What’s Happening This Week(end) + Events in Jackson MI | 2-18-21 to 2-20-21

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Each week, we work hard to bring you the best events happening in Jackson County this week along with some good news and our top picks of things to do in Jackson MI this weekend. 

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There are many more events in Jackson County, Michigan, happening throughout the year, and we have a fully curated Jackson Michigan community events calendar highlighting the best things happening in Jackson each week!

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Roxy Cafe - one of the best Jackson Michigan restaurants
photo via Roxy Cafe on Facebook

Eating Good in the Neighborhood

When you’re looking for a local restaurant with a hometown feel, you might want to eat at one of Jackson Michigan’s best diners. These are some of our favorite places to enjoy breakfast and lunch (or brunch) in Jackson!

Roxy Cafe

“Serving breakfast and lunch until we decide to go home”, Roxy Cafe is ideal for breakfast, lunch, or weekend brunch. The outside might look small, but the inside is full of booths and tables ready for solo diners and groups alike. Just walk in the back door through the kitchen, or come around to the street entrance. The menu is full of freshly prepared Americana cuisine, and the portions never leave you hungry!

Schlenkers Sandwich Shop

Touting the best burgers in Jackson, Schlenkers Sandwich Shop also serves unique items, such as fried cauliflower and a special everything sauce. This American diner only has a lunch menu, and you can get your meal to go.

WestEnd Farm To Table

Serving breakfast and lunch, WestEnd Farm To Table is committed to using only fresh ingredients. Established in 2017, the diner has a modern but comfortable atmosphere. Aside from traditional breakfast and lunch dishes, it offers daily specials for adventurous guests.

Candi’s BZB Cafe

Breakfast, brunch, or lunch? Candi’s BZB Cafe has been a downtown staple for over 50 years. Serving breakfast and lunch items on their simple menu, this hometown diner is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. You can’t go wrong with any of their menu items or daily specials.

What’s your favorite diner in Jackson County?

what's happening in jackson michigan this weekend

What is there to do in Jackson MI this weekend?

Our events calendar is the best place to find out what’s happening in Jackson County each week!

  • Celebrate Black History Month with a FREE Happy Hour Jeopardy contest on Thursday, February 18th. This one-of-a-kind, virtual family-friendly event will explore Jackson’s Black History. Derek Dobies (Jackson Mayor), Frank Weathers (former AT&T lobbyist), Daniel Mahoney (Jackson County Commissioner), and Paris Anderson (JHS Black History teacher) will be our contestants. Bart Hawley (JTV) will be the guest host.
  • Browse the Book Cottage’s Flea Market & Craft Fair on Saturday, February 20th. They promise warm, safe, and fun shopping with something for everyone. Admission is free and CDC guidelines will be followed.
  • Curious about youth hockey? Try Hockey for Free on Saturday, February 20th. Kids from 4 to 9 can borrow hockey equipment, skate around the ice, and work with coaches to see if hockey might be a good fit. No previous experience is necessary, but registration is required.

Do you know of events happening in Jackson County, Michigan? Submit them to our local event calendar.

As Seen Around Town

Snow Dogs in Jackson Michigan
snow fun in Jackson Michigan // photo via @lilone_lilteddy on Instagram

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