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Arts & Entertainment

Theatre productions, music productions, first run movies, art and music festivals ... the communities of Jackson have a lot to offer the art and music enthusiast!    Check out the links below for a sampling of what the communities of Jackson County can offer ~ and check the Community Calendar for additional special events.  Then come, Join Us!

Historic State Theatre
Mike & Nikki Schwartz
Built in the 1920's the Historic State Theatre is located in Historic Downtown Jackson, MN.  The interior reflects a unique Art-Deco style and includes 600 seats in the auditorium and balcony. The focal point of the theatre is the huge ‘silver screen," one of the few in the area.  We are now 'digital' and offering 3D!

Viewing a movie on this screen is something you don't want to miss.  For current movie information check our website.
600 Second Street
Jackson , MN 56143
Phone: (507) 847-4630
Jackson County Arts Guild
Paul Jones
P. O. Box 95
Jackson , MN 56143
Phone: (507) 847-2589
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JCC Community Education
Pam Grussing
Jackson County Central Schools Community Education offers enrichment courses, programs, bus trips, youth sports, continuing education, and recreation activities for anyone who is interested.  Please check our website for upcoming events at the JCC Performing Arts Center.  

You can access the latest Community Ed Catalog for more information on all of our offerings by clicking HERE or accessing our website.  

Find us on facebook at JccCommEd 
P. O. Box 119
Jackson , MN 56143
Phone: (507) 847-6627
Fax: (507) 847-3078
Little Swan Lake Winery
Scott & Diane Benjamin
Little Swan Lake Winery is a family owned and operated business located 14 miles southeast of Jackson and a mile and a ½ north of the small town of Superior in Northwest Iowa. In May of 2003 their doors opened to the public. The tasting room, their remodeled 1920's barn, features 18 different wines all produced on site, a selection of cheeses, and buffalo meat from their own herd which roams nearby. Their vineyard consists of two acres of northern cold hardy grapes. The gift shop features clothing and wine related items. They are dedicated to producing the finest and most enjoyable wines and invite you to spend an hour or an afternoon with them.
1350 320th Avenue
Estherville , IA 51334
Phone: (712) 858-4592
Rhythm of the River
Kathy Fransen
A festival for the generations - Our goals include offering a variety of music and art for all ages, exposing festival goers to new music, singer/songwriters, as well as familiar tunes.  We celebrate our cultural heritage, and welcome everyone to celebrate the beauty of the City of Jackson, MN, and our little bend in the Des Moines River.  The River Rocks and the Art Flows!
P. O. Box 84
Jackson , MN 56143
Phone: (507) 847-2076
Superior 71 Drive-In Theater

The Superior 71 Drive-In movie theater is located 13 miles straight south of Jackson on US Highway 71. Open Friday and Saturday nights from April through October and features 2 movies per night. 

1482 Highway 71
Spirit Lake , IA 51360
Phone: (712) 336-0700