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First Time Concert Goers

Oct 09, 2017

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What if I’ve never been to an orchestra concert? If you have never been to a professional orchestra concert before, don’t worry. We are here to help guide you and ensure that you have an

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Coming Home to Jackson

Oct 09, 2017

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I have been coming "home" to Jackson again the past six weeks where I teach classes for Spring Arbor University.  It's always nice to return to my home away from home.  I went to college in the

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Top 5 Places To Go in Jackson

Oct 06, 2017

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A few years back, my wife and I were looking to move back to the Midwest to be closer to her family in Fort Wayne. We were living in Pennsylvania at the time while I wrapped up my doctorate at

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7 Tips to Help You Find the Best Adventures in Jackson, Michigan

Oct 03, 2017

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So, you're coming to Jackson, Michigan for a weekend getaway, day trip, business trip or whatever else may bring you to the area. If you're not already, get excited because it's an action-packed destination just waiting

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5 Ways to Celebrate Octoberfest in Jackson, Michigan

Oct 03, 2017

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Octoberfest, a celebration of food, beer and friendship, was started by the Germans 182 years ago.Since then, the United States has adapted this fall festival and celebrates it in a variety of ways each year. There is no

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2017 Haunted Houses

Oct 02, 2017

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Halloween is coming up, make sure you know where all the haunted houses are in and around Jackson for the 2017 season! Jackson's Underworld Corps Barn DarkSyde Acres  Shawhaven Haunted Farm Check out our community calendar for more Halloween

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Fall Driving Tour

Sep 29, 2017

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Pumpkin Patches, Fall Vegies, Corn Mazes, Orchards, Hard Cider, Wineries, and more! Follow the tour, or go rogue and plan your own route! Time & Date: All locations listed have various operating hours throughout the week, this driving plan

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13 Fall Activities in Jackson, Michigan

Sep 20, 2017

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Fall in Michigan is one of the most beautiful times of the year. The colors are changing, pumpkins are ready to be picked, and apple cider is the drink of choice. Jackson, Michigan has so many events, festivals, and activities

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Tales from an Ella Sharp Docent

Sep 19, 2017

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As a self-professed lover of Ella Sharp, her farmhouse is like my own personal Graceland. When I first began working as a docent at the Ella Sharp Museum I couldn't believe how fortunate I was to be getting such

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Fall Cycling in Jackson

Sep 14, 2017

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For many bicyclists, fall is their favorite time to ride.  The air is crisp and clean, the sky is a deeper blue, and leaves are magically changing from green to yellow, red and brown.  In Jackson county, the

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