Was ist los in Franken? Jan. 19, 2018

ANSBACH, Germany (Jan. 19, 2018) – “Was ist los in Franken?” details off-post community events and activities occurring throughout the Franconian region.

Remmi Demmi in Ansbach
A dance party with music and themes featuring the 90s and 2000s takes place in Ansbach’s Kammerspiele ((Maximilianstraße 29) Saturday, Jan. 20, starting at 9 p.m. To learn more, visit Remmi Demmi 2000 party

Wedding Fair in Nürnberg
The Nürnberg Messezentrum will be site of a wedding fair Jan. 20 and 21. Visitors find the latest trends of bridal fashion, decoration, rings, etc. Doors are open Saturday from 1 – 6 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. To learn more, visit https://www.nuernbergmesse.de/en

Wedding Fair in Ansbach
The Karlshalle downtown Ansbach (Karlsplatz) is site of a wedding fair Sunday, Jan. 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To learn more, visit Ansbach wedding fair.

Tour de Castle – Stein
The Faber-Castell castle in Stein is open for visitors every third Sunday of the month from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors can tour the castle and the museum for an admission fee, and enjoy coffee and cake in the enclosed sun room. The next open house is scheduled for Jan. 21; the castle is located on Rednitzstrasse 2a in Stein, on the corner of the B14 road towards Nürnberg. To learn more, visit Faber Castell Stein.

New Year’s concert in Ansbach
A New Year’s concert takes place at the Onoldia in Ansbach (Nürnberger Str. 30) Jan 27 at 7:30 p.m. To learn more, visit Veranstaltungskalender Ansbach.

Kneipenjagd – Rothenburg ob der Tauber
This year’s pub crawl in Rothenburg takes place Jan. 27 in several location throughout the town. One ticket buys admission for all locations. To learn more, visit Kneipenfestival Rothenburg.

Fasching, Fastnacht & Karneval – The fifth season is upon us
The Fasching or carnival season is also known as the “fifth season” in Germany. It is a time when Germans loosen up a little, dress up in funny costumes and party for days at a time. Was ist los in Franken? will feature upcoming events soon.  Read more about local carnival traditions at Fasching, Fastnacht, Karneval.

Kinderfasching in the Kammer – Ansbach
A Kinderfasching is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 28 at 3 p.m. at the Kammerspiele Ansbach (Maximilianstraße 29). Kids can expect music and dancing, face painting, games and more … To find out more, visit Kinderfasching 2018

Kinderfasching Schwabach
Schwabach’s Fasching fans, the Schwabanesen, are hosting a Kinderfasching party Jan. 28 at the  Markgrafensaal Schwabach (Ludwigstraße 16), starting at 2 p.m. To learn more, visit https://schwabanesen.de

Wochenmarkt Ansbach
The Wochenmarkt Ansbach is a typical German market featuring fresh goods like vegetables, flowers, meats, home-made noodles or ice cream, fresh-baked bread, cheeses and other dairy products. The vendors are often farmers from the area, who sell their own products. They set up their carts and stands on Martin-Luther-Platz twice a week, Wednesday and Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. (except German holidays).

Second hand bazaars for parents
Parents are cleaning out the closets of their ever-growing offspring and take it to numerous “Kinderbasars” or “Baby-Basars” happening in the area this spring. Look for posters or flyers in your community advertising the bazaars for second hand clothing, toys and equipment; usually they take place on a Saturday afternoon in the local church annex, school or community center.

The information on local host nation events is provided through the auspices of the USAG Ansbach Public Affairs Office (PAO). All details provided are for informational purposes only and are a representation of typical events conducted in the local community. The PAO grants no element of exclusivity to any outside agency or business and any reference to commercial or retail activities implies no endorsement or recommendation by the U. S. Army or its agencies. Participation in any event or activity described herein is strictly voluntary and should be done so only after careful advisement and consideration of the safety and security environment at each specific location.

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