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What is going on this weekend? Here is our curated list of your best bets this weekend in the KMC.

 Friday, Feb. 23

Trier: The Music Parade: Enjoy Europe’s largest tour of marching bands and brass music.

Trier and Koblenz: Beats and Bowl: Every Friday and Saturday, rock out to music as you aim for some strikes.

Ramstein: English-Language Movies at Broadway Kino: Click on the link to see what’s playing at this local movie theater this weekend.

The Den, Ramstein Air Base: Magic the Gathering: Meet up with others to play Magic the Gathering.

Saturday, Feb. 24

Kaiserslautern: Weekly Market: Shop food, flowers, plants and more at this weekly market. 

Kaiserslautern: FC Kaiserslautern vs. Karlsruher SC: Cheer on K-Town at this soccer game. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.

Baumholder: Park Run: Make your way to the park at 9 a.m. every Saturday. 

Ramstein: Seewog Parkrun: Start your day with some cardio.

Rodenbach: Mommy (or Daddy) and Me Painting (English language available): 55 euros gets you instructions and materials for this event.

Saarbrücken: Vintage Pop-Up: Find your next vintage treasure at this pop-up event.

Gersweiler (Saarbrücken-West): Children’s Magic Show: Bring the kids and be amazed at this magic show.

Neunkirchen: Fastnacht im Fass: Celebrate Carnival season at this event.

Mannheim: Krempelmarkt/ Flea Market: Find your next treasure at this market.

Mannheim: Free Walking Tour- Graffiti and Street Art Tour (English language available): See the graffiti and street art of Mannheim.

Arts and Crafts Center, Ramstein Air Base: KMC Pride Member Event: Come for a day of paint-and-sip event with KMC Pride. You must be a member of KMC Pride to participate, but you can join here.

Ramstein Community Center, Ramstein Air Base: Flea Market: Find your next treasure at this market.

Sunday, Feb. 25

Saarbrücken: The Music Parade: Enjoy Europe’s largest tour of marching bands and brass music.”

Saarbrücken: FC Saarbrücken vs. Arminia Bielefeld: Cheer on your favorite team at this soccer game.

KMC Armed Forces Against Drunk Driving has volunteer drivers ready to give you a safe ride home if you have been drinking. They are available from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Follow them on Facebook to get their latest information or to volunteer. 

For On-Installation MWR and USO Events Check Out:

Kaiserslautern MWR (Kaiserslautern, ROB, Landstuhl, Kleber)

Baumholder MWR

Kaiserslautern USO (Kaiserslautern, Baumholder, Ramstein, Warrior Center (Landstuhl), Deployment Processing Center (DPC), Joint Mobility Processing Center (JMPC) (Ramstein))

86-FSS (Ramstein and Vogelweh)

52-FSS  (Spangdahlem)

*Know before you go: Always check event websites before traveling to verify information, cost and regulations. Lectures and workshops on the economy are likely to be in German but may offer English alternatives. Events on military bases require base access.

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Tamala Malerk is a writer and editor with Stars and Stripes Europe. She has been with SSE since April 2022 writing articles all about travel, lifestyle, community news, military life and more. In May 2022, she earned her Ph.D. in History and promises it is much more relevant to this job than one might think.

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