Upcoming Events

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

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   New Exhibit Now Open...        
"Creations in Scale:  The Practical Art of Ship Models"
Brig. Gen. Richard D. Demara Gallery
This new exhibit will feature several types of ship models from the Museum's collections, many of which have never been on exhibit. These will include be five new ship models from the Patrol Craft Sailors Association collection, and others from the Saginaw River Marine Historical Society's collection.


         April 23, 2014
Bay Heritage Quilters Guild Meeting
Historical Museum
321 Washington Avenue, Bay City  
New members and all skill levels welcome 

May 10, 2014
Second Saturday 
"Graff Chevrolet: 100 Years of Service"
with Hank & Chris Graff


 In 1914 Otto P. Graff signed an agreement with the Ford Motor Company to sell 125 cars a year. With $900 that he and his wife Flora had saved and high hopes, the new enterprise was launched as the Ford Sales Company on North Saginaw Street just north of the Flint River.

 Join Hank Graff and son Chris as they present the history of the company, and enjoy a look at vintage automobiles owned by the Graff family on display at the lecture.



May 21, 2014
Olde Thyme Herb Society Meeting
Trombley Centre House 
901 John F. Kennedy Drive, Bay City 
New members welcome


June 14, 2014
Second Saturday 
"History of Portsmouth Township"
with Robert Pawlak

Created from a portion of Hampton Township, Portsmouth Township was organized on March 5, 1859 and became the 4th township in Bay County.

Join Township Supervisor Robert Pawlak as he presents a look at its history and projects planned for the future.