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Fall Crawl

Aug 18, 2017

Fall

The moment I moved to Michigan, fall became my favorite season. Why? Maybe it was that Michigan falls happen after we come down from our breakneck summer activities. Or maybe it was the contrast to our wintry and wet springs.

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Bike Sharing is Here!

Aug 18, 2017

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Bike Sharing is here, Jackson County! If you’re in the area for business or pleasure and didn’t bring a bike, or if you’re a local and just simply don’t own a bike

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Kayaking or Canoeing in Jackson County

Aug 17, 2017

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Paddling in #JacksonMI "Paddling in Jackson, Michigan in autumn is a wonderful experience. One need only travel a few miles from home to be able to enjoy the headwaters of the Kalamazoo, Portage, Raisin or the Grand Rivers. Whether one

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Jackson Symphony Orchestra

Aug 16, 2017

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What is a Symphony Orchestra? A Symphony Orchestra is defined as a large ensemble composed of wind, string, brass and percussion instruments and organized to perform classical music. Wind instruments include flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoons. String instruments include

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Falling Waters Trail Run 2017

Aug 10, 2017

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The Falling Waters Trail Run has been "running" for 9 years and each year this event grows in attendance by about 300-400 participants. Mark Ott has been the Race Director for 3 years and he has built relationships with tons of repeat

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Experience Motor History at the Model A Car Cruise In

Aug 02, 2017

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This month’s Cruise In in downtown Jackson is one you won’t want to miss! The Model A Roadsters Club will be there on August 25th, 2017 with their nearly century old automobiles. There are too

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What to Look Forward to at MeggaXP

Aug 02, 2017

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Are you ready for epic cosplay? Grab your shield, cape, and wig because the countdown has started for this year’s MeggaXP, Michigan’s entertainment, geek, gaming, and arts experience! Join others who share your love of video

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Our Family’s Vacation in Jackson

Jul 25, 2017

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I have to be honest - when my wife suggested we spend a week visiting her sister and family in Jackson, MI my first thoughts weren’t filled with excitement. We had visited Jackson two years ago - for

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American Pickers

Jul 25, 2017

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AMERICAN PICKERS to Film in MICHIGAN Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Michigan! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region in August 2017! AMERICAN PICKERS is

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Overcoming Our Strongest Obstacles

Jul 24, 2017

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Training for any race can be difficult, but training for a race after recovering from an injury can be next to impossible. The important thing to remember is to push yourself without overdoing it! In 2015, I was in a car

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