DOWNTOWN BAY CITY … A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE!

Antiques & Gifts

     
Name
Address
Phone
Hours
Online
Offerings
Americana Co. Antique Mall 912 N. Water St. (989) 891-USA1 M-F:
10am-4pm
Sat:
10am-4pm
Email:
argogang@sbcglobal.net
Located in the heart of Bay City's Historic Hell's Half Mile, this eclectic collection of quality dealers in antiques and collectibles has something for everyone! Good hunting!
Bay Antique Center 1010 N. Water St. (989) 894-0400 M-T:
10am-5pm
F: 10am-8pm
Sat:
10am-5pm
Sun:
12pm-5pm

Email:
bayantiquectr@bayantiquectr.com

Website:
bayantiquectr.com

Block long antique sales in association w/Bay City Antique Center—together comprising the largest antique center in Michigan. Located in Historic Downtown Bay City, between Third and Fourth Streets.
Bay City Antiques Center 1020 N. Water St.

(989) 893-0251 (989) 893-1116

 

 

M-Th:
10am-5pm
F: 10am-8pm
Sat:
10am-5pm
Sun:
12pm-5 pm

Email:
bcac@sbcglobal.net

Website:
antiquecenteronline.com

Michigan's largest and finest collection of antiques and collectibles housed in a historic three-story building in the heart of Bay City's downtown shopping district. Open 7 days, plenty of free parking.

The Bay City
Motor Company
1120 N. Water St. (989) 891-0900

Tue-Sat:
10am-5pm
Other hours, please call to make an appointment

Email:
sales@tbcmc.com

Website:
thebaycitymotorcompany.com

The Bay City Motor Company is cool cars! We buy, sell, locate and trade cards world-wide. Everyone is invited to come and browse, where it's okay to drool! Visit our website or stop in and enjoy our indoor showrooms.
Bijou Antiques 210 Center Ave.

(989) 402-1551

 

 

M-Sat:
10am-5pm
Sun:
12pm-4 pm

 

 

Antiques — Furniture, pottery, glass, collectibles, Estate jewelry, primitive artwork

Third Street Antiques 200 Third St. (989) 316-1901 M-Sat:
10am-5pm
Sun:
Noon-5pm
Email:
thirdstreetantiques@yahoo.com
Antiques, fine pottery and glassware.

Apparel & Accessories

     
Allan’s Shoes 710 Washington Ave. (989) 893-6132
(800) 878-7463
M-Sat:
10am-6pm;
Sun:
Noon-5pm
Winter Hours:
M-Sat:
11am-5pm
Email:
info@allansshoes.com
Retail shop for shoes and accessories —specializing in hard-to-find shoe sizes. Appointments available evenings and Sundays with one week notification.
Herman Hiss
& Co.
905 Washington Ave. (989) 892-2567 M,T,W,F:
9:30am-5:30pm
Th:
9:30am
-7:30 pm;
Sat:
9:30am-5pm
(Seasonal)
Website:
hermanhiss.net
Fine jewelry, accessories and gifts at a Landmark Downtown store - fourth generation family owned since 1867 - Swarovski and Waterford crystal - South African diamonds.
Hidden Treasures
Gift Boutique
107 Fifth St. (989) 891-1990 W,Th,F:
10am-5:30pm;
Sat:
10am-4pm
Email:
hiddentreasuresbaycity@yahoo.com

Website:
hiddentreasuresbaycity.com
Gift boutique featuring cinda b bags, Lugz, Annaleece jewelry, Swan Creek Candles, Camille Beckman lotions and creams, Polywood outdoor furniture — along with many other beautiful and unique gifts!
Izzie's on the Avenue 810 Washington Ave. (989) 402-1114 M-F:
11am-6pm;
Sat:
11am-4pm
Email:
lcassar@doallinc.org
Unique boutique features upcycled wearable art — clothing, jewelry, scarves and bags. Watch for new items daily!
MeadowCreek Clothiers 920 Washington Ave. (989) 894-2157 M-F:
10am-5:30pm
Sat: 10am-5pm
  Classic apparel and accessories for women. Trunk shows, special orders, alterations, custom cut for perfect fit! Suits, sportswear, dresses, casual knits—156 resources. Mailing service, gift wrap, delivery.
My Secret Garden 600 Saginaw St. (989) 891-2000 M-Sat:
10am-5:30pm
F: 10am-7pm
Sun: 12-5pm
Email:
secretgardenbc@aol.com

Website: mysecretgarden.biz
Home décor, unique gifts, garden items, boutique apparel and more!
Sweet Peach
Children's Boutique
910 Washington Ave. (989) 891-1945 M-F:
10am-6pm
Sat:
10am-5pm
Sun:
12-5pm
Email:
sweetpeachbabyboutique
@gmail.com

Website:
Sweet Peach is a boutique-style retailer offering affordable, eco-friendly, stylish and unique baby and toddler necessities. All of our products have been carefully selected to ensure safety and quality, and most are manufactured in North America.
The Cat's Meow Downtown 810 Washington Ave. (989) 391-9335 M-F:
9:30am-5:30pm
Sat:
10am-4pm

Email:
cmaillette@doallinc.org

Website:
doallinc.org

Resale boutique featuring retro, new and designer clothing for women and men, as well as accessories, home décor and furniture. Will take consignment jewelry, designer accessories and furniture.
Uptown Girl 111 Center Ave. (989) 891-0128 M-W:
10am-6pm
Th-F:
10am-7pm
Sat:
10am-5pm
Sun: 12-4pm
Email:
cknockel@shopuptowngirl.com

Website: shopuptowngirl.com
Fun, flirty, affordable fashions for females.

Auto Services

       
Firestone 416 Washington Ave. (989) 893-6581 M-F:
7:30am-5:30pm
Sat:
8am-Noon
Website:
Firestonetire.com
 
Harmon
Auto Glass
401 First St. (989) 892-6537      
The Bay City
Motor Company
1120 N. Water St. (989) 891-0900  

Email:
sales@TBCMC.com

Website:
thebaycitymotorcompany.com

The Bay City Motor Company is cool cars! We buy, sell, locate and trade cards world-wide. Everyone is invited to come and browse, where it's okay to drool! Visit our website or stop in and enjoy our indoor showrooms.

Bridal

         
A Wedding
& Gift Boutique
108 Fourth St. (989) 894-0560
or
(989) 860-2393
Tu-F:
10am-5pm
Sat: 1pm-5pm
  A full-service wedding store with 18 years experience to create the wedding of your dreams. Wedding planning, decorating, travel, rentals and so much more. We're not just about weddings — we also have unique all-occasion gifts.
Sweet Choices
Cake Decorating
School
108 Fourth St.
(with Avenues, above)
(989) 894-0560
or
(989) 860-2393
Times vary for classes. Please call. 35 years experience as a decorator, demonstrator, instructor, and cake judge in U.S./England/Canada. Classes are ongoing—basic to advanced decorating in all forms of sugar craft. Specializing in gum paste and fondant supplies.
Sempliner’s
Bride & Formal
902 N. Water St. (989) 892-2853

M & Th:
10am-8pm
T, W & F:
10am-5:30pm Sat:
10am-5pm

Email:
sbs@chartermi.net

Website:
semplinersbridal.com

Bridal & special occasion gowns and accessories. Retail business located in downtown Bay City for 131 years. Oldest bridal salon in the state.

Cards & Florists

       
***Greeting cards are available at many of the shops throughout Downtown
G.T. Homestead 109 Third St. (989) 922-4871 M-Sat:
9am-5pm;
Sun:
Noon-5pm
(extended hours in the Fall and Holiday Season)

Email:
richardwin1@hotmail.com

Website:gthomestead.com

G.T. Homestead offers an eclectic blend of home décor, furnishings, gifts and accessories for all occasions from traditional to contemporary. Over the top seasonal décor creatively displayed to inspire! Full-service fresh floral department specializing in weddings, funeral work, parties and flowers for all occasions. On-staff designers available for in-home decorating and accessorizing. Delivery service available.
Keit’s
Flower Shop
609 Washington Ave. (989) 894-2718 M-F:
8am-5:30pm
Sat:
8am-4:30pm
Website:
keitsflowershop.com
Our professional staff of florists will work with you to create beautiful, unique gifts for your special occasions. Not only do we provide flower delivery in Bay City, we can also deliver nationwide through our trusted network of florists. We even offer same day flower deliver at no extra cost for those last-minute gifts!

Discount Stores

       
Bay City
Discount
715 Washington Ave. (989) 893-6649 M-F:
9am-5:30pm
Sat:
9am-4pm
Closed Sundays

Email:
sales@BayCityDiscount.com

Website:
BayCityDiscount.com

Buy, sell, trade new and used merchandise. Musical instruments, jewelry, cameras, tools, stereo equipment and a variety of other merchandise.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore 519 Washington Ave. (989) 894-0415 W-Sat:
10am-5:00pm

Email:
restore@habitatbaycounty.com
vicki@habitatbaycounty.com

Website:
habitatbaycounty.org

Reseling affordable furniture, appliances, building materials, tools, fixtures and housewares to benefit Habitat for Humanity's mission of building homes, communities and hope. Accepting donations in good condition and free pick-ups are available for large items.
Randall's
7th Street
Thrift and Resale
312 7th St . (989) 545-4811
(989) 392-3579
M-Sat:
10am-5:30pm;

Email:
randg48910@yahoo.com
Thirft and resale store, thousands of new and used items at deep discount prices. Home, business, office, furniture, collectibles, etc.

Fabrics

         
The Fabric Fair 206 Fifth St. (989) 893-8971 M,T,Th,F:
9:30am-6:30pm;
Sat: 9:30am-5pm

Email:
fabricgirlz@thefabricfair.com

Website:
thefabricfair.com

Bernina sewing machine sales and service, fabric, notions, complete fabric store.

Galleries & Custom Framing

     
C.A.T. Work Studios 514 Washington Ave. (989) 893-2771
Ext. 6
Mon-Fri:
10am-5pm
Sat:
10am-2pm
Email:
larsal522@yahoo.com

Website:
catworkstudios.com

Art gallery featuring contemporary painting and sculpture — one-of-a-kinds — by local artists.

Do-ART Studio
& Gallery
810 Washington Ave. (989) 391-9935 T,W,F:
10am-5pm
Th:
10am-7pm
Sat:
10am-3pm
Email:
lcassar@doallinc.org

Website:
doallinc.org
Featuring local artists' work, specifically artists with disabilities. A working studio and local artist studio with gallery membership opportunities.
Golden Gallery & Custom Framing 113 Third St. (989) 893-7142 Tues-Fri:
10am-5pm
Sat-Sun:
10am-2pm
Email:
silvercastle@hotmail.com

Website:
goldengallerymi.com

Photography gallery featuring full exhibition rotations and an Artist Reception, 5-8pm every month during the First Thursday Gallery Walk. Plus, on display and for sale, an on-going display of photos by Avram Golden, including many Bay City images.

Mi art studio 923 N. Water St. (989) 439-1340

M-T: 10am-6pm
W-Th:
10am-9pm
F-Sat:
10am-11pm
Sun: 11am-6pm

Website:
miartsutdio.net

Mi art studio is a hybrid art space featuring a dynamic retail art gallery and studio space that welcomes everyone to create their own artwork, including glass fusing. Mi art studio is your art studio to buy, make, and experience art.
Nielsen Gallery
& Professional Custom Framing
912 Washington Ave. (989) 892-7561 Tue-Fri:
10am-5:30am
Sat:10am-3pm
  Art gallery. Professional custom framing. Home and office consultation. Readymade frames and photo frames. Prints, posters, original art. In business in Downtown Bay City for over 35 years.
Studio 23/
The Arts Center
901 N. Water St. (989) 894-2323 M-Sat:
11am-5pm

Email:
director@studio23baycity.org

Website:
studio23baycity.org

Art gallery plus education programs for youth and adults.
Ward Studio Gallery/
Painterly Pottery
923 N. Water St. (989) 895-1029 T-Th:
10am-6pm
F-Sat:
10am-9pm
Sun:
11am-4pm

Email:
wardstudio@sbcglobal.net

Website:
jeffwardgallery.com

Ward Studio Gallery is the working art studio of professional artist Jeff Ward. Landscapes, portraits and Bay City series works are featured in the Gallery as well as examples of private commissions. Painterly Pottery is a hands-on "you-decorate-your-own" ceramics studio.

Groceries

         
Water Front
Market & Deli
925 N. Water St. (989) 891-1330 Open M-F
7:30am
Email:
waterfrontmarket@aol.com

Website:
waterfrontmarket.com
Market & deli, beer fine cigars, wine, groceries, specialty foods, dairy, bottled drinks, fountain drinks, coffee bar, full deli-meats, cheese, sandwiches and soups.

Home & Office Decor & Furnishings

   
Form & Function 800 Washington Ave.,
Suite 1
(989) 895-0909 By Appointment Email:
gbitler@formandfunctionbc.com

Website:
formandfunctionbc.com
We believe in better living through design. Whether your need is for commercial or residential interior design services, we have the skills, talent and resources to make your vision a reality.
G.T. Homestead 109 Third St. (989) 922-4871 M-Sat:
10am-5 pm;
Sun: 12pm-5pm (extended hours seasonal)

Email:
richardwin1@hotmail.com

Website:gthomestead.com

G.T. Homestead offers an eclectic blend of home décor, furnishings, gifts and accessories for all occasions from traditional to contemporary. Over the top seasonal décor creatively displayed to inspire! Full-service fresh floral department specializing in weddings, funeral work, parties and flowers for all occasions. On-staff designers available for in-home decorating and accessorizing. Delivery service available.
Little House 924 N. Water St. (989) 893-6771 M-Sat:
10am-5pm
Sun: Noon-5pm

Email:
kathy@Lhgifts.com

Website:
Lhgifts.com

We specialize in home accents and decorative accessories. We feature a marvelous collection of antique furniture. We offer an extensive selection of permanent floral, framed art, scented candles, tabletop accessories, linens, greeting cards, seasonal merchandise and much more. Something for everyone! You’ll love browsing our two rooms of functional and decorative accessories including many one-of-a-kinds. You will never leave empty handed...even if you simply take home a few of our fabulous decorating ideas.
My Secret Garden 600 Saginaw St. (989) 891-2000

M-Sat:
10am-5:30pm
F: 10am-7pm
Sun: 12-5pm

Email:
secretgardenbc@aol.com

Website: mysecretgarden.biz
Home décor, unique gifts, garden items, boutique apparel and more!
SuperChic Designs 108 Third St. (989) 439-1076 T-Sat:
10am-5pm

Email:
vtrischler@carter.net

Website:
superchicdesigns.com

Home decór, furniture, and accessories.
The Cat's Meow Downtown 810 Washington Ave. (989) 391-9335 M-F:
9:30am-5:30pm
Sat:
10am-4pm

Email:
cmaillette@doallinc.org

Website:
doallinc.org

Resale boutique featuring retro, new and designer clothing for women and men, as well as accessories, home décor and furniture. Will take consignment jewelry, designer accessories and furniture.

Home Improvement & Hardware

 
Bay Glass Company 1209 N. Madison Ave. (989) 893-0011      
Larson’s Salvage 522 Washington Ave. (989) 893-2771 M-F: 9am-5:30pm
Sat:
9am-2pm

Website:
Larsonsalvage.com
 
Sherwin Williams 601 Washington Ave. (989) 893-9547 M-F:
7am-7pm;
Sat: 8am-6pm; Sun/Seasonal:
10am-6pm

Email:
sw1149@sherwin.com

Website:
sherwin.com

Full service paint, wall coverings, retail and commercial. Computer color matching and local delivery.

Jewelers, Fine Gifts & Engraving

 
Herman Hiss
& Co.
905 Washington Ave. (989) 892-2567 M,T,W,F:
9:30am-5:30pm Th:
9:30am-7:30 pm;
Sat: 9:30am-5pm
(Seasonal)
Website:
hermanhiss.net
Fine jewelry and gifts at a Landmark Downtown store. Fourth generation family owned since 1867. Swarovski and Waterford crystal, plus South African diamonds.
Nelsen & Co. 914 Washington Ave. (989) 778-1190 M-F:
10am-6pm
Thurs until 7pm
Sat:
10am-5pm
Email:
nelsenandcompany@gmail.com
Specializing in custom jewelry design, colored stones, class rings, and watch batteries. Goldsmith on-site for all jewelry repairs. We also have a complete awards and recognition department with sublimator sandblasting and engraving all done on-site.

Leisure, Hobbies, Music, Arts & Crafts

 
A Piece of Ewe
Yarn Shop
602 Saginaw St. (989) 892-6400

M-F:
10am-5:30pm
Sat: 10am-4pm
Sun: Closed

Email:
apieceofewe@chartermi.net
A fun and unique yarn shop offering everything you may need for your next project. Many types of yarn, needles and knitting patterns. Beginner and intermediate knitting classes available.
Di's Ink
Stamp-n-Crafts
924 Washington Ave. (989) 892-1927 M-F:
10am-5:30pm
Sat:
10am-4:30pm
Email:
disinkstamp@sbcglobal.net

Website:
Disinkstampncrafts.com
A delightful store full of mounted and unmounted rubber stamps for the card maker and paper artist. We offer classes, drop-in and Saturday cards and techniques. Specializing in unique items including ephamera. Stop by to pick up a newsletter.
Do-Read Downtown 810 Washington Ave. (989) 391-9335 M, T, W, F:
9am-5pm
Sat: 10am-3pm

Email:
doread@doallinc.org

Website:
doallinc.org

Resale books, magazines, newspapers and CDs. We sell Populace Coffee, plus cookies and muffins. Coming Soon: Booked for Lunch!
Dow Bay Area
Family Y
225 Washington Ave. (989) 895-8596 WINTER HOURS:
M-Th:
5:30am-9:30pm
F:
5:30am-9pm
Sat:
7am-7pm
Sun:
11am-5pm
Email:
rkaiser@ymcabaycity.org

Website:
ymcabaycity.org
The Dow Bay Area Family Y is a full-facility Y providing a variety of program and membership services, events, and activities for youth, adults, and families of the Great Lakes Bay Region and adjacent communities. Both full-time and part-time staff, along with a volunteer Board of Directors, works to provide a strong, well-rounded variety of program services for both Y members and other community participants.
Electric Kitsch 917 Washington Ave. (989) 402-1411 M-F:
11am-6pm
Sat:
10am-4pm
Sun:
Open during special Downtown events

Email:
jordan@electrickitsch.com

Website:
electrickitsch.com

We are a vintage thrift store selling, but not limited to, records, clothing, instruments, stereos, vintage kitschy items. We also specialize in stringed instrument repair that is extremely affordable and quick!
Flying Eagle Coins 918 Washington Ave. (989) 895-6700 M-F:
10am-5:30pm; Sat:10am-4pm
  Rare U.S. & World Coins; Bought & sold; gold and bullion (silver). No sales tax, ANA member, 33 years in business.
Herter Music Center 901 Washington Ave. (989) 893-4545 M, T, W, F:
9:30am-5:30pm
Th:
9:30am-8pm
Sat:
10am-5:30pm

Email:
nmartinez@hertermusiccenter.com

Website:
hertermusiccenter.com

Full line music retail store. Lesson studios, sheet music and gifts. Pianos, keyboards, guitars, amplifiers, drums. Band instruments (sales and rentals).
Jack's Bicycle Shop 207 Third St. (989) 684-1735

M, Th, F:
9am-7pm
T-W: 9am-5pm
Sat:
10am-7pm

Website:
jacksbikeshop.com
Carrying on a 37-year tradition of providing bicycle sales and support for all types of cyclists. Family-owned and operated by cyclists — now with a new Downtown Bay City location. Fuji, Sun and Surly bicycles — and full service on all!
Mi art studio 923 N. Water St. (989) 439-1340 M-T: 10am-6pm
W-Th:
10am-9pm
F-Sat:
10am-11pm
Sun: 11am-6pm

Website:
miartsutdio.net

Mi art studio is a hybrid art space featuring a dynamic retail art gallery and studio space that welcomes everyone to create their own artwork, including glass fusing. Mi art studio is your art studio to buy, make, and experience art.
Painterly Pottery/ Ward Studio Gallery 923 N. Water St. (989) 895-1029 T-Th:
10am-6pm
F-Sat:
10am-9pm
Sun:
11am-4pm

Email:
painterlypottery@sbcglobal.net

Website:
painterlypottery.com

Painterly Pottery is a hands-on "you-decorate-your-own" ceramics studio. Ward Studio Gallery is the working art studio of professional artist Jeff Ward.
Sweet Choices
Cake Decorating
School
108 Fourth St.
(with Avenues, above)
(989) 894-0560
or
(989) 860-2393
Times vary for classes. Please call. 35 years experience as decorator, demonstrator, instructor, cake judging in U.S./England/Canada. Classes are ongoing—basic to advanced decorating in all forms of sugar craft. Specializing in gum paste and fondant supplies.

Pets

       
The Barking Club (Pet Grooming) 920 N. Water St. (989) 391-9933   Email:
kimwhite369@yahoo.com



All breed pet grooming. Dogs, cats and the occasional ferret. Specializing in a stress-free environment with no caging if not necessary and no cage drying. Pet sitting and pick-up and delivery available. Senior discounts. Visa, MasterCard, Discover.
Wings & Things
(Bird Specialist)
1009 N. Madison St. (989) 895-8348 M-F: 11am-6pm;
Sat: 11am-5pm
Email:
wingsandthings@gmail.com

Website:
wingsandthings.net

Specialty pet store selling exotic birds, food, and supplies.

Shoes

         
Allan’s Shoes 710 Washington Ave. (989) 893-6132
(800) 878-7463
M-Sat:
10am-6pm;
Sun: Noon-5pm
Winter Hours:
M-Sat:
11am-5pm
Email:
info@allansshoes.com
Retail shop for shoes and accessories —specializing in hard-to-find shoe sizes. Appointments available evenings and Sundays with one week notification.
Quality
Shoe Repair

818 Saginaw St. (989) 892-4280      

Specialty Shops

A Wedding
& Gift Boutique
108 Fourth St. (989) 894-0560
or
(989) 860-2393
Tu-F:
10am-5pm
Sat: 1pm-5pm
  A full-service wedding store with 18 years experience to create the wedding of your dreams. Wedding planning, decorating, travel, rentals and so much more. We're not just about weddings — we also have unique all-occasion gifts.
Electric Kitsch 917 Washington Ave. (989) 402-1411 M-F:
11am-6pm
Sat:
10am-4pm
Sun:
Open during special Downtown events

Email:
jordan@electrickitsch.com

Website:
electrickitsch.com

We are a vintage thrift store selling, but not limited to, records, clothing, instruments, stereos, vintage kitschy items. We also specialize in stringed instrument repair that is extremely affordable and quick!
G.T. Homestead 109 Third St. (989) 922-4871 M-Sat:
9am-5pm;
Sun: Noon-5pm (extended hours in the Fall and Holiday Season)

Email:
richardwin1@hotmail.com

Website:gthomestead.com

G.T. Homestead offers an eclectic blend of home décor, furnishings, gifts and accessories for all occasions from traditional to contemporary. Over the top seasonal décor creatively displayed to inspire! Full-service fresh floral department specializing in weddings, funeral work, parties and flowers for all occasions. On-staff designers available for in-home decorating and accessorizing. Delivery service available.
Glass Act 707 Washington Ave . (989) 667-2110 M-Sat:
10am-5pm
Sun: 12-5pm

Email:
dancing-glass@att.net

Website:
dancingglassbeads.com

Come see our Michigan-made stained glass gifts, fused glass jewelry and home décor! Pottery by Cathline Bur, winner in the Riverside Art Festival.
Gypsies
Metaphysical Super Store
510 Third St. (989) 892-5105 call or check website

Email:
webmaster@gypsies.biz

Website:

gypsies.biz

Ready for a treasure hunt? More than 4,500 sq ft. of curiosities await, including fine antiques, mysterious crystals, unusual books, unique jewelry and accessories-all served up with some of the finest coffee the area has to offer.
Herman Hiss
& Co.
905 Washington Ave. (989) 892-2567 M,T,F: 9:30am-5:30pm; Th: 9:30am-7:30 pm;
Sat:
9:30am-5pm
Website:
hermanhiss.net
Fine jewelry, accessories and gifts at a Landmark Downtown store - fourth generation family owned since 1867 - Swarovski and Waterford crystal - South African diamonds.
Hidden Treasures
Gift Boutique
107 Fifth St. (989) 891-1990 W,Th,F:
10am-5:30pm;
Sat:
10am-4pm
Email:
hiddentreasuresbaycity@yahoo.com

Website:
hiddentreasuresbaycity.com
Gift boutique featuring cinda b bags, Lugz, Annaleece jewelry, Swan Creek Candles, Camille Beckman lotions and creams, Polywood outdoor furniture — along with many other beautiful and unique gifts!
Little House 924 N. Water St. (989) 893-6771 M-Sat:
10am-5pm
Sun: Noon-5pm

Email:
kathy@Lhgifts.com

Website:
Lhgifts.com

We specialize in home accents and decorative accessories. We feature a marvelous collection of antique furniture. We offer an extensive selection of permanent floral, framed art, scented candles, tabletop accessories, linens, greeting cards, seasonal merchandise and much more. Something for everyone! You’ll love browsing our two rooms of functional and decorative accessories including many one-of-a-kinds. You will never leave empty handed...even if you simply take home a few of our fabulous decorating ideas.
Museum Store 321 Washington Ave. (989) 893-5733      
My Secret Garden 600 Saginaw St. (989) 891-2000 M-Sat:
10am-5:30pm
F: 10am-7pm
Sun: 12-5pm
Email:
secretgardenbc@aol.com

Website: mysecretgarden.biz
Home décor, unique gifts, garden items, boutique apparel and more!
Regina Caeli 906 Washington Ave. (989) 893-8803     We have religious gifts for all ages including Christian art, angel figurines, guardian angle art, crosses, crucifixes and more.
Timothy's Fine Cigars 115 Center Ave. (989) 894-6673

M: 4pm-8pm
T-W:
Noon-8pm
Th-F:
Noon-9pm
Sat:
10am-9pm
Sun:
Noon-4pm

Email:
tim@timothysfinecigars.com

Website:
timothysfinecigars.com

Handmade cigars and accessories, pipe and pipe tobacco, smoking lounge and specialized service.
Violets Blue 115 Fourth St. (989) 894-8502 M-F:
10am-5:30pm
Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun:Noon-5 pm
Email:
violetsblue@speednetllc.com

Website:
violetsbluebaycity.com
Violets Blue brings home and garden together with old world style and elegance.
Wee Wizards 510 Third St.
(Inside Gypsies)
(989) 892-5105 Mon-Fri:
11am-5pm
Sat:9am-4pm
Website:
gypsies.biz
Unusual toys and crafts for all ages. Come craft with us! Dragons, wizards and locally made woodwork.

Theatres, Entertainment, Museums & Libraries

Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library 500 Center Ave. (989) 894-2837 M-Th:
10am-8pm
F-Sat:
9am-5pm
Sun: Closed
Websites:
baycountylibrary.org
The Alice and Jack Wirt Public Library is the main library of the Bay County Library System. The library is inviting and comfortable with wonderful resources for adults, teens and children. This facility will be able to serve the residents of Bay County for many years to come!
Bay Arts Council
@ The Arts Center
901 N. Water St. (989) 893-0343   Email:
mailmgs@bayartscouncil.org

Website:

bayartscouncil.org
Bay Arts Council is proud to have the support of members, countless volunteers and many business sponsors to continue to develop and offer arts opportunities to the community.

We are also undergoing positive changes and growth as an organization, and are focusing our efforts on serving as a collaborator for area arts and cultural arts organizations.
Bay City Boat Lines, LLC 1020 N. Water St. (Business office) (989) 891-2628
(989-891-BOAT)
  Website:
baycityboatlines.com
Friday evening sunset cruises, scenic cruises with live narration of historic riverfront sites, special events cruises and private charters for parties available seven days a week on the vessels Princess Wenonah and Islander. Information and current schedule available on website.
BaySail-
Schooner Appledore
107 Fifth St.
(2nd Floor)
(989) 895-5913 Office Hours:
9am-5pm

Email:
info@baysailbaycity.org

Website:
baysailbaycity.org

BaySail operates the Tall Ships Appledore IV and Appledore V offering public sails, private charters, 1/2 day school programs, and youth overnight sail training voyages. The vessels sail Lake Huron and Saginaw Bay, departing from Wenonah Park in downtown Bay City.
Delta College Planetarium & Learning Center 100 Center Ave. (989) 667-2260 Sept-April:
M-Th: 8am-8pm; F: 8am-4pm;
Sat & Sun:
noon-4pm;
May-Aug:
M-F: 8am-3pm; Sat:1-3 pm
Email:
susanmontesi@delta.edu

Website:
delta.edu/planet

The Delta College Planetarium & Learning Center is a modernistic structure representing a metaphor of space and space travel. Public and private shows are held weekly in the 50 foot domed screen planetarium, providing audience members with a unique blend of education and entertainment. A gift shop is also available.
Dow Bay Area
Family Y
225 Washington Ave. (989) 895-8596 WINTER HOURS:
M-Th:
5:30am-9:30pm
F:
5:30am-9pm
Sat:
7am-7pm
Sun:
11am-5pm
Email:
rkaiser@ymcabaycity.org

Website:
ymcabaycity.org
The Dow Bay Area Family Y is a full-facility Y providing a variety of program and membership services, events, and activities for youth, adults, and families of the Great Lakes Bay Region and adjacent communities. Both full-time and part-time staff, along with a volunteer Board of Directors, works to provide a strong, well-rounded variety of program services for both Y members and other community participants.

Historical
Museum of
Bay County
and Butterfield Memorial Research Library

321 Washington Ave. (989) 893-5733 Business Hours:
M-F: 8am-5pm Guest Tours:
M-F: 10am-5pm; Sat&Sun:
Noon-4 pm

Email:
bchsco@mindspring.com

Website:
bchsmuseum.org

The Bay County Historical Society offers a variety of community activities including “River of Time” and the annual “Tour of Homes” each fall. In addition the Society offers historic trolley tours every Saturday at 2 pm and operates the Historical Museum of Bay County located at 321 Washington Ave., as well as the historic Trombley/Centre House located in Veterans Memorial Park. Admission to the museum is FREE. The Trombley/Centre House is open on a limited basis. A new comprehensive history of Bay County gallery is now open.
Prime Event Center 1201 Washington Ave. (989) 684-1799   Website:
primeeventcenter.com
The Prime Event Center is a new venue in downtown Bay City, capable of hosting a variety of special events including: private gatherings, weddings, birthday parties, music concerts, boxing matches, business meetings, trade shows and more. Catering is available through BARTS, also in Bay City.
State Theatre 913 Washington Ave. (989) 892-2660 M-F: 9am-Noon;
2 pm-5 pm

Email:
info@statetheatrebaycity.com

Website:
statetheatrebaycity.com

The tri-city's premiere performing arts center, is a fully renovated Mayan Temple Theatre designed by renowned architect C. Howard Crane, and provides quality, diverse programming in performing arts and film for Bay City and surrounding areas.
Sunrise Pedal Trolley 401 Washington Ave. (989) 891-7700 M-Sun:
10am-8pm

Email:
info@sunrisepedaltrolley.com

Website:
sunrisetrolley.com

Sunrise Pedal Trolley is a 16-person bicycle powered entirely by pedaling! We shipped this handcrafted bike all the way from its birthplace in the Netherlands. Perfect for corporate team events, pub crawls, parties. The ideas are endless!
The Bay City
Motor Company
1120 N. Water St. (989) 891-0900

Tue-Sat:
10am-5pm
Other hours, please call to make an appointment

Email:
sales@tbcmc.com

Website:
thebaycitymotorcompany.com

Take a walk back in time as you view our collection of antique, specialty, muscle and classic cars. Nearly everything is for sale, including die cast models, refurbished pedal cars, artwork, radio consoles, memorabilia, toys, books, hats, t-shirts and more.
Washington Lanes & Entertainment Center 1205 Washington Ave. (989) 893-1000 M-Th:
3pm-11pm
F:
3pm-2am
Sat:
8am-2am
Sun:
Noon-10pm
Website:
washingtonlanes.com
 
YWCA Great Lakes Bay Region 723 Washington Ave. (989) 894-9055 M-F
9am-5pm

Website:
ywcaglbr.org

The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. OUR MISSION: The economic advancement of women in the Great Lakes Bay Region. Our Resource Center includes a full technology center and provides education, resume development, job search, computer literacy skills, legal assistance referrals, financial literacy and other services to assist women in becoming economically self-sufficient.