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Sniffing Out the Top 5 Dog Friendly Spots in Jackson County
By Kelly Sharrer
If you’re going to explore all that Jackson County has to offer, why deny your four-legged buddy the chance to do the same. With a dog park and a wide range of neighborhoods, hills and parks to walk, hike and explore, Jackson County provides ample opportunity for pet lovers to give their furry friends a chance to make their own pawmarks on the area. Here are 5 things to try:
Waterloo Farm Museum Restoration and Repair Projects Completed for 2015
The Waterloo Farm Museum offer a vivid look into 19th century pioneer life. Highlights for this museum include a farmhouse built in 1850s and a a rare restored wooden Perkins windmill. As with any historic building maintenance and restoartion is key. Check out a few of the completed renovations completed in late 2015 and early 2016.
Chicago-Based Indie Band Fort Frances Adds Jackson to the “Reasons Why Michigan Is So Awesome” list
David from Fort Frances here — we are so excited to head your way for a show at The Wax on Saturday, April 23. One of our favorite memories as a band includes our show last fall down the road in Ann Arbor at The Blind Pig, so we’re looking forward to adding Jackson to the “Reasons Why Michigan Is So Awesome” list. We’ve never been to Jackson, but we’ve heard the Grand River Brewery is a must-visit spot. We’re all craft beer lovers, so this recommendation seems right on point!
What's New at The Cascades: Emmons Service Inc. Donates $10,000 to The Cascades Renovation Project
Emmons Service Inc., a local waste hauler serving Jackson County since 1918, has made a generous donation of $10,000 to the Cascades Renovation Project.
NEWS: Keloorah back bigger and better with 12 acts over June and August
Alternative rock featured in June and country music takes the stage in August
BROOKLYN, Mich. (March 22, 2016) — NASCAR race fans and music festival fans both will have reasons to celebrate this summer at Michigan International Speedway. Keloorah, a music festival experience, will take place on Friday and Saturday of each NASCAR weekend at MIS this summer
News: Selling Jackson's Hidden Treasures Helps Realtors Sell Jackson
March 16, 2016 Jackson, MI –Realtors in Jackson have gained the skills to not only sell a Jackson home but the Jackson quality of life too through the Jackson Certified Program. Experience Jackson and the Jackson Area Association of Realtors (JAAR) would like to congratulate all 14 realtor/affiliate member offices for proving their dedication to the Jackson Community by becoming Jackson Certified.
NEWS: NASCAR XFINITY Series race at MIS named Menards 250 presented by Valvoline™
BROOKLYN, Mich. (March 14, 2016) — Michigan International Speedway (MIS) officials are proud to partner with Menards ® and Valvoline™ to bring fans the Menards 250 presented by Valvoline on June 11
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Jackson Michigan
Celebrate Spring in Jackson with Maple Syrup and Sheep
Spring is coming soon! The first official day of spring is March 20! Many local events celebrate the season change with maple syrup, sheep shearing and other celebrations of spring.
Keeping It "Fat" Year-Round: Fat Tire Biking 101 in Jackson Michigan
Fat Tire Biking seems to be all the rage these days. The big goofy looking wheels make cycling possible even in the snow. Now that the snow is gone, time to put that goofy bike in storage right? Wrong!
If you feel like you missed the opportunity to try out this trend, you're in luck! Adam Kohn, of On Two Wheels bike shop, is here to help ease you into the basics of fat tire biking. Read on for Fat Tire Biking 101 in Jackson Michigan and then test out your fat tire bike on our Jackson Trails!