An Insider’s Guide to The Civil War Muster

Aug 12, 2016

Large crowd at muster

Jackson’s Civil War Muster draws people in from all around Michigan and beyond! If you have never been or if you are like the hundreds of people who show up just before 2 pm to watch the battle, you


Top 3 Jackson’s Best Ice Cream Shops

Aug 10, 2016

By Val Herr, Community Engagement Specialist,  Jackson District Library How can it possibly be August?  How is it kids are getting ready to go back to school?  Where did my summer go?  I’m


The Top 10 Must-Visit Shops in Brooklyn

Aug 01, 2016

By Rebecca Calkins | Communications Director | Experence Jackson | Originally Appeared in the Online Exclusive August 2016 | Jackson Magazine The Village of Brooklyn is known as the “Heart of the Lakes,” and with good reason; there are more than 50 lakes


Jackson College Announces 2016-17 Potter Center Entertainment Lineup

Jul 21, 2016

Music, comedy, magic, stage shows and more await audiences in the 2016-17 Potter Center entertainment series announced today by Jackson College.  Tickets are on sale now at the Potter Center Box Office! This season’s performances include:


Adventures in Jackson’s Used Book Shops

Jul 20, 2016

By Sarah Stonestreet In this increasingly digital age, it’s easy to view a used book store simply as a dumping ground for unwanted books-something that is going to become obsolete sooner rather than later. Admittedly, I was prepared


Five Somethings to Answer What to Bring to the Hot Air Jubilee

Jul 05, 2016

By Rachel Ryder Buchanan The Jackson Hot Air Jubilee is one of Jackson’s biggest annual events. If you’ve never been to the Hot Air Jubilee, you should know it’s more than just hot air.


Cruise In Nights Setting Attendance Records, More Than 400 Cars And 2,500 People Attending

Jun 29, 2016

JACKSON, MI - Officials with the Jackson Downtown Development Authority are very excited about the turnout at events downtown this summer now that attendance records are being set - most recently with the June 24 Cruise In car show. Officials registered


2016 Fourth of July Celebrations in Jackson Michigan

Jun 28, 2016

Jackson knows how to celebrate with a spectacular bang especially on the 4th of July! Whether it’s from the top of the Cascade Falls in Jackson or in a neighboring community, the rockets’ red glare of


Top 5 Photo Locations in Jackson, Michigan

Jun 20, 2016

We've seen so many great photos of Jackson lately, from portraits to landscapes, nature, birding, architectural shots and even family photos. A popular spot we see a lot is the old prison wall. Believe it or not the castle


Shakespeare’s language is our language - Michigan Shakespeare Festival

Jun 14, 2016

By David Blixt Every year the Michigan Shakespeare Festival tours productions of Romeo & Juliet and Macbeth to high schools all over the state. After every performance, the actors do a question and answer session with the students, most of


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