Every Child is a Work of Art

Feb 08, 2018

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Art&Soul Dreams is a non-profit dedicated to helping 3000+ children in Michigan’s foster care system in need of adoption (forever families). Art&Soul Dreams brings visibility to children in the community and increase social awareness to


Wedding Minister at Your Place or Mine

Jan 31, 2018

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Who doesn’t love a wedding? The bride is ecstatic, the girls in the bridal party are atwitter. The guys are uncomfortable in their suits and the groom is nervous. But it’s all part of the excitement


Dispelling a Bridal Myth

Jan 25, 2018


You’re getting ready to tie the knot – congratulations! It’s such a joyous time, but there are also many important decisions to be made. From the venues to the photographer and everything in between… there


Welcome JACK, Jackson’s New Mascot

Jan 19, 2018

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Experience Jackson is excited to introduce JACK the Elephant to Jackson County. JACK was introduced as a character in our Experience Jackson coloring book two years ago. JACK visits many of our Jackson County assets such as the Cascades, Sparks


Ice Fishing Photo Contest

Jan 16, 2018


Calling all Fishermen! We want to see how you ice fish in Jackson County. From set up to tear down - we want to see it all! Show us what makes Jackson County the best ice fishing spot around.


Arts & Craft Beer

Jan 12, 2018


Who doesn’t love a good Pinterest craft or coloring book for adults? It’s a great way to relax or to hangout with friends by hosting a craft night – especially on cold winter days. Take your


Winter Trails

Jan 12, 2018


Winter is a wonderful time to explore Michigan. The lake effect from the state’s Great Lakes provide plenty of snow, which means months of snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and fat tire biking! Whether you are a beginner or


Learn To Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

Jan 09, 2018

Valerie Herr is a passionate community member, writer and regular contributor to the Experience Jackson Blog. This series of blogs, entitled Learn To Be a Tourist in Your Own Town was originally published in the Jackson Area Collaborative Kids


Winter Running is Hard (But It Helps Us Train for August!)

Jan 01, 2018

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Chances are, every runner has fielded questions about their sanity when lacing up during the Michigan winter. Yes, ice and snow are hazards to our footing and visibility. Short days require reflective items and a headlamp in our gear kits.


Learn to be a Tourist in your own Hometown: Holiday Break

Dec 01, 2017

The holidays are officially upon us. For some it’s the best time of the year while for others it can be stressful. Not only financially but what to do with out of town guests and kids home for


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