Keloorah features 12 concert acts over two NASCAR weekends

Apr 20, 2015

BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 20, 2015) – NASCAR race fans and music festival fans both will have reasons to celebrate this summer at Michigan International Speedway. Keloorah, a music festival experience, will take place on Friday and Saturday of each NASCAR weekend at


Wine and Canvas featured at Michigan Wine and Beer Fest

Apr 14, 2015

BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 14, 2015) — The Michigan Wine and Beer Fest presented by Experience Jackson features special painting classes for all those future artists. When you are not sampling all the great wines and brews or listening to the entertainment, you


Now accepting registrations for the 2015 Rose Festival Fire Truck Pull!

Apr 06, 2015

Sign up your team of 10 to pull a Fire Truck that weighs more than 50,000 pounds! Teams must pull the Fire Truck 100 yards. The Team that pulls the truck the fastest wins! Form a team, show your community pride and come


Dahlem Prepared for 16-Acre Prairie Burn in April

Apr 02, 2015

Aggressive invasive species targeted:  spotted knapweed Thursday, April 2, 2015 – Jackson, MI   Scheduling prescribed burns requires careful monitoring of the weather forecast.  Late afternoon decisions for the next day are based on winds and weather in our


JSO offers special ticket prices to area Veterans for The Sounds of War on May 2nd

Apr 02, 2015

Jackson Symphony Orchestra will mark the 100th Anniversary of the “War to end all Wars” with the world premiere of JSO composer-in-residence Dr. Bruce Brown’s fascinating Love, Death and War in the White House: A Portrait


Rose Parade & Picnic in the Park 2015

Mar 26, 2015

We invite the community to come out -Relax, Have Fun, and Enjoy~ The 57th Annual Jackson County Rose Parade and the Picnic in the Park will take place on Sunday, June 7th.   The parade starts at 1:00 PM


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


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


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


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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