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Keloorah a place to celebrate race weekend at MIS

Mar 20, 2015

BROOKLYN, Mich. (March 17, 2015) – Michigan International Speedway is taking the post-race concert experience to a whole new level with “Keloorah. Keloorah is two days of post-race live music and activities on Fridays and Saturdays during the June and August

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New Exhibits opening at Cell Block 7

Mar 19, 2015

New exhibits opening in April will feature the Michigan Braille Transcribing Fund, the 1952 Riot, Harold J. Tucker - A Corrections Officer at the State Prison of Southern Michigan, and more. Michigan Braille Transcribing Fund In 1962, the production of braille materials

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50 Shades of Corsets: A Brief History of Corset Manufacturing in Jackson

Mar 13, 2015

By Melanie Hilliard | Twitter & Instagram: @emjay49201 With Fifty Shades of Gray all the rage, it’s hard to imagine that a little over 100 years ago, corsets were the undergarments of fine upstanding women across the country. That

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Calling all runners!

Mar 11, 2015

BROOKLYN, Mich. (March 5, 2015) – Michigan International Speedway will host the inaugural SPEEDWAY STOMP™ 5K on Friday, May 8, the day before this year’s Michigan Wine and Beer Fest presented by Experience Jackson. The 3.1-mile run around portions of

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The Big 400 Maple Festival Saturday, March 21, 2015

Feb 24, 2015

JACKSON MI, FEBRUARY 21, 2015 - It’s maple syrup time! The communities of The Big 400 are teaming up to celebrate maple syruping in southern Michigan with a festival on Saturday, March 21, 2015. The festival includes pancake breakfasts, tours of tapping areas

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Mystery, Magic & Mayhem: Wonders From The American Museum Of Magic

Feb 03, 2015

February 3 (Jackson, MI) – Mystery, Magic & Mayhem: Wonders from the American Museum of Magic in Marshall, Michigan, this exhibit features the stories and treasures of the performers that entertained residents of the smallest communities and audiences in the grandest

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NASCAR Tickets on Sale

Jan 29, 2015

BROOKLYN, Mich. (Jan. 29, 2015) — Tickets, campsites and travel packages for all Michigan International Speedway events, including both NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekends, Michigan Wine and Beer Fest presented by Experience Jackson and Faster Horses Festival, are on sale Monday, February

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Florida Georgia Line, Brad Paisley & Carrie Underwood Saddle Up For Faster Horses Festival’s Third Y

Jan 22, 2015

Passes For The Three-Day Camping And Music Festival Go On Sale Feb. 2 NASHVILLE, TN (Jan. 22, 2015) – Faster Horses Festival will return for the third year on July 17, 18, 19 following two immensely successful years, last year hosting over 25,000 fans for the

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Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekends: An annual tradition

Jan 21, 2015

Two days twice a year, families and friends can enjoy one of Michigan's premiere outdoor activities, Michigan Fishing, for FREE! The 2015 Free Fishing Weekends are scheduled for this winter: February 14 & 15 and this summer: June 13 & 14. All fishing

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Ella Sharp Museum Becomes More Accessible To All

Jan 21, 2015

January 21, 2015 (Jackson, MI) – As of January 1, 2015 the Ella Sharp Museum is pleased to offer admission to our galleries at no cost.  Visitors can choose to pay by donation, which means that any amount will  be appreciated

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