Outs and Abouts

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Local event
Listen to music Feb. 22 at the "Trier Jazz Gipfel," located on Trier Tuchfabrik. The event starts at 8 p.m.

Listen to Rock music by "Wishbone Ash" Feb. 22 at the Freudenburg "Ducsaal." The event kicks off at 9 p.m.

A Jazz concert take places Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. in the Bitburg "Bistro Alibi."

See the musical "Rock me Amadeus - Falco forever" Feb. 26 at 8 p.m. in the Trier "Europahalle" hall.

Enjoy the show "Dance Fever" Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. in the Trier "Europahalle" hall.

See a concert "Musical-Magics - Musical forever" Feb. 29 at 8 p.m. in the Butzweiler "Sporthalle" hall.

Don't miss the Bitburg beer fest Feb. 29 through Apr. 6. This event is like the Oktoberfest of the Eifel, it takes place Fridays, Saturdays and Easter weekend. Listen to music played by live bands. For more information, visit www.bitburger-bierfest.de or call 06561-91500.

Listen to Jazz music by "Jean-Marie Machado: Trio Time feat. Andy Sheppard" March 6 at 8:30 p.m. in the Trier "Tuchfabrik."

Don't miss a show by the "Chinese National Circus" March 7 at the Trier Arena. The event kicks off at 8 p.m. 

Get tickets now for the Military-Music-Parade in early 2008 featuring 400 musicians from seven countries who will perform in Saarbruecken March 8. For more information, go to www.bundesmusikparade.de or call 01805-602260 for tickets.

Attend a concert with music by "Jimmy Beat unplugged" March 16 at 8 p.m. in the Bernkastel-Kues "Mosellandhalle" hall. 

Easter events

Visit an Easter market March 2 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Speicher town center.

Enjoy the fourth Trier Easter market March 7 - 9 on the Trier main market. Stores will be open as part of the market March 9. For more information, call 0651-4602638.

Enjoy an Easter market March 12 at the Hermeskeil pedestrian zone.

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

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

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

Flea markets

Shop at a local flea market Feb. 23-24 at the Piesport "Moselhalle," located on Bahnhofstrasse. No new merchandise will be offered at this market.

Enjoy a local flea market Feb. 24 at the Bitburg "RUW Auktionshalle" hall. 
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.

Shop for crystal in Karlsbad Feb. 22-23. Cost is $95.

Enjoy dinner and wine tasting Feb. 23. Cost is $67.

Explore Amsterdam Feb. 23. Cost is $85 for adults and $72 for children.

Visit the Koln and the Chocolate Museum March 1. Cost is $49 for adults and $45 for children.

A trip to Salzburg happens March 1. Cost is $129 for adults and $119 for children.

Shop for pottery in Poland March 7-9. Cost is $198 per person.

Hop on to the bus going to Paris and EuroDisney March 22-23. Cost is $319 for adults and $289 for children.

The Paris Express trip is March 8. Cost is $129 for adults and $119 for children.

Experience London March 14-15. Cost is $135 per person.

Dine like a king at the Cochem Castle medieval dinner March 15. Cost is $95.

See Switzerland March 22. Cost is $98 for adults and $88 for children.

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.

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

Learn to scuba dive or refresh scuba skills Feb. 26 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Monte Maare Indoor Centre. The class is open to able swimmers 14 and older. The 10-meter deep-pool is heated. Cost is $59 which includes transportation, an intro class and equipment; however, mask and fins are not included in the price, but can be rented on sight. Bring a swimsuit, towel and euros for lunch.

Enjoy a skiing and snowboarding trip to the Swiss Alps March 17-21. Sign up by Feb. 15.

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.