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New Year’s Resolution #1: Get Fit and Run a Half-Marathon

Dec 22, 2015

Many of us resolve to get fit and lose weight this season. Maybe running a half-marathon is in your horizon. Jackson has the perfect opportunity with The Falling Waters Trail Run and Walk on October 2nd. Running the Falling

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7 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions in Jackson

Dec 21, 2015

‘Tis the season to make and hopefully keep your New Year's Resolutions. Jackson has just the things to help you get started! Looking to travel to new places? Add Jackson to your list! Think you know Jackson

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Holiday Pop-Up Shop in Downtown Jackson, Mich.

Nov 02, 2015

Opening Again...November 19 through December 29, 2015. Call for Artists! Apply today to be a part of this second annual event in Downtown Jackson, Michigan Visit www.ThinkJacksonMI.com to download the application! Artist Booth (10'x10' booth) $25 Non-Refundable Application

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Newest Form of Interactive Entertainment Opens in Downtown Jackson!

Oct 26, 2015

JACKSON, Sept. 1, 2015 - EpIQ Escapes: Jackson's first real-life escape room is the first of it's kind in mid-Michigan. Participants will test their wit, problem solving, and teamwork skills by entering a locked room in which they

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Weatherwax Foundation’s $50k Rounds Out Funding, Glidden Parker Mural Groundbreaking Scheduled

Oct 21, 2015

10/21/15 - The Weatherwax Foundation recently donated the final $50,000 piece of a $394,000 puzzle to break ground on the CP Federal City Square in downtown Jackson.  After CP Federal Credit Union officials announced a $100,000 contribution toward the construction of the Glidden

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An Introduction to Bourbon; Tasting a New Love at In Good Company

Oct 14, 2015

By Rebecca Calkins, 10/14/15 Michigan not only makes delicious wine and beer but we’ve also gotten into the craft distillery movement. Our local watering hole Jackson’s Grand River Brewery has started to make their own vodka, rum,

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Ella Sharp Museum Receives Grant from MCACA

Oct 08, 2015

3225 Fourth Street, Jackson, MI– October 7, 2015 – The Ella Sharp Museum has been awarded $15,000 from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.  The grant was awarded from the MCACA peer review process and was one of the 559 applications

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Bakehouse: Waterloo Pioneer Day Oct. 11, 2015

Sep 30, 2015

Mrs. Realy used a German-style Bakehouse with a wood-fired brick oven to bake all the bread, rolls, cakes, and cookies her large family of nine would need. When the Waterloo Area Historical Society was founded, the Realy’s original

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Waterloo Blacksmiths-Soldiers and Log Cabin Weekend Recap

Sep 30, 2015

The 7th Annual Blacksmiths-Soldiers and Log Cabin Weekend was another successful event.  The 1840’s Log House had an interpreter to tell the stories of the hard life our pioneer forefathers endured here in Michigan. Craig Goodlock gave a

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Jackson Optimist Figure Skating Club gains interim status through United States Figure Skating Assoc

Sep 22, 2015

The Jackson Optimist Figure Skating Club, JOFSC, has been operating as a club at the Optimist Ice Arena since December of 2014.  On July 18, 2015 the JOFSC was granted interim status, as a first step in an effort to become a

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