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


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


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


Jackson Event Helps Revitalize Local Economy

Oct 09, 2017


Jackson Event Helps Revitalize Local Economy If every Michigan household shifted just $10 of its weekly spending to Michigan-made products, collectively we would put $38 Million a week back into our local economy. We don’t have to wait for large


First Time Concert Goers

Oct 09, 2017

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What if I’ve never been to an orchestra concert? If you have never been to a professional orchestra concert before, don’t worry. We are here to help guide you and ensure that you have an


Jackson Symphony Orchestra

Aug 16, 2017

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What is a Symphony Orchestra? A Symphony Orchestra is defined as a large ensemble composed of wind, string, brass and percussion instruments and organized to perform classical music. Wind instruments include flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoons. String instruments include


American Pickers

Jul 25, 2017

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AMERICAN PICKERS to Film in MICHIGAN Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Michigan! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region in August 2017! AMERICAN PICKERS is


June Bus Tour 2017

Jun 26, 2017


In June we took a bus full of awesome campers from Michigan International Speedway on a tour of Cell Block 7, and ended the tour at the Grand River Brewery where we had MIS President Rick Brenner doing a meet


Learn to be a Tourist in your own Hometown: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Apr 01, 2017

 While we might be enjoying this mild winter around this time of year most of us start to experience cabin fever. So, what better way to cure cabin fever than getting out of our house and trying something new?


Learn to be a Tourist in your Hometown

Feb 06, 2017

When most of us go on vacation we spend a little time before hand looking into the town we are going to. We want to know what locations we are going to have to stop at, the very best local


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