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Stories from Cell Block 7: Prison Ink

Sep 18, 2015

Originally appeared in the Cell Block 7 email newsletter I must say that the concept of prison ink intrigues me. Right now at the wonderful Cell Block 7 Museum, we have a display of some old prison tattoo equipment that was

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Experiencing Jackson with Sofia Talvik

Sep 18, 2015

By Sofia Talvik | The best part about touring is when you have time to explore the area where you're playing. I was excited to put Michigan as my 44th state on my list of visited states and

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Hike it Baby: Never Too Young to Enjoy the Great Outdoors

Sep 01, 2015

Local organization encourages families to get out on the trails Jackson - Hike it Baby, a national organization that encourages women and families to get out into nature and be active as soon as possible after the birthing process, launched

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Airport Lanes Bowling Fall Hours Have Started!

Aug 31, 2015

Airport Lanes Hours of Business: Please call ahead for open bowling! Lanes are not always available during open bowling times! Shoes: $3.00 a pair Shoes are not included in any price except rock-n-bowl all lane prices are per

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Holiday Pop-Up Shop in Downtown Jackson, Mich.

Aug 31, 2015

11/2/15 - Opening Again November 19 through December 29, 2015 Call for Artists! We are still accepting applications. For a limited time, applications with an ""endorsement"" from one of our approved booth artists and received by November 9th will be able to

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Downtown Jackson Michigan Welcomes Swedish Folk Singer, Sofia Talvik

Aug 27, 2015

Jackson Michigan is the destination for great internationally touring indie bands and singer/songwriters. If that statement feels foreign to you, it shouldn’t be. With Jackson’s strategic location between Detroit and Chicago, we have long been

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Ella Sharp Museum’s Outdoor Sculpture with the Midwest Sculpture Initiative and Dawn Foods Foundatio

Aug 26, 2015

Ten new outdoor sculptures are on display on the grounds of the Ella Sharp Museum, thanks to the Dawn Foods Foundation, sponsors of this community art. The exhibit sculptures are on loan from the Midwest Sculpture Initiative, which was formed

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City Receives Statewide Grant to Begin Downtown Jackson Walking Trail

Aug 19, 2015

Jackson, MI - Jackson is one of 16 communities to receive a portion of roughly $250,000 from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to connect a 1,300-mile-long hiking trail in the state.  Jackson’s portion of the Iron Belle Trail

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Music, comedy, dance & more in store in 2015-16 Potter Center season

Aug 19, 2015

Great music for all ages, comedy, dance and something for the kids – all are on tap in the 2015-16 season at the Potter Center, Jackson College. Tickets are available now at www.jccmi.edu/events or (517) 796-8600.

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Nobody Ever Tells Me Anything (NETMA) Meets to Discuss Event Logistics

Aug 19, 2015

Jackson, MI - In the last year, there were 1,947 events posted on the Experience Jackson Community Calendar. With so many events in Jackson there is bound to be crossover, competition and confusion. Nobody Ever Tells Me Anything (NETMA) is

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