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Stand Up Paddle Board

Jun 26, 2018

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One of our favorite pastimes is to get out onto the water and paddle on the rivers and lakes of Jackson County on a stand-up-paddle-board (SUP). Have you ever thought about trying SUP, but thought it might be too hard?

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Ogma Brewing Company

Jun 26, 2018

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Downtown Jackson is in the midst of remarkable change and growth. New leaders, new lofts and a new Louis Glick. It’s a lot. And it’s no surprise you haven’t heard of our brewery just

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A Tour through American History

Jun 19, 2018

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Take a fascinating tour through America’s history in Jackson, Michigan. Start by visiting the very spot the Republican Party was formed, then make your way to a historic train station that held many slaves’ tickets to freedom.

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2018 Museum Day

Jun 19, 2018

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Jackson County Museum Day is the perfect all-day activity for the whole family! Enjoy touring many of Jackson County, Michigan’s most exciting museums. You’ll take a trip through the evolution of transportation, see what 19th-century

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Trails in Jackson

Jun 01, 2018

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There are a number of trails in the City of Jackson and Jackson County. Trails are a great place to go for a bike ride with friends or take an evening walk with the family. They also can provide another

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“Jackson & the Great War” Exhibit at Ella Sharp Museum

May 31, 2018

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"Jackson & the Great War", an exhibit at Ella Sharp Museum, is open now through August 24, 2018. The exhibit commemorates the Centennial Anniversary of the US involvement in WWI. The exhibit features letters, uniforms, a Sparton gas alarm, helmets, and

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Learn to be a Tourist in your own Hometown - Downtown Jackson

May 30, 2018

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I was having lunch the other day with a friend and she mentioned how much she loved going to Chelsea and spending a day in their downtown and she wishes she could do that in our downtown. I work downtown

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Vito’s Espresso

May 30, 2018

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I tasted my first coffee when I was six years old. My dad made the mistake of leaving his creamed and sugared brew sitting where I could reach it. It was delicious. I would've never thought that  I

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Explore Disc Golf in Jackson

May 30, 2018

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Disc golf is one of the fastest growing recreation sports in America. Michigan is blessed to have more than 300 public courses throughout the state.    Jackson’s disc golf scene has really grown over the

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Five Years of Cheers

May 30, 2018

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Cheers! A word that so often punctuates the end of a toast. To family, to friends, to the happy couple, to the accomplished graduate, to the retiring colleague, wishing them many good things in  one little word.   This

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