Was ist los? — Sept. 15, 2017

World’s biggest wine fest continues
The Wurstmarkt, the world’s biggest wine fest, continues today through Monday in Bad Duerkheim. There are more than 300 vendors and ride owners, and 36 little wine tents. The fest will close out with a fireworks display at 9 p.m. Monday. For details, visit www.duerkheimer-wurstmarkt.de — Courtesy photo

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.

Performing arts:

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern:

• “Lucia di Lammermoor,” an operetta by Gaetano Donizetti, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 and 26.

• “Anatevka,” Fiddler on the Roof, a musical by Jerry Bock, in German, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23, Oct. 12 and 27.

• “Das Abschiedsdinner,” a comedy, in German, 8 p.m. Oct. 7, and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

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

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern:

• Arts exhibition with works by one American and three German artists, open during performance days. Closeout party is 6 p.m. Tuesday.

• Release the Hounds, a metal concert with the bands Project: Icarus, She Sells Sea Shells and Myths of Medea, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €6.70.

• The band Emma6 presents pop, rock, Indie, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €18.

• Acoustic Guitar Night with the ensembles Magic Acoustic Guitars and Catgut & Steel, 8 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets cost €17.

• New display of Romanian arts opens 6 p.m. Sept. 22.

• The band Serum 114 presents punk rock, 8 p.m. Sept. 22. Tickets cost €25.

For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de.

Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern:

• The Rheinland-Pfalz State Police Orchestra performs with percussionists from Emmerich-Smola Music School, 5 p.m. Sept. 24. Tickets cost €18.

• From Baroque to Jazz with pianists Sachiko Furuhata-Kersting and Kai Schumacher, 11 a.m. Sept. 27.

• Jazz Stage meets Diversity with multicultural guest band Shaian,
8 p.m. Sept. 29. Tickets cost €15.

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

Bildhaus, Musikclub Ventil, Hahnbacherhof 2, Schallodenbach:

• Udo’s Lindenwerk, a rock revue with songs by Udo Lindenberg,
8:30 p.m. Saturday. The park and arts gallery opens 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

• Acoustic Colour presents renowned songs by Cindy Lauper, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, etc., 8:30 p.m. Sept. 30. The park and arts gallery are open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 1. Homemade cakes will be served.

Admission is free. For details, visit bildhaus.info.

Landstuhl Stadthalle:

• Fresh, a choir from Kaiserslautern presents a capella singing and perform songs by Pink, Bruno Mars, Phil Collins, Coldplay, etc. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27. Tickets cost €12.

For details and tickets, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de.

Saarbruecken, Saarlaendisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1:
• “Guillaume Tell,” an opera by Gioachino Rossini, in French,
2:30 p.m. Sunday, and 7 p.m. Sept. 23.

• “Sleeping Beauty,” a ballet by Sijn Celis with music by Peter Tschaikowsky, introduction matinee is 7 p.m. Sept. 21. Admission is free.Premier performance is 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30.

For more information, visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de or call 0681-3092-486.

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

Mineral, fossil fair
The 33rd Donnersberg Mineral and Fossil Fair takes place 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday in the Imsbach community hall (Gemeindehalle). More than 70 exhibitors display impressive finds from the region and minerals and fossils from all over the world. Admission fee is €1.50 for adults and €0.50 for children. For details, visit www.donnersberg-touristik.de. — Courtesy photo

Kaiserslautern, Gartenschau (dino park) with flower shows, lego display, water playground, miniature golf court, pumpkin display and special events. Sunday: Protestant worship service, 11 a.m. in willow church; Music in the Park with the Musikverein Otterbach, 2:30 p.m. on open-air stage in Neumuehlepark. 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, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, to Oct. 31. For details, visit www.japanischergarten.de.

Landstuhl, dance ball in Stadthalle, with the show orchestra Kim & Kas, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Festive attire is requested. Tickets cost €25. For details, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de.

Landstuhl, fire station offers Open House with vehicle display, firefighter demonstrations, children’s activities, food, 11 a.m. Sunday.

Ramstein-Miesenbach, village carnival, today through Monday.

Waldmohr, children’s and famliy fest, 11 a.m. Sunday at sports grounds, Eichelscheiderstrasse.

• Kottweiler-Schwanden, village carnival, Saturday through Monday.

Otterbach, wine fest at fire station, Im Bruehl 3, 2 p.m. Saturday.

Siegelbach, village carnival, tonight to Monday; music and dancing with Favorits, 8 p.m. Saturday in fest tent; parade 1 p.m. Sunday.

Schallodenbach, village carnival, Sunday.

• Hoeringen, street fest with dancing, music and food in fest tent, 6 p.m. Saturday.

• Hefersweiler  (northeast of Kreimbach-Kaulbach), European farmers’ market, Saturday and Sunday.

• Pirmasens, children’s day on Schlossplatz, Saturday, and Exe fest, today to Sunday; Brass Machine performs 8 p.m. today; stores open 1 to
6 p.m. Sunday..

Landau, fall market with wine
village, today to Monday.

• Harthausen (southwest of Speyer), tobacco village fest, today to Monday.

• Speyer, farmers market, Saturday and Sunday.

• Rhodt unter Rietburg (south of Edenkoben), new wine fest, today to Sunday.

• Albisheim (on B47, north of Eisenberg), market and Kings’ fest, today to Monday.

Flea markets:

Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne), 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

.• Neustadt, Decathlon parking lot, Louis-Escande Strasse 30, 8 a.m. to
4 p.m. Saturday.

Ludwigshafen, Jacob-von-Lavale-Platz (behind train station) 7 a.m. to
2 p.m. today, and 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday.

Zweibruecken, Schlossplatz,
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Heidelberg, Messplatz, 8 a.m. to
2 p.m. Saturday.