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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:

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Father’s Day Photo Contest

Submit your photos May 13 – June 2
Voting begins June 3 and ends June 17
Click here for the contest!

Monday, June 1st

Tony Open to benefit American Cancer Society and Allegiance Health,   Jackson Country Club   12:30pm tee off

Saturday, June 6th

Junior Achievement  Grand Prix

20 years of Grand Prix Racing- Mark your calendars for a day of high energy and friendly competition – June 6th at NOON- NEW location:Cascades Park – partnering with Paws In the Park.

Sunday, June 7th

Rose Festival Parade and picnic in the Park. Theme: “Sizzlin’ Summer”
Parade starts at 1pm at the corner of S. Jackson Street and Greenwood Street to Fourth Street and ending at the Middle School at Parkside.

Parade is immediately followed by Picnic in the Park at Ella Sharp Park

Friday-Saturday-Sunday, June 12-14th

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!

Friday-Saturday-Sunday, July 17-19th

Hot Air Jubilee,   Ella Sharp Park

Sunday, July 26th

Ducky Derby,  to benefit the American Cancer Society     6pm   Cascades Falls Park

Saturday & Sunday, August 1-2

How Bazaar      Downtown Jackson

Art, Wine, Beer, Food & Live Entertainment!

Friday-Saturday, August 7-8

Relay for Life     Jackson, MI    Cascades Falls Park

Jackson County Fair – August 9-15, 2015

Jackson Civil War Muster – August 22-23, 2015


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





1 Comment

  1. Kristen W.

    Event: Baker College of Jackson Engineering Open House

    When: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    Where: Baker College of Jackson, 2800 Springport Road, in the 100 building, Jackson.

    Event Description:

    Prospective students and their families are invited to Baker College of Jackson to learn about academic programs and careers in engineering and manufacturing.

    In addition to touring the new state-of-the-art manufacturing lab, attendees will have access to faculty, administration, students and alumni to discuss the many programs. Business representatives will also be available to provide information about careers in their industries.

    The lab replicates a machine shop where students in all of Baker College’s manufacturing programs collaborate to develop a product from the concept stage to prototype production.

    For more information about this free event, contact Kevin Pnacek in the admissions office at 517.788.7800 or


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