60TH ANNUAL PFENNIGBAZAAR, March 4-5, 10 A.M.-5 P.M.
GYM AT GESCHWISTER-SCHOLL-GRUNDSCHULE/SCHREBER STRASSE 1, KAISERSLAUTERN
The largest charity bazaar and indoor flea market is opening its doors for the 60th time under the patronage of Lord Mayor Weichel of Kaiserslautern and is organized by the German American and International Women’s Club (GAIWC). The bazaar offers household goods, clothes, books and much more to discover. Donations can be dropped off at the venue on Friday, March 3 from 1 – 4 P.M. (clothing, toys, antiques, tablecloths, pots and pans only). For more information visit: www.gaiwc.de or call Tel. 0171-938 66 66
2nd ANNUAL KAISERSLAUTERN COUNTY FAMILY DAY, JUNE 24, CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
CONGRESS CENTER, RAMSTEIN-MIESENBACH
The Union Community of Ramstein-Miesenbach and the County of Kaiserslautern are organizing a day revolving around family, leisure and tourism on June 24.
The organizers cordially invite any interested groups in the Kaiserslautern Military Community to join in the fun events and present themselves with booths, information, games and displays.
Organizations or clubs that would like to participate can contact firstname.lastname@example.org (English spoken) for more information. The day’s events will include booths of various institutions, organizations, clubs and tourism as well as foosball, billiards, ping-pong tables and ball games. The outdoor area will be dedicated to an active participation program for children and teens, along with culinary delights and a musical program.
JAPANESE GARDEN OPENING, FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS 11 A.M.-5.30 P.M.
The Japanese Garden in Kaiserslautern opened it gates to visitors on weekends starting Feb. 17. Enjoy a relaxed wintery atmosphere on Fridays and Saturdays. The tea house with a cozy reading corner looks forward to welcoming guests. The garden will resume regular opening hours on April 1.
WE SALUTE YOU, AC/DC TRIBUTE BAND, FEB. 25, 8:30 P.M.
CONGRESS CENTER RAMSTEIN
We Salute You is a AC/DC Tribute Band, which sets new standards in honor of the legendary Australian rock band with its elaborate and authentic concerts. Former AC/DC photographer Robert Ellis stated, “This is the closest thing to the real thing!” after visiting one of their concerts. Rock fans, don’t miss out on this astonishing concert. Tickets: https://congresscenterramstein.reservix.de/p/reservix/event/1972293
CELEBRAMUS, FRANZ VON SICKINGEN/CITY RIGHTS, DUAL ANNIVERSARY
The City of Landstuhl is celebrating two anniversaries in the year 2023. The 500th death day of Franz von Sickingen, its most prominent resident ever, is coming up. In addition, Landstuhl is celebrating 700 years of city rights. A number of special events, such as a tour to sister Castle Ebernburg, a crime tour around Castle Nanstein, a parade, a concert as well as a musical are planned throughout the year.
March 2, 7 p.m., Museum in der Zehntenscheune: A presentation about the life and times of Franz von Sickingen (in German). Further upcoming events: Apr/May – “A Murder at the Castle” crime evening, May 5 -7, Castle Experience Days
TINA, THE ROCK LEGEND, TINA TURNER TRIBUTE SHOW, March 7, 8 P.M.
This fascinating show with Tina’s greatest hits and impressive dance elements, will “break every rule”. Don’t miss out on the ultimate tribute to the one and only Tina! Tickets: https://www.eventim.de/en/event/break-every-rule-tina-the-rock-legend-tina-the-rock-legend-fruchthalle-kaiserslautern-11609576/
THE 12 TENORS, THE POWER OF TWELVE, March 9, 7.30 P.M.
FRITZ WUNDERLICH HALLE, KUSEL
Twelve top international singers, accompanied by a high carat band! Twelve unique voices in a spectacular light show. Twelve world renowned tenors will entertain you with diverse pieces of music from classic arias, love ballads to rock and pop hymns from the charts. Tickets: www.ticket-regional.de or Tel. 06381/424496
ABTEIKIRCHENKONZERT, (CHURCH CONCERT), March 12, 5 P.M.
The first concert in 2023 in the impressive Abteil Church will present a German requiem by Johannes Brahms. The Chamber Philharmonie Mannheim will perform with solo artists Noemi Sohn, soprano, and Klaus Mertens, baritone, accompanied by the choir of the Versöhnungkirche. Classic fans will adore this requiem in seven parts.
“FRÜHLINGSERWACHEN” (MARCH MARKET SPRING COMES TO LIFE), March 12, 1 P.M.
CITY CENTER, KIRCHHEIMBOLANDEN
The market invites visitors to shop on Sunday, welcome the first colors of spring and enjoy a coffee in rays of sunshine. A creative market with handmade goods will take place in the historic district and children are invited to the bouncy castle and a carousel.
KAISERSLAUTERN CITY TOUR IN ENGLISH, March 18, 11:15 A.M.
TOURIST OFFICE, KAISERSLAUTERN
If you are interested in getting to know the local area during your stay in Germany, we encourage you to take part in an English guided tour in the City of Kaiserslautern! The tourist information is offering guided English tours of the ruins of Casimir Castle, the Count Palatinate Hall and the 70-meter long underground tunnels. Further tours will be offered once a month until Nov. The meeting place is the Tourist Information next to the Fruchthalle and the tour takes about 1.5 hours. The cost is € 5.00 for adults, € 4.00 for children and students. Registration is required at email@example.com or Tel. 0631 365 2316.
MOBILE ICE-SKATING RINK, UNTIL MID March
The mobile ice-skating rink in the heart of the pedestrian zone in Kaiserslautern will be in operation until mid-March. For details, visit: https://www.inrlp.de/rlp/region-kaiserslautern
LÄTAREUMZUG (PARADE), March 19, 2 P.M.
CITY CENTER, LANDAU
The traditional Lätare Parade, which takes place three Sundays prior to Easter will wind its way through the streets of Landau. The colorful parade will start in front of the city hall and end at the large market square. A Hansel thimble game (finger puppets) will be presented, followed by the burning of winter, including a snowman. This tradition is unique to the region along the Deutsche Weinstraβe (German wine road), so don’t miss out on this extraordinary event in Germany!
LAUTERN BLÜHT AUF (SPRING MARKET), March 25 AND 26
CITY CENTER KAISERSLAUTERN
Experience Kaiserslautern blooming again in spring. Shops and restaurants/cafés in the pedestrian zone have planned a colorful program with concerts, artists and walking acts. Shops will be open from 1 – 6 p.m. on Sunday. Come and spring into spring!