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Aug
6
Fri
Grand River Farmers Market – Jackson
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Grand River Farmers Market - Jackson

The Grand River Farmers Market will open for the 2021 season at the corner of Louis Glick and Pearl Streets in Jackson.

Open Fridays and Saturdays, 9-2.

Lots of great new vendors, and our favorite regulars too! Buy local at the Grand River Farmers Market and receive the freshest produce in the area. Now accepting credit cards and bridge cards.

(517) 788-4355

Follow their Facebook page.

Aug
7
Sat
Grand River Farmers Market – Jackson
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Grand River Farmers Market - Jackson

The Grand River Farmers Market will open for the 2021 season at the corner of Louis Glick and Pearl Streets in Jackson.

Open Fridays and Saturdays, 9-2.

Lots of great new vendors, and our favorite regulars too! Buy local at the Grand River Farmers Market and receive the freshest produce in the area. Now accepting credit cards and bridge cards.

(517) 788-4355

Follow their Facebook page.

1st Annual Summer Block Party – Interfaith Shelter in Jackson
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
1st Annual Summer Block Party - Interfaith Shelter in Jackson

You’re invited! Join us at Jackson Interfaith Shelter for a FREE family event on August 7 from 11am – 3pm. We are so grateful to our community for helping us navigate this past year and come out on the other side even stronger. We’re excited to invite you to our first annual Summer Block Party!

414 S. Blackstone St.
Jackson, MI

Join us for free food, live music, inflatables and other family fun.

The event will take place in the Jackson Interfaith Shelter’s parking lot. More information can be found at interfaithshelter.com/blockparty.

Vet Fest – Fowlerville
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Vet Fest - Fowlerville
Vet Fest is Michigan’s largest veteran engagement event of the year drawing in several thousand veterans and family members from all around the state. Vet Fest is a free event for all active duty, retired, or military veteran families. Veterans can enjoy a day of camaraderie while learning about a wide variety of veteran specific resources. This is event is family orientated and veteran’s family members can enjoy food, bounce houses, live music, backpack and school supply giveaways, and more. All veterans in attendance are also eligible to win a wide variety of prizes valued from $300-$1500.
IT’S BACK!!!! Vet Fest will take place on Saturday, August 7th from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM at the Fowlerville Fair Grounds (located at: 8800 W Grand River Rd, Fowlerville, MI 48836).
Aug
8
Sun
Jackson County Fair 2021 – Keeley Park in Jackson
Aug 8 all-day
Jackson County Fair 2021 - Keeley Park in Jackson

Jackson County Fair
James J. Keeley Park

There is so much to experience at the Jackson County Fair located on Keeley Park in Jackson, Michigan.
Come out and enjoy a day or two at the fair! Fun filled games, exciting rides, livestock, events, and tasty food!
Entertainment Schedule:
Sunday, August 8 – TOBY KEITH
Monday, August 9 – MERCY ME
Tuesday, August 10 – LYNYRD SKYNYRD
Wednesday, August 11 – MONSTER TRUCK SHOW
Friday, August 13 – RODEO
Saturday, August 14 – DEMOLITION DERBY
For more information please visit www.jacksoncountyfair.net or call the fair office at 517-788-4405
Food Giveaway – Jackson
Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Every Sunday is @JacksonmichigangivingbacktotheCommunity.

Food giveaway at 1003 Clinton Rd, Jackson Michigan 49202!!

12-4 pm

Aug
9
Mon
#JXNArtTeachers Art Show – Virtual (Highlighting Jackson County School Art)
Aug 9 all-day

#JXNArtTeachers Art Show – Virtual

The Jackson County Student Art Show is online! Enjoy amazing artwork from the talented students from the Jackson Area.

The show includes public and private schools in Jackson County. Middle and high school students will receive ribbons from a panel of judges. It is sponsored by the #jxnartteachers.

#JXNArtTeachers

Participating schools include:

Columbia Junior High & High School
Concord High School
Concord Middle School
Hanover-Horton High School
Hanover-Horton Middle School
Jackson Christian Elementary
Jackson Christian High School
Jackson Christian Middle School
Jackson High School
Jackson Young Pioneer Homeschool
Lumen Christi High School
Lumen Christi Middle School
Michigan Center High School
Middle School at Parkside
Northwest Early Elementary
Northwest High School
Northwest Middle School
Queens
Springport Elementary
Springport High School
Springport Middle School
St. Johns Schools
St. Mary’s Elementary
Townsend Elementary School
Trinity Lutheran Middle School
Vandercook High School
Vandercook Middle School
Western High School
Western Middle School

 

See the Jackson County Student Art Show is online HERE.

Jackson County Fair 2021 – Keeley Park in Jackson
Aug 9 all-day
Jackson County Fair 2021 - Keeley Park in Jackson

Jackson County Fair
James J. Keeley Park

There is so much to experience at the Jackson County Fair located on Keeley Park in Jackson, Michigan.
Come out and enjoy a day or two at the fair! Fun filled games, exciting rides, livestock, events, and tasty food!
Entertainment Schedule:
Sunday, August 8 – TOBY KEITH
Monday, August 9 – MERCY ME
Tuesday, August 10 – LYNYRD SKYNYRD
Wednesday, August 11 – MONSTER TRUCK SHOW
Friday, August 13 – RODEO
Saturday, August 14 – DEMOLITION DERBY
For more information please visit www.jacksoncountyfair.net or call the fair office at 517-788-4405
Fresh Food Distribution – First United Methodist in Jackson
Aug 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Fresh Food Distribution - First United Methodist in Jackson

Fresh Food Distribution

First UMC Jackson 275 West Michigan Avenue… directly across from main library.

Aug
10
Tue
Jackson County Fair 2021 – Keeley Park in Jackson
Aug 10 all-day
Jackson County Fair 2021 - Keeley Park in Jackson

Jackson County Fair
James J. Keeley Park

There is so much to experience at the Jackson County Fair located on Keeley Park in Jackson, Michigan.
Come out and enjoy a day or two at the fair! Fun filled games, exciting rides, livestock, events, and tasty food!
Entertainment Schedule:
Sunday, August 8 – TOBY KEITH
Monday, August 9 – MERCY ME
Tuesday, August 10 – LYNYRD SKYNYRD
Wednesday, August 11 – MONSTER TRUCK SHOW
Friday, August 13 – RODEO
Saturday, August 14 – DEMOLITION DERBY
For more information please visit www.jacksoncountyfair.net or call the fair office at 517-788-4405
Aug
11
Wed
Jackson County Fair 2021 – Keeley Park in Jackson
Aug 11 all-day
Jackson County Fair 2021 - Keeley Park in Jackson

Jackson County Fair
James J. Keeley Park

There is so much to experience at the Jackson County Fair located on Keeley Park in Jackson, Michigan.
Come out and enjoy a day or two at the fair! Fun filled games, exciting rides, livestock, events, and tasty food!
Entertainment Schedule:
Sunday, August 8 – TOBY KEITH
Monday, August 9 – MERCY ME
Tuesday, August 10 – LYNYRD SKYNYRD
Wednesday, August 11 – MONSTER TRUCK SHOW
Friday, August 13 – RODEO
Saturday, August 14 – DEMOLITION DERBY
For more information please visit www.jacksoncountyfair.net or call the fair office at 517-788-4405
Monster Truck Show – Jackson County Fair
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monster Truck Show - Jackson County Fair

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2021
7 PM 

Monster Truck Show at the Jackson County Fair

James J. Keeley Park
Grandstand GA $12.00
Box Seats GA $20.00
More details and tickets at https://www.jacksoncountyfair.net/
Aug
12
Thu
Jackson County Fair 2021 – Keeley Park in Jackson
Aug 12 all-day
Jackson County Fair 2021 - Keeley Park in Jackson

Jackson County Fair
James J. Keeley Park

There is so much to experience at the Jackson County Fair located on Keeley Park in Jackson, Michigan.
Come out and enjoy a day or two at the fair! Fun filled games, exciting rides, livestock, events, and tasty food!
Entertainment Schedule:
Sunday, August 8 – TOBY KEITH
Monday, August 9 – MERCY ME
Tuesday, August 10 – LYNYRD SKYNYRD
Wednesday, August 11 – MONSTER TRUCK SHOW
Friday, August 13 – RODEO
Saturday, August 14 – DEMOLITION DERBY
For more information please visit www.jacksoncountyfair.net or call the fair office at 517-788-4405
The Green Market at Henry Ford Allegiance – Jackson
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Green Market at Henry Ford Allegiance - Jackson

The Green Market at Henry Ford Allegiance

The Market is outdoors, at their official summer location – at the corner of E. Michigan Ave and Waterloo Street in Jackson (across from Henry Ford Allegiance Health – Main Hospital).

Every Thursday
9 am – 2 pm

Connect with them HERE.

All food and products sold at The Green Market at Allegiance Health are grown and produced in Michigan using little or no pesticides, herbicides, inorganic fertilizers, or antibiotics. This means healthier foods for the greater Jackson community and less pollution for our rivers and lakes.

 

 

 

Back to School Blast Community Resource Fair – Jackson
Aug 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Back to School Blast Community Resource Fair - Jackson

Back to School Blast Community Resource Fair
August 12th, 2021
6 – 8 pm

First United Methodist Church and the Center for Family Health are partnering for their 4th year in a row to handout over 1000 backpacks filled with school supplies to all Jackson County Children in need.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year’s event will once again be drive-through only. Cars are to line up starting at the corner of W. Michigan Avenue and South Jackson at 6pm.

Parents must have children with them to receive a backpack.

For more information, contact Jessica at jessicaembury777@msn.com or (517) 581-8435.

Aug
13
Fri
Jackson County Fair 2021 – Keeley Park in Jackson
Aug 13 all-day
Jackson County Fair 2021 - Keeley Park in Jackson

Jackson County Fair
James J. Keeley Park

There is so much to experience at the Jackson County Fair located on Keeley Park in Jackson, Michigan.
Come out and enjoy a day or two at the fair! Fun filled games, exciting rides, livestock, events, and tasty food!
Entertainment Schedule:
Sunday, August 8 – TOBY KEITH
Monday, August 9 – MERCY ME
Tuesday, August 10 – LYNYRD SKYNYRD
Wednesday, August 11 – MONSTER TRUCK SHOW
Friday, August 13 – RODEO
Saturday, August 14 – DEMOLITION DERBY
For more information please visit www.jacksoncountyfair.net or call the fair office at 517-788-4405
Paws in the Park 2021
Aug 13 – Aug 14 all-day
Paws in the Park 2021

Paws in the Park has moved to Downtown Jackson in 2021.

Paws in the Park is Cascades Humane Society’s annual pet-friendly fundraiser. This family-friendly event includes a chip-timed 5k, a shorter ‘Woof Walk’, dock jumping by Ultimate Air Dogs, games, music, vendors, and more! This fun-filled and family-friendly event is a kick-off to summer that you won’t want to miss!

Find out more HERE.

Grand River Farmers Market – Jackson
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Grand River Farmers Market - Jackson

The Grand River Farmers Market will open for the 2021 season at the corner of Louis Glick and Pearl Streets in Jackson.

Open Fridays and Saturdays, 9-2.

Lots of great new vendors, and our favorite regulars too! Buy local at the Grand River Farmers Market and receive the freshest produce in the area. Now accepting credit cards and bridge cards.

(517) 788-4355

Follow their Facebook page.

Summer Family Movie – “Secret Life of Pets” – Horace Blackman Park, Downtown Jackson
Aug 13 @ 9:15 pm – 10:45 pm

FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2021
9:15 – 10:45 PM

Friday Night Movie “The Secret Life of Pets”

Free  Horace Blackman Park, downtown Jackson
Friday Film Night – Downtown Jackson
Aug 13 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Friday Film Night - Downtown Jackson

Find out more about this event and others at the Jackson DDA website.

Aug
14
Sat
Jackson County Fair 2021 – Keeley Park in Jackson
Aug 14 all-day
Jackson County Fair 2021 - Keeley Park in Jackson

Jackson County Fair
James J. Keeley Park

There is so much to experience at the Jackson County Fair located on Keeley Park in Jackson, Michigan.
Come out and enjoy a day or two at the fair! Fun filled games, exciting rides, livestock, events, and tasty food!
Entertainment Schedule:
Sunday, August 8 – TOBY KEITH
Monday, August 9 – MERCY ME
Tuesday, August 10 – LYNYRD SKYNYRD
Wednesday, August 11 – MONSTER TRUCK SHOW
Friday, August 13 – RODEO
Saturday, August 14 – DEMOLITION DERBY
For more information please visit www.jacksoncountyfair.net or call the fair office at 517-788-4405
Grand River Farmers Market – Jackson
Aug 14 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Grand River Farmers Market - Jackson

The Grand River Farmers Market will open for the 2021 season at the corner of Louis Glick and Pearl Streets in Jackson.

Open Fridays and Saturdays, 9-2.

Lots of great new vendors, and our favorite regulars too! Buy local at the Grand River Farmers Market and receive the freshest produce in the area. Now accepting credit cards and bridge cards.

(517) 788-4355

Follow their Facebook page.

Aug
15
Sun
Calhoun County Fair – Marshall
Aug 15 all-day
The mission of the Calhoun County Agricultural & Industrial Society is to preserve its agricultural heritage; to foster connection between agriculture, business, education, industry and technology within the county and beyond!

 

Toddler Tour: The Moon in the Hurst Planetarium – Ella Sharp Museum
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Toddler Tour: The Moon in the Hurst Planetarium

Sunday, July 25: 11-11:45 am

Sunday, August 15: 11-11:45 am

 

It’s never too early to start bringing your future astronaut to planetariums! Inspired by the Apollo Missions, this tour is all about the moon! This experience is specially designed for ages 2-5. The program is approximately 45 minutes in duration and capacity is limited.

Pre-registration required at ellasharpmuseum.org.

Food Giveaway – Jackson
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Every Sunday is @JacksonmichigangivingbacktotheCommunity.

Food giveaway at 1003 Clinton Rd, Jackson Michigan 49202!!

12-4 pm