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


Art with Attitude

Nov 30, 2017


By Laura Dwyer Schlecte & Jacqueline Austin, Think Jackson, LLC We have all heard and realize the importance of shopping local.  You hear it all of the time … “buying local boosts the local economy” … &ldquo


A Day-Long New Years Eve Celebration in Downtown Jackson

Nov 29, 2017


New Year's Eve is on a Sunday this year, which provides a wonderful opportunity to explore Downtown Jackson before ringing in the new year at Eve on the Ave. So why not spend the final hours of 2017 exploring this


Jackson “A Golf Town”….even in the winter.

Nov 28, 2017

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I’ve always said that Jackson is a “Golf Town”, and this past weekend surely supported my claim.  The Grande has regularly hosted a “Black Friday” golf scramble the day after Thanksgiving.  This


Ice Fishing

Nov 28, 2017

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The winter season is upon us, which means exciting new ways to explore Michigan’s great outdoors! Ice fishing is a tried and true hobby for so many Michiganders and thousands of others who make their way to Jackson,


Who is Mallory Tabb?

Nov 28, 2017

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Who is Mallory Tabb? Mallory Tabb is a violinist and has performed and taught extensively throughout the United States. She performs regularly as a tenured violinist with several orchestras in southern Michigan and has appeared as guest concertmaster of the


What does a maestro do?

Nov 14, 2017

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Maestro, conductor. What’s the difference? There is no difference. Ultimately, each language has a different term. Italian (maestro), English (conductor), French (chef d’orchestre) and German (dirigent). Each term refers to the ability to lead.   What


The 20s Roar Into Jackson

Nov 01, 2017

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The 1920s were a pivitoal decade for the United States. In the 1920s Jackson was the eighth largest city in Michigan (compared to the current status as 33rd largest). Check out this Walking Tour of 1920's Architecture in Downtown Jackson!


Learn to Be a Tourist in Your own Hometown

Nov 01, 2017

Regardless if you love the cold and snowy weather or like me, wish you could hibernate until spring, the cold weather can have an impact on keeping ourselves and our kids entertained.  Nevertheless, it doesn’t mean that


Exploring the Solar System at Hurst Planetarium

Oct 30, 2017


An immersive experience that’s perfect for all ages is waiting for you in Jackson, Michigan! At Ella Sharp Museum’s Hurst Planetarium, you’ll be transported into space, going anywhere you could imagine – maybe the


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