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So Much To Do In The Brooklyn-Irish Hills Area in August!

The Village of Brooklyn becomes one of the largest cities in Michigan twice a year on NASCAR race weekends. If you're here for the Pure Michigan 400, August 15th though the 17th, don't forget to visit downtown Brooklyn for their annual Art Fair on the Square on August 16. Throughout the month of August the Village of Brooklyn stays busy with the following great events with this post from Cindy Hubbell, Executive Director of the Brooklyn-Irish Hills Chamber of Commerce.

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City of Jackson Selected for Arts-Based Community Development Investment

The Consumers Lighted Glass Mural Project is one of 66 National
Endowment for the Arts Our Town projects selected nationwide
 

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Consumers Lighted Glass Mural

A treasure is hidden in the bowels of the Hayes Hotel in Downtown Jackson, which has
artistic value as well as local historic and cultural significance.

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MIS the place for “Summerfast” fun

The checkered flag dropped on the Quicken Loans 400 and the green flag for the Pure Michigan 400 is still is a month away, but the activity at NASCAR’s fastest track is nearly as quick as the cars on the track.

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Extra Innings Jackson Fall Ball 2014 - Fall Ball Expands… Now With Instructional and Competitive Leagues

Registration is open for our fourth year of this awesome fall ball league!

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Cascades Cycling Club: Pedal & Whine Bike Tour

Join bicyclist of all skill levels on Saturday, August 2, as they take on the 2nd annual Pedal & Whine Bike Tour sponsored by the Cascades Cycling Club www.cascadescyclingclub.org of Jackson.  The tour will kick off at Sandhill Crane Vineyards, 4724 Walz Rd. Jackson, Michigan 49201 www.sandhillcranevineyards.com.  The club encourages new riders and families to join bike tour fun by offering an 8 mile loop.  Sixteen (16), 36 and 65 mile loops will be offered for bicycles enthusiasts.

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Pedal & Whine Bike Tour

JACKSON, MI.   – Join bicyclist of all skill levels on Saturday, August 2, as they take on the 2nd annual Pedal & Whine Bike Tour sponsored by the Cascades Cycling Club of Jackson.  The tour will kick off at Sandhill Crane Vineyards, 4724 Waltz Road, Jackson, Michigan 49201 – www.sandhillcranevineyards.com

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Frontier Ruckus Headlines Full Lineup in Dahlem’s Live Music and Film Festival Schedule

Thursday June 12, 2014 – Jackson, MI   Michigan folk rock group Frontier Ruckus (frontierruckus.com) headlines the second night of the inaugural Dahlem Nature Film, Music & Arts Festival on Saturday, June 21st at the Michigan Theatre in Jackson.  With a vibrant local following and national exposure, Frontier Ruckus promises to bring a large crowd to the 1,400-seat theater for a 60-minute music set followed by screening of the 1956 John Ford film “The Searchers” featuring John Wayne and Natalie Wood.  Ford’s classic film is widely recognized as one of the most influential in film history.  The Searchers / Frontier Ruckus combo ticket price is $10.  Film Festival passes are $25 and available by calling Dahlem at 517-782-3453 or on dahlemcenter.org using checkout keyword “outdoors” to secure the $25 price.

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Pioneer Wine Trail

JACKSON, MI - June 1, 2014 - The Southeast Michigan Pioneer Wine Trail announces its annual Summer Solstice Release Party. The event takes place on Saturday, June 21 and Sunday, June 22.

During the two days of the event, the wineries along the SE Michigan Pioneer Wine Trail will be featuring a newly released wine along with a food pairing to go with that new wine.

The wineries, their pairings, and their chef partners are:

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Front Porch Concert Series features great music in a fun and casual setting.

Free music in a fun outdoors setting is on tap at the 2014 Front Porch Concert Series at Jackson College this June!

 

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