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Jacksonopolis | May 25, 2016

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Downtown Jackson Christmas Parade

November 21, 2015 |

The 25th Annual Downtown Jackson Christmas Parade was a great success. The new downtown roads provided a great pedestrian friendly rout. The holiday moving and snacks at the Michigan Theatre was a great way to wrap up the celebration.


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Artists In Jackson

November 4, 2015 |

Dave Lawrence has made something unique. It is a look into what makes Jackson feel alive, a cross section people and art that bring us together. Check out the Artists In Jackson project for yourself and pick up a copy of … Read More

Jackson High vs. Lumen Christi 2015

October 24, 2015 |

Jackson High beat Lumen Christi in overtime for their first win over the Titans since 1988. Both teams scored a touchdown in overtime but Lumen Christi missed the extra point and Jackson made their extra point for a 35 – … Read More

Zombie Walk 2015

October 12, 2015 |

The streets of downtown jackson were filled with hordes of the walking dead on Saturday night for the annual Zombie Walk Jackson to support the March of Dimes – Photos by Travis Stevens – Travis Stevens Photography




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Downtown Art Mural

October 8, 2015 |

Take a quick look at the artist behind the new mural downtown! Make sure to watch until the end where we have a quick interview with the artist. ‪#‎ThisIsJackson‬

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Family Fall Festival

September 24, 2015 |

On September 18th, 19, and 20th 2015 the Jackson Family Fall Festival too place on the grounds of St. John Elementary. – Photos by Travis Stevens – Travis Stevens Photography




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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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