Was ist los? Sept. 22, 2017

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Children’s fest in Kaiserslautern
The annual children’s fest in the old part of Kaiserslautern takes place noon to 5 p.m. Saturday in Steinstrasse, its side streets and yards of museums. Children can take part in various activities, games and crafting. There are music, dance and theater performances. Food and beverages are available. — Courtesy photo

Performing arts:

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern:

• “Lucia di Lammermoor,” an operetta by Gaetano Donizetti, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 7, and 3 p.m. Oct. 15 (with childcare – reservation needed).

• “Anatevka, Fiddler on the Roof,” a musical by Jerry Bock, in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 12 and 27.

• “Geaechtet,” Disgraced, a play by Ayad Akhtar, in German, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1 and 8 p.m. Oct. 10, 13 and 19.

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

• “Orpheus in der Unterwelt,” an operetta by Jacques Offenbach, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and 28.

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

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern:

• New display of Romanian arts opens 6 p.m. today.

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

• The Eric Clapton Tribute with the band Slowhand featuring Helmut Engelhardt, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €20.

• The band Rakede presents hip hop, electro metal, rock pop, 8 p.m. Sept. 29. Tickets cost €25.

• The Cruexshadows present synth rock, electro pop, new wave, gothic, 8 p.m. Sept. 30. Tickets cost €26.

For details, visit www.kammgarn.de.

Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern:

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

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

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

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

• German-American Friendship Concert with the U.S. Army Europe Band and Chorus with classical music, film melodies and modern pieces, 8 p.m. Oct. 14. Free tickets will be given out at a later date.

Bildhaus, Musikclub Ventil, Hahnbacherhof 2, Schallodenbach:

• 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.

Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers:
    • The Glan Blues Band performs during a Blues Dinner with salads, barbecue ribs, hot wings, pulled pork, potato wedges, corn on the cob, dips, brownies and pancakes, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Tickets cost €25.

• The duo Blue Note Stories presents jazz, soul and pop songs, 8 p.m. Oct. 13. Tickets cost €12.

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

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. Wednesday. Tickets cost €12.
    • Gerd’s Oldie Formation presents pieces from rock ‘n’ roll to blues, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4. Tickets cost €12.
    • The Rollagents present “The Elivs Xperience – Viva las Vegas,: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Tickets cost €23, €28 and €32.
    For details and tickets, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de.

Saarbruecken, Saarlaendisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1:
• “Guillaume Tell,” an opera by Gioachino Rossini, in French, 7 p.m. Saturday.

• “Sleeping Beauty,” a ballet by Sijn Celis with music by Peter Tschaikowsky, 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.

  Kaiserslautern, Gartenschau (dino park) with flower shows, lego display, water playground, miniature golf court, pumpkin display and special events. Sunday: Catholic worship service, 11 a.m. in willow church; Pumpkin weighing championship, 1 p.m. near entrance. 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.

Bann, village carnival, today to Tuesday.

Kindsbach, Paulaner fest in Mehrzweckhalle (community hall),
7 p.m. Saturday.

Reuschbach, village carnival, Saturday through Monday.

Weilerbach, village carnival, Saturday to Monday; stores open
1 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Otterbach, village carnival, Saturday and Sunday; parade through village 1 p.m. Sunday.

Niederkirchen, village carnival, Sunday.

• Katzweiler, Lautertalhalle, children’s bazaar, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Pregnant females get admitted
1:30 p.m.

• Zweibruecken, Rose Garden, fall and garden market, 9:30 a.m. to
5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

• Wallhalben, village carnival, Saturday to Monday.

• Edenkoben (south of Neustadt), big wine fest along southern German Wine Street, today to Monday.

• Hassloch, beer and street fest, today to Sunday.

• Bad Duerkheim, castle fest on Hardenberg Castle, Saturday and Sunday.

Flea markets:

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

Kaiserslautern, Globus, Merkurstrasse, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Gruenstadt, Kaufland, Kirchheimer Strasse 39, 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Saarlouis, M-Center, Saarbruecker Strasse 75-91, 8 a.m. to
5 p.m. Sunday.

Saarlouis, Ikea, Im Hader 1,
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Pumpkin weighing
The Rheinland-Pfalz Pumpkin Weighing Championship takes place at 1 p.m. Sunday near the entrance of Gartenschau Kaiserslautern (dinosaur park). Hobby breeders present their biggest pumpkins. For details, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de. — Courtesy photo