May
1
to May 5

Layers of Maquoketa | Second Year Celebration-2018

Layers of Maquoketa brings together people from all walks of life to talk about what gives us a sense of place about this city we call home.

Layers of Maquoketa continues for the second year with a week long celebration featuring many other "layers or components" of our community:  Fiber Art, AntiqueTractors,Quilting Demos, Tillage & Corn Planting Demo, Millikan - Nobel Prize physicist from Maquoketa), “Farm Scape” a play by Mary Swander-Iowa's Poet Laureate Art Ribbon Cutting and Dedication“Gables” by Maquoketa native Daniel Caven, Coffee House Featuring local talent, Post Office Tours/100th Anniversary and Local music by Timber City Bells and The Black Velvet Band

Displays will be available during this week:

  • Quilt DisplaysWomen in Ag Display
  • Spring Photo Show
  • Maquoketa High School Art Display
  • Eastern Iowa Farmer Display
  • Robert Millikan, Nobel Prize Winner, Display
  • United Church of Christ Anniversary Display
  • Jackson County Extension Display/Child Activity

Please mark your calendars and join the Celebration of

"Maquoketa CAN"  as a  Layers of Maquoketa Community

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Apr
22
5:00 PM17:00

Greenspace: Food Vendors

Tri-M will serve pulled pork, butterfly pork chops, hot dogs, polish sausage & sauerkraut, nachos, pulled pork nachos, pop & water, cookies. Cash Only.  
Jackson County Cattleman will served grilled hamburgers & grilled steak sandwiches, pop & water. Cash Only.

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Apr
18
to Apr 22

Layers of Maquoketa Inaugural Event

A Community-Wide Celebration

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!

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