Things to do, Aug.15, 2013

Travel with the USO

Rhein Main Area USOs head to a Mosel River cruise Aug. 17, Frankfurt Aug. 17, Bern (Switzerland) Aug. 24 and Bad Wimpfen Aug. 24. Stop by any Wiesbaden USO office or call civ (0611) 7120-2880 for details.

Backtracking jams

The Cappuccino Casino invites music lovers in on Aug. 16, 23 and 30 to enjoy various DJs and types of music. Giveaways and snacks will be featured. Call civ (0611) 411-4444 for more information.

Back-to-School B.A.S.H.

The J4H Ministry holds a Back-to-School B.A.S.H. (Being About Serving Him) Sept. 7 at 5 p.m. at the Haus des Buergers, Am Neuen Markt 4 in Ramstein. Cost is €10 featuring games, door prizes and more.

Wine Fests

The Kostheimer Wine Grower Days will be held Aug. 16-19.

Music in the Palmengarten

Frankfurt’s Palmengarten offers a series of concerts during the summer months ranging from jazz to world music. Upcoming jazz concerts include the Anke Helfrich Quartet Aug. 15 and the Ramon Valle Quartet Aug. 29. World music concerts include Kobo Town (Canada) Aug. 20. Performances on the outdoor pavilion are at 7:30 p.m. Admission is from €10 to €16. Buy tickets in advance or at the door at the Palmengarten entrance, Siesmayerstr. 63 in Frankfurt.

Outdoor Rec trips

Head to Meersburg Castle Aug. 17 or the Bad Duerkheim Wine Fest with Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation. Call civ (0611) 705-5760 for details.

Medieval Fest and Market

Frauenstein holds a Medieval Fest and Market Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. Entrance is free. Enjoy music, food and more.

Extreme Weekend with BOSS

Wiesbaden’s Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers heads to Camp Darby, Italy, Aug. 29 to Sept. 2. Enjoy sightseeing, swimming, shopping, dancing, sports and more. Cost is $150 (BOSS members only). Sign up at the Warrior Zone on Clay Kaserne.

Free pool

Enjoy free pool every Monday at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center Lounge. Call civ (0611) 4080-190 for more information.

Rock’n’Heim Fest

The Hockenheim Race Track will be the site of an open-air concert Aug. 16-18 featuring headliners System of a Down, Tenacious D, Franz Ferdinand and Nine Inch Nails among others. For a complete lineup and tickets visit or local ticket outlets.