Galt Food Truck Mania

The Galt District Chamber of Commerce will host Galt Food Truck Mania on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 4-8 p.m., on Fourth Street in Old Town Galt.

Food trucks will compete for your patronage on the first Saturday of each month, hoping to entice you to sample their best tastes.

Herald Day festivities

Looking for some fun? Herald Day 2019 is this Saturday, Aug. 3 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Herald Community Park located in beautiful downtown Herald. A fun filled day of family activities. Craft booths open at 8 a.m. followed by our famous unique parade through the main street of Herald, which begins at 9 a.m. Lots of other activities including mud volleyball, horseshoe tournament, live auction, photo contest, canning/produce/baking contest, music and much more for the entire family. For more information, email

Bingo in Wilton

The Wilton History Group monthly Bingo Night fundraiser is the first Saturday of each month. Players must be 18 years of age to play and be at the event. Proceeds from Bingo will be divided between the Wilton History Group and the Wilton Community Center nonprofits. Bingo Night is held at the Wilton Community Center, 9717 Colony Road, at 7 p.m. For additional or volunteer information, call 916-687-6349.

Ice Cream Social at the Rae

The Galt Area Historical Society will host an ice cream social at the Rae House Museum Sunday, Aug. 4 from 1 – 3 p.m. Ice cream and root bear floats are $5; those under 10 can enjoy ice cream for $3. The historic home will also be open for tours from 1 – 4 p.m.

National Night Out

Come join the Galt Police Department to National Night Out 2019 on Tuesday, Aug. 6 from 6-8 p.m. This event will be held at three locations in Galt and features jump houses, games for kids, music and lots of food, including hot dogs provided by GPD and side dishes brought by attending guests.

The three neighborhood locations include Meadowview Park at 1128 Meadowview Drive (southwest area), Galt library at 1000 Caroline Avenue (central area), and Galt Community Park at 1000 Walnut Avenue (northeast area).

For more information, contact TJ Guidotti, GPD Community Services Officer, at 209-366-7021.

Community cleanup

Galt Beautification Committee needs your help on Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 8:30 a.m. at Meadowview Park and/or Community Park at Carillion and Walnut to pick up litter from National Night Out being held there the night before. Equipment and community service certificates will be provided. Come help “Keep Galt Looking Good”.

Galt Balloon Festival

McFarland Living History Ranch on Orr Road will be the site of the Galt Balloon Festival on Aug. 10-11. Gates will open at 5 a.m. for visitors to watch the hot air balloons launch at sunrise. Tethered balloons will be available for rides at $10 per person, weather permitting. Admission is $10 in advance, $15 at the gate and $10 for VIP parking; children age 5 and under are free. Tickets are available at several local businesses, including the Galt Chamber office, The Galt Herald, Express Type & Graphics, Barsetti Vineyards Tasting Room, The Coffee Shop Bakery and State Farm Insurance. For more information, visit

Friends of NRA annual banquet

Friends of NRA will present the County Line annual banquet on Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Moose Lodge in Acampo, 3824 Woodbridge Road East. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets start at $60. Membership is not required. For more information, call 209-747-7875.

Sesquicentennial celebration Sept. 14

Mark your calendar, you won’t want to miss Galt’s 150th birthday party Sept. 14 in Old Town Galt, hosted by the Galt District Chamber of Commerce. Many events and activities, including food and entertainment for the entire family, are planned for the free event. Watch for news and updates at

Galt Farm to Fork Dinner

Galt Ag Boosters present the Galt Farm to Fork Dinner in Old Town Galt on Sept. 21, with appetizers at 6 p.m., and dinner at 7 p.m. Cost is $75 per person and benefits the Galt High and Liberty Ranch FFA programs. Purchase tickets at, search for Galt Ag Boosters Farm to Fork Dinner. This is a 21 or older event only.

The 5-course dinners will be prepared by Jackson Catering and served along the Galt Promenade on Fourth Street.