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Jacksonopolis | November 30, 2015

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Jackson Candy & Fudge Factory

September 20, 2015 |

On Tuesday September 22nd, 2015 at 11am the Jackson Candy & Fudge Factory will be open for business. Make sure to stop by this unique candy shop that features modern candy favorites with an old time feel. Located at 1522 … Read More

The Big Mitten Fair

September 8, 2015 |

The Big Mitten Fair took place from September 3 – 7th, 2015 at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, MI. The fair hosted various attractions, a car and bike show, and numerous musical performances. Photos by Shawn Whitehead – Framed … Read More

Napoleon vs Columbia Central Football

August 29, 2015 |

Napoleon played Columbia Central to kick off the high school football season in a battle for the Little Brown Jug the two teams play for. Columbia Central came out on top this time to win the Little Brown Jug by … Read More

Meggacon 2015

August 24, 2015 |

Comic fanatics, gamers and more gathered at the Commonwealth Commerce Center in Jackson Saturday, August 22nd for Meggacon, “Michigan’s entertainment, gaming, geek & arts convention.” Artists had work available for purchase, cosplay was welcome and encouraged, and the gaming floor … Read More

Don’t Miss the Civil War Muster this weekend

August 20, 2015 |

On saturday 8/22 and Sunday 8/23 make sure to visit the Cascades Park to step back in time to witness the annual Civil War Muster. The activities start each day at 9am, but make sure to check the schedule for … Read More

Pure Michigan 400 – Sunday at MIS

August 20, 2015 |

Matt Kenseth ran away from the field in winning the Pure Michigan 400 Sunday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn Michigan. It was also the last race at MIS for Jeff Gordon who finished 17th on the day. Matt … Read More

Great Clips 250 – Nascar Truck Race

August 18, 2015 |

On Saturday 8/15/15, Kyle Busch started in the 11th position and found his way to the winners circle by winning the Great Clips 250 Xfinity Series race Saturday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway. Busch passed Chase Elliot with 3 laps … Read More

Friday MIS Qualifying

August 17, 2015 |

Matt Kenseth from Cambridge Wisconsin won the pole for Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 race on Friday afternoon with a qualifying speed of 197.48. This is the last race at Michigan International Speedway for NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon who is retiring … Read More

Friday at the fair

August 17, 2015 |

On Friday 8/14/15 the Jackson County Fair hosted a monster truck show in front of the fair grandstands – Photos by Shawn Whitehead – Framed Creations




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Fluffy at the Fair

August 14, 2015 |

Tuesday August 11th was a night full of laughter in an intimate evening with Gabriel Iglesias at the Jackson County Fair’s at the Jackson County Fair – Photos by Shawn Whitehead – Framed Creations


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Beach Boys at the Fair

August 12, 2015 |

On Monday 8/10/2015 the sounds of the Beach Boys filled the air at the Jackson County Fair – Photos by Shawn Whitehead – Framed Creations




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Sunday at the Fair

August 10, 2015 |

On Sunday 8/9/2015 the 2015 Jackson county fair started its week long activities. Sunday’s attractions included rack bands Pop Evil and Shinedown – Photos by Shawn Whitehead – Framed Creations




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Faster Horses – Till Next year

July 26, 2015 |

One more gallery from this years’ faster horses, these are from last Sunday at the Michigan International Speedway – Photos by Shawn Whitehead – Framed Creations




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Faster Horses Roundup

July 24, 2015 |

Photographer Scott Mapes explored the Faster Horses Festival and found a unique collection of country music enthusiasts and a few musician along the way.

Photos by Scott Mapes.


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Balloons and fun at the Hot Air Jubilee

July 21, 2015 |

One more photo gallery from this weekends’ Hot Air Jubilee – Photos by David Bostedor III –




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Friday Fun at Faster Horses Festival

July 20, 2015 |

The Faster Horses Festival kicked off with an exciting group of artists and activities on Friday July 17th.

Photos by Shawn Whitehead.


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Saturday Morning Launch

July 19, 2015 |

On Saturday 7/18 the balloons for the Hot Air Jubilee launched from various places in town and flew back to Ella Sharp Park for a game of balloon corn hole – Photos by Shawn Whitehead – Framed Creation



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Friday Night at the Jubilee

July 18, 2015 |

Dispite a little delay, the balloons launched from the main field and returned for a spectacular night glow, make sure to stop by the Hot Air Jubilee on Saturday for more fun – Photos by Travis Stevens –


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Soaring to New Heights at the Hot Air Jubilee

July 17, 2015 |

The weather cleared and the wind was just calm enough to get some balloons off the ground for the first night of the 2015 Hot Air Jubilee.

Photo by David Buchanan


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Grass Lake Traffic Jam’in

July 15, 2015 |

On July 10th and 11th the community of Grass Lake closed its streets to allow for various entertainment activities. Photos by Shawn Whitehead – Framed Creations




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Hot Air Jubilee 2015 Preview

July 10, 2015 |

The Media Flights are a great chance to get an up close and personal preview of the upcoming Hot Air Jubilee. The weather turned out great and the launch was beautiful!


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Independence Day Fireworks @ Cascades

July 4, 2015 |

Friday night Independence Day fireworks at Cascades – Photos by Dave Bostedor III –




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Blacksmithing at Waterloo Farm Museum

June 29, 2015 |

The smell of campfires and coal fired stoves filled the air during the Blacksmiths-Soldiers and Log Cabin Weekend at Waterloo Farm & Dewey School Museum! The educational weekend featured Blacksmiths and a Civil War Encampment along with demonstrations of other historical craft making … Read More

2nd Anniversary Pig Roast at Grand River Brewery

June 25, 2015 |

Wednesday, June 24th, was the Grand River Brewery and Winery’s 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PIG ROAST! Guest enjoyed live music by Sam Corbin (of The Lincoln County Process), a special 2 Year Anniversary Beer and a hog roast with all the fixin’s.

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Carp Carnival

June 23, 2015 |

The 58th annual Carp Carnival was held this past weekend in Michigan Center – Photos by Ashley Smith – Mashed Media




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