Bay County

September: We’re Harvesting a Bumper Crop of Fun in Bay County. September brings a harvest of fun to Bay County. You’ll fall for the events waiting for you …

Oz the Great and Powerful

September 9, 2016
7:00 p.m.
State Theatre

Wizard Fest 2016 presents "Oz the Great and Powerful" on screen at the historic State Theatre.

Gateway to the Stars

September 2, 2016
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Delta College Planetarium

A live and interactive show that demonstrates how to explore the sky using binoculars and telescopes. Planetarium Manager Mike Murray teaches you observing techniques to maximize the stargazing experience.

Delta Sculpture Walk Dedication

September 9, 2016
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Program begins at 6:15 p.m.
Delta College South Main Entrance

Delta College and Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe host story, song and sharing in the tradition of the Anishinaabeg, first peoples of the Great Lakes Bay Region, to celebrate the installation of four new permanent artworks to the Delta College Sculpture Walk – including the 11,000 pound “Gete’ Ookomisan” (Ancient Grandmother) by internationally recognized stone sculptor and Tribal member Jason Quigno.

NASA and the Future of the Space Program

September 9, 2016
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Delta College Planetarium

Planetarium Manager Mike Murray gives a special dome theater presentation about the current state of NASA missions and what's in store for the future for both robotic and human exploration.

Wizard Fest

September 10, 2016
Downtown Bay City Area

Wizard Fest is a magical day packed with magicians, entertainment and activities. In the evening, join us for the Wizards Ball with live DJ and spectacular lighting.
Daytime activities 10-5 p.m.
Wizards Ball 7-11 p.m.

Second Saturday Series: The Real Hell’s Half Mile

September 10, 2016
1:00 p.m.
Historical Museum of Bay County

Lecture-style history program presented by local author and retired Bay City Times reporter Tim Younkman. Program lasts about an hour.

The Glengarry Bhoys

September 10, 2016
7:30 p.m.
State Theatre

This hybrid of Canadian Highland Scots and French Canadian musical idioms has evolved into a sound that is weighty, authoritative, and extremely entertaining.

The Wizard of Oz

September 11, 2016
2:00 p.m.
State Theatre

Wizard Fest 2016 presents a screening of the 1939 classic starring Judy Garland.

The Boogie Woogie Kid Piano Concert

September 15, 2016
6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Auburn Area Branch Library

Matthew Ball is a 'Matilda Award' winning pianist. Dubbed "Michigan's Best" in boogie blues and swing piano, he performs a family-friendly, fast-paced program of dance favorites from the Swing era.

Wine Walk

September 15, 2016
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Downtown Bay City

Sample wines and edibles in an evening showcasing Downtown Bay City's fantastic eateries and pubs.


September 17, 2016
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Delta College Planetarium

Explore what it takes to be an astronaut and how spaceflight affects the human body.

Midnight Monster Movie

September 17, 2016
9:00 p.m. and midnight
The Historic Masonic Temple

The Midnight Monster Movie series showcases cult classic and "B" horror movies from our cinematic past. Enjoy seeing how film has changed over time.

Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival

September 22 - 25, 2016
Multiple locations throughout Downtown Bay City

The perfect mix of independent film and live indie music. Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials alike will enjoy this great weekend of cinema, music and fun social events.

Unraveling Magicians

September 23: 7:00 p.m.
September 24: 3:00 p.m.
Bay City Players

This is an original musical loosely based on a Welsh folktale.

River of Time Living History Encampment

September 23: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
September 24: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
September 25: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Park

Step into the past as costumed re-enactors represent history from Native America to World War II.

The Perfect Pairing

September 29, 2016
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Studio 23 / The Arts Center

En evening pairing fine wines with talented artists. Six artists will unveil new pieces, share their inspiration and pair wines with their art. 21+, Tickets $50.