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Jackson International Food & Art Festival 

Join us at the Fifth Annual Jackson International Food & Art Festival Saturday, September 29th, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in downtown Jackson.

Experience the foods, crafts and culture of dozens of nations that make Jackson so culturally unique; with food vendors from around the world; music and dance on the main stage; and the exciting “Parade of Nations”.  The headliner performers this year will be the DANZA AZTECA QUETZALCOATL DE MEMPHIS performance troupe.

Learn more about the festival at our website www.JIFAF.com, or on FaceBook at Jackson International Food and Art Festival.  Vendors wishing to reserve a booth can call Sandy MacDiarmid at 731-425-8316 or email to JacksonIFAF@gmail.com    



Events at the Ned

Sept. 1, 2018 – Feb. 28, 2019

Information: 731-425-8397

Tickets: http://www.cityofjackson.net/the-ned


Ted Vigil John Denver Tribute                    3/21/2019               $23/25

Kellye Cash & the West TN Strangers      4/12/2019               $20


All concerts begin at 7:30 pm.



Art Exhibits


Lendon Noe                                                 July 5 – October 27           9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Shelia Treece & Deborah Brasfield        July 5 – August 30              9:00 am – 4:30 pm

James Heidelburg                                       Sept. 4 – October 27         9:00 am – 4:30 pm


Children and Teen Theatre


The Jackson Children’s and Teen Theatre presents

The Wizard of Oz

By Frank Baum with Music and Lyrics of the MGM motion picture score by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg


Performance Dates

October 18 & 19, 2018 at 7:00 pm




The Jackson Children’s and Teen Theatre presents auditions for

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

September 10 & 11, 2018 at 3:45 each day

Performance dates are

November 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm           November 28, 2018 at 9:00 am


Christmas at the Ned

Friday, November 30, 2018      7:00 pm


The Jackson Children’s and Teen Theatre presents auditions for

 Spring Play

Call the Ned for more details.


Performing Arts Camp

Registration is Monday, April 1, 2019 at 8:00 am.

PHONE: 731-425-8399
FAX: 731-422-7013
EMAIL: clyons@cityofjackson.net
Jackson Recreation & Parks Department - Main Office
180 Conalco Drive
Jackson, TN 38301
Weather Line:
Soccer: 731-265-1855
Softball: 731-265-1865
PHONE: 731-425-8386
FAX: 731-425-8619
EMAIL: register@cityofjackson.net
Registration Office
3 Westwood Garden Drive
Jackson, TN 38301
Tony Black
Executive Director of Recreation & Parks
Email: tblack@cityofjackson.net
Phone: (731) 425-8203
Sandy MacDiarmid
Superintendent of Recreation
Email: smacdiarmid@cityofjackson.net
Phone: (731) 425-8316
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