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Jacksonopolis | October 26, 2014

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Switchfoot @ SAU

October 11, 2014 |

Switchfoot made a stop in Spring Arbor on their Fading West tour with supporting act Gungor on October 10th.  The fall concert is a tradition at Spring Arbor University and an opportunity for students to take a break from studying and invite … Read More

Jackson Makerspace Accepting Members

October 10, 2014 |

The Jackson Makerspace is now accepting members for the makerspace located at 543 E. Washington St Jackson, MI. Memberships consist of $50/month or $500/year to gain access to use the various equipment and tools on-site. Members would be able to … Read More

Zombie Makeup Tutorial

October 9, 2014 |

Kari from Gorgeous Fx shows how to make some impressive Zombie makeup effects so you can get ready for this years Zombie Walk Jackson!

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Ready to Glow

October 7, 2014 |

Get ready to get your glow on. The Fitness Council of Jackson is hosting the 3rd Annual Glow Run 5K as a fundraiser for its Girl Quest Boy Quest afterschool enrichment program.

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Fall Harvest Festival

October 6, 2014 |

On Sunday 10/5/2014 fall was in the air as the grounds of the Ella Sharp Museum was transformed into a great community event to celebrate various fall activities for their annual fall harvest festival. Photos by Travis Stevens – www.tstevensphoto.com

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Kung Fu Jackson?

September 25, 2014 |

Fight City: Shaolin Throwdown is the new project by local filmmakers Gus Péwé and Robert Hoxie. Gus came to the realization that he really wanted to make a martial arts action-comedy. As he states, “Most of my movies are inspired by … Read More

Getting Dirty at the Tough Mudder

September 24, 2014 |

Built on and around one of America’s most-storied racetracks, Michigan International Speedway is no stranger to adrenaline and high-stakes glory. Featuring murky wetlands, meandering trails and jaw-dropping surprises courtesy of our mad-minded Course Designers, only the Toughest Mudders will see … Read More

Tompkins Freedom Festival

September 22, 2014 |

On 9-20 and 9-21-2014 the Tompkins Freedom Festival took place in Tompkins Center where classic cars and tractors were on display along with other activities – Photos by Shawn Whitehead – Framed Creations

 

 

 

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Family Fall Festival

September 20, 2014 |

The grounds of St. John Elementary school has been transformed into the family fall festival with rides, games, food, and fun for all On Friday 9/19 – Sunday 9/21/2014. – Photos by Travis Stevens – www.tstevensphoto.com

 

 

 

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Zombie Day Proclamation

September 18, 2014 |

On Tuesday 9/16/2014 Mayor Jason Smith proclaimed that October 11, 2014 will be Zombie Day in Jackson, MI. A crowd of spectators and zombies witnessed a speech made by Mayor Smith and the unveiling of this years T-shirt design that … Read More

Allegiance Hospice Golf Benefit

September 11, 2014 |

The 14th annual golf benefit for Allegiance Hospice took place on Monday, September 8th at the Grande Golf Club. All proceeds provide hospice charity care for local individuals and families.

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Spirit of America Blood Drive: Unity Field

September 11, 2014 |

Support the Spirit of America Blood Drive at MIS and help your community by honoring the heroes and victims of 9/11. To make an appointment, call 1-866-642-5663. 

Video courtesy Michigan International Speedway.

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Allegiance Race to Health 2014

September 10, 2014 |

Allegiance Health, in conjunction with the Health Improvement Organization, held the 2014 Allegiance Race to Health and Step by Step Family Wellness Day on Saturday, September 6, 2014. This event is offered to encourage families to develop healthier lifestyles through exercise. … Read More

Kuman Fun Run

September 6, 2014 |

The Kuman Run is a 5k run that will take place on the Falling Water’s Trail in Jackson Michigan. The funds raised will go towards a project in Puapa New Guinea. The run is scheduled for Sept. 20, 2014 – … Read More

Cuppa Bus Kickstarter

September 3, 2014 |

Now is your chance to help a local coffee shop expand and realize their dream for bringing quality artisanal coffee to Jackson. Cuppa Coffee is looking for supporters to help them acquire a bus and transform it into a unique food truck … Read More

A Special Train, A Special Station, a Special Occasion

September 2, 2014 |

Michigan Central Station in Jackson, Michigan on the first of September 2014 marked the station’s 141st birthday. The station is the oldest, continuously operated passenger rail station in America. Video by Drayton Blackgrove of Delay In Block Productions.

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Labor Day Fireworks @ the Cascades

August 30, 2014 |

An annual tradition that is unique to Jackson. Fireworks at the Cascade. Photos by Dave Buchanan.

 

 

 

 

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More from the Muster

August 29, 2014 |

If you didn’t get a chance to make it out to the Civil War Muster last weekend (8/23 & 8/24/2014) or you just want to relive the experience, we have some more photos for you. Photos by Shawn Whitehead – … Read More

Civil War Muster

August 26, 2014 |

On Saturday 8/23 & Sunday 8/14/2014 the Cascades park was transformed into the past to celebrate the reenactment of civil war battles. Photos by David Bostedor III – http://about.me/dbostedor3

 

 

 

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Cascades Civil War Muster of Jackson

August 19, 2014 |

The history lives on with these rugged spirits from the past at the The Cascades Civil War Muster. Talented reenactors demonstrate what the civil war felt like for those living during that historical period of American history. The Cascades Civil War … Read More

Birds Blooms & Butterfly Festival

August 19, 2014 |

Families from around Jackson participated in a unique hands on experience on Saturday August 16th, 2014 at the Dahlem Center during their annual Birds, Blooms and Butterflies festival. Photos by Accaila Shroads – Accalia Shroads Photography

 

 

 

 

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Pure Michigan 400

August 18, 2014 |

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 raced into Jackson this past weekend at the Michigan International Speedway. The race came down to the end with some exciting moves in the final laps. Photos by Scott Mapes.

 

 

 

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Cascades Family Fun Night

August 18, 2014 |

A unique collection of Disney characters entertained the crowd during the Cascades Family Fun Night. Photos by David Bostedor.

 

 

 

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Amazing Race Jackson

August 16, 2014 |

The day was long and the race was hard. Amazing Race Jackson is an event where teams of 2 race around Jackson on foot, by bike, by bus or by boat. Teams receive clues to each location, complete activities, and collect … Read More

The Hungry Eggplant on the move in Jackson

August 15, 2014 |

Eating healthy has never been so fun. The Hungry Eggplant, a mobile food truck that offers vegetable-based food has been popping up around town. Owner Paige Beauchene followed her passion and is now sharing it with the Jackson community. The … Read More