Yay! Hope it’s not the last day of summer, but if it is, there’s no excuse for staying inside with festivals in every quarter! Thanks Marjon Borsboom for gathering the info.
All of September ► Sommerkino auf der Feinkost (Karli) – Summercinema
Summer movienights at Feinkost, just off Karli, in Südvorstadt. Too many dates to mention. More info + program (in German) http://www.kinobar-leipzig.de/sommerkino/
TIP: look for movies with OmU = Original version with German subtitles
11 – 20 September ► Circus Carl Busch at Kleinmesseplatz (Cottaweg)
Large and quite famous German circus with performances of clowns, acrobats and acts with live animals. More info (in German) http://www.circus-carl-busch.de/index.php?id=61
11 – 13 September ► Tapetenwerkfest & Herbstrundgang
Similar to Spinnerei, but less known. Industrial heritage building filled with art galleries etcetera. There is live music & food as well. More info http://www.tapetenwerk.de/
12 & 13 September ► Spinnerei Rundgang – Autumn Gallery Tour
A very popular event: open house & new exhibits at the famous Spinnerei art galleries. More info http://www.spinnerei.de/spinnerei-gallery-tour.html
12 September ► KARLIBEBEN – Action, Party, Live-Musik
Seasonal event on Karl-Liebknecht-Straβe (Karli). Shop owners, pubs and restaurants organise this event together and make Karli “shake” (=beben) with live-music, theatre, dancing, fashion shows etc. A program guide (Programmheft) is available at participating venues and shops on Karli, or look on their Facebook page.
12 September ► Burgerfeste überall – local events all over town
In nearly every part of the city there are fun/food/entertainment-events on this day. Examples: 25.000 Lichter Fest im Agra Park, Freiraumfestival in the eastern part of town, Tag der Stadtreinigung at Augustusplatz, etcetera. Find one near you: http://www.leipzig.de/freizeit-kultur-und-tourismus/veranstaltungen-und-termine/september/
13 September ► Familienfest – Familyday at Grassi Museum
Exhibitions, demonstrations by artisans, ‘mitmachen’ workshops for children, a bazaar with arts & craft from all over the world (free to visit from 11th-13th September), music, food & drinks. The most fun packed day of the year at this beautiful museum. Entrance <18years free, adults €6.
13 September ► Tag des offenen Denkmals – European Heritage Day
Ever wondered what that historic building you pass every day looks like on the inside? Now is your chance to see. http://maps.tag-des-offenen-denkmals.de/#/land/Sachsen-Anhalt For example the Dölitzer Wassermühle: http://doelitzer-wassermuehle.de/?page_id=259
13 September ► Kids Flea Market at Kulturhaus ‘Sonne‘ (in Schkeuditz)
Special second hand market, held 4x a year, for every thinkable child-related item, like clothes, toys, strollers, books, bikes etcetera. Opening hours are 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-16:00. After lunch most traders will have swapped for new ones, so it is worth sticking around! More info (in German) http://www.leipzig-leben.de/kinderflohmarkt-leipzig/
12 September ► Freiraum Festival
lots happening all over Leipzig east all day and all night