Community Happenings

If you are a non profit group or organization and you want your event promoted on our radio stations or on our web pages, please email them to corrina@k1053.com 

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Miss Jackson County Rose Queen Scholarship Pageant Application due April, 1 2015   contact Lynda Waldron  517-612-9678 for more information

http://jacksonrosefestival.org/

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April  7th,  2015       16th Annual Night of Jazz & Blues    Country Club of Jackson 3135 Horton Rd.
The Jackson Symphony Guild is excited to bring you this year’s 16th Annual Night of Jazz & Blues on Friday, April 7th from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at the Country Club of Jackson. The event will bring back “Motor City Beat,” – this five-person group was so well received last year we asked them to return! Get ready for another amazing night of jazz, blues, and Motown music. –     $45 per person     call  Rob Tipton 517-795-4923  for info

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Now through April 18th

Exhibit at Ella Sharp Museum    www.ellasharpmuseum.org

150 Years:    From Reading Room to Public Library.

The present Jackson District Library was established in 1977 with the consolidation of the Jackson Public Library and the Jackson County Library.

Now through April 11th         Ella Sharp Museum

Another Man’s Treasure: Souvenirs & Memorabilia.  We all have them. They are displayed prominently on bookshelves and end tables, line the pages of scrapbooks, or hide tucked away in drawers. The Ella Sharp Museum has its own collection of souvenirs donated by our generous community over the years. Many of these items will be on exhibit in the Emmet Gallery January 17-April 11.

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April 25th and 26th   The Annual Fairy Festival

April 25th and 26th   The Annual Fairy Festival is a free community event at ART 634 and Jackson School of the Arts. Activities include arts and crafts, face painting, tea with the Rose Queen, a walk through the Fairy Kingdom, performances, sweets and fairy related items for sale from many vendors and in Ye Ole Fairy Shoppe – Jackson School of the Arts 517-784-2389   http://www.jacksonarts.org/

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CELL BLOCK 7 PRISON MUSEUM

Friday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  The Ella Sharp Museum has partnered with the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) and has opened a prison museum in Cell Block 7 of the State Prison of Southern Michigan.

$15 – Adults  ,   $8 – Children 5-12,  FREE – Children 5 & under

$10 – Senior Citizens, Military personnel, Ella Sharp Museum members & Michigan Dept of Corrections Employees

For more information or to stay up to date on happenings at Cell Block 7 visit:   www.cellblock7.org

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Saturday,  May 9, 2015

Michigan Wine and Beer Fest                    It’s the toast of Michigan!

On Saturday, May 9, 2015, MIS will play host to wineries and breweries from all over the state.

Sip, swirl and savor the great wine and beers the Michigan Wine and Beer Fest has to offer!   www.mispeedway.com

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 Saturday, June 6th

Junior Achievement   Grand Prix   2015

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Sunday, June 7th

Rose Festival Parade and picnic in the Park

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Friday, Saturday, Sunday—-June 12 – 14, 2015

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400

You’ve waited all year for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series to return to Michigan International Speedway, NASCAR’s fastest track

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July 17-19th, 2015

Hot Air Jubilee,   Cascades Falls Park

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August 1, 2    2015

How Bazaar?      Downtown Jackson

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August 7-8th

Relay for Life     Jackson, MI    Cascades Falls Park

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2015 Jackson County Fair will be held from Sunday, August 9th to August 15th

http://www.jacksoncountyfair.net/

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Jackson Civil War Muster    8/22-23, 2015

 

For a complete listing of  Jackson County Community Events,  check out:

experiencejackson

 


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