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Free Play Takes the Hunger Away.  6 PM to 10 PM.  We are excited and proud to announce our Free Play Takes the Hunger Away donation event. We are partnering with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK to create a special event at which if you bring in a donation of 5 shelf stable food items or a grocery bag full for a family of four you will be able to play all the games at Tilted Arcade Bar for free!!  24 pinball games, 15 Stand up Arcade game and more!  That means for your donation if you play every game at least once you can get a value of $30 or more!!!!  Tilted Arcade Bar is at 146 West Michigan Ave. Jackson


November 23

Winter Warm Up.  5 PM.  Join the Brewers in the barrel room the nights before Thanksgiving! There will be special beers on tap and great vibes all around. The event will be from 5 pm – close! We can’t wait to see you there!  Grand River Brewery, 117 Glick Hwy, Downtown Jackson,  

Thanksgiving Eve:  Woah Woah Yeah Yeah (DJ SET).  8 PM.   Come party with us the night before Thanksgiving! It’s our official 1 Year Anniversary and we’re bringing Woah Woah Yeah Yeah (formerly DJ Carlos) by to keep it upbeat with the beats from 8-11 PM.  Ogma Brewing Company, 129 East Michigan Avenue, Downtown Jackson.

“A Night Under the Covers” Acoustic Night.  7 PM to 11 PM.  Join us for a special evening of non-stop acoustic jams featuring Sir Richard, Joey Maiers and Dylan Bullinger!  Ironbark Brewing Company, 2610 Kibby Road, Jackson.

November 24

Jackson Turkey Trot.  Ella Sharp Park, 9:00 AM Start.  5K Run/Walk/10K Run.  The TURKEY TROT is an exciting race for all levels and age groups. Choose from a 5K Run, 5K Walk or a 10K Run. Also offered is a Kids Run and now, a NEW Virtual Run. The TURKEY TROT race will be professionally chip timed with the results right after the race. ELITE 5K, head-to-head competition; limited to first 100 signups.  VIRTUAL 5K RUN (NOVEMBER 14 – 24).  You Choose your venue or run the course at  Ella Sharp Park at your convenience.  Early registration & packet pickup:  Tues., Nov. 22, 2-7pm at Ella Sharp Museum, Wed., Nov. we, 2-7pm at Ella Sharp Museum, Thurs., Nov. 24, 7:30-8:30am.  Invite your family, friends and guests to join you on this exciting THANKSGIVING Day run!jacksonturkeytrot.com  Presented by Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists, Experience Jackson, and JTV.

November 25

DDA Holiday Window Decorating Contest.  Downtown Jackson is celebrating the holidays with creative window displays at stores, restaurants and other businesses/organizations throughout the Downtown.  This year’s theme is “Winter Wonderland”.  Today is “Reveal Day” and you are invited to vote for your favorite window display on social media.  Voting runs though December 21 and winners announced on December 23.  Visit Downtown Jackson!

Brooklyn Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting.  Join your Brooklyn Community for the annual Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting on Friday, November 25th. Community Activities began at 5:30pm.  Visit with Santa following the parade at Re/Max Mid-Michigan.

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