Calendar items for the About Town section of The Galt Herald will be accepted for all local nonprofit events held for the community, and for nonprofit fundraising events at the discretion of the editor. Calendar items must be received by 12 p.m. on Monday to ensure publication in the Wednesday edition. All items must be received in writing or via email and must include a contact phone number. Any items received after noon on Monday are not guaranteed publication in the coming Wednesday edition of The Galt Herald. For more information, call 209-745-1551.
Wine Down at Barsetti Vineyards
Buy a glass or bottle of wine to enjoy with appetizers (Friday only) and live music (Friday and Saturday) from 6:30-9 p.m. Cover charge waived for Barsetti Wine Club members. Barsetti Wine Tasting Room in Old Town Galt is located at 400 Fourth Street, Suite 150.
Friends of the Library Book Sale
On Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m.–12 p.m., the Friends of the Library will hold an outdoor Book Sale in front of the Galt library where patrons can purchase books for 50 cents each or pay $5 to fill a “grocery size” bag (which will be provided). Proceeds help provide funds for the library’s special programs throughout the year.
Lodi Elks Oktoberfest Oct. 12
The Lodi Elks Lodge will host its annual Oktoberfest membership drive Saturday, Oct. 12 at 19071 Lower Sacramento Road in Woodbridge. No host cocktails will be served beginning at 4:30 p.m., with dinner to follow at 5:30 p.m. On the menu are cheese buttons, sauerkraut, Lakewood Bratwurst, mashed potatoes, red cabbage, cucumber salad and Kuchen dessert. Also at the event will be music and raffle prizes. Tickets are $20 per person. For more information, call Charlene Johnson at 209-251-5921.
Galt Senior Club Spaghetti Dinner
Galt Senior Club will hold a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 5 p.m., at the Chabolla Center, 610 Chabolla Ave., in Galt, with take-out available. Dinner will be prepared by Galt Sunrise Rotary and includes pasta, salad, French bread, coffee, punch, cookies and ice cream from Velvet Grill. Cost is $10 per person and free for 6 years and under. There will be gift basket raffles, as well as a door prize. Tickets will be available at the door. Proceeds will benefit high school scholarships.
For more information, call Betti Welch at 209-745-8945.
The Galt Market Movie Night
The Galt Market proudly presents Spookishly Fun Movie Night on Saturday, Oct. 19 as a free event in the city of Galt at Veterans Field, 900 Caroline Avenue. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., with trick or treat stations for costumed kids at 5:45 p.m., yummy food vendors, and the movie “Hotel Transylvania 3” starts at dusk. Bring your own chairs and blankets, family and friends.
For more information, call 209-366-7180 or www.ci.galt.ca.us.
HCC Trunk of Treat Oct. 25
Herald Community Club will host its inaugural Trunk or Treat at Herald Barn, Oct. 25 from 4-8 p.m. The event is being held in conjunction with the Arcohe School Harvest Festival. Come join the fun at this free family event. Don’t forget the candy. Participants are wanted and prizes will be awarded for best-decorated car. To enter your car, call Brenda at 209-609-9664.
Dia de los Muertos Celebration
Galt-Arno Cemetery District invites you to a day of remembering and celebrating our loved ones at the Dia de los Muertos Celebration on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the cemetery, located at 14180 Joy Drive in Galt.
Mass by Father Miguel and blessing of the altars will begin at 9 a.m. The family celebration will continue with free entertainment, including Aztec dancers, mariachis, and face painting. Also featured will be altars, food trucks and a car show.
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.
Red, White & Barbecue Nov. 9
Come out and support Galt police department’s CAPS and K-9 programs at the inaugural Red, White & Barbecue event Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Littleton Community Center, 410 Civic Drive, starting at 5 p.m. With music provided by The Travellers, this event will have food, raffle, silent auction and a no-host bar. Tickets are $40 per person. To purchase tickets, email email@example.com or call Valerie at 209-366-7056.