Second Saturday


  A series of presentations by local historians held at the Historical Museum of Bay County on the second Saturday of each month from January-November.  Past topics have ranged from railroads to shipwrecks, coal mining to baseball... first person interpretations to virtual tours.  
Programs begin at 1pm
and are FREE to the public
 Programs last about one hour.  Light refreshments are provided.  For more information call the Museum at (989) 893-5733.

Upcoming Second Saturday 

 March 14, 2020
"The Most Famous Shipwrecks in History"
with Ric Mixter
  Join us as  award-winning videographer Ric Mixter presents: "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.




Second Saturday
& Special Events Archive
Now on YouTube! 
 Did you miss a presentation? 
 We’ve partnered with Bay County TV to make videotaped broadcasts of each month’s Second Saturday program  and other special Museum events available on YouTube at the links below.
 For a current Bay County TV schedule and broadcast information visit them on Facebook.
Second Saturday Video Archives 
2016-2017 Programs:
Visit this page 
2018-2019 Programs: 
Visit this page
2020 Programs: 
1-11-20: *No January Presentation* 
2-8-20:  "The Beatles & JFK: Michigan Connections" with Gary Johnson