Apr
22
Apr 25

MAE: What is Layers of Maquoketa

Rose Frantzen will highlight and begin the conversation about the aims and hopes for the Layers project can foster in the Maquoketa Community.

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.

Maquoketa Caves: Wildflower Walk
Apr
22
9:30 am09:30

Maquoketa Caves: Wildflower Walk

  • Maquoketa Caves State Park

During the pancake breakfast, learn to identify early blooming spring wildflowers! With a short lifespan, you don't want to miss this strange and beautiful display of delicate flowers. Hike will last approximately 30 minutes.

Mitchell Maskrey: Earth Day Clean Up
Apr
22
9:00 am09:00

Mitchell Maskrey: Earth Day Clean Up

  • Mitchell-Maskrey Parking Lot

Not sure what to do with hazardous waste materials like paint thinners and pesticides? Do you have scrap metal laying around? Do you have unwanted or unusable crayons and markers? Bring them downtown to be recycled!

Apr
22
9:00 am09:00

Maquoketa Caves: Pancake Breakfast

Enjoy a pancake breakfast with maple syrup made from trees in the park! Breakfast from 9am-1pm at Maquoketa Caves. Please carpool if possible. Wildflower walk at 9:30am. 

Apr
21
5:00 pm17:00

YMCA: Healthy Kids Day

Free meal, snacks & drinks, interactive booths, petting areas (including snakes, cats, dogs, small farm animals), bounce house.

MAE: Coffee House
Apr
20
6:00 pm18:00

MAE: Coffee House

This showcase of local talent will feature music, words and performance by your friends and neighbors

Apr
18
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!