village in bloom
village in bloom

Schedule of Events

Thanks to all the amazing performers and artists who helped make Village in Bloom the place to be May 7, 2016:

Outdoor Main Stage             
10:00am    Third Missionary Baptist Church          
10:40am    Baker Youth Ballet perform excerpts from Sleeping Beauty, Little Red Riding Hood, Breadcrumb Fairy, Precious Gems
11:00am    Fred Astaire Dance Company with Ballroom/Latin Dance Demonstration/Workshop
11:20am    Derek Grant, Professional Bagpiper
11:40am    Mayer School of Irish Dance
12:00pm    Moline Boys Choir perform Jazz Standards, Beatles, Classic Rock
12:30pm    Big Zay and the DJ              
1:00pm        [BREAK]                   
1:30pm     Marbin Gypsy Jazz Duo - Chicago Electric Guitar/Jazz/Rock
2:30pm     Hand & Heart Drumming - African Drum Workshop
3:30pm     Davenport Junior Theatre School of Dance

11th Street Performers
10:20 – 10:40am    Pete the Bull with RE-FL3X
11:20—11:30am    Mayer School of Irish Dance
1:00pm                  Metro Youth Program: Parade & Street Performance

Corner Park
11:30am                 Eulenspiegel Puppets:  Stories & Cuentos
12:15—2:15pm      Puppet Making Workshop
2:30pm                   Eulenspiegel Puppets:  Stories & Cuentos

Village Theatre
10:30-11:30am  Steve Couch presents Steve ‘n TV’s The Amazing You and Your Body Show       
12:30pm             Tom Milligan presents “Grant Wood”
2:00pm               Ashley Dean performs spiritual Songs

11th Street Precinct Bar & Grill
11:00--12:00pm        Songbird Trio (Craig Heidgerken and Bethann Gavin Jazz sounds)
12:15--1:15pm          Songbird Trio
1:30--2:30pm            Songbird Trio

The Brew
10:30am—1:30pm     Karl Beatty Music

Street Artists
Caricature artists:            Leo Kelly, Bill Gustafson
Stilt walking clown:          Ronald “Toto” Johnson
Magician/Balloon artists:  Rick Eugene Brammer, Cari Coney        
Mural Painting:                 Stacey & David Houk

Arts Activities Included…

Sidewalk chalk drawing, mural painting, puppet-making, bubble fun and other activities will be found along the street.

A make-and-take art tent hosted by the Figge Art Museum and many other local organizations will feature many children’s crafts and art activities, from modeling with clay to still life drawing.

Art activities inspired by the work of Isabel and John Bloom will also be featured in the Fire House.