Outs and abouts

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Local events
Blues rock can be heard at March 22 at 9:30 p.m. in the Freudenburg Ducsaal.

Listen to music by the newcomer band "Soul and More" at March 23 at 8 p.m. in the Wittlich "Hotel Lindenhof." The band plays songs from singers such as Lionel Richie, James Brown, the band Earth, Wind & Fire and Al Jarreau. Tickets are available in Wittlich at the "Altes Rathaus", 06571-14660, at the book store Stephanus, 06571-96630, or at the Hotel Lindenhof, 06571-6920, or via e-mail at info@stadtmarketing-wittlich.de. Doors and box office open at 7 p.m.

Enjoy the Mosel wine culture land Wine and Gourmet Festival March 28 through April 28 it will take place at various restaurants, wine houses and at local Mosel vintners. For more information go to www.wein-gourmetfestival.com.

Wildflowers and a special guest will be in concert at March 29 at 8 p.m. in the Trier Tuchfabrik cultural center.

Listen to rock music by the Fanatic Five March 29 at 8 p.m. in the Hermeskeil Mythos hall.

Listen to pop-rock music by Ames Blunt March 29 at 7 p.m. in the Luxembourg Esch-Sur-Alzette Rockhal hall.

The Music Magics concert takes place at March 29 at 8 p.m. in the Daun Forum hall.

Listen to classical music by the Rheinland-Pfalz Orchester March 30 at 11 a.m. in Trier's city theatre.

Visit a stamp exchange event and auction at the Wittlich youth center "Jugendheim St. Bernhard" March 30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Mother Africa, the Circus of Senses show is April 4 at 8 p.m. in the Trier Europa hall.

See a spring market "Fruehjahrsmarkt" April 5-6 at the Landscheid "Eifellandhalle" and surrounding grounds. Vendors sell anything from clothes and house wares to wine and meats. Opening hours are Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., contact Otto Wintrich at 06575-1434 for more information.

Easter events
An Easter shooting event takes place March 22-24 at the Bitburg "Schiesstand Sonnenhof." For more information, call 06561-94340.

Attend an Easter entertainment event for children called "Easter fun at the Cascade pool" is March 22 3-6 p.m. at the Bitburg Cascade pool. Entrance fee is 2,60 euro for three hours. For more information call 06561-96830.

Enjoy the Eighth Easter Fever Rock Concert, featuring three different rock bands March 23 at 8 p.m. in the Reinsfeld Kultur cultural hall.

Visit an Easter market at the Mechernich "Burg Satzvey" castle March 23-24 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and includes music and children's entertainment as well as a ceramic market. Entrance fee is 6 Euro for adults and 4 euro for children age 6 to 12. For more information, go to www.burgsatzvey.de.

Attend an Easter egg coloring event from March 25-26 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the "Rheinisches Freilichtmuseum Kommern" museum in Kommern, near Mechernich. Enjoy a tour through the outdoor museum, learning about ancient history and seeing buildings dating back to the 16th century. For more information, go to www.kommern.lvr.de.

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

Explore Prague March 28-29. Cost is $110 for adults and $100 for children.

Hike the Black Forest March 28-29. Cost is $82 for adults and $77 for children.

Explore Amsterdam and Keukenhof April 5. Cost is $269 for adults and $259 for children.

Experience Keukenhof Express April 5. Cost is $88 for adults and $82 for children.

The Brugge Express trip is April 5. Cost is $68 for adults and $60 for children.

Dine like a king at the Cochem Castle medieval dinner April 19. Cost is $95.

Enjoy the colors at Keukenhof flower parade April 26. Cost is $93 for adults and $86 for children.

See Berlin April 11-12. Cost is $115 for adults and $105 for children.

Shop in Paris April 12. Cost is $95 per person.

Visit the Butterfly Garden and Luxembourg City April 12. Cost is $39 for adults and $34 for children.

Hop on to the bus going to Six Flags Holland April 26. Cost is $95 for adults and $90 for children.

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

A Red Sea diving trip to Egypt is April 6-13. Cost is $1,225 for a double room per person or $1,390 for a single room, which includes airfare, transportation to airport, seven nights lodging, breakfasts and dinners at the resort, 12 dives and most equipment. Full payment must be received by March 15. Passports and scuba medical clearance are required.

Plan a group Black Forest ski or snowboard day trip to Feldberg Mountain. Cost is $99 per person, which includes transportation and lift passes. Groups of nine or more pick their date and one person can go for free. The group will also receive 50 percent off in-stock rental packages at Outdoor Recreation.