WAS IST LOS? Cultural highlights


Aug. 23 to 27
Geinsheim, city center
Visit Wine- and Ludwigskerwe which dates back to 1839 when King Ludwig I decided the annual village fair would take place during the last weekend of August. To this day, that’s its traditional time slot, which falls on Aug. 23 to 27 this year. Visitors can look forward to fine wines, culinary delights and family entertainment as well as live music. Admission is free. For more information go to militaryingermany.com/event/ludwig

 

EVENTS
Kaiserslautern, Erfebacher Kerwe. Aug. 23 to 26. militaryingermany.com/event/kerwe
Wachenheim, Castle Fest. Aug. 23 to 26. militaryingermany.com/event/castle
Gönnheim, Kerwe. Aug. 23 to 26. militaryingermany.com/event/kerwe-17
Bockenheim a. d. Weinstraße, Kerwe. Aug. 23 to 26. militaryingermany.com/event/kerwe-15
Ruppertsberg, Kerwe. Aug. 23 to 26. militaryingermany.com/event/kerwe-16
Geinsheim, Wine- and Ludwigs Kerwe. Aug. 23 to 27. militaryingermany.com/event/ludwig
Miesenbach, Village Fair Miesenbach. Aug. 24 to 26. militaryingermany.com/event/fair-5
Lambsborn, Volksmarching. Aug. 24 to 25. militaryingermany.com/event/lambsborn
Neustadt-Mußbach, Fest of the New Wine. Aug. 24 to November 3.  militaryingermany.com/event/new
Wachenheim, Open Gardens. Aug. 24. militaryingermany.com/event/garden
Wachenheim, Adventure Day on the German Wine Road. Aug. 25.  militaryingermany.com/event/wine-3
Miesau, Horse Race. Aug. 25. www.militaryingermany.com/event/horse
Bad Dürkheim, Exhibition: Nature Zone. Until Aug. 25. militaryingermany.com/event/nature
Forbach, Cora. Wine Fair. Aug. 27 to Oct. 15. militaryingermany.com/event/wine-fair
Deidesheim, Photo Exhibition: Miracles and Wounds. Until Aug. 31.  militaryingermany.com/event/miracles
Kaiserslautern, Exhibition: Elisabeth Treskow – Golden Girls, Jewelry and More. Until Sep. 8. militaryingermany.com/event/gold
Kaiserslautern, Exhibition: LEGO. Until Oct. 31. militaryingermany.com/event/lego
Kaiserslautern, Exhibition: Eva Jospin, Forest Dreams. Until January 12. militaryingermany.com/event/eva

FLEA MARKETS
Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (Real) Parking Lot. Every Saturday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bad Duerkheim, salt-works in Kurpark, Gutleutstrasse 46. Every Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Mainz, Uniparkplatz. Every Saturday, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Performing arts

BALLET
Saarlaendisches Staatstheater
Saarbruecken, Schillerplatz 1:
For details, call 0681-3092-486 or visit www.staatstheater.saarland.
Cirque Bouffon: Lafolia, acrobatics, body art and music. Sep. 7, 14, 15, 21, 22, 2:30 p.m.; Sep. 7, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at €24.
Le Nozze Di Figaro: The Wedding of Figaro, an opera in Italian by W. A. Mozart. Sep. 11, 21. Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at €21.

CONCERTS
Saarlaendisches Staatstheater
Saarbruecken, Schillerplatz 1:
For details, call 0681-3092-486 or visit www.staatstheater.saarland.
1st Symphony Concert: Contradiction. Sep. 22, 11 a.m., Sep. 23, 8 p.m. Tickets start at €18.

Fruchthalle Kaiserslautern
For tickets, call the tourist information office at 0631-365-2317.
Herzensjuwelen: Heart Jewels, German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra. Sep. 13, 8 p.m. Tickets start at €17.50.
Piano concert and reading. Sep. 20, 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost €12.

Den Atelier Luxembourg
For details, visit www.denatelier.lu
Mando Diao: Alternative Rock from Sweden. Aug. 25, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €36.
The Faim: Rock from Australia. Sep. 4, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €20.
Eels: Alternative Rock from the U.S. Sep. 12, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €39.
Amanda Palmer: Singer Songwriter from the U.S. Sep. 27, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €31.
Milow: Pop Songwriter from Belgium. Sep. 29, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €34.

Garage Saarbrücken
For details, visit www.garage-sb.de
Cyber Gen: Shock Wave Tour. Aug. 31, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €37.
Fight the Fight: Triggered Tour. Sep. 4, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €12.
Overkill: Sep. 17, 6 p.m. Tickets cost €36.
Wayne Hussey: Sep. 23, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €25.

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern
For details, visit www.kammgarn.de
Gypsy Dynasty ft. Biréli Lagrène. Sep. 7, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €20.
Nuit de la Chanson. Sep. 14, 8 p.m.
Tickets cost €17.
Vietnamese Culture Evening. Sep. 21, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €5.

Mercure Hotel Bad Dürkheim
For details, visit www.deutsche-weinstrasse.de
River Side Music Night: Rick Cheyenne. Aug. 29, 7 p.m. Admission is free.

Weinstube Ultes Ellerstadt
For details, visit www.deutsche-weinstrasse.de
Blues Session: El Ville Blues Band & Gast. Aug. 22, 8 p.m. Admission is free.

Bremerhof Kaiserslautern
For details, visit www.kaiserslautern.de
Charity Music Fest. Aug. 29, 7 p.m.
Admission is free.

Volkspark Kaiserslautern Open Air
For details, visit militaryingermany.com/event/park
Königsland Swingband Wolfstein. Aug. 25, 11 a.m. Admission is free.
Music Club St. Julianen Guntersblum e.V. Sep. 8, 11 a.m. Admission is free.

SPORTS
American Football: Saarbrücken, Home of the Canes. Saarland Hurricanes vs. Darmstadt Diamonds. Aug. 24, 5 p.m.
American Football: Ravensburg,
Ravensburg Razorbacks vs. Darmstadt Diamonds. Sep. 1, 5 p.m.