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Sep
14
Sat
Pick your own appels @ Olmenhorst Apple Farm
Sep 14 – Oct 27 all-day

Olmenhorst is an apple farm located just 40 minutes from The Hague. For six weeks per year, they open their doors to the public to pick their own apples and pears (kilo price is 2,25 Euro). You can also enjoy lunch and fresh Dutch apple pie in their cafe while the kids play in the playground. It’s always a fun activity for a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. For more information visit their website

Opening hours until 27th October:

Wednesday from 13.00-17.00

Saturday from  10.00-17.00 uur

Sunday from 10.00-17.00 uur

During the autumn holiday (21-25 October) it is open every day between 13-17.00 and in the weekends 10:00 – 17:00.

And for the other part of the country 14-18 October it is open everyday from 10-17.00

Sep
23
Mon
Restaurant Week @ all over the country
Sep 23 – Oct 9 all-day
Restaurant Week @ all over the country | Netherlands

Fantastic 3-course dinner at top restaurants for only € 28.50.

Just go the website of the Restaurantweek and choose the city where you would like to eat, then you can choose and book the restaurant. Please note that often you have to pay a supplement for better or Michelin Star restaurants.

Oct
3
Thu
Afrovibes Festival @ Maaspodium and Kunsthal
Oct 3 – Oct 13 all-day

 From 3 until 13 October the 16th edition of the Afro_Vibes Festival brings contemporary theater, dance, performances, music, film and design from urban cultural hotspots in Africa on 12 stages in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht.
The festival looks at the entire African continent. In this 16th edition Afro_Vibes brings contemporary makers and artists from South Africa, Nigeria, Angola, Uganda, Congo-Kinshasa and from The Netherlands. They show that we look at the world from different perspectives but that, despite the distance between Europe and Africa, we often have the same questions about who we are, who or what we want to be, what our identity is and why we act as we act.

Speak Truth to Power
With the theme Speak Truth to Power the focus of this year’s festival is on truth and power. The world is overflowing with data and information and with the rise of unfiltered (online) sources the question arises: what is real and what is fake? Has truth become an illusion in a world in which social media reinforces existing stereotypes by showing people (fake) news, images and stories with which they already agree? Afro_Vibes has chosen this theme as an artistic response to current times in which various power struggles are featured in the news every day. From authoritarian regimes to students who make their voices heard for climate change and affordable education. Where women unite for equality and against sexual violence, where refugees and migrants have to defend their position and where online media and news channels are used as a window to look at the world, but also for propaganda and fake news.

Data en theaters/steden
Amsterdam 3 t/m 5 oktober Compagnietheater; 5 oktober Bijlmer Parktheater; 9 & 10 oktober De Balie; 9 & 11 oktober Podium Mozaiek; 12 oktober Pleintheater; 13 oktober Bimhuis
Den Haag 5 & 6 oktober Het Nationale Theater (locatie Spui); 11 oktober Paard.
Rotterdam 12 & 13 oktober Maaspodium; 6 oktober Kunsthal.
Utrecht 11 oktober Stadsschouwburg Utrecht; 12 oktober TivoliVredenburg.

Oct
8
Tue
Praatcafe – Dutch Borrel (Speaking Dutch event) @ Citizen M
Oct 8 all-day

Rotterdams Praatcafe is a social group for anyone interested in practising Dutch in a cozy environment. Any Dutch language learners can enjoy practising Dutch at ease and with fun. In order to do that, we bring into the group enthusiastic Dutch language learners, professional Dutch teachers, professional language coaches and other social Dutch native speakers. Together we will create creative and social events to make friends, have a lot of fun and practise speaking Dutch. Events will be held in Rotterdam.

They organize a regular “borrel” (drinks) on every second  Tuesday of the month, from 19.30 to 22h. During the borrel the only language spoken is Dutch.

 

 

Oct
9
Wed
Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam @ LantarenVenster
Oct 9 – Oct 13 all-day

From October 9 until 13 October the eleventh edition of AFFR takes place in LantarenVenster, Rotterdam.

AFFR investigates the relation between film, city and architecture with a broad programme of films, debates and more.

Dive into to world of cities and architecture with lectures, films and debates. 

Oct
10
Thu
Popronde Utrecht – Travelling music festival @ Varios locations
Oct 10 @ 18:30 – Oct 11 @ 05:00
Popronde Utrecht - Travelling music festival @ Varios locations | Utrecht | Utrecht | Netherlands

Popronde is a travelling music festival. In Utrecht more than 35 upcoming bands present themselves at various locations in the citycentre. Popronde hosts a variety of musical genres, discover a selection of the new generation Dutch musicians in one evening! All concerts are free.

Oct
11
Fri
Internations Oktoberfest Network Party @ Kartoffel
Oct 11 @ 21:00 – Oct 12 @ 23:30

On Friday evening, 11th October InterNations organises an Oktoberfest Networking Event @Kartoffel in Utrecht from 21.00-23.30 h. Entrance is 10 Euro. You can join InterNations and become a member:

http://www.internations.org/start?ref=he_st

Oct
12
Sat
Cinekid Festival for Children @ Westergasfabriek Amsterdam
Oct 12 – Oct 27 all-day

Cinekid Festival
Cinekid Festival is the largest children’s media festival in the world. At the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam and around 40 locations across the country, children aged between 3 and 14 years can watch new, unusual and striking films and television productions and meet their creators. They also get a chance to explore the MediaLab: a playful exhibition extending across 1200 square meters, filled with interactive art installations, workshops, games and apps. Cinekid for Professionals, an international multi-day event for the children’s media industry, also runs during the Cinekid Festival.

Check out where cinekid is taking place here: https://www.cinekid.nl/en/festival

19-25 October in Amsterdam 

12-27 October on tour

Dagvlinder Festival @ Submarine Hangar
Oct 12 all-day
Dagvlinder Festival @ Submarine Hangar | Rotterdam | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

The hottest and latest brand new festival is back: Dagvlinder Festival. This is one of the first daytime indoor festival held in The Netherlands in Rotterdam. Due to last year being such a great success, the event is back on Saturday the 12th of October! From 2 to 12 pm

The fourth phase late butterfly tickets for the Dagvlinder Festival 2019 has begun. These can be ordered online via www.dagvlinderfestival.nl

– pre-phase ‘friends of’ ticket = sold out
– phase 1 ‘early butterfly’ ticket = sold out
– phase 2 and 3 ‘butterfly ticket’ = sold out

phase 4: now available; 41.37 incl. fee

This year we also have the option of ‘backstage straps’ for that little bit more experience. You then have access behind the stages to party, a better view, more space and also your own bar. The price of this is 49.50 ex fee excluding drinks.

ps; we are going to be a little fresher this year, even more fruity and we are expanding a little more with something nice 🙂

#BUTTERFLIES

New this year: backstage access! With a special wristband, you have access to enter backstage areas. This includes a better view at your favorite artist, more space and even an own bar. Backstage access tickets are online now [49.50 ex fee and ex drinks] and also online for sale at www.dagvlinderfestival.nl

Geen Daden maar Worden – True Word Literary Festival @ Various locations in Katendrecht
Oct 12 all-day

At the Geen Daden Maar Woorden Festival words are the central theme. The festival is an exploration with a broad programme. Explore young literary talent and (known or new) Dutch auth0rs. Be surprised by international spoken word performers, poets and films and enjoy singer-songriters and music theater.

Katendrecht
The festival takes place from 20h to 24 h at several locations around the Deliplein art Katendrecht. A place full of innovation, experiment and energy. Make your own route along the festival locations (also in English).

Ticket also entitles you to visit the afterparty.

Japanese Garden Open @ Clingendael Estate
Oct 12 – Oct 27 all-day
Japanese Garden Open @ Clingendael Estate | Den Haag | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

The magnificent Japanese Garden is the crown jewel of Clingendael Park, with beautiful and rare trees and plants. The garden is extremely fragile. That is why the Japanese Garden is open only 8 weeks in the year. The garden is open from 12 – 27 October.

Due to its fragility, the Japanese Garden can be visited only during a short period of the year. It is open a few weeks in the spring and in the autumn. The garden is now closed.

Opening hours
During the weeks when the garden is open in the spring, you can visit it from 9.00 to 20.00 hrs. and during the opening hours in the autumn you can enter from 10.00 to 16.00 hrs. It is not possible to visit the garden outside of these hours (not even with an appointment).

Autumn 2019: from 12 October to 27 October

Consequences of the garden’s fragility
Due to the garden’s fragility it is not possible to visit it with strollers or baby carriages and electric mobility devices.
The garden offers only limited access to people in a wheelchair. A separate entrance is available for wheelchairs with a special shorter route through the garden.
It is also prohibited to enter the garden with dogs.
If the garden has too many visitors, you may have to wait outside before you are allowed in. The fragility of the plants means there is a limit on the number of visitors allowed at a given time.
Japanese Garden in Clingendael Park
History
The Japanese Garden was created in the beginning of the 20th century by the former owner of the country estate of Clingendael, Marguérite M. Baroness van Brienen (1871-1939), also called Lady Daisy. Lady Daisy undertook several voyages by ship to Japan. She brought back to the Netherlands a number of lanterns, a water cask, sculptures, the little bridges and possibly the pavilion. It is the only Japanese Garden in the Netherlands from around 1910 and therefore has a high historical value. The municipality has managed the Clingendael estate since 1954. Staff of Haeghe Schoon en Groen from the municipality’s Haeghe Groep maintain the Japanese Garden.

Place of serenity and reflection
The garden has a unique and surprising atmosphere, partly thanks to the beautiful moss cover. The garden contains many stone lanterns in all shapes and sizes. It also has 2 water casks. One water cask has 4 images of Buddhas. The other water cask is in the shape of a lotus flower. The beautiful pavilion offers a great vantage point to admire the garden. The pavilion had sliding doors until around 1940. These panels were put back in place in 2009 with the help of Japanese architects. Lady Daisy’s legacy is now a place of serenity and reflection for visitors to the Japanese Garden.

Mondriaan Jazz Festival @ Paard van Troje
Oct 12 all-day
Mondriaan Jazz Festival @ Paard van Troje

Mondriaan Jazz Festival

 Mondriaan Jazz Festival 2019 takes place on the 12th of October 2019 at PAARD and in Het Koorenhuis in The Hague (NL). The festival will kick off with a special opening concert ft. Phronesis in Het Koorenhuis on Friday the 11th of October, co-organised by ProJazz.

Mondriaan Jazz is a progressive festival with a cutting-edge touch. The thrilling and contemporary line-up explores the boundaries between different genres and closely monitors the future of (jazz) music in all its forms and sizes. Mondriaan Jazz is a voyage of discovery where unique collaborations take place, international debuts are made and special new groups are curated.

More info
The Mondriaan Jazz Festival takes place at the Paard (Prinsegracht 12) in The Hague.

Tickets cost € 37.50 and can be ordered here

More information about the Mondriaan Jazz Festival can be found at www.mondriaanjazz.nl.

Opera at Pathe Cinema: Turandot by Puccini @ Pathe Cinemas
Oct 12 @ 19:00 – 23:00
Opera at Pathe Cinema: Turandot by Puccini @ Pathe Cinemas | Netherlands

 

Pathe Cinema’s bring Life and in HD opera’s from the Metropolitan Opera in New York. So you don’t have to be in New York to be part of it. 🙂

On Saturday 12th October the opera is Turandot by Puccini: https://www.metopera.org/season/in-cinemas/2019-20-season/turandot-live-in-hd/

Perhaps not the most famous of Giacomo Puccini’s operas, “Turandot” was the final work by the Italian composer, who died before it was completed.  

Thrilling dramatic soprano Christine Goerke brings her fierce portrayal of the title princess to cinemas on October 12, with Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium for Franco Zeffirelli’s dazzling production of Puccini’s final masterpiece. Tenor Yusif Eyvazov is the mysterious prince Calàf, alongside soprano Eleonora Buratto as Liù and bass-baritone James Morris as Timur. This live cinema transmission is part of the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series, bringing opera to more than 2,200 theaters in more than 70 countries worldwide.

 

Broadcasted at 19h at Pathe Cinemas:

Amsterdam: Tuchinsky

Rotterdam: Schouwburgplein

Den Haag: Buitenhof

Utrecht: Leidche Rhijn

Pathe Nijmegen

Pathe Ede 

Oct
13
Sun
Atlantikwall Museum open on Sundays only @ Scheveningen
Oct 13 all-day

The Atlantikwall Museum Scheveningen feature several original German bunkers from the Second World War. The figurehead of the Atlantikwall Museum Scheveningen is the command bunker in the complex Widerstandsnest 318 (Verteidigungsstab Badhuisweg). A man-bunker has also been set up in this complex and a toilet bunker has been made accessible. On regular open days it is possible to visit the command bunker, and there are volunteers ready to provide information and answer questions.

Widerstandsnest 318 Scheveningen
The primary museum location of the foundation is an authentically furnished command bunker of the type 608 (Bataillons-, Abteilungs- oder Regiments-Gefechtsstand). From this bunker and nearby villas in the Second World War the military command of Stützpunkgruppe Scheveningen was conducted by the occupying forces. The bunker is largely original and gives you the unique experience of a tangible past. There are also original historical objects of German, British, Canadian and American forces on display.

Man’s bunker
In the adjacent man-bunker bunker of the type 622 (Doppelgruppenunterstand) on the Badhuisweg there is a ‘time capsule’: one of the two lounges is furnished with exclusively unrestored objects. You get the impression that the bunker has remained untouched since the end of the Second World War. In reality, most bunkers in the Netherlands were looted after the war and stripped of all valuable parts. The other room is an exhibition space for photographs, art and historical objects.

Accessibility
The bunkers on the Badhuisweg are located at numbers 119-133, next to De Boshut coffee house. The museum is accessible by tram line 9. Get off at the Cremerweg stop, from there it is a two minute walk to the bunker. Car is free to park within walking distance of the museum

Entrance is 4 Euro (cash) and 2 Euro for children until 12 years.

https://atlantikwallmuseum.nl/wp-content/uploads/Folder-ENG.pdf

Church Secondhand Book Fair @ St. John and St. Philips Church Hall
Oct 13 all-day
Church Secondhand Book Fair @ St. John and St. Philips Church Hall | Den Haag | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

Secondhand book fair at Anglican Church

A secondhand book fair will be held at the Anglican Church of St John & St Philip on Saturday, 12 October.

A huge selection of secondhand books will be on sale at bargain prices in a wide variety of languages including English, French, German and Dutch. Categories of books available include, travel, cooking, fiction and gardening as well as hobby and technical books on a variety of subjects.

A good selection of children’s books will also be on sale as well as videos, CDs, etc. Coffee, tea and cakes and homemade jams will also be available.

All proceeds of the Book Fair will go towards the choir activities.

More info
The book fair will be held in the Church Hall from 10.00 to 15.00 hrs. on Saturday, 12 October. The church is located at Ary van der Spuyweg 1/Riouwstraat 2 (close to the Scheveningseweg). Admission is free.

For more information, please phone tel. (070) 355 53 59 or visit the

Dogs at Sea @ Scheveningen Beach
Oct 13 all-day

Dogs at Sea is the event that makes all dog tails wag a little faster. We’ll celebrate the first weekend of the year that dogs are allowed on the beach with numerous workshops, shows and activities. And a lot of dog related products…

The place to be for all dogs and their owners is Scheveningen. Kurhaus, Boulevard and Beach from 11 – 18h 

Pure Markt @ Amstelpark
Oct 13 all-day

Pure Markt features 80+ vendors selling a variety of sustainable, organic and artisanal products. Sunday from 11 to 17 hours. Every second Sunday at Amsterdamse Bos

At the market you’ll find plenty of delicious food as well as everything from toys and furniture to candles and cosmetics.
The variety of stands and special activities make Pure Markt a great outing for the entire family.

 

Stadium FunRun @ Cars Jeans Stadium
Oct 13 all-day
Stadium FunRun @ Cars Jeans Stadium

The Stadium FunRun ADO Den Haag on Sunday, 13 October is a unique running event through and around the Cars Jeans Stadion to raise money for charity.

Spring into action and run past special spots where normally only ADO Den Haag players are allowed to enter. This year the start and finish line are in front of the Cars Jeans stadium.

There are 5 distances: the 1905 M Run, Family Run of 1 km, the 5 km Run, the 10km Run and the 10 km Walk. Register for one of these FunRuns, make your own ADO Den Haag donation page and share it with family and friends. This way you will be able to support 2 charities: ADO Den Haag in de Maatschappij and the Juliana Kinderziekenhuis.

Programme
11.00 Stadium opens
12.15 Start 10 km Walk
12.30 Start 1 km Family Run
12.45 Start 1905 m Run
13.15 Start 10 km and Business Run
13.30 Start 5 km and Business Run
13.30 Start after party
17.00 Stadium closes
More info
Register now for the Stadium FunRun at the Cars Jeans Stadium in The Hague.

The prices range from € 7.00 for the Family Run to € 17.50 for the 10 km Run. The price includes the run, water and a medal. It is also possible to buy a special FunRun running shirt for € 17.50.

More information can be found atwww.stadiumfunrun.com.

France Day and Marche Royal @ Hofkwartier
Oct 13 @ 14:18 – 15:18
France Day and Marche Royal @ Hofkwartier | Den Haag | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

Hagenaars do not have to travel far to get into a French atmosphere this fall. During Marché Royal on Sunday 13 October, accordions sound in the atmospheric streets of the Hofkwartier, it smells of fresh baguette and the most beautiful French vintage cars adorn the sidewalks.

This fifth edition of Marché Royal has a packed and typically French program for young and old. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the picturesque Hofkwartier is the setting for a Mediterranean lifestyle market with stalls full of fun trinkets and artisan delights.

A French market is of course not complete without the chansons of Piaf, Montand and Aznavour. That is why there are more musicians to see and hear this year than ever. Pierre et les Optimistes, Caroline in ‘t Veld and the jazz duo Casan & Sucasas, for example, move through the neighborhood like true troubadours.

The driving tour of classic Citroëns, Renaults, Panhards and Peugeots gives the market an extra cachet. The proud owners gather after a tour at 2.30 pm at the Grote Kerk and tell with love and pleasure everything about their sparkling French cars.

The storytellers from Storytrail are new this year. They always take the audience in small groups on an adventure through the rich history of the Hofkwartier. France plays a role in this, because is it not Napoleon to whom The Hague owes the Venduehuis?

The shops and restaurants in the area are also transforming themselves into ultimate French addresses. A number of fashion stores in the Molenstraat even hold a fashion show with couture and beautiful vintage outfits. The Alliance Française is present with a book market and both the Walloon Church and the Schuilkerk and the Willibrordushuis are accessible.

Finally, there is room for popular sport number one: pétanque. When the weather is nice, Nobelstraat can be jeje-de-bould to your heart’s content in a real competition. A little further on, on the Veenkade, visitors can get on a boat for a unique cruise through the city center of The Hague.

At the official start ceremony at noon on the forecourt of the Venduehuis, none other than the French ambassador Luis Vassy is present. Together with alderman Rachid Guernaoui, he will open this holiday. Everyone is invited to toast with a glass of crémant.

Marché Royal 2019, Sunday 13 October from 11 am to 5 pm in the entire Hofkwartier. More information and the latest news: www.facebook.com/hofkwartierdenhaag

Oct
18
Fri
De grote schijn – Magic in the Kralingse Bos @ Kralingse Bos
Oct 18 – Oct 27 all-day
De grote schijn - Magic in the Kralingse Bos @ Kralingse Bos | Rotterdam | South Holland | Netherlands

A piece of magic, hidden at the edge of the city

The Kralingse Bos in Rotterdam forms the backdrop for a special evening walk during the autumn holidays. As if the forest was filled with real magic, a new surprise waits behind every bush. Trees seem to come to life, mushrooms have been plucked away from a fairy tale and get a luminous glow while running water suddenly changes direction. Nature plays the leading role in this special spectacle with the forest as a natural backdrop.

All the senses are stimulated during this 2 kilometer long walk through the dark. Eyes, ears and noses go on an adventure through light, sound and smells. There are no fairy-tale creatures or evil wizards who produce their magic and thus bring the forest to life, no everything comes from suffisticated technology. Impressive and innovative gadgets provide one mysterious surprise after another, an experience for young and old.

Oct
19
Sat
Amsterdam City Walk @ Olympic Stadion
Oct 19 all-day
Amsterdam City Walk @ Olympic Stadion | Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | Netherlands

Discover Amsterdam in just one day with one of our amazing walking tracks in and around town: the Amsterdam City Walk!

Not only for the many supporters of the marathon runners but basically anyone who wants to discover the city is welcome to join our walking event. You can choose between five walks. There is one for every mood, for every age, and for every interest field!

10 K
The heart of Amsterdam and her impressive canals

14 K

Discover the versatility of the Westerpak and the atmospheric center

17 K
Good downtown vibes and beautiful neighborhoods

20 K
Through the Amsterdam woods and along the Amstel river back into town

26 K
Meet the bustling centre, the cozy neighborhoods and the maritime past

33 K
From downtown to uptown, culture and nature, this track has it all…

The event starts at the Olympic Stadion (17, 20, 26 K and 33 K), Station Sloterdijk (14 K), of Waterlooplein (12 K). The 10 K walk includes most of the beautiful highlights of the city of Amsterdam like Rijksmuseum, Heineken Brewery, Magere Brug, Amstel River, Rembrandt Square, Red Light District, Dam Square with the Royal Palace, the famous Unesco Canals and the Vondelpark. This is a great opportunity to discover Amsterdam in a sportive way one day before the TCS Amsterdam Marathon.

For our foreign guests this Amsterdam City Walk is an unique opportunity to discover the city of Amsterdam in a sportive way. You will join the full Amsterdam experience, museums and bars will open their doors and offer entertainment specially for our participants.

Sign up
Please feel more than welcome to sign up now! You can sign up until the limit of walking participants is reached.

Watercolour – Bookmark Workshop @ Alice in Cakeland
Oct 19 @ 11:30 – 14:30
Watercolour – Bookmark Workshop @ Alice in Cakeland | Rotterdam | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands
Date: 19 October, from 11:30 to 14:30
Place: Alice in Cakeland, Rotterdam

Van Oldenbarneveltstraat 124 A, 3912 GW Rotterdam 

Price: 60 euro
Info:

 Event: Paint your own bookmarks!

Do you love reading as much as I do? Want to treat a fellow book worm with a hand crafted present? Then this workshop is perfect for you! After all you are going to be taking home 3 finished watercolor bookmarks ready to use.

This will be a fun class for anyone interested in trying their hand at watercolor painting considering that you will be learning a variety of techniques for creating these amazing bookmarks at home.

Program

1st part:

– Introduction to supply, brushes, tools and the different uses.
– Learning watercolor techniques
– Practice your new skills before painting your bookmarks.
– Start working on the final pieces you will be taking home.

# Coffee break: Enjoy a breather with a cup of coffee or tea and a delicious freshly bakes cupcake made by Alice in Cakeland.

2nd part:

Continue work on your final piece!

*All workshop materials will be provided and are included in the price as well as a cup of coffee/tea and a cupcake.
*The workshop is aimed for ages 13yo and up and the price includes all materials needed for the time of the workshop as well as a cup of coffee/tea + 1 cupcake.
*We will start at 11:30 and the workshop will end at 14:30. Everyone’s time is valuable and arrival on time is appreciated.
*Please note: There are a limited amount of seats for the workshop and we advise to book your seat up ahead. Registration will be open until the 18th of Oct.

See you at the workshop!

Tickets: https://www.alexiscantu.com/bookings-checkout/paint-your-own-bookmarks

Oct
20
Sun
Atlantikwall Museum open on Sundays only @ Scheveningen
Oct 20 all-day

The Atlantikwall Museum Scheveningen feature several original German bunkers from the Second World War. The figurehead of the Atlantikwall Museum Scheveningen is the command bunker in the complex Widerstandsnest 318 (Verteidigungsstab Badhuisweg). A man-bunker has also been set up in this complex and a toilet bunker has been made accessible. On regular open days it is possible to visit the command bunker, and there are volunteers ready to provide information and answer questions.

Widerstandsnest 318 Scheveningen
The primary museum location of the foundation is an authentically furnished command bunker of the type 608 (Bataillons-, Abteilungs- oder Regiments-Gefechtsstand). From this bunker and nearby villas in the Second World War the military command of Stützpunkgruppe Scheveningen was conducted by the occupying forces. The bunker is largely original and gives you the unique experience of a tangible past. There are also original historical objects of German, British, Canadian and American forces on display.

Man’s bunker
In the adjacent man-bunker bunker of the type 622 (Doppelgruppenunterstand) on the Badhuisweg there is a ‘time capsule’: one of the two lounges is furnished with exclusively unrestored objects. You get the impression that the bunker has remained untouched since the end of the Second World War. In reality, most bunkers in the Netherlands were looted after the war and stripped of all valuable parts. The other room is an exhibition space for photographs, art and historical objects.

Accessibility
The bunkers on the Badhuisweg are located at numbers 119-133, next to De Boshut coffee house. The museum is accessible by tram line 9. Get off at the Cremerweg stop, from there it is a two minute walk to the bunker. Car is free to park within walking distance of the museum

Entrance is 4 Euro (cash) and 2 Euro for children until 12 years.

https://atlantikwallmuseum.nl/wp-content/uploads/Folder-ENG.pdf

Pure Markt @ Amsterdamse Bos
Oct 20 all-day

Pure Markt features 80+ vendors selling a variety of sustainable, organic and artisanal products. Sunday from 11 to 18 hours

At the market you’ll find plenty of delicious food as well as everything from toys and furniture to candles and cosmetics.
The variety of stands and special activities make Pure Markt a great outing for the entire family.

 

Oct
25
Fri
Festival Jazz International Rotterdam @ LantarenVenster
Oct 25 – Oct 26 all-day

According to many music lovers Festival Jazz International Rotterdam is the place to discover new sounds, to meet and to enjoy the best music. This year it is titled: Rotterdam scene and sound. Small-scale and intensive and with a sublime international programming and the hippest bands of the moment.

The festival is held on Friday 25 andSaturday 26 at Lantaren Venster and other locations. Day tickets are sold from 33,50 Euro.

Oct
26
Sat
Biggest Flea Market @ IJ Hallen
Oct 26 – Oct 27 all-day

Great sales and a great atmosphere at the Ij Hallen Flea Market

The IJ-Hallen is the biggest and most unique flea market in Europe and is located in the most densely populated area of The Netherlands. Because of the size of the market, supply and demand are perfectly balanced and you will have a great chance of finding what you are looking for. The IJ-Hallen is recommended to anyone who loves flea markets and great bargains.

Free parking
There is a free parking opportunity opposite to Papaverweg 50, 1032 KJ Amsterdam. From there you can go to the IJ-Hallen via the bridge by foot. It will be appoximately a 3-minute walk. Another option is parking closer to the market. However, parking fees are required there for visitors, which cost from 9am € 1,30 per hour and €7,80 a daycard. The choice is yours. The free NDSM-ferry from Amsterdam Central Station makes your visit definitely worthwhile.
Entrance fee is € 5,00 and only € 2,00 for kids aged 11 or younger.

Crazy Sexy Cool Halloween @ Zuiderpark
Oct 26 all-day

Summon all of your courage and come on down to Zuiderpark, where beats and freaks meet, and lure you into their spooky tents to dance the night away!
Expect spooky entertainment, freaky decorations and gruesome horror! Featuring a Crazy Mainstage, a bloody Sexy Area and a Cool Urban Area. Quiver in fear as you see the Zuiderpark transformed into your worst nightmare…

Date: Saturday 26 october
Time: 16:00 to 23:00
Location: Zuiderpark Rotterdam (stages are heated and covered)
Tickets: Order your tickets for Crazy Sexy Cool here!

Fantasy Fest @ De Broodfabriek
Oct 26 – Oct 27 all-day

The Fantasy Fest is a two-day event for all those who are interested in the world of fantasy. This successful indoor event features gothic, fantasy and medieval specials, all presented in the Broodfabriek in Rijswijk.

What you will find
More than 120 merchants present all kinds of wares, like masks, clothing, accessories, jewellery, statues, incense, shoes, make up and much more.

You will find stands that offer piercings, tattoos or dreads on the spot, and you are sure to be able to stock up on your collections of corsets, crazy lenses, Victorian outfits, swords and crystal skulls.

Live music
Gothic and Irish musicians will be performing live on stage throughout the fair. There will also be various interesting workshops, and visitors tend to show up in impressive costumes.

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Atlantikwall Museum open on Sundays only @ Scheveningen
Oct 27 all-day

The Atlantikwall Museum Scheveningen feature several original German bunkers from the Second World War. The figurehead of the Atlantikwall Museum Scheveningen is the command bunker in the complex Widerstandsnest 318 (Verteidigungsstab Badhuisweg). A man-bunker has also been set up in this complex and a toilet bunker has been made accessible. On regular open days it is possible to visit the command bunker, and there are volunteers ready to provide information and answer questions.

Widerstandsnest 318 Scheveningen
The primary museum location of the foundation is an authentically furnished command bunker of the type 608 (Bataillons-, Abteilungs- oder Regiments-Gefechtsstand). From this bunker and nearby villas in the Second World War the military command of Stützpunkgruppe Scheveningen was conducted by the occupying forces. The bunker is largely original and gives you the unique experience of a tangible past. There are also original historical objects of German, British, Canadian and American forces on display.

Man’s bunker
In the adjacent man-bunker bunker of the type 622 (Doppelgruppenunterstand) on the Badhuisweg there is a ‘time capsule’: one of the two lounges is furnished with exclusively unrestored objects. You get the impression that the bunker has remained untouched since the end of the Second World War. In reality, most bunkers in the Netherlands were looted after the war and stripped of all valuable parts. The other room is an exhibition space for photographs, art and historical objects.

Accessibility
The bunkers on the Badhuisweg are located at numbers 119-133, next to De Boshut coffee house. The museum is accessible by tram line 9. Get off at the Cremerweg stop, from there it is a two minute walk to the bunker. Car is free to park within walking distance of the museum

Entrance is 4 Euro (cash) and 2 Euro for children until 12 years.

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Biggest Flea Market @ IJ Hallen
Oct 27 – Oct 28 all-day

Great sales and a great atmosphere at the Ij Hallen Flea Market

The IJ-Hallen is the biggest and most unique flea market in Europe and is located in the most densely populated area of The Netherlands. Because of the size of the market, supply and demand are perfectly balanced and you will have a great chance of finding what you are looking for. The IJ-Hallen is recommended to anyone who loves flea markets and great bargains.

Free parking
There is a free parking opportunity opposite to Papaverweg 50, 1032 KJ Amsterdam. From there you can go to the IJ-Hallen via the bridge by foot. It will be appoximately a 3-minute walk. Another option is parking closer to the market. However, parking fees are required there for visitors, which cost from 9am € 1,30 per hour and €7,80 a daycard. The choice is yours. The free NDSM-ferry from Amsterdam Central Station makes your visit definitely worthwhile.
Entrance fee is € 5,00 and only € 2,00 for kids aged 11 or younger.