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Respect, Opportunity, Scholarship and Excellence - Jackson County Rose Pageants

Jul 31, 2018

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This will be my second year competing in the Miss Jackson County RoseQueen pageant and I can truly say I am honored to be in such an inspiring program. This organization has helped me create many life skills that I

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New to NASCAR

Jul 31, 2018

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My husband and I got to spend a Saturday at the June 2018 NASCAR Race at Michigan International Speedway as guests of Experience Jackson. I’ve never attended a NASCAR event before. (Although I did have a brush with

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Jackson Civil War Muster - A Summer Main Stay

Jul 30, 2018

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The Jackson Civil War Muster has been a main stay of Jackson’s summer time events and will be commemorating its 35th anniversary next year in 2019. As one of the largest Civil War Musters in the Midwest; Jackson is

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The Life of a Jackson Highland Games Thrower

Jul 23, 2018

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At the Jackson Highland Games, the day starts early in the morning, heavy things are thrown, and participants do not wear pants, but traditional Scottish kilts. Amateur highland games competitors come from all over Michigan and around the

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Discovering the Best Places to Eat in Jackson

Jul 18, 2018

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Nearly every street corner in Jackson is occupied by an eatery ready to tackle your taste buds. From time honored traditions to award-winning meals and sweets that will take you back in time, if there’s something you desire,

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Must-Visit Wineries & Breweries in Jackson, MI

Jul 18, 2018

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Looking for an adventure to delight your taste buds this summer? Look no further than Jackson, Michigan’s wineries and breweries. With so many to choose from, it would take a few days to visit them all. Here are

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Stand Up Paddle Board

Jun 26, 2018

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One of our favorite pastimes is to get out onto the water and paddle on the rivers and lakes of Jackson County on a stand-up-paddle-board (SUP). Have you ever thought about trying SUP, but thought it might be too hard?

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Ogma Brewing Company

Jun 26, 2018

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Downtown Jackson is in the midst of remarkable change and growth. New leaders, new lofts and a new Louis Glick. It’s a lot. And it’s no surprise you haven’t heard of our brewery just

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A Tour through American History

Jun 19, 2018

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Take a fascinating tour through America’s history in Jackson, Michigan. Start by visiting the very spot the Republican Party was formed, then make your way to a historic train station that held many slaves’ tickets to freedom.

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2018 Museum Day

Jun 19, 2018

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Jackson County Museum Day is the perfect all-day activity for the whole family! Enjoy touring many of Jackson County, Michigan’s most exciting museums. You’ll take a trip through the evolution of transportation, see what 19th-century

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