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Now, all of you SHOULD be at Bitburg....but here some other things to do:
(or a way to keep the wife/missus busy while you are at Bitburg....)

Bazaars, Fests, Fairs, Fun etc.

The first of the Fall Bazaars is this weekend in Schweinfurt at Conn Barracks in the Finney Fitness Center. This bazaar has 50 vendors and features furniture, pottery, clocks, wines, art, jewelry, ornaments, etc. Strollers are welcome and checks and credit cards are accepted. Opens at 11 each day.

Wetzlar holds a Brückenfest from September 3-5 featuring music, sports and food.

Licher Brewery celebrates its 150th jubilee in Lich with a final free concert on Saturday at the sports field Fasanerie in Lich beginning at 7:30 pm. Beer and food available.

The Mathematics Museum in Giessen features New York Meets Giessen, displaying the work of American artist James Rizzi from September 5 until October 5. Admission: adults €6, under 18 yrs, €4, under 6 yrs, free; family admission €12.

Steinbach hosts a Kirmes from September 3-6 at the Festplatz in Fernwald.

Gleibergfest and Historical Market is September 4-5 at the Castle Gleiberg in Wettenberg.

Münster hosts a Kirmes September 3-5 at the Festplatz.

The 44th Hanauer Bürgerfest takes place in Hanau September 4-6 at the Schloss Philippsruhe. Multimedia Water show events are each night at 10 pm.

The Flic-Flac Circus is in Kassel from September 2-19. Check out the website for more information.

A Kunsthandwekermarkt takes place in Heidelberg at the Theodore-Heuss Brücke [bridge] on September 4.

The International Hesse Circuit [cycling] races from Frankfurt through September 5 on a 538 mile course.

Baden-Baden hosts the International Horse Racing Grand Festival Week.

Berlin sponsors the Hovercraft World Cup from 1-5 September

Hamburg features the Rowing World Masters Regatta through September 5.

Hamburg also hosts a Triathlon on 4-5 September.

Flea Markets

Every Thursday in Butzbach at the old Schlosskaserne motor pool

Every Friday in Bad Kreuznach from 7-1 at the Parkplatz Diskothek Space Park. [Drive past Wiesbaden]

Every Saturday in Limburg-Staffel at the Grosse Parkplatz from 7 -1

In Düsseldorf every Saturday at “Les Halles” --18,000 sq ft of shopping space

In Frankfurt every Saturday on the banks of the Main River at Frankfurt-Sachenhausen

In Seligenstadt a Nostalgia-Antique Market every Thursday at the Historiche Marktplatz from 10 - 6

Beginning Tuesday, September 7 and every Tuesday and Friday at the real [a store] in Koblenz on B9.

In Bad Kreuznach at the Messengelände from 8-4 on Saturday, September 4 and 11-4 on Sunday, September 5.

In Wiesbaden-Biebrich at Mann-Mobilia from 10-4 on Sunday, September 5.

In Bingen on Sunday, September 5 at the Globus Logistikzentrum from 11-4

In Wetzlar on Sunday, September 5 at the toom Mart on Braunfeler Strasse from 10-4

In Idar-Oberstein at the Globus-Handelshof on Sunday, September 5 from 11-4

This Sunday [first Sunday of the month] at Giessen’s Hessenhalle

This Saturday [first Saturday of the month] in Butzbach at the Marketplace

This Sunday [first Sunday of the month] in Hanau at the Ikea parking lot

This Sunday [first Sunday of the month] in Bad Nauheim on Schwheimer Strasse.

In Metz [France] this Saturday, [and every first and third Saturday] featuring 49,000 sq. ft. of shopping

Other Markets

Antique Market at the Frankfurt Hessen Center on September 5 from 10-6 - Follow A45 to A66, at the end of A66 turn right into the Hessen Center [Shopping Center]. Admission €2.

Produce [Wochenmarkt] Markets -
Wednesday and Saturday in Giessen
Wednesday and Saturday in Friedberg
Tuesday and Saturday in Butzbach.

The Braacher Kuckucksmarkt [Cuckoo Market] is weekends from May till October at Braache near Rotenburg an der Fulda, from 10 am to 6 pm. There will be special exhibitions of Arts and Crafts as well.


“The Kloster Schiffenberg continues its summer concert season with Bogdan at 8 pm on Friday, September 3, the Skyline Brass Band on Saturday at 8 pm and Giessener Musik-und Gesangvereine on September 5 at 2 pm. Free Admission

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I love these posts. How the hell do you find all this stuff?

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It's emailed to me by my BSB's PAO office. She blasts it out to everybody in the 284th BSB once a week. One week I got her to blast out about Bitburg.
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