Things to do, Sept. 26, 2013

Are you a singer?
Three choir directors and more than 100 singers will take part in a German-American Gospel Choir Project next month. Workshop dates are Oct. 28 at Nov. 4 with performances at the Praise Night in Wiesbaden-Nordenstadt Nov. 9. For more information and to register contact Peter Witmer at civ (0611) 4080-129 or email

Mainz Oktoberfest
Mainz invites Oktoberfest fans to their version of the popular beer festival Oct. 10-20 at the Messepark Mainz in Mainz-Hechtsheim. Make reservations for the beer tents by calling civ (06131) 9061 616 or find out more about the fest online at

‘Annoyance’ at English Language Theater
The Wiesbaden English Language Theater presents the play “Annoyance,” by Sam Bobrick Sept. 26-28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Gemeinschaftszentrum Georg-Buch-Haus (Wellritzstrasse 38). Visit for ticket information.

Operation Rising Star
Come out and cheer on the competition at Operation Rising Star in the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center Oct. 4, 11 and 18. Doors open and performances kick off at 7 p.m.

Live in Biebrich
The Kultur Club Biebrich features the Veronika Todorova Band Sept. 26 and the Jean Lyons Acoustic Band Nov. 21. Performances are at 8 p.m. Visit for more information.

Irish Pub performers
Catch Bobby Brown Oct. 3, the Timmy Rough Duo Oct. 4, Ruppert Spielt and the JLS Band Oct. 5, Steven McGowan Oct. 10, Declan Daly Oct. 11, Macy’s Mob Oct. 12 and Take the Biscuit Oct. 17 and 18 at the Irish Pub Wiesbaden (Michelsberg 15). Visit for more highlights.

Crafts markets
The town of Michelstadt in the Odenwald holds toy and Odenwaldmuseum Markets Oct. 12-13 and 19-20. Visit

Adventure Day in Aartal Oct. 3
The Aar Valley between Taunusstein and Diez invites visitors from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 3 to enjoy a colorful program of discovering Roman relics, visiting castles, biking and more. Visit for details.

Live at the Alte Oper
Frankfurt’s Alte Oper features pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard playing the music of Claude Debussy Oct. 2, the Orchestre de Paris Oct. 3, the London Symphony Orchestra Oct. 4, the Venice Baroque Orchestra Oct. 12, Celtic Women Oct. 17, the Barrelhouse Jazz Party Oct. 19, Jan Garbarek featuring Trilok Gurtu Oct. 29, the Berlin Philharmoniker under the direction of Sir Simon Rattle Nov. 4, the Cleveland Orchestra Nov. 9 and 10, and a Jazz Night featuring Gregory Porter and Lizz Wright Nov. 19. Visit for ticket information.