The City of Landstuhl will hold its 16th Christmas market today through Monday in front of the Stadthalle.
During the market, 15 decorated booths will offer a variety of Christmas items and food specialties. Choirs, orchestras, groups and soloists from Landstuhl and the close vicinity will provide a diversified entertaining program on all market days.
Mayor Klaus Grumer will officially open the event at 5:30 p.m. today to be followed by a performance of the Landstuhl Brass Orchestra and the Westpfalz Musicians from Bann.
The market will close at 8 p.m. each day.
On Saturday, the Christmas market will open at 2 p.m. The Kaiserslautern Elementary School Honor Choir will start the musical performances from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Different ensembles from the Kaiserslautern County Music School, from Kindsbach and Hütschenhausen, will perform until 8 p.m.
Brass music will start Sunday’s activities at 2 p.m. A local elementary school will sing Advent songs and perform Irish dances from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Santa Claus will make his appearance at 5:15 p.m. and hand out gifts to children.
The Fantasy Brass Band will present Dixie music, swing and international Christmas songs from 6 to 8 p.m.
On Monday, the market will begin with brass musicians at 5 p.m. to be followed by Alphorn players at 6 p.m. Bar MusicProject will entertain with American Christmas songs from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
The Stadthalle Landstuhl will present “Sterntaler,” a Christmas fairytale by the Brothers Grimm in German at 4 p.m. For tickets, call 06371-923444.
(Courtesy of Landstuhl Union Community admin office)