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Sundays in November and December in
Downtown Bay City Offer Great Holiday Memories!
~ November 16, 23 & 30 December 7, 14 & 21


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)

• FREE Traditional Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides, Noon til 3 pm on Sundays November 23 & 30 and December 7, 14 & 21 (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 & Sidewalk Musicians
(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 22, 2014. Entries in the Festival of Wreaths drawing will also be eligible for the Sleigh of Gifts drawing to be held on Tuesday, December 23.
• 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 23, 2014.
• Family Holiday Movies at the State Theatre Enjoy a series of holiday classics (new and old!) at the State Theatre. Two showings November 2 & 30, and December 7, 14 and 21! 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 Investments. 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, 11/16 • Holiday Season Kickoff
Sunday, 11/23 Carriage Rides and Holiday Movies at the State Theatre:
Home Alone, 1 pm • Home Alone 2, 4 pm
THANKSGIVING WEEKEND...

Friday, 11/28 • Santa's Arrival!
Wenonah Park, 7 pm — Visit Santa Claus at the Delta Planetarium after the show, 7-9 pm
Saturday, 11/29 • "Small Business Saturday" in Downtown Bay City — Enjoy unique shopping and dining experiences in Downtown Bay City — and support local businesses!
Sunday, 11/30Carriage Rides and Holiday Movies at the State Theatre:
Christmas Vacation, 1 pm • The Polar Express, 4 pm

Sunday, 12/7Carriage Rides and Holiday Movies at the State Theatre:
The Muppet Christmas Carol, 1 pm • It’s a Wonderful Life, 4 pm

Sunday, 12/14Carriage Rides and Holiday Movies at the State Theatre:
Jingle All The Way, 1 pm • A Christmas Story, 4 pm
Sunday, 12/21 • 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:
Elf, 1 pm • White Christmas, 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 11/16/2014 to 12/21/2014. Santa Bucks are available at participating businesses or by contacting the Downtown Management offices (989.893.3573) for more information! Click Here to Print Your Personal Santa Buck! (PDF)

A Piece of Ewe Yarn Shop
602 Saginaw St.
989.892.6400
Stop in for great holiday gift ideas to knit. Or send
your loved ones in to buy what is on your Christmas list! Gift certificates also available.
A Wedding
& Gift Boutique/Sweet Choices Cake Decorating School
108 Fourth St.
989.894.0560

Sales on cake supplies and on gift certificates. Drawings for cake classes!

American Kitchen
207 Center Ave.
989.402.1366
BOGO's! Bloody Mary Bar and Mimosa's from noon to 5 pm. Dine in only.
Atrium
1100 N. Water St.
989.891.1600
Enjoy lunch or dinner with family or friends in our beautifully decorated dining rooms.
Reservations 891-1600
Base Camp Fitness Co.
515 Adams St.
989.397.3916
Healthy holiday recipes and taste testings, special class schedule, chair massages and more.  Discounts on class punch cards and gift certificates.
Bay Antique Center
Not on Santa Buck
1010 N. Water St.
989.894.0400
The perfect place to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list!
Bayshire Beauty Academy
917 Saginaw St
989.894.4923
Free manicure with purchase of pedicure.
Beatles and Beans Coffee Emporium
916 N. Water St.
989.893.-8898
For that unique little gift spend some time this holiday with Beatles and Beans and enjoy the festive hot specialty beverages along with fun Beatles and Beans Christmas cheer.  "Let it Bean!"
Di's Ink,
Stamp-n-Crafts
924 Washington Ave.
989.892.1927
Christmas make-n-takes each Sunday. Prices will vary between $1 and $5.

Dow Bay Area Family Y

225 Washington Ave.
989.895.8596
Visit on any of the six "Sundays in the City" and receive a 50% discount when you register for a class!
Doubletree by Hilton - Bay City Riverfront
One Wenonah
Park Place
989.891.600
In addition to our regular menu at the Riverfront Grille we will also be featuring our Holiday menu during the month of December.
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 for that special person on your shopping list!
Herman Hiss
& Company
905 Washington Ave.
989.892.2567

Check out our special Ladies and Men's Nights!
November 20: Brighton Little Black Dress Event, 4-7 pm; December 4, Men's Night, 4-7 pm

Herter Music Center
901 Washington Ave.
989.893.4545
Serving up Christmas cookies and hot coffee each Sunday in the City!
Hidden Treasures
Gift Boutique
107 Fifth St.
989. 891.1990
Come see our holiday specials. While here, pick up some of our delicious dips and gourmet foods to make life a little easier for all your holiday entertaining.
Jack's
Bicycle Shop
207 Third St.
989. 684.1735
Stocking stuffer specials. Free winter riding clinic, sign-up December 7. Swing by for more details.
Little House
924 N. Water St,
989.893.6771
Beginning Nov 16, register to win a fabulous holiday gift with one winner each weekend.  Enjoy food sampling daily and free gift wrapping year 'round. Thank you for shopping local this holiday season.
MeadowCreek Clothiers
920 Washington Ave.
989.894.2157

Gift Week Dec 19 thru Dec 24. 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

He Hunts, She Shops, Nov 15.
Ugly Sweater Christmas Party, Dec 13.
Frozen Party, Dec 14.
12 Days of Christmas Celebration Deals.
Free personalization of ornaments and free gift wrapping. Gourmet food samples served daily!

Old City Hall
814 Saginaw St.
989.892.4140

All you can eat Sushi, 2 pm - 7 pm. Half off Draft and Craft Beers, noon - 9 pm.

Painterly Pottery & Mi art studio
923 N. Water St.
989.439.1340
Each Sunday take $5 off tableward and seasonal decorative pieces over $10.
St. Laurent
Brothers
1101 N. Water St.
989.893.7522
Open 11 am - 5 pm every Sunday with a great selection of holiday tins, boxes and gifts filled with our fresh roasted nuts and hand-dipped chocolates.  Perfect for friends, family and business associates.
State Theatre
913 Washington Ave.
989.892.2660

Sundays in the City Movies Nov 16 - Dec 21. Complete schedule of concerts and shows at www.statetheatrebaycity.com.

Stein Haus
1108 N. Water St.
989.891.2337
Try one of our seasonal beers as you gather with family and friends.  Enjoy live music with Marty Viers every Sunday.
SuperChic Designs
108 Third St.
989.439.1076
Special Holiday discounts posted throughout the Season!
Sweet Peach
Children's Boutique
910 Washington Ave.
989.891.1945
Join us each Sunday for special holiday items and savings, along with festive activities.  Follow us on Facebook for details: Sunday with Santa and quick 5 minute photos session; story hour, festive craft activities and so much more!
The Cat's Meow Downtown/Do-ART Studio & Gallery
810 Washington Ave.
989.391.9335
Make your holidays brighter … Choose your discount: select an ornament to receive 10% to 50% off your holiday purchase on Sundays.
The Gourmet Cupcake Shoppe
915 Washington Ave.
989.402.1700
Stop in and try our delicious holiday cupcake flavors! We also have sugar cookies, cakes, truffles, cake pops, donuts, pies and more!  FREE gift wrapping and FREE samples every day!
The Sweet Boutique
816 Washington Ave.
989.895.5000
Stop in to check out our great selection of chocolates and other sweet treats. 
Perfect holiday gifts!
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
Celebrate the season with great gifts,
delectable foods and decorative inspiration
that’s anything but ordinary!
Water Front
Market & Deli
925 N. Water St.
989.891.1330
10% off any bottle of wine on Sundays.
Zef's Coney Restaurant
201 Third St.
989.402.1220
Purchase any steak, pork chop, chicken, fish or any other dinner entree and pay 1/2 for the second dinner entrée of equal or lesser value, after 4 pm.  Dine in only.  Good thru 12/31/14.

What else is going on Downtown? See our Calendar of Events!