Out and abouts for Oct. 19 - 25

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Local events
A local flea market takes place Saturdays in Landstuhl in front of the Kaufland/Toom market.

Go out and enjoy Oktoberfest in the area.
* The Wittlich fest in front of the Bungert store runs through Oct. 31 with a Halloween party. Fridays and Saturdays festivities start at 6 p.m. with music by "D'Bayrischen Hiatamadln, Bayrische Music PowerFranken X-Press and Aischzeit." Sundays are family days and start at 11 a.m. with music from the local area.
* Oktoberfest at Kloster Machern runs every weekend through Nov. 17. For more information, go to www.oktoberfest-klostermachern.de.

Listen to music by the Ron Spielman Band Oct. 20. The German band plays folk, soul, R & B, country and jazz. For more information, go to www.ducsaal.com or call 06582-257.

Local antique flea markets take place in Traben-Trarbach Oct. 20 - 21 at the Lorettahalle and in Trier Oct. 27 - 28 at the Messepark.

Visit the in-house exhibition at Moebel Martin in Konz Oct. 20 - 21. Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. On both days there is a program for children and the Coverband "The Hillybillies" at the party tent.

A local flea market takes place in Bernkastel-Kues at the "Gueterhalle und Freigelaende," Oct. 21.

The Eifelverein Wittlich hike takes place Oct. 21. The tour starts in Buechel through the Ellerbachtal. For registration, call Alfred Wenig at 06571-2418.

Listen to music by Joe Cocker at the Arena Trier Oct. 26. For tickets, call the Wochenspiegel Wittlich newspaper at 06571-97520 or go to www.wochenspiegellive.de and click on "Ticketshop," under "Suchen" search for Joe Cocker

Octoberfestweeks at Brauhaus Zils in Naurath runs Saturdays through Oct. 27 with dancing. For more information call 06508-91710.

Enjoy music by guitarist Robben Ford of the American Blues-scene Oct. 27 in Freudenburg. For more information, visit www.ducsaal.com or call 06582-257.

Visit a dolls and bears convention in Saarbruecken Oct. 28 at the Kongresshalle. For more information, call 0178-5335668.

Enjoy a guided hiking tour around the Erbeskopf Nov. 2 at 3 p.m. For more information, call 06504-778.

Visit the exhibition "60 years police in Rhineland-Palatinate" at the Kurfuerstliches Palais in Trier until Nov. 5.

See pictures from Ursula Pontius-Hauptmanns about the "Eifel Maare" through Nov. 13 at the Kornmarkt in Trier.

Enjoy the "W.A.R.P. - Rock musical" in Wittlich Nov. 3. at 8 p.m. in the Cusanus-Gymnasium. The three hour show plays music by Queen, Abba, Pink Floyd and the Rocky Horror Show. For more information, go to www.warp-rockmusical.de.

Visit a Leonardo Da Vinci one of a kind exhibition showing 35 replicas of his work
Mondays through Fridays from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show takes place at the Stadthaus "Alter Bahnhof" in Traben-Trarbach until Nov. 25.

Get tickets now for the Military-Music-Parade in early 2008 featuring 400 musicians from seven countries will perform in Koblenz Jan.19., in Trier Jan. 26 and in Saarbruecken March 8; amongst other dates. For more information, go to www.bundesmusikparade.de or call 01805-602260 for tickets.

ITT trips
For more information about Information, Trips and Travel activities, call 452-6567 or e-mail 52svs.itt@spangdahlem.af.mil. Children prices are for those ages 3 - 12.

Play like a child on the EuroDisney Paris for Halloween trip Oct. 27. Cost is $129 for adults and $119 for children.

Celebrate Halloween at Frankenstein's Castle Oct. 27. Cost is $70.

Enjoy Family Day at Frankenstein's Castle Oct. 28. Cost is $56 for adults and $50 for children.

Hop on the Paris Express Nov. 3. Cost is $125 for adults and $115 for children.

Go shopping at the Oberhausen CENTRO mall Nov. 3. Cost is $40.

Catch the Poland Pottery Express Nov. 9 - 10. Cost is $115; add $90 for a double seat.

Experience Berlin Nov. 9 - 11. Cost is $195 for adults and $175 for children.

Visit Bastogne Nov. 11. Cost is $65.

Spend the day in Amsterdam Nov. 17. Cost is $78 for adults and $72 for children.

Hit Cologne City and the Chocolate Museum Nov. 24. Cost is $49 for adults and $44 for children.

Dine like royalty at the Cochem Castle medieval dinner Nov. 24. Cost is $87.

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Prague Nov. 21 - 24. Cost is $329 for adults, $269 for children ages 12 - 16 and $229 for children ages 3 - 11. Those who wish to occupy a room by themselves will be charged an extra $120.

Travel to Krakau and Auschwitz Nov. 22 - 24. Cost is $229 for adults and $209 for children.

Outdoor Recreation
For more information about Outdoor Recreation trips, call 452-7170.

Fall mountain bike trips to the F-Trail take place Nov. 10 and Dec. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The more than 26 km course consist of a rolling single track, with some minor technical terrain, a few moderate climbs and several descents. The trip is open to ages 16 and up. Those under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Enjoy a skiing and snowboarding trip to the Swiss Alps Jan. 21 - 25, Feb. 18 - 22 and March 17 - 21.