Was ist los? — Sept. 29, 2017

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Potato market in Wallhalben
The traditional potato market in Wallhalben starts 1 p.m. Saturday. It includes a farmers and crafters market, craftsmanship demonstrations, tractor display, children’s activities and food specialties made of potatoes. The Duchess of Sickingen County gets elected and crowned at 5 p.m. A fire show takes place after musical entertainment at 10 p.m. The event continues 10:30 a.m. Sunday with an ecumenical worship service in the Protestant church and ends at 8:30 p.m. For details, visit www.grumbeeremarkt.de. — Courtesy photo
German-American day
The Docu Center Ramstein celebrates its 10th anniversary 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday on its display area, Schernauer Strasse 46, in Ramstein-Miesenbach. At the same time, the Atlantic Academy and German-American and International Women’s Club recognize German-American Day. After the opening speech by Ralf Hechler, Ramstein mayor, DCR director Michael Geib presents 10 years of DCR in 10 minutes. Then GAIWC honors dean Helmut Pflanz for “buidling bridges.” The Ambassadors, the U.S. Air Forces in Europe jazz combo, performs 2 to 5 p.m. — 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:

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

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

• “Geaechtet,” Disgraced, a play by Ayad Akhtar, in German, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 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:

• Display of Romanian arts on performance days; finissage 6 p.m. Oct. 7.

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

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

• The band uffgeBrassd! presents rhythm ‘n’ brass, 8 p.m. Monday. Tickets cost €14.

• The band Heldmaschine presents altenative metal, hard rock, electro,
8 p.m. Oct. 6. Tickets cost €19.

• The duo Haudegen presents German rock, 8 p.m. Oct. 7.

For details, visit www.kammgarn.de.

Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern:

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

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

Bildhaus, Musikclub Ventil, Hahnbacherhof 2, Schallodenbach:

• Acoustic Colour presents renowned songs by Cindy Lauper, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, etc., 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 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.

• The brass players of Blech Purpresent a concert, 5 p.m. Oct. 15. Tickets cost €12.

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

Landstuhl Stadthalle:
• Shabach International Outreach Ministry Landstuhl performs a charity concert, 7 p.m. today.

• Fresh, a choir from Kaiserslautern presents a capella singing of renowned songs, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets cost €12.

• Gerd’s Oldie Formation presents pieces from rock ‘n’ roll to blues,
7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets cost €12.
• The Rollagents present “The Elvis Xperience – Viva las Vegas, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Tickets cost €23, €28 and €32.

• “Krueger Rocks,” a -one-man-show with pianist Harald Krueger, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18. Tickets cost €12.

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

Saarbruecken, Saarlaendisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1:
• “Sleeping Beauty,” a ballet by Sijn Celis with music by Peter Tschaikowsky, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 18, 26, and 6 p.m. Oct. 15, 22 and 31.

• “Guillaume Tell,” an opera by Gioachino Rossini, in French, 6 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday, Nov. 1, and 7 p.m. Oct. 13.

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. 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. Moon fest, 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Oct. 6. For details, visit

Reichenbach-Steegen, village carnival, Saturday to Monday.

Landstuhl, Zehntenscheune, Kirchenstrasse 1, wine fest, Saturday and Sunday.

Ramstein-Miesenbach, farmers market, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Olsbruecken, village carnival starts with music and food 6 p.m. today; continues with three soccer games 2 p.m. Saturday; music with disc jockey 8 p.m. Saturday; parade 1:30 p.m. Sunday and DJ at 8 p.m.; early morning beer with music at
10 a.m. Monday; closeout with eating of herring at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Stelzenberg, dampfnudel fest, starts at noon Tuesday.

• Schopp, pumpkin fest with pumpkin products and food, children’s activities, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday.

Waldmohr, Marktplatz, village carnival with rides, music, food starts 11 a.m. Saturday, through Monday. Stores open 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

• Winnweiler, October market with rides, Saturday to Monday; parade
2 p.m. Sunday; stores open 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Flea markets:

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

Sankt Wendel, Zur Mott (center), 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Voelklingen, Globus, Rathausstrasse 53, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Pirmasens, Messplatz, Blocksbergstrasse 67, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.