Christmas market

Hipsheim: Terre sans frontières Christmas market. Recipe for the benefit of families in distress in the region. Sale of crafts made in DIY workshops or from countries where the association is involved, gift ideas, Christmas decorations, cupcakes… Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., salle de la Dîmière ( 6, rue du Presbytere).

Muttersholtz: Santa Claus is coming. Father Christmas, Christkindel, angels and elves arrive in a flat-bottomed boat led by the Ried boatman, then board a carriage heading to the Christmas market where nature craft workshops, storytelling and concerts are offered. Saturday from 2.30 p.m. (disembarkation at the bridge in Ehnwihr), Christmas market and entertainment on the Place des Tilleuls.

Steige: Festive afternoon organized by the parents’ association and the educational teams of the RPI Maisonsgoutte/Steige: visit by Santa Claus, craft stands, student crafts, pastries, snacks (hamburgers, pancakes, soups), snack bar. Friday from 2 p.m., at the rural entertainment center.

Virginie Schaeffer will sing Christmas in Scherwiller on Saturday afternoon. Photo handed over


Châtenois: Christmas with the choir Battements d’Chœur. The forty singers from the Villé valley, Sélestat and the surrounding area perform a beautiful Christmas repertoire. Saturday at 8 p.m. at Saint-Georges Church. Free admission, tray.

Erstein: Concert “Christmas & Joy”. A cappella concert by the vocal ensemble Cotton Fields. Gospels, spirituals and jazz-vocal. The themes of Christmas, freedom, peace and spirituality come together while traveling through the rich and diverse sounds of Afro-American music, meditative sweetness and communicative energy. Sunday at 5 p.m., Protestant Church of Erstein, 24 rue du Général-de-Gaulle. Free attendance.

Erstein: Concert by Hugues Aufray. The concert initially scheduled for December 16 has been postponed to March 24, 2023. Information on 03 67 10 33 33 or

Kogenheim: Concert “Gospel’s Rejoicing”. On the way to Christmas with gospel and Christmas songs, joyful and catchy. Saturday at 8 p.m., Saint-Léger church. Free attendance.

Marckolsheim: The Municipal Music of Marckolsheim gives its Christmas concert with in the first part the hearing of the students of the intercantonal music school. Saturday at 8 p.m., at the Saint-Georges church. Free admission, set for the animation actions of the Ehpad de Marckolsheim.

Schoenau: Christmas concert with the choirs of Schoenau and Saasenheim, and the participation of the music society Union and the choir Shalom. Mulled wine after the concert. Sunday at 7 p.m. at the church. Free entry, tray for the financing of a trip to Lourdes for confirmands.

Scherwiller: The Sainte-Cécile de Scherwiller choir and the Choeur des Roches de Dieffenthal sing Christmas, for the benefit of the Chernobyl Children’s Association. Friday at 8 p.m., Saints-Pierre-et-Paul church. Free admission, tray.

Scherwiller: Virginie Schaeffer sings Christmas. Concert organized by the Sports, leisure and conviviality association: the Alsatian singer has concocted a Christmas program. Refreshment bar and snacks. Saturday at 2 p.m., Salle Alphonse-Haag. Price: €12.


Albe: Tribute to René Kuder. On the occasion of the 140th birthday of the painter René Kuder, born in Villé. Saturday and Sunday, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the town hall. FREE ENTRANCE.

A few nuggets will be flushed out at the Tanzmatten flea market.  Archives DNA/Michel KOEBEL

A few nuggets will be flushed out at the Tanzmatten flea market. Archives DNA/Michel KOEBEL

Cultural and solidarity chips

Selestat: Cultural fleas organized by Zone 51, records (vinyls or CDs), DVDs, musical instruments, books, toys… Profits donated to the Food Bank. Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tanzmatten festive room. Admission €1.

Movie theater

Erstein: Film screening The 5 legends. Film by Peter Ramsey, with Gaspard Ulliel, Chris Pine, Nolwenn Leroy (2012). Duration 1 h 37. The Ciné Culte cycle allows you to (re) discover the great classics of the 7th art on the big screen. Sunday at 2.30 p.m., Erian cinema. Price: €6.

Erstein: Film screening Christmas with the koala brothers. Toddler cinema. Duration 46 minutes. For ages 3 and up. It is strongly recommended to present yourself at the cash desk before 10:15 a.m. After the session, a free fun workshop of around 45 minutes (colouring, paper collage, crafts, etc.) will be offered. Reservation on Sunday at 10.30 am, Erian cinema. Price: €4.50.

Center-Alsace. Our ideas for outings for this weekend in the Sélestat and Erstein sectors