert with works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Schubert, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €14, €20 and €25.

• The band Vanden Plas presents “Blood Night in Concert,” 8 p.m.
Oct. 26. Tickets cost €18.

• The German State Philharmonics Rheinland-Pfalz  present “Sacral relations,” with works by Messiaen, Mozart, Ravel and Mendelssohn Bartholdy, 8 p.m. Oct. 27. Tickets cost
€17 to €26.

For tickets, call the tourist information office at 0631-365-2317.

Musikclub Ventil, Hahnbacherhof 2, Schallodenbach:

• The band Funhouse presents the Pink Tribute Show, 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The park and arts gallery are open
11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. Homemade cakes will be served. Admission is free. For details, visit bildhaus.info.

Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers:
    • The duo Blue Note Stories presents jazz, soul and pop songs, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €12.

• The brass players of Blech Pur present a concert, 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €12.

• Acoustic Lounge: Aynsley Linster, winner of British Blues Awards 2014, 2015 and 2016 presents rock music and ballads, 8 p.m. Oct. 28. Tickets cost €15.

For tickets and details, visit www.hausdesbuergers.de.

Landstuhl Stadthalle:
    • “Krueger Rocks,” a one-man-show with pianist Harald Krueger, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets cost €12.

Visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de for details.

Waldmohr, Kultur- und Festhalle, Bahnhofstrasse 57b:

• The female ensemble of the Mainz Chamber Orchestra presents works by Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, Ibert, Scarlatti, 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets at the door cost €14.

Saarbruecken, Saarlaendisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1:
• “Sleeping Beauty,” a ballet by Sijn Celis with music by Peter Tschaikowsky, 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22  and 31; and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and
Oct. 26.

• “Guillaume Tell,” an opera by Gioachino Rossini, in French, 7 p.m. today and 6 p.m. Nov. 1. Visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de or call 0681-3092-486 for details.

English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt:
     • “Pygmalion,” a satiric show by Bernard Shaw, to Oct. 26. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, and 6 p.m. Sundays. Visit www.english-theatre.org.

Kaiserslautern, Gartenschau (dino park) with flower shows, lego display, water playground, miniature golf court, pumpkin display and special events. Sunday: pumpkin fest with pumpkin display, food and live music, 2 to 5 p.m. Opening hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., to Oct. 31. For more information, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de.
    Kaiserslautern, Japanese Garden, Am Abendsberg 1, daily hours are
10 a.m. to 7 p.m, to Oct. 31. For details, visit www.japanischergarten.de.

Landstuhl, am Alten Markt, October fest with Bavarian music and food, today to Sunday.

Waldmohr, Buergerhaus, Saarpfalzstrasse 12, wine hike starts at
1 p.m.; vintners’ fest at 5 p.m. Saturday.

Schwedelbach, tent carnival, today through Monday.

Rockenhausen, October market with rides, Saturday and Sunday.

Goellheim (north of Eisenberg), fall market, Saturday through Monday.

Bockenheim (north of Gruenstadt), vintners fest, today through Monday.

Edenkoben (south of Neustadt), wine and chestnut market, Saturday and Sunday.

Gleiszellen-Geishorbach (north of Bad Bergzabern), new wine fest, Saturday to Tuesday.

Landau, fest of new wine, today through Sunday.

Trulben (southwest of Pirmasens), festivities to bring the cattle down from the mountain pastures,
2 p.m. Sunday; worship service with blessing of animals at 10 a.m.;
entertaining program all day.

Flea markets: 

Homburg, Am Forum (near Rathaus), 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Saarbruecken, Franz-Josef-Roeder-Strasse, along wall of Schloss (Palace), 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Bad Duerkheim, salt-works, Gutleutstrasse 46, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Pirmasens, Messplatz, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Pumpkin fest
The Gartenschau Kaiserslautern offers a pumpkin fest 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. While admiring the display of pumpkin figures, visitors can taste food specialties and enjoy musical entertainment provided by Ditzners N.O. Quartet. For details, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de. — Courtesy photo