|What’s on| June 8 – 10
Looking to immerse yourself in Swiss culture this weekend? On Friday evening at the Hof-Theatre (Pius Bättig, Längacher, 6048 Horw) is ‘Oh Alpenglühn’! A musical comedy about an singer / actress who is fed up of her hysterical manager, the press and her husband. She seeks refuge in the mountains but instead of a 5-star spa hotel ends up staying with a young farmer on his family farm… The performance starts at 20:00 and tickets can be brought online here. There is also the option to have dinner at the venue before the show; the Bauernküche opens at 18:00 and will be serving a full menu of Swiss specialties. Please note the performance will be in Schweizerdeutsch.
If you happen to be wandering through town on Saturday afternoon you could stop by the Musikpavillon am Nationalquai (Kurplatz, 6006 Luzern ) to hear a ‘Jagdhorn Gruppe’ who will be preforming at 14:00. A Jagdhorn is a special type of horn used by hunters, traditionally for sending signals and commands. The performance is free.
On Saturday evening at the Shüür is the JUBLA pyjama party which starts at 22:00 and continues until the small hours! There you can dance the night away to music from DJ Sim.S (Jubla Adliswil), DJs Trulli & Lazarus (Jungwacht St. Paul), DJ ReD-E (Jungwacht Entlebuch) DJ Hausbueb (Jungwacht Bueri) DJ HumanX & Friends on the ground (Electro, Tech-House)! Entrance is CHF 8.- and you can find out more on the Facebook page.
Sunday from 10:00 – 14:00 is ‘Kinderfest am Utenberg’ at the LSC field hockey pitch (Utenbergstrasse 3, 6006 Luzern). The day will start with a welcome coffee and croissant and include a full programme of fun activities for kids such as craft activities and face painting. There will also be a hockey course as well as a Tombola and Biergarten for adults! For more information click here.
On Sunday afternoon from 15:00 – 16:30 is a guided tour at the Richard Wagner museum (Richard-Wagner-Weg 27, 6005). Why did Wagner choose to settle in Lucerne? And who visited him at his home in Tribschen? Find out the answers to these questions and learn more about the life of the eccentric artist. The tour will be lead by Christoph Schütz followed by a piano concert with Simon Bächinger. Tickets cost CHF 10.- per person including the concert performance. For more information click here.