Culture & Leisure

The audince at the Liam Gallagher concert, part of the Jazz Open, September 15 2021.

Music celebration “Jazz Open” returns to Stuttgart

The Stuttgart “Jazz Open” takes place annually in the heart of downtown Stuttgart becoming one of the first large-scale music events in the city since the start of the COVID pandemic.

September 17, 2021 ×
Strike to disrupt long distance and regional train services Sept. 2-6

Strike to disrupt long distance and regional train services Sept. 2-6

A train drivers’ strike will affect passenger services across Germany from Sept. 2-6. Long distance and regional trains (including S-Bahn) operated by Deutsche Bahn will be affected.

August 31, 2021 ×
Stuttgart golf course - Photo by Severin Hardy

A diamond in the rough – The Stuttgart golf course

The 18 hole, 300 acre course was built in 1956 and designed by Bernhard von Limburger, described by the journal ‘Golf Course Architecture’ as “clearly the most important golf course architect in Germany” in his time.

August 16, 2021 ×
The university town of Tübingen is only 45 minutes

VVS annual ticket holders enjoy free statewide travel in late summer

Annual public transit subscription holders can use local/regional transit for free, statewide, courtesy of a unique customer appreciation campaign running through September 12.

July 27, 2021 ×
Jennifer Fox peruses the book shelves at the Patch Library on June 15, 2021. Vaccinated community members can now enjoy all the library has to offer without face masks. Photo by Becca Castellano

New arrivals at the library

The summer reading program is in full swing at the Patch Library!

July 15, 2021 ×
Get involved with BOSS: activities for single, unaccompanied servicemembers

Get involved with BOSS: activities for single, unaccompanied servicemembers

BOSS represents the single service member in how you live, spend leisure time, and support the community around you.

January 12, 2021 ×
Regional German customs to welcome in the New Year

Regional German customs to welcome in the New Year

Swabian customs meant to assure a lucky, prosperous, happy year ahead.

December 31, 2020 ×
Ways to spend time together while alone during the holidays

Ways to spend time together while alone during the holidays

Take advantage of online platforms to stay connected during this corona holiday season.

December 20, 2020 ×
Stars and Stripes accepting letters for Santa

Stars and Stripes accepting letters for Santa

The newspaper is accepting letters to Santa through December 24.

December 10, 2020 ×
When told to stay put, reading provides a place to go

When told to stay put, reading provides a place to go

Patch Library can help you find that perfect read.

November 24, 2020 ×
Cyclists reap benefits of new initiatives

Cyclists reap benefits of new initiatives

Stuttgart’s Family and MWR warrior adventure quest program and Outdoor Rec have a new vision for cycling in the community.

October 28, 2020 ×
Allison Harrison as Edna and LTC Timothy Sikorski as Harvey act in "The whole shebang" during the IMCOM-E one act play festival

Stuttgart Theater Center wins big at annual awards

A 6-person ensemble, under the direction of Dusseldorf native Martin Jelonek, performed The Whole Shebang, in competition with other Army garrisons across Europe.

October 21, 2020 ×
‘Girls’ bookend new theatre season

‘Girls’ bookend new theatre season

The Stuttgart Theatre Center is back and the season kicks off with ‘Jerry’s Girls.’

September 23, 2020 ×
Local volunteer creates theater costumes

Local volunteer creates theater costumes

Sikorski logged 871 volunteer hours in 2019 and won “Best Costume Design for Musical” at the IMCOM-E Tournament of Plays Competition.

September 15, 2020 ×
Local travel for end of summer

Local travel for end of summer

As summer turns to fall and days gradually turn shorter and colder, community members can continue to find opportunities to explore locally and engage in their interests.

August 16, 2020 ×