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JYP Doggy TGIF – Jackson
Oct 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
The JYP dogs need to network and socialize too! Goose the Husky wants to make new frens!
🎾Do you have a puppy you’re trying to socialize? A high energy floof that needs lots of play? Or maybe you just want to hang out with some heckin good bois (and gurls)?
🗓Every Friday at 5:30pm, come on over to the Cascades Humane Society Dog Park for some doggone fun!
🐶All well-behaved hoomans and doggos are welcome!
😷 *** For the health and safety of our hosts, selves, and community, we ask that everyone practices social distancing and brings a mask for this event. Also, please make sure to have a leash and poop bags to clean up after your fur baby.***
Virtual Homecoming Events – Spring Arbor University
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Fall Festival – Jackson
Oct 3 @ 12:00 pm
Fall Festival - Jackson

Happy Fall, Ya’ll! Come pick out your pumpkins and celebrate with activities for the whole family. Straw maze, pumpkin painting, and more! Children who wear their costume will receive a prize. Festival activities and live music will be held on Saturday, October 3rd from 12pm-4pm. Retail center open Saturday, 9am-6pm and Sunday, 10am-2pm. Hosted by Brothers Outdoor World. 3055 Springport Rd, Jackson MI

Drive-In Concert featuring Sanctus Real & Ten Talents – Hillsdale
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Drive-In Concert featuring Sanctus Real & Ten Talents - Hillsdale

Hillsdale County Fair presents a Sanctus Real drive-in concert, along with special guest Ten Talents.

– NEXT Saturday, October 3rd

– $25 entry fee will be collected at the gate (there’s a cost for each vehicle)

– Gates open at 5:30, concert starts at 7)

ALSO – is still planning to host our  Sanctus Real concert in Jackson in Spring 2021.

Jackson YMCA Turkey Trot – Jackson
Nov 26 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Jackson YMCA Turkey Trot - Jackson

Thursday, November 26, 2020
7 AM – 12 PM

Jackson YMCA
127 W. Wesley St.
Jackson, Michigan 49201


The TURKEY TROT is an exciting race for all levels and age groups. You are encouraged to join. Choose from a 5K Run, 5K Walk or a 10K Run. We also offer a Kids Run. The TURKEY TROT race will be professionally chip timed with the results right after the race. Be sure to invite your friends and guests to join you on this exciting THANKSGIVING Day Run!


Adults ~ Early Registration $25 / Race Day $35

Children (0 – 18yrs) ~ $15


Fun Run ~ FREE
With T-Shirt ~ $10


* * TO SHOW OUR APPRECIATION, MOVING FORWARD, WE ARE PLEASE TO ANNOUNCE… That the Jackson Turkey Trot is now offering our MILITARY & FIRST RESPONDERS a $5.00 Discount.

– Online Registration has already been set up for your convenience. Just enter your Military / First Responder’s ID when prompt.


– Elementary, Middle & High Schools
– Teachers, your Students can now register to represent their school via online registration!
– Designated online school teams have already been created!
– In the Group/Team tab above
– Student Registration Fee: $15
– Online Student Registration will be “LIVE” on September 1, 2020
– Elementary (K – 5th gr) Middle School (6th – 8th gr) High School (9th – 12th gr)
– Email us for further details at:


Special Exclusive Promotion Courtesy From Our Featured Sponsor!
Choose from:
$5.00 Playmaker’s Gift Card or
$5.00 Off Registration with Code
* * Limited Quantities


This race is part of the 2020 ORS Race Series
ORS is proud to be the title sponsor of the ORS Race Series with 11 races of all distances and challenge levels throughout the year.
Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists is the leading physical therapy, athletic training and sports performance coaching company in the Jackson area.
The ORS Race Series mission is to create and support opportunities for Jackson and the surrounding communities to get out and move, and to support a healthy and fit lifestyle for all ages.
To learn more click here: Run Jackson – Jackson Race Series

– Not able to participate this year?
Please consider making a Donation by using the Donate.


We’re getting a jump start on asking for Volunteers
for our 2020 Jackson YMCA Turkey Trot.
If you can help, Awesome! …
If you know someone who would like to help too, Double Awesome!!

Contacts us to VOLUNTEER for the Jackson YMCA Turkey Trot

Proceeds Benefit the Jackson YMCA “Strong Kids Strong Community Campaign”