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Overnight Packages

May 01, 2018

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Overnight Packages | Jackson, MI 2018 JACKSON FAIR PACKAGE RATES STARTING AT $187 The recently renovated Holiday Inn Express & Suites is just a short drive from the Jackson County Fairgrounds where you’re invited to

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17 Years of Jackson Blues Festival

Apr 30, 2018

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Cindy Hayden-Fuller reflecting on 17 years of the Jackson Blues Festival:  "I am so proud of this great community event. The excitement and growth of this festival has really put Jackson on the map as far as great Blues

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The Poison Frog Brewery Offers Live Entertainment in a Unique Location

Apr 30, 2018

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What do Benny Poole, Garrett Collier, Cooper Young, The Dead Flames, Holy Roots, Banjo Mike, Kevin Wolff, Twist of Dylan, Phil Wrzesinski, and Paper Lanterns all have in common? These local Jackson musicians have all performed at The Poison

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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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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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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

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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

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Jackson Event Helps Revitalize Local Economy

Oct 09, 2017

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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

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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

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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

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