Upcoming Events

For more information on the events below see our "Annual Events" page
or call the Museum at (989) 893-5733.

 December 13, 2019 
Holiday Open House at Trombley/Centre House
901 John F. Kennedy Drive


Free Admission 

  Historic Trombley/Centre House will open its doors to invite visitors to share holidays past. See the house decorated for Christmas in Victorian style, visit the parlor where the family entertained guests, and see the dining room where boarders once shared a meal. Smell the aroma of food prepared on a wood stove in the 1880s kitchen, while children enjoy period crafts and games.


 December 14, 2019 
Breakfast with Santa
Trombley/Centre House 
901 John F. Kennedy Drive

9:30am - 12:00pm

Sorry but tickets for this event are sold out 



Museum Closed

The Historical Museum will be closed from December 24th - December 29th

and December 31st - January 1st, as well as January 4th.

We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2020! 


 January 11, 2020 
Second Saturday
"The Most Famous Shipwrecks in History"
with Ric Mixter
  Join us as Second Saturday begins a new season with a presentation by award-winning videographer Ric Mixter: "The Most Famous Shipwrecks in History."
  Ric will explore the "truth from myth" of famous wrecks from Noah's Ark to the Titanic, and will provide insight into what makes a ship noteworthy. He'll share the oldest wrecks discovered as well as the most treasure, and include infamous losses on the Great Lakes.

 January 18, 2020 
Comedy Night with Rob Little
State Theatre 
913 Washington Avenue, Bay City
Tickets:  $27 Reserved Seating (all sales final)
  Don't let the name "Little" fool you--little is BIG! But that has never slowed him down; Rob Little uses his training from the world famous Second City Comedy Club to create routines that are inventive, funny and completely unique. He headlines clubs and colleges all over the country, has appeared in national television commercials, and on such shows are Comedy Central's "Distraction,"Fox News and SiTV's "Latino Laugh Festival."
Sponsored by the Bay Arts Council, State Theatre, Bay City Players, Bay County Historical Society, Bay Concert Band, Delta College Planetarium, Studio 23 and Friends of the Bay County Library System