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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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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

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Bike Sharing is Here!

Aug 18, 2017

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Bike Sharing is here, Jackson County! If you’re in the area for business or pleasure and didn’t bring a bike, or if you’re a local and just simply don’t own a bike

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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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Splash Pad

Jul 24, 2017

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If you’re looking for a fun-filled, bucket list-type day, we’ve got a solution for you. In late June, the Jackson County Parks Department completed a long anticipated splash pad project at The Cascades in Jackson. With

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Hot Air Balloons and Memorable Visitors

Jul 20, 2017

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The Hot Air Jubilee is one of the summer highlights in Jackson, colors fill the sky and friends all gather for a great time. It's events like the Hot Air Jubilee, and visitors like Ella and Elaine that make

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June Bus Tour 2017

Jun 26, 2017

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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

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Learn to be a Tourist in your own Hometown: Take a hike!

May 01, 2017

I don’t know about your family but whenever my family goes away on vacation we are always looking for a day or two of fun but free activities to keep everyone busy and help out our budget. 

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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?

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Childrenz Challenge by the Numbers

Mar 31, 2017

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Childrenz Challenge is a fun fitness run for kids age 4-13. Similar to mud runs, Childrenz Challenge is a mud-filled obstacle course designed specifically for kids (adults can’t have all the fun). In 2016, more than 2,200 kids climbed, crawled,

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