What: The Maquoketa Area Chamber of Commerce presents the Timber City Adventure Race.
When: June 29, 2013
Where: Jackson County, Iowa
Registration opens at 7 AM at Canton. Race starts at
7:30 AM at Canton. Recreation class starts first.
Race ends at the Jackson County Fairgrounds.
You must provide your own equipment (bike,
helmets, paddles [double bladed are allowed], life
jackets, canoe, etc.) If canoe, life jacket and paddles
are needed, send an extra $30 ASAP as canoe rental
You may visit the chamber website at www.MaquoketaChamber.com or click on this link for more details: http://www.maquoketachamber.com/chamber/timber.cfm.
What: 2nd Annual BAM Walk…Bringing Awarness To Minors…One Step At A Time
When: 9 A.M., Saturday, May 11, 2013
Where: Maquoketa Community High School
All proceeds benefit Maquoketa High School SADD Chapter (Students Against Destructive Decisions)
Doors open at 8:15 A.M. and Walk begins at 9 A.M. Cost is $15 Walk & T-Shirt/$10 Walk Only. Contact 563.580.7038 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: Easter Egg Hunt
When: 10 A.M., Saturday, March 23, 2013
Where: Maquoketa Middle School
Maquoketa’s Annual Easter Egg hunt will be held at 10 A.M., Saturday, March 23, 2013, at the Maquoketa Middle School, 200 E. Locust Street. Please use the cafeteria entrance for rainy, snowy or cold weather. Children ages 0-9 are welcome. The annual event is again Sponsored by the Maquoketa Kiwanis Club and the Girl Scouts. For more information, call Karen at 563-652-5396.
What: All You Can Eat Soup, Sandwich and Dessert Supper Sponsored By Catholic Daughters of the Americas
When: Saturday, March 2, 2013, from 4:30 to 7:30 P.M.
Where: Sacred Heart School, 806 Eddy Street, Maquoketa, IA
Cost is: $5 for ages 12 and older, $3 ages 5-11, Under 5 is free
All Proceeds to benefit Hospice of Jackson County.
Soup Donated by: PerXactly’s, True Restaurant, Timber Lanes, Fareway, Obies, Bear Creek Catering.
Cookies Donated by Sweet Things Bakery
What: 4th Annual Cake Auction
When: February 1, 2013
Where: Maquoketa Community High School Gymnasium
The 4th Annual Cake Auction which will be held February 1st between the girls & boys varsity basketball games vs. DeWitt at the Maquoketa Gym. The proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit both the Maquoketa Education Fund & The Maquoketa Athletic Boosters. We welcome all supporters of Maquoketa Schools to join us in making this a successful fundraiser as well as enjoy the efforts of many who put their time & talents into decorating the cakes.
As your family and friends gather to celebrate this special holiday season, the family at the Carson Celebration of Life Center sends best wishes for a joyous celebration.
Maquoketa High School’s “club hope” has decided team up with Osterhaus Pharmacy to host a “mini” dance marathon to raise money for the University of Iowa’s Dance Marathon which has pledged a $5 million donation to the Iowa City Children’s Hospital over the next three years for the new Children’s Hospital being build.
club hOpe is a Youth-In-Action Group, which is a non-profit organization Free the Children. club hOpe has decided to follow in the example of the University of Iowa Dance Marathon and host its second “mini” marathon. The event is going to be held Saturday, December 15th at Maquoketa High School. The doors will open at 5:30 PM and the activities will go from 6 PM to 12 AM. It will cost $5 to get in the door, and you will then be considered a “spirit dancer”. As a spirit dancer, you are free to enter the West Gym to take part in dancing and listening to the stories of Iowa City Children’s Hospital patients and families, enjoy the free-will donation spaghetti supper, make the current Iowa City Children’s Hospital patients crafts, and view the Walk to Remember displays made by patients and families. All proceeds collected at this event will go towards the University of Iowa Dance Marathon’s pledge of $5 million.
It will definitely be a night full of fun and dancing for a great cause! club hOpe highly encourages any and all ages of people to come and join them! If any questions regarding the event, please email Mindy Orris at email@example.com for more information.
Load up on some sweet and thoughtful gifts from the the Holiday Bake Sale and Craft Bazaar, hosted at the First Lutheran Church!
Saturday, December 8, 2012
8:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.
First Lutheran Church
210 E. Platt St
There will be something for everyone to enjoy:
- Bake Sale
- Coffee Corner
- Cookie & Candy Walk
- Handcrafted quilts
- Tea & Cocoa Mixes
You won’t want to miss it and it’ll be a great event, for young and old, to get into the holiday spirit.
What: It’s A Wonderful Life In Maquoketa
When: Saturday, November 17, 2012
Maquoketa Art Experience, 124 S. Main
*10am-3pm……Vendor & Craft Fair
*Kiwanis Chili lunch
*3:30pm…………Coloring contest winners announced
*3:45pm…………Photo Contest winners announced
*All photos from contest will be on display.
*4:00pm…………Tourist Visiting Drawing for Maquoketa Basket by turning in “Stamped
Money” after you visit at least 5 sites
*10:30am……….Winter Olympics sponsored by the Girls Scouts
*Horse and wagon rides By Forrest Miller
*Delicious Smores….cooked on Main Street over burn barrels. Barrels sponsored by Maquoketa Firemen.
*Wreaths and Cookie sale by Club Hope
*Santa will be visiting various businesses
*Mrs. Claus will be reading to children in various locations
*All student artwork will be on display in the windows of businesses
Ohnward Fine Arts Center
*8th Annual Festival of Trees
*Jackson County Holiday Extravaganza
Maquoketa Chamber Office, 117 S. Main St.
*Hot Chocolate for Sale or FREE with “official Money stamped” from various tourist locations throughout town
*Open for purchasing Chamber Bucks – They make great Christmas gifts.
We are trying to include everyone in this Celebration of why “It’s A
Wonderful Life in Maquoketa.” If you have an organization or club that would like to participate please contact the Chamber.
What: Octoberfest Craft and Vendor Show Sponsored By MCHS Club hOpe
Octoberfest starts at 10am on October 20th at Pearson Hall on the Jackson County Fairgrounds. The show ends at 5pm. There will be a “Kids Korner” for parents to drop their kids off in so they can shop and enjoy the show while their kids are watched for free and entertained by making crafts themselves and playing games. There will also be a homemade Concession Stand with full of homemade baked goods, turkey dressing sandwiches, shredded pork sandwiches and other yummy treats!
club hOpe believes by hosting events like this they are helping make a difference in their community while raising money for a good cause. These high school students have worked really hard to put together a great show, which includes over 35 various crafters and vendors.
It will definitely be a day full of fun and creativity for a great cause! club hOpe highly encourages any and all ages of people to come and join them!
If any questions regarding the event, please email Mindy Orris at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or call 319-504-7793.