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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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Julich Annual Arts and Crafts Market

This year is the 16th year of this annual market in the historical fortress town of Jülich.  Come and see over 200 exhibitors which are carefully selected.  Find multicolored ceramics,  metal objects for the garden, felt and enamel, unusual handbags, musical instruments and wind chimes, hats and artisianal clothing. Where: Schlossplatz, Jülich InnenstadtDate: 19. Juni […]

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Saint Joseph Market in Sittard

This annual market in Sittard traditionally takes place on March 19th in Sittard’s Saint Joseph’s market square – the same large market square that hosts most all of Sittard’s events. The Saint Joseph (Joep) market is quite well known in the greater tri-border region not only because it’s the first annual fair of the year, […]

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Spangdahlem’s Annual Eifel Spring Bazaar*

Reader Contribution… Not that you need an excuse to shop, especially when the vendors are all hand-picked by the semi-professional shoppers of the SSEMC, but just in case your significant other needs a bit of a nudge, consider this: Spangdahlem is only 90 minutes away through very picturesque countryside. It’s BX and Commissary have things […]

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Easter Market in Kloster Eberbach (Monastery on the Rhine River)

Reader Contribution (MC)… This is one of the largest Easter Markets in Germany. Located near Wiesbaden, this year’s market takes place Feb. 27-28. There will be lots of Easter eggs, chocolates, baskets, and springtime decorations. Saturday, Feb. 27 1100-1800 Sunday, Feb. 28 1000-1800 To Get There: Use the address for Kloster Eberbach in your navi:  […]

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Cuijk – Netherlands LARGEST flea market!

HIGHLY recommended by several readers… This is on my list of places to go before I move. Not that I’ll learn anything or see anything beautiful and historical, but wait… may be I will. After all, antiques and oddities can be beautiful and quite historical. Yep… this is a flea market/antique lovers/bargain shoppers dream. Only […]

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Go Organic

A fan of healthy organic foods? You won’t be without them here. Most German grocery stores have small sections of organic foods near the produce section and on the Netherlands side, you can find a good selection of organic foods at Albert Heijn as well as the two large weekly markets in the area. Sittard’s […]

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Paris: The Market at Rue Mouffetard +

Local Market – Rue de la Glaciere: A small local market with all the essentials. Quaint, but only if you’re staying there. It’s not enough to make a special trip for if you are staying away from this area. If you stay at the apartment at Rue de la Glaciere these are some of the […]

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Christmas Market – Aachen

Germany is known for it’s beautiful Christmas markets (Weihnachtsmarkts), but even beyond those borders, you can find some amazing markets enjoyable not only for shoppers, but for anyone wanting to absorb the ambiance and may be try something delicious to eat as well. I’ll give you some information on the Aachen and Cologne (Koln) markets […]

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Tongeren – Amazing antique market

“I am sitting here with the smile of a Cheshire cat feeling as relaxed and rejuvenated as I would after a day at the spa. I have found my Mecca, at least on Sundays.” It might sound a bit dramatic, but truly, for antique lovers, history aficionados, museum goers, or flea market treasure seekers, this […]

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