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“Jackson & the Great War” Exhibit at Ella Sharp Museum

May 31, 2018

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"Jackson & the Great War", an exhibit at Ella Sharp Museum, is open now through August 24, 2018. The exhibit commemorates the Centennial Anniversary of the US involvement in WWI. The exhibit features letters, uniforms, a Sparton gas alarm, helmets, and

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Learn to be a Tourist in your own Hometown - Downtown Jackson

May 30, 2018

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I was having lunch the other day with a friend and she mentioned how much she loved going to Chelsea and spending a day in their downtown and she wishes she could do that in our downtown. I work downtown

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Overnight Packages

May 01, 2018

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Overnight Packages | Jackson, MI FALL GOLF PACKAGES RATES STARTING AT $200 per person Each package provides the opportunity to golf on some of the best courses the Midwest has to offer. For starters, Grande Golf Club 

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Dispelling Myths About What it Takes to Play Shakespeare

Mar 30, 2018

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Often when Shakespeare is mentioned, thoughts of leathery-elbowed tweed blazers, pipes, and reading spectacles are conjured in the imagination. But nothing could be further from the truth to the reality of Shakespeare’s theatre. Perhaps after this article, you

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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

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Dispelling a Bridal Myth

Jan 25, 2018

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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

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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

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Art with Attitude

Nov 30, 2017

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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

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Fairy Festival Tips from the Head Fairy

Mar 28, 2017

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This is Jackson School of the Arts 10th Annual Fairy Festival and as Head Fairy, I have some important facts and tips you'll want to know to have the best time ever.   What to do before: The

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Art Talk: Philip C. Curtis

Mar 06, 2017

I first discovered the art of Philip C. Curtis when I met Philip J. Curtis.  With Philip C. Curtis, I discovered a style of art I'd never seen before, and with the other Curtis I discovered the man

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