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What is possible in the region, despite the pandemic

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Don’t feel like spending the whole Saturday and Sunday at home? Despite the pandemic, all the bad news and even if there are many closings: With a little distance, caution and the necessary measures, a lot can be done in Lower Franconia. We have eleven suggestions for November 27th and 28th – in view of the corona situation without guarantee.

1. For art enthusiasts: Exhibition “Götter-Los” in the hospital in Würzburg

Last chance to admire the twelve large sculptural folding figures by Lilo Emmerling in the hospital: The exhibition “Gods-Los” ends on Sunday. The figures impress with their strong colors and clear geometry. The art is rounded off by a word-sound installation, with texts by the artist, spoken by Rainer Appel, and with sounds by Burkard Schmidl. On the final day, Lilo Emmerling will also be there in the exhibition.

  • When? Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Where? Im Spitäle, Zeller Str. 1, Würzburg

2. For those seeking inspiration: Christmas exhibition in the Glass Museum Wertheim

If you are looking for inspiration for your Christmas tree, you might find it in the glass museum in Wertheim in the current exhibition: You can see “Historical and modern Christmas tree decorations made of glass”, with a Christmas bazaar, glass-blower demonstrations and a four-meter-high tree full of Thuringian figures. Then it’s worth taking a stroll through the city center ?? with Christmas huts and handicrafts.

3. For small and large children: Kasperl receives a visit from Iran in Würzburg

An astonishing encounter in the plastic theater Hobbit: Mobarak, Tayareh and Divi are puppets from Tehran – and make friends with the puppet. In the cross-cultural piece everything begins with a letter that comes fluttering into his house and announcing a visit from Iran. The sender would like to know whether there could even be a family connection. When Kasperl is still in the middle of the preparations, two strangers are already standing in front of his house with their luggage. Are the two of you expected?

  • When? Saturday at 3 p.m., Sunday at 11 a.m.
  • Where? Plastisches Theater Hobbit, Münzstraße 1, 97070 Würzburg
  • More info: www.theater-hobbit.de

4. For friends of unique items: Adventswerkstatt in Abtswind

In the light of the half-timbered barn, the three artists Susanne Mann, Astrid Meyer and Sigrid Stöcker offer handcrafted decorations and gift ideas. Free entry.

  • When? Saturday from 2.30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Where? Kirchgaden, main street in Abtswind

5. For animal lovers: The Reutersbrunn wildcat adventure trail

An exciting excursion for families with children in the Haßbergen: On a two-kilometer path through the forest, the little ones can find out everything about the shy animals that live in the local forests. They are guided by the carved tomcat “Eberhard”.

6. For time travelers: “The early years of photography” in Schweinfurt

Thousands of pictures on your mobile phone and the cloud is bursting at the seams? Anyone who notices this is in good company. Photography has somehow become a little arbitrary. It was completely different, in the “early years of photography” from 1840. The exhibition “New Truth? Small Miracles” in the Georg Schäfer Museum shows real masterpieces from this period, carefully staged.

  • When? Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Where? Georg Schäfer Museum, Brückenstrasse 20, 97421 Schweinfurt
  • More info: www.museumgeorgschaefer.de

7. For nature lovers: Out and about in the Sennfeld biotope network

Between 1994 and 2013, the municipality of Sennfeld created the Sennfeld 2000 biotope network over a length of 5.2 kilometers, which runs from the Main to Gochsheim. 150 deciduous and fruit trees as well as over 1200 native wild bushes were planted. Lean and humid locations have many herbs and flowering plants. The starting point of the two-hour hike is the Hellenlohe rest area on the Sennfelder Seenkranz.

  • When? Janytime
  • Where? Sennfeld in the district of Schweinfurt
  • More info: www.sennfeld.de under “Guided Tours”

8. For families: The Mack family’s Christmas house in Mellrichstadt

Christmas figurines from the garden to the roof, a Christmas train that runs at the push of a button, plus a raffle and a bazaar for a good cause: the Mack family’s Christmas house enjoys a special reputation in the region and sweetens the wait for Christmas. It starts on Saturday – and then until December 30th every day from 4.30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visit only under the current Corona conditions.

  • When: Sat. and Sun. from 4.30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Where: Mellrichstadt, Thüringer Strasse 22

9. For lovers of white splendor: Is the first snow falling in the Rhön?

Every year a highlight for young and old: the snow-covered expanses of the Rhön. The first flakes should fall on the weekend. The extensive hiking trails on Kreuzberg, Feuerberg and in the Black Mountains offer pandemic-friendly space – for the whole family and also for those who are looking for solitude.

  • When? At any time
  • Where? for example at the Guckas-Pass car park

10. For picture book fans: Election of the audience award winner at the “Meefisch” in Marktheidenfeld

“The Meefisch ?? is awarded for the best unpublished picture book project in German-speaking countries. In the finalist exhibition in Marktheidenfeld’s Franck-Haus, 22 competition entries selected by a specialist jury will be presented. All interested parties will have the opportunity to choose the audience award winner from them until Sunday The jury and audience winners will be announced at the Midissage on Saturday, December 4th.

  • When? Saturday 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Where? Franck House, Untertorstrasse 6, Marktheidenfeld
  • More info? www.der-meefisch.de/meefisch/ausstellung-2021

11. For a vision: hike to the “terroir f” in the Stetten vineyards

The steel viewing platform in the Stetten vineyards offers a panoramic view as far as Würzburg and far into the Spessart. It can be explored in a circular route 4.5 kilometers in length. It starts from the Weinwander parking lot in the direction of Rotberg, which can be easily reached from the connecting road (MSP 8) between Himmelstadt (B27) and Stetten. Along the way there is not only a wonderful view, but also information about the dry stone walls in viticulture and the geology of the Franconian wine region.

  • When? At any time
  • Where? B27 in a northerly direction to Karlstadt, then on the right hand side on the B26 to Stetten; there follow the Weinbergstraße to the parking lot
  • More info? www.deutscheweine.de

You can always find more articles with leisure tips in our dossier!

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