Layers of Maquoketa Coffeehouse

Thursday, May 3, 2018
6:30 pm
Maquoketa Art Experience
124 S. Main St. Maquoketa IA - Map

Check out the hidden talents of your family and friends at the Fourth Layers Coffeehouse at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at the Maquoketa Art Experience. Delicious coffee provided by Frenzi Café.

We have a great lineup for this event:

  • Including three award winning essayists. Sarah Vazquez will present “What are the Roots of my Optimism,” MacKenna Manning will present her VFW Patriot’s Pen essay, and Jenna Weibenga will present “Can Society Function Without Respect?”

  • Lori Schnoor will play guitar and sing “My Church” by Maren Morris and “Landslide,” Dixie Chicks version. If her five-year-old son Myles isn’t too shy, they’ll also perform the “Battle of New Orleans” by Johnny Horton.

  • Leslie Connolly and Lorelei Bahl, members of the Maquoketa High School Dance team, will perform to “Palace” by Sam Smith

  • Ron Delagardelle will perform the dramatic reading “The Diary of Adam and Eve” (Excerpts from Adam's Diary) by Mark Twain

  • Sidney Michel, Maquoketa High School junior, will present a vocal performance

  • Alana Barker and Carah Morehead, members of the Maquoketa High School Dance team, perform to “Supermarket Flowers” by Ed Sheeran

  • Treble Tapestry, a vocal ensemble for “mature” women aged 55-plus, will perform songs that are settings of famous poems about women by Robert Frost and William Blake, and also an all-time favorite Irving Berlin ragtime tune

  • Lane Stender, a member of the Maquoketa FFA, will give a unique presentation fitting for our rural roots.

There will be two breaks throughout the evening but feel free to get up and get refreshments whenever you’d like. Thank you for coming to this celebration of our community and Layers of Maquoketa!

Thank you to our sponsors: the Maquoketa Art Experience, the Maquoketa Sentinel-Press, Layers of Maquoketa and the University of Iowa Office of Outreach and Engagement.