AuditionsGermany: Grafenwöhr Performing Arts Center will have tryouts for “The 24th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” in Building 102/103, East Camp, 6 p.m. Dec. 13 & 14; DSN 475-6426 or 09641-836426.

PerformancesGermany: Grafenwöhr Performing Arts Center’s presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” in Building 102/103, East Camp, 7 p.m. Dec. 9-11 & 16-18, 2 p.m. Dec. 12 & 19; DSN 475-6426 or 09641-836426.Italy: Vicenza Soldiers Theatre presents “Making Spirits Bright” in Building 11, Caserma Ederle, Dec. 10-12, 7:30 p.m. Fri. & Sat., 2 p.m. Sun.; tickets $12 adults, $10 students through high school; DSN 634-7281 or 044-471-7281, or go to

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