Landstuhl Holds 16th Christmas Market

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)