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Marcel’s Country BBQ Restaurant Country Music Night

Review and Photos by Crystal Lemanski If you’re like me and you like country music, good food, good people and an all-around good time, Marcel’s Country BBQ Restaurant/Dance Hall was the place to be last night! Marcel’s Country BBQ restaurant in Wassenberg, Germany specializes in American cuisine. Last night they hosted their first Country Music […]

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4th of July in the Tri-Borders area

The 2013 Tri-Border Independence Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at the Brunssum Sports Fields. The celebrations begin at noon with live music, food, rides, crafts, a petting zoo, a birds of prey show, a 5K run, classic cars, softball games, and ultimately, fireworks.  Open to all US/NATO ID card holders […]

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The Tough Mudder: When Mud Meets Adrenaline

Twenty obstacles over eleven miles, thousands of participants striving to complete challenge.  Icy water, electric shock, mud in all its glorious forms.  This isn’t just your average obstacle course and it’s certainly not for wimps. Created as a training exercise by the British special forces, the Tough Mudder now holds events all over the world […]

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Whisky & Cigar Night!

  It’s in two days!  Tickets limited. The first annual “Scotch and Cigar Night” will be held at the International Conference Center this Thursday, May 31st at 1800 hosted by the B&S Store.  Single-malt connoisseur and expert Andy Holmes will provide samplings from 6 Scotch regions and Agio Cigars will give a presentation on the […]

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Sittard ‘s Kinderoptocht – Carnival Children’s Parade

This Sunday, 23 February, at 1333 this year’s Children’s Carnival Parade will begin in Sittard.  If you have kids, GO!  It’s a lot of fun and the costumes and makeup are absolutely amazing!  If you’re a fan of Bagels and Beans, YES, they will be open.  That’s a great place to stand and watch the […]

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St. Nikolausbahn — i.e. Gillrath Christmas Train

UPDATE:  Tickets are already sold out or nearly gone for half the rides this year.  Check the dates and times online.  You can get your tickets at the Gillrath or Schwierwaldenrath stations or at several other locations listed on the Nikolausfahrt information page on the train website.   This annual train ride is very special […]

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AWGK Foggy Fields Bazaar

SAVE THE DATE:    The American Women of Geilenkirchen is excited to announce that its annual Foggy Fields Bazaar will take place Nov. 11-13, 2011. Doors open at 10am.  Start saving your money. There will be a lot to look forward to, including new vendors. Information below will be updated to reflect the new information […]

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Blueberry Picking!

YUM!!!! If you like blueberries, even just a little, I’ve found an absolutely delicious place to go! This little farm was started about 40 years ago and is still going strong. Run by the family who started it, the people who work and help there are really friendly and helpful. Buy berries already picked… or, […]

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Apple Grower and Annual Celebration near Wehr

Another special local find.  Delicious apple juice and apple products, apple picking and a wonderful annual festival.  This is a great place to take the kids in any season! http://www.obsthof-dreissen.de/ “ABSOLUTELY the best apple juice around- and it’s on the way to/ from Sittard! They have lots of other items besides apple juice, see their […]

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Annakirmes

Through Sunday you can catch the end of Düren’s fabulous Annakirmes complete with food, rides, and music.  This is a big one, but a really fun event.  Check it out!!!  It’s the biggest festival in the region going on right now.

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