Inaugural Event

A Community-Wide Celebration

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 2017 9:00 AM
    SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017 11:00 PM

Join us downtown for performances, displays, food, and fun as we kick off Layers of Maquoketa!  For five days, we will have displays and presentations at 124 S. Main St., the Chamber/Maquoketa Art Experience/Layers of Maquoketa space, featuring locally-made goods, historical items, documentary films, readings, and creative works by Maquoketa High School and Clinton Community College students.  The celebration culminates Saturday, April 22nd when Maquoketa will be transformed into a festival marketplace with performances by middle school and high school jazz bands, a pancake breakfast at the Maquoketa Caves, a grand opening of the renovated downtown, Hurstville Interpretive Center Earth Day activities in the Green Space, food vendors, a major cultural presentation featuring food and dance by our Micronesian community, a show by the Coronado Car Club, retailers open until 8 p.m., and MORE!