Up North Gift Co.
invites you to stop in and shop in a relaxed small town setting. We are third-generation
retailers in the Bitely area. The Groff/Michalski families have had businesses
in the Bitely area since 1922. Located within the vast Manistee National Forest
area of Michigan, Up North Gift Co. offers a wide selection of gifts, candles,
cabin/home decor, candy, gourmet food goodies, jewelry, custom signs, Up North/Bitely
apparel, and much more.
Up North Gift Co. is
the originator of the University of Bitely items that you may have seen around
Michigan and beyond. We also carry a good selection of area souvenirs. Also
Located in our shop is the only penny pinching machine
in the area that produces those wonderful "elongated
We Carry Bridgewater and Wood Wick Candles, Adballah
candies, stuffed animals, purses/wallets, Silver Forest
earrings, and many more items too numerous to list.
Stop in and visit with us. We love meeting new people
and visiting with our regulars. Thanks for your support
over the past years. The Jerry Groff Family.
most noted lines include: Wood Wick Candles, Bridgewater
Candles, Abdallah Candies, stuffed animals from Douglas and
from Wish Pets, Silver Forest Earrings, Big Sky Carvers, MV
Sport apparel, cabin and home decor, and many more fun
things you've come to know and love.
Groff - For
9 years (Sept. 1999 through Feb. 2008) Jerry lived his dream of a
gift shop in Bitley. Though Jerry has passed on, his family carries
on his dream of a gift shop on beautiful downtown Bitely.
Beautiful Downtown Bitely
Girls Weekend - The weekend after
Father's Day, Drawing at closing on Saturday. Prizes for the
gals and lots of specials all weekend.
Bitely Homecoming - 3rd Weekend in July.
Holiday Open House - Friday and
Saturday after Thanksgiving. Prizes, goodies to sample and
prize drawing, and lots of special sales. Drawing at closing
Closed 1/1/13 to 3/31/13.
Open Thurs., Fri., and Sat. -
April 1 through 30.
May and June - open Wed. through Sat. 10am - 5pm, Sun.
July same hours, but also open Mon and Tues 10am-3pm.
Aug. through Dec. Wed. through
closing end of Dec.
Still doing Girls Weekend Sat.
after Father's Day and holiday open house the Fri. and Sat. immediately
Open Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day 10am - 3pm.
C'mon Up North, we'll be
on the porch waitin' for ya!