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Sundays in City, held in November and December in Downtown Bay City, Offer Great Holiday Memories!
• November 15, 22 & 29
• December 6, 13 & 20


Each Sunday Includes...

• Use Your Santa Bucks to save $5 off regularly priced purchases of $25 or more at participating businesses! Save up to $165! (See list of businesses below — to come)

• FREE Traditional Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides, Noon til 3 pm on Sundays November 22 & 29 and December 6, 13 & 20 (weather permitting)
Carriage ride pick-up location is the State Theatre, 913 Washington Avenue. Graciously underwritten by: Herman Hiss & Co., Sister Studio Design & Marketing, Chemical Bank and the Downtown Bay City Management Board. Please note that carriage rides will not be available November 16.

• Strolling Carolers
(weather permitting); Graciously underwritten by: Little House and Thumb National Bank

• FREE Gift Wrapping

• FREE Treats throughout Downtown Businesses


Other Special Events...
Open Houses & Special Holiday Events Celebrate the holidays with downtown businesses!
Festival of Wreaths Register to win a one-of-a-kind wreath, on display in each participating business, by entering the Sleigh of Gifts drawing. Wreath drawings held Monday, December 21, 2015. Entries in the Festival of Wreaths drawing will also be eligible for the Sleigh of Gifts drawing to be held on Tuesday, December 22.

• Sleigh of Gifts Prize Drawing At participating businesses, enter our special drawing for the chance to win all the wonderful gifts in the sleigh at Herter Music Center, 901 Washington Avenue. Drawing to be held Tuesday, December 22, 2015.

• Family Holiday Movies at the State Theatre Enjoy a series of holiday classics (new and old!) at the State Theatre. Two showings November 22 & 29, and December 6, 13 and 20! FREE Admission with a Toys for Tots donation, a non-perishable food item donation or a cash donation.
All family holiday movies sponsored by Edward Jones and the State Theatre. See shows and times below in Calendar of Events. For information on movie theatre events:
State Theatre — 989.892.2660 or www.statetheatrebaycity.com

Calendar of Events:

Sunday, 11/15 • Holiday Season Kickoff
Sunday, 11/22 Carriage Rides and Holiday Movies at the State Theatre:
Miracle on 34th Street, 1 pm; The Santa Clause, 4 pm
THANKSGIVING WEEKEND...

Friday, 11/27 • Santa's Arrival!
Wenonah Park, 7 pm — Visit Santa Claus at the Delta Planetarium after the show, until 9 pm
Saturday, 11/28 • "Small Business Saturday" in Downtown Bay City —
Enjoy unique shopping and dining experiences in Downtown Bay City — and support local businesses!
Sunday, 11/29Carriage Rides and Holiday Movies at the State Theatre:
The Polar Express, 1 pm • Christmas Vacation, 4 pm

Sunday, 12/6Carriage Rides and Holiday Movies at the State Theatre:
A Christmas Story, 1 pm; Deck the Halls, 4 pm

Sunday, 12/13Carriage Rides and Holiday Movies at the State Theatre:
It’s a Wonderful Life, 1 pm; The Christmas Shoes, 4 pm
Sunday, 12/20 • Join us for the Final Sundays in City with Carriage Rides, Festival of Wreaths and Sleigh of Gifts Finale (drawings on Monday and Tuesday, December 15 & 16)
This is your last chance to use your Santa Bucks! Holiday Movies at the State Theatre:
White Christmas, 1 pm; A Christmas Carol, 4 pm


Use Your Santa Bucks at Participating Businesses:
Save $5 off your one-time purchase of $25 or more at most of the following Downtown Bay City merchants. For 2014, your Santa Bucks are worth up to $165, valid only on Sundays 11/15/2015 to 12/20/2015. Santa Bucks are available at participating businesses or by contacting the Downtown Management offices (989.893.3573) for more information! Some restrictions apply. Please see participating businesses for details.
Click Here to Print Your Personal Santa Buck! (PDF)

A Wedding
& Gift Boutique/Sweet Choices Cake Decorating School
108 Fourth St.
989.894.0560
Holiday cake decorating classes. Sales throughout the store. Paper and hygiene products will be collected for Cory House in Bay City. Donors will receive a $5 cash certificate for future purchases.
American Kitchen
207 Center Ave.
989.402.1366
BOGO's!
Sundays - Buy one get one free burgers.
Artigiano
815 Saginaw St.
989.391.4200
Special sales and events all season. See store on Facebook for details. Join us on Nov. 28 for Small Business Saturday for great deals and eggnog!
Atrium
1100 N. Water St.
989.891.1600
Enjoy a Thanksgiving Day Buffet
Nov. 26 from 12 - 3pm. Gourmet Feast!!
Bay Antique Center
Not on Santa Buck
1010 N. Water St.
989.894.0400
Something for everyone including vintage & collectible items throughout the store.
Bayshire Beauty Academy
917 Saginaw St
989.894.4923
Free manicure with purchase of pedicure.
$5.00 off Shellac service.
Bijou Antiques
210 Center Ave
989.402.1551
Come visit our two floors of quality antiques, collectibles, gift items and fine artwork. Come see local artist Rosemary Kavanagh's work on display. Christmas Open House December 13.
Doubletree by Hilton - Bay City Riverfront
One Wenonah
Park Place
989.891.6000
Bring the family to Sunday Brunch at the Riverfront Grille. Featuring our famous Bloody Mary Bar. Buffet is open from 6 am - 1:30 pm. Reservations accepted but not required.

Dow Bay Area Family Y

225 Washington Ave.
989.895.8596
Visit on any of the six "Sundays in the City" and receive $5.00 discount on a family guest pass.
Ferne Boutique
107 Fifth St
989.778.1222
Holiday sales from Nov. 23 - Dec. 23: Spend $50, get 5% off; Spend $100, get 10% off; Spend $150, get 15% off.
G.T. Homestead
109 Third St.
989.922.4871
Our shop is filled with a fantastic selection of décor for the holiday season and lots of unique gifts. Come experience "The Magic of Christmas!"
Join us November 27-29 for our Annual Fresh Evergreen Event! Freshly made evergreen
wreaths and kissing balls.
Glass Act
707 Washington Ave.
989 402.1775
Every Sunday enjoy 20% off all bead and stained glass supplies. Enjoy with cookies and coffee.
Herman Hiss
& Company
905 Washington Ave.
989.892.2567

Deer widows weekend special events including Chrysalis Stackable bangle bracelets,
November 13-15. Uno de 50 Jewelry
trunk show, November 21.

Herter Music Center
901 Washington Ave.
989.893.4545
Christmas cookies, hot chocolate and coffee.
Jack's
Bicycle Shop
207 Third St.
989.684.1735
There is no off-season! Winder riding, activities, programs and holiday specials.
Legacy Strong
904 N. Water St.
989.316.2731
"Pampered Shopping" Sunday, November 15,
12-5pm. Free chair massage and mini facial
with every purchase. For every $25 spent on merchandise, receive 1 free class drop in for
future use. Snacks and refreshments served.
Little House
924 N. Water St.
989.893.6771
Stop in every week for a new holiday surprise. Enjoy food sampling daily and free gift wrapping. Thank you for shopping local this holiday season.
MeadowCreek Clothiers
920 Washington Ave.
989.894.2157

Gift Week Dec 13 thru Dec 20.
20% off all gifts - Gift yourself or others.
Pick up a discount card at the store.

Merle Norman Cosmetics
908 Washington Ave.
989.892.8053
Free gift with purchase of 2 or more items.
My Secret Garden
600 Saginaw St.
989.891.2000

Thanksgiving tote sale, Nov. 22-28.
Frozen Party, Dec. 6. Ugly Christmas Sweater Party, Dec. 12. Earn Blizzard Bucks Dec. 1-24.
The 12 Days of Christmas Savings begin Dec. 4.

Nelsen & Co.
914 Washington Ave.
989.778.1190
Weekly drawing every Sunday between Nov. 8 - Dec. 20. Register for a $20 gift certificate. On December 20th, we will be giving away a $150 gift certificate. All names will be in the final drawing!
Old City Hall
814 Saginaw St.
989.892.4140

Sundays - Half off appetizers.

Painterly Pottery & Mi art studio
923 N. Water St.
989.439.1340
Receive $5 off all tableware "paint your own pottery" and mosaic projects priced over $10. Choose from over 100 unfinished ornaments, snowmen, Christmas trees and many other holiday shapes. See more at painterlypottery.com.
Drop your kids off each Sunday for a different creative workshop from 1:30 -3pm. $15 per child. Pre-registration is requested to ensure a spot.
St. Laurent
Brothers
1101 N. Water St.
989.893.7522
Offering a fine selection of gift packs filled with quality hand-dipped chocolates and fresh roasted nut meats. Open 9 am - 9 pm Monday - Saturday and 11 am - 5 pm Sunday.
State Theatre
913 Washington Ave.
989.892.2660

Sundays in the City movies, Nov 22 - Dec 20. Complete schedule of concerts and shows at www.statetheatrebaycity.com.

Stein Haus
1108 N. Water St.
989.891.2337
November & December tap events.
Dates to be announced.
Studio 23/
The Arts Center
901 N. Water St.
989.894.2323
Artist Market from 12 - 5 pm. Come shop unique, handmade items for your Christmas gifts.
Sweet Peach
Children's Boutique
910 Washington Ave.
989.891.1945
Story Time with Santa - Sunday, November 29.
12-2 pm. Enjoy a holiday story read by Santa,
then visit with him and pose for a photo.
Every Sunday, join us for festive treats,
special sales and giveaways.
Tavern 101
101 Center Ave.
989.778.1431
Sundays - Buy one flatbread, get one free.
The Cat's Meow Downtown/
Do-ART Studio
& Gallery
810 Washington Ave.
989.391.9335
30% off with your pink bag purchase.
Large selection of $10 framed art in the Gallery. Make us your Christmas gift destination!
Uptown Girl
111 Center Ave.
989.891.0128
Stop in to check out our new items
and in-store specials.
Violets Blue
115 Fourth St.
989.894.8502
Kick off the holiday season by shopping
our relaxing atmosphere for gift giving
ideas and festive inspiration.
Water Front
Market & Deli
925 N. Water St.
989.891.1330
20% off any bottle of wine on Sundays.