Tidbits of Interest
Arts, entertainment, and education—these are the main focus of this city, located in Bay County, Michigan. Dinner Theatre, the Van Buren Street Theatre, the Bay City Players, Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra, and live entertainment at the various night clubs are just a few examples of the many opportunities to enjoy the performing arts here in Bay City. White pines from the Saginaw Valley provided the lumber for the wooden sailing ships built here during the 1800s. “Hell’s Half Mile”, a four-block area in downtown Bay City, was once the home of many saloons and hotels which provided relaxation and refreshment for the many lumberjacks who labored in this area. More interesting items of the city’s history can be found at the Bay County Historical Museum.