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Bastogne March

My husband has done this twice now – both incredible, memorable experiences. There is a contact person for the base who is making arrangements for a group with busing down and back. Or, you can go on your own and pay then. It’s probably better/easier to sign up in advance with the folks on base […]

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Thomas the Train is coming! Choo Choo!

Reader Recommendation… Something really fun for Big and Little kids during Fall Break…Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends will be on show at the Museum Line Train Station in Simpelveld.   Thomas fans will love to ride on this traditional train engine and meet Thomas himself!  Children’s activities, train ride, and guest appearance are included in […]

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Aachen Events!

There is always a lot to do and see in Aachen. It’s just finding out in time that’s the problem. Check out the website – it’s all there. Website: August 08 – 18 — SommerbendA large celebration with food, music, and a huge Ferris Wheel in the square between the Dom and the Rathaus. […]

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Keukenhof Bulb Gardens – Holland

In 2008, the Keukenhof will only be open until 18 May! In 2009, the Keukenhof will be open from 19 March until 21 May! Keukenhof Stationsweg 166a; Lisse, NL+31 (0)252 465 555Email: info@keukenhof.nlWeb: All the information that you need is on the website in English. DO go to the website and read through the […]

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Koninginnedag (The Queen’s Birthday NL)

April 30th is the Queen’s Birthday in the Netherlands, so many shops will be closed, but celebrations will be taking place instead. Check out the VVV and city web sites for more celebrations in your area. Sittard: 29th – The birthday party begins on “Queen’s Night” with live music from 2000-2400. 30th – Markt: Events […]

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Floral Parade NL

If you’re up late or are getting up super early and have nothing going on tomorrow, here’s something to do. If you’re getting this late, then click on the link and mentally plan for next year. The Dutch do flowers extremely well, so this 40 km parade is sure to be fantastic. Plus, with 40 […]

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International Children’s Festival – April 26th, 2008

E-3A Component 20th International Children’s FestivalSaturday, 26 April 20081300-1800At the Base Theater just inside the front gate. Activities this year: Airfield train ride, clowns and magicians, face painting, f-16 cockpit, cotton candy and popcorn, aircraft static display, dance performances, drawing contest, children’s choir, inflatable toys and slides, ballet and tae kwon do shows, dog show, […]

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Jewelry Event in Amsterdam!

Unknown… please go and send in a review! I just stumbled across this and wow – this looks fun. If you love jewelry – especially modern designs, check out this show. Just two hours away, it could be a great place to find some special Christmas presents. International Jewellery and Silver Design Fair November 1-4 […]

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Brot Festival – Gillrath

What? For small local charm and a taste of the culture, come by the Brot Festival in Gillrath where a man fires up ovens in a 300ish old tiny brick house that he only fires up twice a year and cooks up some great loaves of bread. Bitburger beer will be sold (of course). This […]

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Air Force Ball

It’s done and over for this year, but come next, we’ll all be worrying about what to wear. For those of you finding this post next year, know that in 2007 ladies dressed in their best. The tickets said semi-formal. The ladies looked prom-glamorous. Joan Rivers would have been proud.

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