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October 26

Jackson College presents the fifth annual free Halloween Trick or Treat Spooktacular! The event is expanding to two full hours this year from 5-7 p.m.  Guests (children 12 and under) are encouraged to dress in a Halloween costume (though not required) and trick or treat through campus buildings. Parents should park in the Bert Walker Hall parking lot, off Emmons Road, and start in Bert Walker Hall. Handicapped accessible parking is available on the south or north side of Potter Center (near college bookstore). Strollers and wagons are permitted; the route is completely handicap accessible with all locations being on the first floor of each building; there will be no stairs to navigate. The route will take you in and out of buildings so dress for the weather. Children are encouraged to bring a Halloween pumpkin or bag for treats.  Volunteers will be stationed throughout the campus to direct visitors on their way between buildings. At the end of the route, hot cocoa will be available on the Potter Center patio, weather permitting.  This is a free event for the community.

“Sinatra Live” starring Bruce Hammond.  The Michigan Theatre welcomes back Bruce Hammond performing Frank Sinatra classics in a one-man show.  Bruce is currently playing Frank Sinatra in “The Rat Pack is Back” in Las Vegas.  Join us for an evening of Frank Sinatra tunes delivered by internationally known, hometown talent, Mr. Bruce Hammond.  Don’t miss this opportunity. Bruce has multiple television, film and commercial credits to his name.  He starred in “Sinatra Live” that has toured the U.S. and Canada.  Tonight at 7 PM.  Tickets are $13, $9 for seniors.  Tickets at the door or at michigantheatre.org

Annual Fall Rummage and Bake Sale.  1st Congregational church in Jackson will be having a large rummage and bake continuing today from 9 am until 5 pm. On Sat Oct. 27 we will have a $1 a bag sale from 9am until noon. Items available are housewares, small appliances, many craft items, yard goods starting at 75 cents a yard, cosmetics, attic treasures, jewelry, clothing starting at 50 cents, linens, lamps, candy making supplies and much much more. Proceeds go the help support our inner city missions.  120 North Jackson Street, Jackson.

Rummage & Bake Sale at Calvary United Methodist Church, 925 Backus Street ~ Jackson.  (Lansing Avenue Entrance).  Oct. 26th 9 AM – 6 PM, Sat Oct. 27th Bag Day $1.00 9 AM-11 AM, Sat October 27th 11 AM – Noon FREE.

Live Music at Jackson Coffee Company. Billy Joe Hunt.   Music has always been a big part of Billy’s life as he has played in several bands around Michigan over the years whether on guitar or drums playing blues, rockabilly or country. He writes about everyday life, friends, family and the things he’s seen driving an 18 wheeler.   7 PM to 10 PM, Jackson Coffee Company, Downtown Jackson.

SAU Theatre presents “The Clouds”.  8 PM, The Prop Shop on the Spring Arbor University Campus.  Email dramatickets@arbor.edu to reserve tickets!  $5 for students/faculty.  $8 general.  Viewer discretion is advised because of some offensive language and crude humor.  Click here to visit the Facebook event.

Goblin Walks.  This not-so-scary event offers magical entertainment just in time for Halloween! A half-mile of Halloween fun awaits you along the pumpkin-lit trails. Meet larger-than-life wildlife who teach you why they aren’t so scary through skits and songs. Afterwards, enjoy hot apple cider and donuts while singing songs and listening to stories. We are going to have at least two new skits this year, so you want to be sure to get your tickets soon!  Friday and Saturday Oct. 26 & 27 evening starting at 6:30 pm and every 15 minutes following, another group heads down the pumpkin-lit trail and the last group at 8:30 pm. Fee:$7/member, $10/non-member — REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  Registration is open for Dahlem members and non-members, so don’t wait – choice spaces fill fast. To register visit our website www.dahlemcenter.org or call the office at 517-782-3453.

October 27

Buy Michigan Now Fall Fest.  The Buy Michigan Now Fall Fest, presented by American 1 Credit Union, is an exciting event that highlights Michigan-made products and Michigan-based businesses in an effort to rejuvenate our local economy. It’s a great place to buy gifts and food for the holidays. You can also enjoy scrumptious munchies, Michigan beer and wine, live entertainment, kids activities, pumpkins, and other fall fun.  Admission and parking are FREE. For event details,  visit: http://www.buymichigannowfest.com/jackson.  10 AM to 6 PM, Jackson County Fairgrounds, American 1 Event Center.

Rummage & Bake Sale at Calvary United Methodist Church, 925 Backus Street ~ Jackson.  (Lansing Avenue Entrance).  Sat Oct. 27th Bag Day $1.00 9 AM-11 AM, Sat October 27th 11 AM – Noon FREE.

Annual Fall Rummage and Bake Sale.  1st Congregational church in Jackson will be having a large rummage and bake sale.  Today we will have a $1 a bag sale from 9am until noon. Items available are housewares, small appliances, many craft items, yard goods starting at 75 cents a yard, cosmetics, attic treasures, jewelry, clothing starting at 50 cents, linens, lamps, candy making supplies and much much more. Proceeds go the help support our inner city missions.  120 North Jackson Street, Jackson.

Monster Mash Costume Party at Allskate. 12 N to 6 PM.  Wear a Full Costume for $2 Admission! Costume Contest at 2:30pm & 5:30pm Join us for lot’s of Fun Games on Sunday Afternoons! So bring the whole Family, Mom, Dad & the kids! Skate Mates $5 + deposit. While your there play some Laser Tag & check out our really cool Game Room and try to win some very awesome prizes! Plus many other fun games you can win lots of tickets Admission: $8, $4 for any type of skate rental.  1313 West North Street.

Halloween ComicFest is an annual event where participating comic book specialty shops across North America and beyond celebrate the Halloween season by giving away Halloween-themed comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. The event is the perfect opportunity to introduce friends and family to the many reasons why comic shops are a great destination for Halloween-themed comic books, products, and merchandise.  Visit www.halloweencomicfest.com for more information or check out the Facebook page.  Nostalgia, Ink. 139 S. Mechanic St., Jackson. 11 AM to 5 PM.

Michigan Shakespeare Festival Halloween Social.  Michigan Shakespeare Festival, Inc. announces a Pizza and Costume Social on October 27. The Pizza and Costume Social will be held at the Jackson Symphony Orchestra, in downtown Jackson.  Entry is $10 per person, including all you can eat pizza, games, and a costume contest. The Social will start at 6:00 pm, Saturday, October 27th. For more details, call (517) 998-3673 or visit www.michiganshakespearefestival.com.  Visit the FACEBOOK EVENT to RSVP.

Corn Maze.  Heritage Park in Hanover offers many exciting things to do every weekend in October!  Heritage Park is a great place to spend a beautiful fall day.  The family friendly Corn Maze at Heritage Park  will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon until 6pm. The cost for the maze is $4.00 with 5 and under admitted free.  This includes a wagon ride around the park’s 80 acres!   In addition to the corn maze there will be food and drinks.  A bonfire will be burning to cook hot dogs, s’mores or to just warm your hands.  A Halloween party from 1-3 with games and cider and donuts.  On Saturday, the Hanover Horton Band Boosters will sponsor a Fright Night and the maze will be open from 7:30-10 pm.  Proceeds from this evening will help the band go to Disney World.  The maze will cost $5.00 that evening. 

Let’s Do Chemistry.  Imagine Planet, 11 AM to 6 PM.  632 East Michigan Avenue, Jackson.  Let’s Do Chemistry!  Come explore 10 activities for all ages!  Imagine Planet is one of 250 institutions in the country who received the Let’s Do Chemistry Kit from the National Informal STEM Education Network and the American Chemical Society.  We will be making bubbles with dry ice, using technology to test water, exploring smells, shooting caps into the air, and more!  Safe and engaging activities for all!

Ghost Hunting in Michigan.  1 PM to 3 PM, Carnegie Branch, Jackson District Library.  Haunt your way down to the Carnegie Branch for a special presentation about Ghost Hunting in Michigan!  Presenters from the South East Michigan Ghost Hunters Society will share their experiences as ghost hunters. Included points of discussion are stories, photographs, and EVP recordings from past hunts. The Society representatives will answer questions following the presentation’s conclusion. Participants of this program will be able to escape the ordinary as they learn about paranormal investigations and the techniques used in documenting explained phenomena.  Intended for Adults. Contact Adult Services at (517) 788-4087 for more information.

SAU Theatre presents “The Clouds”.  8 PM, The Prop Shop on the Spring Arbor University Campus.  Email dramatickets@arbor.edu to reserve tickets!  $5 for students/faculty.  $8 general.  Viewer discretion is advised because of some offensive language and crude humor.  Click here to visit the Facebook event.

Grace Church Night at the Museum Fall Fest.  6 PM to 8 PM.  FREE community-wide event for families with children ages 2-12 years. Biblical Museum walk-thru, Games, Candy, Refreshments & Fun! **Non-scary costumes encouraged**  This event will be held in the gym, children & student areas around the back of the church. Please enter at the far north end of the parking lot, under the last portico.  2692 N Dettman Road, Jackson.

Goblin Walks.  This not-so-scary event offers magical entertainment just in time for Halloween! A half-mile of Halloween fun awaits you along the pumpkin-lit trails. Meet larger-than-life wildlife who teach you why they aren’t so scary through skits and songs. Afterwards, enjoy hot apple cider and donuts while singing songs and listening to stories. We are going to have at least two new skits this year, so you want to be sure to get your tickets soon!  Friday and Saturday Oct. 26 & 27 evening starting at 6:30 pm and every 15 minutes following, another group heads down the pumpkin-lit trail and the last group at 8:30 pm. Fee:$7/member, $10/non-member — REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  Registration is open for Dahlem members and non-members, so don’t wait – choice spaces fill fast. To register visit our website www.dahlemcenter.org or call the office at 517-782-3453.

Trunk or Treat at Western Schools.  Western is hosting a Trunk or Treat event on Saturday, October 27th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Western High School. Toddlers through eighth grade accompanied by an adult are welcome to participate in the evening’s festivities. High School students (and any community member who wants to be a part of the FUN!) we need your help by dressing up and hosting a trunk or helping in one of the other fun areas we are setting up for everyone to enjoy! After Trunk or Treating follow the path on a “Walk Through the Western Woods” with tricks & treats along the way, a hayride, free cider and donuts and food trucks with food you can purchase. (Food trucks are independent of Western School District and will have concessions for purchase.)

Megga XP Halloween Party.  Commonwealth Commerce Center.  Meggaxp invites you to join us for a night filled with Halloween magic!   Join MeggaXP at the Commonwealth Commerce Center’s Atrium Ballroom (Suite 299) for a can’t miss event unlike any Halloween party you’ve ever been to!   18 AND UP ONLY, PLEASE!  8 PM to 11:30 PM.

October 28

“Sinatra Live” starring Bruce Hammond.  The Michigan Theatre welcomes back Bruce Hammond performing Frank Sinatra classics in a one-man show.  Bruce is currently playing Frank Sinatra in “The Rat Pack is Back” in Las Vegas.  Join us for an evening of Frank Sinatra tunes delivered by internationally known, hometown talent, Mr. Bruce Hammond.  Don’t miss this opportunity. Bruce has multiple television, film and commercial credits to his name.  He starred in “Sinatra Live” that has toured the U.S. and Canada.  Today at 3 PM.  Tickets are $13, $9 for seniors.  Tickets at the door or at michigantheatre.org

Sixth Annual Praise and Gospel Concert.  3 PM to 5 PM, First Congregational Church, 120 North Jackson Street.  Come be uplifted.  Area choirs, soloists, and ensembles join in joyous song for the 6th Annual Praise and Gospel Concert to benefit the Jackson Personal Care Ministry. The JPCM provides non-food necessities to Jackson County residents in need.  Free and open to the public. Refreshments follow.

Corn Maze.  Heritage Park in Hanover offers many exciting things to do every weekend in October!  Heritage Park is a great place to spend a beautiful fall day.  The family friendly Corn Maze at Heritage Park  will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon until 6pm. The cost for the maze is $4.00 with 5 and under admitted free.  This includes a wagon ride around the park’s 80 acres!   In addition to the corn maze there will be food and drinks.  A bonfire will be burning to cook hot dogs, s’mores or to just warm your hands.   

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