Out and abouts for Sept. 28 - Oct. 4

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany --
Local events
Enjoy two spectacles of "illuminated countryside" in the radiance of the "Rhine in Flames" during September in Oberwesel and St. Goar-St. Goarhausen. Call the Oberwesel tourist information office at 06744-710624 or St. Goarhausen at 06771-9100 or visit www.oberwesel.de or www.st-goar.de.

A Thanksgiving celebration in Eifelpark Gondork takes place Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Oktoberfest occurs Sept. 22 - Oct. 7. This is the most famous and largest folk and beer festival in the world. The fest draws more than 100,000 visitors each day. For more information, visit www.oktoberfest.de/en/02/content/faq1/.

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.

The Okoberfest Express happens Oct. 6. Cost is $99.

Experience sea life at Koenigswinter Oct. 6. Cost is $49 for adults and $44 for children.

Explore the Black Forest Oct. 6. Cost is $69 for adults and $64 for children.

Catch the Strasbourg express Oct. 13. Cost is $55 for adults and $50 for children.

Hop on the Mosel Cruise dinner and wine tasting trip Oct. 13. Cost is $79.

Enjoy a Karlsbad crystal and Czech flea market shopping trip Oct. 19 -20. Cost is $85 for person and $70 extra for a double seat.

Visit Diekrich and Luxembourg City Oct. 20. Cost is $45 for adults and $42 for children.

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.

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

Fall mountain bike trips to the F-Trail take place Oct. 13, 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.