Press Release: Bay City’s Annual Tree Lighting 2020


The eleventh annual tree lighting event at Bay City in Second Life will take place from 1pm to 4pm SLT on Sunday 6th December 2020. The event will be held at the Bay City Fairgrounds in the North Channel region. There will be dancing, ice-skating, live performances, refreshments and much more.

The silent auction is back again this year to support Child’s Play Charity. Bay City has raised over US$3000.00 for Child’s Play at the annual tree lighting events and charity car washes so far.

It’s time to celebrate Christmas in Second Life with friends and family.

Here is the full press release below…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Marianne McCann
Bay City Alliance
marianne.mccann@gmail.com


BAY CITY’S HOLIDAY EVENT IS UPON US ONCE AGAIN

Eleventh Annual tree light, concert, and fund raiser coming in December

BAY CITY, SL (29th November, 2020) –


Coming to Second Life® for the eleventh year in a row is Bay City’s annual annual Tree Lighting event on Sunday, 6th December 2020 from 1-4 pm SL.

The event will be held at the Bay City Fairgrounds, in North Channel ( http://slurl.com/secondlife/North%20Channel/128/128/24/ ) and will feature GoSpeed of KONA stream and live performances by Maximillion Kleene and Wolfie Starfire. The event will also feature ice-skating, dancing, refreshments and plenty of fun for everyone!

As part of the event, a silent auction will again be held to support Child’s Play Charity (www.childsplaycharity.org) and a. We are asking Second Life® designers and artists to participate by providing fun, interesting, unique, or other transferable items (or a no-copy object that the auction winner can give to you to redeem their prize, if the item(s) have to be no transfer). Please contact Marianne McCann to participate.

Auction will end at the conclusion of the event. All proceeds from the silent auction and from donation bins at the venue will go to Child’s Play Charity. Child’s Play is a 501c3 non profit organization offers online communities such as ours an opportunity to help seriously ill children around the globe during their hospital stays with the purchase of games and gaming equipment. Bay City has raised over US$3000.00 for Child’s Play at the tree lighting and at charity car washes held in Second Life®

Bay City is a mainland community, developed by Linden Lab® and home to the Bay City Alliance. The Bay City Alliance was founded in 2008 to promote the Bay City regions of Second Life and provide a venue for Bay City Residents and other interested parties to socialize and network. It is now the largest group for Residents of Bay City.

For more information, or to participate in the event, please contact Marianne McCann.

Please spread the word.

Bay City Twelfth Anniversary: Press Release


Bay City twelfth anniversary celebrations in Second Life will take place this year on Sunday 17th of May 2020. The event is free for everyone to participate.

The annual celebrations start with a big parade making its way down the famous Route 66 and concluding at the well known Bay City Fairgrounds area in the North Channel region. Every year there is a big attendance throughout the day and it’s really worth coming along with your friends.

Event Schedule

  • Parade lineup starts at 12pm SLT at the band shell in Bay City – Harwich
  • Parade heads down Route 66 starting at 12.30pm SLT through the streets of Bay City over to the Bay City Fairgrounds stage area
  • Live concert starts at 1.30pm SLT with DJ GoSpeed, Parker Static, Quartz then Wolfie Starfire. See press release for times.
  • Conga dancing and fireworks may happen!

Here is the full press release. Please spread the word on your Second Life blogs and among the Second Life community if you can. 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Marianne McCann
Bay City Alliance
marianne.mccann@gmail.com

BAY CITY ANNOUNCES ANNUAL ANNIVERSARY FÊTE

Second Life® city marks twelve years

BAY CITY, SL (6 March, 2020) –

Bay City, the first major project undertaken by the “Moles” of the Linden Department of Public Works, announces it’s twelfth anniversary celebration, with their now traditional parade down “Route 66,” followed by a live music event in the Bay City fairgrounds.

Opening in May of 2008 to initial viewing, with parcels being auctions throughout the city soon after, Bay City has shown itself to be one of the highlights of Second Life: a blending of Linden infrastructure and a strong, friendly community of involved residents who, together, give the area its unique charm.

Parade participants are asked to gather at noon SLT/PDT on Sunday, the 17th of May, to lineup at the band shell in Bay City – Harwich. The parade will wend its way down Route 66 beginning at 12:30 p.m. SLT/PDT, and will conclude at the Bay City Fairgrounds in the North Channel region.

A live concert will kick off at 1:30 p.m. SLT/PDT at the Fairgrounds with DJ GoSpeed of KONA Stream providing music leading into the event until 1:30 p.m.SLT/PDT , followed by Parker Static from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. SLT/PDT, Quartz from 2:30-3:30 p.m. SLT/PDT, and Wolfie Starfire from 3:30-4:30 p.m. SLT/PDT.

All Residents of the Second Life grid are welcomed to participate. Celebration goods, including parade float bases and ideas, are available at the Bay City Community Center, in the Daley Bay region for those who wish to be a part of the parade. Ample viewing areas are provided. The music event is also open to all who desire to attend — not just Residents of Bay City

Bay City is a mainland community, developed by Linden Lab™ and home to the Bay City Alliance. The Bay City Alliance was founded in 2008 to promote the Bay City regions of Second Life® and provide a venue for Bay City Residents and other interested parties to socialize and network. It is now the largest Bay city group, and home to most Residents of Bay City.

For more information, contact: Marianne McCann

Bay City Map – May 2020

Bay City Tree Lighting 2019


Bay City Fairgrounds

The annual Bay City tree lighting festival and charity auction starts today from 1pm to 4pm SLT at Bay City Fairgrounds over in the North Channel region in Second Life. The event features the tree lighting, live music performances, a skating party and the silent auction.

The live music will be provided by DJ GoSpeed Racer today and there will be many live performers entertaining the crowds.

There will be refreshments and lots of fun. All proceeds go to the Child’s Play Charity which helps seriously ill children around the world and helps for with purchases of games and gaming equipment. As of today at 2.50am SLT the official donation kiosk total reads L$5, 725 for the Child’s Play Charity.

Donate Here

This is a free public event! 🙂

Teleport Link – Bay City Fairgrounds (North Channel)

It’s almost time

Please spread the word about this amazing exciting annual event in Bay City.