PHOTO GALLERY: Elliott's Amusements Carnival visits Jackson, brings friends and families
Jim Elliott, a contributor of many great photos for this blog,
and his family operated Elliott's Amusements.
Sara Winkler | MLive.com An elephant ear stand sits as part of Elliott's Amusements Carnival Wednesday evening in the parking lot of Westwood Mall. Elliott's is a family owned carnival company out of Mason that came to Jackson for the first time, starting their fair last Thursday. Nick Elliott, part owner, said his grandfather started the business and now he, his father, mother, fiance, and uncle all work within. Elliott's travels city-to-city within Michigan and will be open from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. until Sunday.
Sara Winkler | MLive.com Jessica Jayne of Jackson and her two daughters Addyson, 2, left, and Bailey, 3, ride the carousel Wednesday evening at Elliott's Amusements Carnival in the parking lot of Westwood Mall. Jayne said the girls were having a lot of fun. "It's great," Jayne said. "It gives us something to do during the day."
Sara Winkler | MLive.com Gracie Yager of Hillsdale, 3, rides the 'Croc 'N Roll' roller coaster as her great-grandmother Jan Gay stands below and watches Wednesday evening at Elliott's Amusements Carnival in the parking lot of Westwood Mall. Gay said they passed the carnival on their way to visit Gracie's grandmother who lives in Jackson. "We went to see grandma and I promised her we would come," Gay said. "She is really happy about it." Elliott's Amusements Carnival is a family-owned company who is making it's first visit to Jackson and will be open at the Westwood Mall until Sunday.
Sara Winkler | MLive.com A carnival employee serves visitors some snacks Wednesday evening at Elliott's Amusements Carnival in the parking lot of Westwood Mall. All of the classic and favored carnival food including french fries, sausage, elephant ears, cotton candy and more can be found at Elliott's, a family-owned carnival from Mason who is making their first visit to Jackson until Sunday.