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Jacksonopolis | January 28, 2015

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Baby Maestro Musicians

January 27, 2015 |

Join the JSO Community Music School for an interactive music program for babies and their caregivers. Class begins on Thursday, January 29 @ 6:30 p.m. Classes are half hour in length. This class is an interactive program that provides infants … Read More

Celtic Concert with The Moxie Strings

January 26, 2015 |

The Jackson Symphony Orchestra Community Music School is hosting a rollicking Celtic concert with The Moxie Strings on Friday, March 13 @ 7:30 p.m. The Moxie Strings is an electrifying combination of fiddle, electric cello and percussion. It is an … Read More

Jackson Christmas Parade

November 22, 2014 |

It may have been cold outside but  downtown Jackson was warm with the spirit of the holidays during this years Downtown Jackson Christmas Parade. People lined the streets of Michigan Ave to view local floats, Marching Bands, community groups and a … Read More

Artsy Fartsy Pop-up Gallery

November 20, 2014 |

Art finds it’s way into unusual situations. A group of artist have banded together to create a temporary art gallery and marketplace in downtown Jackson. Located in the old Vermeulens Furniture building at 135 W. Cortland, the Artsy Fartsy Marketplace will … Read More

Andrew Hall and 2nd Sunday

November 9, 2014 |

Andrew Hall blends a colorful street style with simplistic graphic design. As the featured artist during Art624’s monthly 2nd Sunday event, Andrew displayed a collection of pieces that span years of work.

Scotty Butters played at the event and guests were able … Read More

Detroit Red Wings Alumni Team vs Jackson Optimist Club All-Stars

November 9, 2014 |

On Saturday 11-8-2014, the Detroit Red Wings Alumni Hockey Club was victorious with a 5-2 win against the Jackson Optimist Club All-Stars. Photos by Scott Mapes –




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360 Allstars

November 3, 2014 |

On Saturday 11-1-2014 the Jackson College Potter Center hosted the traveling entertainment show, 360 All Stars. Photos by David Bostedor III –




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Devils Night Costume Party @ Bird Alley

October 31, 2014 |

Known for it’s DIY and underground spirit, Bird Alley occupies a unique space in Jackson.  This years Devils Night Costume Party was a great example of what a community can bring together in the name of having a good time.  Big thanks to Daniel … Read More

Community Bowl 2014

October 25, 2014 |

Congratulations to Lumen Christi on their 54 – 27 victory against Jackson High at the 2014 Community Bowl held Friday night 10-24-2014 at the Withington Stadium – Photos by Scott Mapes – Scott Mapes Photography




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Fall Photo Walk

October 20, 2014 |

A brave group of photographers ventured out into the wilderness for the 2014 Fall Color Photo Walk at Waterloo Recreation Area.



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Brooklyn Pumpkin Quest

October 16, 2014 |

On Saturday 10/11/2014 the streets of Brooklyn were filled with people taking part in this year’s Pumpkin Quest, which included kids games, face painting, and many other kid related activities. Photos by Travis Stevens –




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The Horde of Zombies Overtake Jackson

October 14, 2014 |

Photos taken during the 2014 Zombie Walk Jackson by Dave Buchanan of Coefficient Media.





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Zombie Walkers Attack

October 13, 2014 |

Photos taken during the 2014 Zombie Walk Jackson by Shawn Whitehead of Framed Creations





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Zombie Walk Jackson 2014

October 13, 2014 |

video by Scott Toaden of Toaden Productions.


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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.

This family friendly, fun event is set to … Read More

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 –

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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 –




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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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