Things to do – February 26, 2015

Benefit concert

Hollywood meets Broadway in a benefit concert to support the German Kidney Foundation Feb. 28 at the Wiesbaden Market Church. American gospel singers Joan Faulkner, Harriet Lewis and Joan Bell will perform along with Gustav Csik on piano and the Wiesbaden Youth Symphonic Orchestra. Cost is €19 for tickets in advance or €22 at the door. Purchase tickets at the regular outlets or at or call the ticket hotline at 0180 60 50 400.

Trips and tours

Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation offers a ski and snowboard trip in Interlaken, Switzerland Feb. 28 to March 1, Paris Express Feb. 28, a ski and snowboard trip in Interlaken, Switzerland Feb. 28 to March 1. Milan Overnight March 6, London Overnight March 12-15, St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin March 15-18, Prague Overnight March 21-22, American Cemetery and Luxembourg City Tour March 21-22 and Copenhagen March 27-29. Call civ (0611) 143-548-9801 for more information.

USO travel

Join the USO for trips to Black Forest Day Tour Feb. 28, Kloster Maulbronn Easter Market March 1, Berlin Express March 7, Family Fun: Sensapolis Indoor Adventure Park March 7, Poland: Pottery & Sightseeing March 13-15, Amsterdam Overnight March 14-16, Schwaebisch Hall: City Tour & Easter Market March 21, Frankfurt Walking Tour March 21, Riesling Route March 22, Bern, Switzerland and Chocolate Factory March 28, and the American Army Crosses the Rhine March 28. Stop by any area USO or call civ (0611) 143- 548-5106 for more information.

Dog sled racing

Every year hundreds of mushers and thousands of dogs come to the Black Forest town of Todtmoos to compete for the German Schwarzwald Cup.  The event takes place Feb. 27 to March 1. Find more information at

Area concerts

Katy Perry performs in Köln March 4, and Sam Smith is live in Munich March 4 and in Köln March 5. Find information and tickets at