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Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival Weekend Itinerary

Feb 25, 2016

Still need tickets for the Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival on Saturday, March 12th? Click here to get them at the Jackson County Fair Box Office Website or call (517) 788-4405.  Now that you've got

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Stories From Cell Block 7: Women in Prisons

Feb 09, 2016

By Abbey Williamson, Visitor Services Staff, Originally appeared in the Cell Block 7 email newsletter, January 29, 2016 Women prisons are a relatively new concept that came about in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. As early are the 1870&rsquo

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Black History Month: A Jackson Michigan Woman’s Cause

Feb 04, 2016

Lucy Thurman was perhaps the most prominent black woman temperance activist in the Midwest. When we think of temperance we think, “Oh those mean old ladies that didn’t want us to drink”. After watching Ken Burns

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Congratulations to Jackson Public Schools on Becoming Jackson Certified

Feb 03, 2016

For Immediate Release  Rebecca Calkins, Communications Director (517) 764-4440 info@experiencejackson.com February 3, 2016 Jackson, MI – Jackson Public Schools was the first school district to accept the Jackson Certified Challenge and become Jackson Certified. It is our pleasure to announce

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Top 15 Live Music Venues in Jackson

Jan 28, 2016

By: Rebecca Calkins | Communications Director | Originally appeared in the Online Exclusive for the February Jackson Magazine.  Why enjoy live music anymore? Everything is available for free on the internet, people often say. When I’m sitting in

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Top Five Ways to Choose Your Jackson Wedding Venue

Jan 22, 2016

Pinterest has given us the opportunity to share and embrace wedding trends easily. With so many Bridal Expos to attend, some of you Michiganders may be filling up your Pinterest boards with mason jars, chalkboard menus and chevron cakes in

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New Year’s Resolution #7: Spend Time with your Kids

Dec 22, 2015

Get your kids outside and active! Together you can "train" for the Childrenz Challenge on August 13, 2016, at Michigan International Speedway.  Top 5 Ways to Train/Wear Out your Kids to Prepare for Childrenz Challenge in Jackson Sledding

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New Year’s Resolution #6: Learn a New Hobby

Dec 22, 2015

Or practice your hobby more! Have you ever been interested in pottery? Looking to get back into the hobby? The Jackson Pottery & Clay Guild, a group of working potters & individuals with a love of clay, hosts the annual

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New Year’s Resolution #5: Catch Up With Your Friends

Dec 22, 2015

Missing your long lost friends in the bleak of winter?  First make plans to see each other this summer at the Michigan Shakespeare Festival! Michigan's premier award-winning Shakespeare Festival returns for the 22nd season in Jackson from 

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New Year’s Resolution #4: Spend Time with Your Loved One

Dec 22, 2015

Did you resolve to spend more time with the one you love? Spend time on Valentine's Day, February 14th, it will be here before you know it! Plan a romantic dinner, maybe go to a show or check out

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