August 2021

14Aug10:00 am10:00 pmBirthday Bash Kick Off Event

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Event Details

The start of a year-long celebration of the 200th Birthday of Madison County and the City of Jackson will begin on Saturday, August 14 in downtown Jackson.
From 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission to the Carnegie will be free. Learn more about musical legends from our community.
The official groundbreaking for Bicentennial Park will be at 1:30 p.m. at 345 West Main Street.
Events for every age from young to old will begin at 2 p.m. all around the farmers’ market area.
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Food trucks including the Owl’s Nest, 2 Picky Chicks, Hot Pop Kettle Corn, Family Egg Rolls, Farmer’s Perk, LaCubanita and Carter’s Concessions.
2 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Local celebrities will read books about the history of Jackson & Madison County.
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Jackson Fire Department educational activities, children’s train rides, reenactors of the past, life-size Jenga, life-size connect four, ski ball, football throw, putt-putt, ring toss, delta force obstacle course, emergency vehicles, mobile escape room, screamer slide, scavenger hunt and living history display
2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Gwen McReynolds helps her historic dolls come to life with stories of Jackson & Madison County’s past
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Free yoga classes at the LIFT
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 pm.
Balloon creations by Yakko Matamoros Flores
3 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Local celebrities will read books about the history of Jackson & Madison County.
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Gwen McReynolds helps her historic dolls come to life with stories of Jackson & Madison County’s past.
4 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Local celebrities will read books about the history of Jackson & Madison County.
The Sounds of Jackson stage (107 North Highland) will begin playing music at 2 p.m. featuring:
1:50 p.m. Lane College Drum Line
marches from the groundbreaking ceremony at 345 West Main to the Sounds of Jackson stage at 107 North Highland
2 p.m.
The Horns of Smooth Jazz Progression
2:10
GOSPEL MUSIC
Patricia Cooper & Family
E.J. Shelton
Kelsey Merriweather
Wesley Johnson
2:40
The Mellow Music of Scott Myatt
3 p.m.
The Sounds of Gloria White
3:30
DJ plays music of Jackson featuring various artists
4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Jose Y su Acordion
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Smooth Jazz Progressions featuring
Angela Northern
Starting at 6 p.m. the Amp stage will feature the following artists:
6:15 p.m.
Hub City Mass Youth Choir
6:30 p.m
Corita Cole
7:15 p.m.
The Doublewides
8:15 p.m.
Bryan Moffit Band
9:15 p.m.
Magi Band
Jackson Transit Authority will provide free rides from the Civic Center parking lot to downtown every 15 minutes.
Mark your calendars. This is a must-attend event!

Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Location

Jackson, TN

Jackson, TN 38305

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