Technology of a different and similar nature can also be seen in the town of the region: Arnstadt’s volunteer fire brigade invite you to an open house on Saturdays from 10am to 5pm in their new equipment house in Sankt-Florian-Straße. In addition to the guided tour through the tool shed, there are also demos, a vehicle art display, and a knowledge route for the youth fire brigade including a firefighting rally and a children’s bouncy castle. The new rolling-to-run container can also be offered from AB.
There will also be a children’s festival on Saturday from 10am-5pm at Lokschuppen Arnstadt (Rehestädter Weg 2c). There are steam train rides, a railway exhibit, and activities like face painting, a craft platform, castle jumping, and games.
If you want to take your time for culture, Arnstadt is the place for you: Fridays at 8.30pm. Tourist information invites you to a guided tour of the lights. There will be a public guided tour of the city from 11am on Saturday.
The Arnstadt Theater has been organizing the Whitsun Open Air Theater in the theater’s front yard since Wednesday (our newspaper reported). On Fridays “Bundes-Puppen-Cabaret” is shown, on Saturdays singer Ella Endlich is a guest and on Sundays (starts at 7.30 pm) there is the comedy “Do you want to come for a smack?”. Kids get their money’s worth with “Grüffelo” on Mondays at 4pm.
If you like it louder: The ’90s and 2000s Mega Hasseröder party starts at 8 p.m. Friday in the Hammerwiese car park in Arnstadt.
On the other hand, if you want to spend your Pentecost days exercising in nature, you should take a closer look at the Pentecost hiking routes in Gräfinau-Angstedt. On Saturdays and Sundays, it offers itineraries of six, ten, 20 and 42 kilometers for every condition and every level of interest. On Saturdays, six to ten kilometer hiking trails lead through the forested area between Gräfinau-Angstedt, Wümbach and Langewiesen, both via the ICE overtaking station and across the Ilm bike path. You can start from 3 pm to 6 pm in the multipurpose hall. In the evening, you can still rock your leg on the floor of the multipurpose hall to the sounds of “cherry forming”.
On Pentecost Sunday, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., you can go on a tour with start and finish in Georg-Juchheim-Halle on routes six, ten, 20 and 42 kilometers (starts only until 8 in the morning). Depending on the length of the route, hiking trails lead through the ICE bypass station, Langewiesen, Oehrenstock, Großer Dreiherrenstein, Ochsenbacher Teich and again via Langewiesen to Gräfinau-Angstedt. The finish line for these four walking routes is at 5 pm in the multipurpose hall in Gräfinau-Angstedt.
All hiking trails are marked with special colored signs for this hiking weekend.
You can follow in the footsteps of Norwegian painter Edvard Munch on Pentecost Sunday, when Munch’s next guided tour takes place in and around Elgersburg. The approximately four-kilometer hike begins at 10 a.m. and takes about 2.5 hours. The meeting point is the “Dicke Nixe” in Elgersburg at the intersection of Hauptstrasse and Ilmenauer Strasse.
Roamers will also get their money back at the Sunday Pentecost meeting from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the newly renovated Reinsfelder bunker.
On the other hand, fans of the museum can direct their steps towards Arnstadt on Sunday. The castle museum takes part in the days of the Thuringian castle, which has the motto “Open! From the Chancellery to the Court Library”. On Saturday at 11 am there will be a guided tour with Dr. Sabine Tiedtke, Research Associate at Justus Liebig Gießen University, with the current special exhibition “Glass Amazed!” And the wonderful world of Baroque glass. 2:30 PM It’s “Le Concert Allemand” with “Thuringia Baroque”. Thomas Reed (Alto), Michael Hochrether (Fayol), Ronald Goldenbfinig (Violin) and Nicole May (Thorbo) will take their listeners to 16th century England and report on life and love at the time. In addition, it is possible to visit the Arnstadt Castle Museum during the whole Pentecost weekend at a reduced price of 3.50 euros. Entry is free for children up to six years old.
The Rosenhof in Holzhausen is entering its fifth year and the summer of reading begins. On Saturdays at 10 am the children go on an excursion with “Rübensüß” from Nanni Ulbrich and Anke Groenendaal. At 7 pm there will also be a concert with the “Wahner Gospel Singers” in the Holzhausen church.
If you are interested in model flying, you must stop at Crawinkel.
After a two-year break, the model of the domestic flying club wants to show the members’ wonderful hobby. According to the old tradition, there will be a typical flight show on Pentecost Sunday from 10 am. In preparation for this day, the association has invested a lot in remodeling its buildings and is looking forward to receiving many more guests. You must follow these markings on the Crawinkel so you don’t end up in a dead end from the road construction site. Plenty of free parking is available on site. ahu / t / ef