Upcoming Events

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

November 9, 2019 
Second Saturday 

"The Story of Santa House"

with Mary Ida & Jeff Doan
   Named in honor of “Santa and Mrs. Claus” Nate and Mary Ida Doan, the Santa House located near the Bay County Community Center on John F. Kennedy Drive is a non-profit organization which operates on donations from the public. This allows all children to visit, regardless of their financial situation or age. Join Mary Ida and Jeff Doan as they present the history of the house and plans for this year’s Christmas season. This will be our last presentation for 2019...join us again on January 11, 2020!

November 28-30, 2019 
Museum Closed

The Museum will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.


 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

 Cost: $10/person (children under 2 held on a lap are free)

  A chance for children to enjoy breakfast with Santa Claus! Seating is limited for this event and reservations are required. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are now on sale in the Museum Store, and must be purchased in advance - there will be no sales at the door.