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Jacksonopolis | September 22, 2014

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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 –




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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

Wolverine Tractor Pull

August 12, 2014 |

The crowd was in high gear while the tractors put the pedal to the metal at the Jackson County Fair.






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Saturday Night Demolition Derby

August 11, 2014 |

Cars smashed and dirt was flying on Saturday night 8/9/14 at the Jackson County Fair demolition derby – Photos by Shawn Whitehead – Framed Creations




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Thursday at the Fair

August 8, 2014 |

On thursday night the K105.3 Karaoke Contest took place at the Jackson County Fair – Photos by Shawn Whitehead – Framed Creations




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A few more days left to visit the Jackson County Fair

August 7, 2014 |

The Jackson County Fair is taking place thru Saturday 8/9/2014, make sure to take some time out of your week and take in the sights and sounds of the fair – Photos by Shawn Whitehead – Framed Creations



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Rodeo at Jackson County Fair

August 7, 2014 |

Last night (8/6/14) hundreds of spectators showed up to take part in the excitment of the rodeo at the Jackson County Fair – Photos by David Bostedor III –




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World Series of Hair – Jackson County Fair

August 6, 2014 |

On Monday 8/4/2014 Quiet Riot, Warrant, and Sebastian Bach formerly from Skid Row performed at the Jackson County Fair as part of the World Series of Hair tour – Photos by Shawn Whitehead – Shawn Whitehead Photography




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Celebrate Art, Food, and Music at How Bazaar

August 6, 2014 |

Downtown Jackson was filled with artists, various food vendors, and music during the How Bazaar event that took place on Saturday 8/3/14 and Sunday 8/4/14 – Photos by Accalia Shroads – Accalia Shroads Photography




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Jackson Makerspace

August 5, 2014 |

A group of Jackson makers and the Jackson Inventors Network have collaborated to start Jackson Makerspace at 543 E Washington Ave., Jackson, MI, a place where for a daily or monthly fee people interested in using various tools and equipment … Read More

Hope, Cure, Fight – Relay for Life

August 5, 2014 |

Over 1300 people participated in this years Relay for Life and committed themselves to FINISH THE FIGHT!  The overnight community fundraising walk was an emotional and spirited display of unity and support to battle cancer and honor those who have fought cancer in the past. … Read More

July Downtown Cruise In

July 29, 2014 |

Cloudy skies did not deter the cars & crowds from flocking to downtown Jackson for the July 25th Cruise In. Despite a few sprinkles of rain, spectators continued to walk the streets and food & snacks were available from several … Read More

Saturday at FolkGalore

July 28, 2014 |

Folk music of all types could be heard around Jackson on Saturday July 26th. Here are a few photos from various locations during FolkGalore. Photos by Dave Buchanan of Coefficient Media.



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Pickle Barrel – Folkgalore

July 27, 2014 |

On Friday Victor McDermott and Steve Tucker performed at The Pickle Barrel as part of the Folkgalore music festival – Photos by Accalia Shroads – Accalia Shroads Photography




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Friday at Folkgalore

July 27, 2014 |

There was a wide variety of musical acts playing in downtown Jackson during Friday night for this years’ Folkgalore. From The Ukulele Kings at the Jackson Coffee House, Cold tone harvest at Grand River Marketplace, and at the Michigan Theater … Read More