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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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Learn To Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

Jan 09, 2018

Valerie Herr is a passionate community member, writer and regular contributor to the Experience Jackson Blog. This series of blogs, entitled Learn To Be a Tourist in Your Own Town was originally published in the Jackson Area Collaborative Kids

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Learn to be a Tourist in your own Hometown: Holiday Break

Dec 01, 2017

The holidays are officially upon us. For some it’s the best time of the year while for others it can be stressful. Not only financially but what to do with out of town guests and kids home for

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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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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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