Get out and about this month

German-American Day

The Deutsch-Amerikanisches Zentrum/James F. Byrnes Institute will celebrate its annual German-American Day Oct. 11 with a fall concert from 7-9 p.m. in the White Hall of the Neue Schloss (new castle) in downtown Stuttgart.

The concert will feature compositions from classic American musicals, as well as melodies from various European operas. Following the concert, a reception will be held at the foyer of the White Hall.  

Tickets cost €15 when purchased in advance and €18 on the night of the event.

Tickets can be purchased at the DAZ (Charlottenplatz 17, 70173 Stuttgart) or by calling civ. 0711-228-180.

Homeland photo exhibit

The Deutsch-Amerikanisches Zentrum/James F. Byrnes Institute features a photo exhibition called “Homeland” with images by Nina Berman, a photographer from New York, until Nov. 18 at the German-American Center in downtown Stuttgart.

In her images, Berman reflects on the changes in American society and everyday life after the terrorist attacks of  Sept. 11, 2001.

The exhibition is free of charge and will be open Tuesday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and 2-5 p.m.

For more information, visit or call civ. 0711-228-180.

Fellbacher Herbst

This year’s annual Fellbacher Herbst (Fellbach Fall Festival) will run from Oct. 7-10 in downtown Fellbach. The fest will be open Friday from 4 p.m. until midnight. On Saturday the fest is open from noon to midnight, and Sunday and Monday from 11 a.m. to midnight.

The Fellbacher Herbst is one of the largest fall festivals in Baden-Württemberg. Visitors can sample wines from the middle Neckar region and enjoy Swabian meals in various wine booths throughout the fest. The official opening parade will be held Oct. 8 from 2-3 p.m. in downtown Fellbach.

On Oct. 9, all stores in the downtown area will be open from 12:30-5:30 p.m. Visitors will also have the chance to watch a fireworks display at 8:30 p.m. on the same day.

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