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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.
Real Men’s Club
On Thursday, Sept. 12, Real Men’s Club (ages 21 and older only) will meet at Dave Huisman’s, 5420 E. Jahant Road, Galt for a lunch of pork chops, chicken, mashed potatoes & gravy, vegetable, and Velvet Creamery ice cream. Doors open at 11 a.m. with lunch at 12 and a raffle drawing at 1 p.m. A $25 donation benefits local community groups and activities. For information, call Robert at 209-251-5787, James at 209-663-0268 or George at 775-830-3081.
Military convoy visit Friday, Sept. 13
A convoy with nearly 100 vintage military vehicles and support vehicles will stop in Galt on Friday, Sept. 13 sometime after noon. The convoy will “rack and stack” or put the vehicles on display on Fourth Street in Old Town. The vehicles are traveling from the east coast, following the Lincoln Highway, the same route traveled 100 years ago, when President Woodrow Wilson commissioned a military convoy to trek across country to see how long the procession would take. Guests are welcome to head to Old Town to see the vehicles, ask questions and learn a little bit of history and the role Galt played in this excursion.
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 www.galt150.com.
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 www.eventbrite.com, 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.
#TimmyStrong Family & Community Day
Friday, Sept. 27 is #Timmy Strong Family & Community Day at Liberty Ranch High School and needs donations of all types, including monetary, food and raffle prizes.
The event will include bounce houses for $5 a day, BBQ and El Rodeo food, music, silent auction, vendors and special guests from the 501st Legion Central California Garrison, an Imperial Star Wars Costuming Organization.
Hours are 5-8 p.m. at 12945 Marengo Road. Sponsored by Liberty Ranch High School NHS, with proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation, this is not a Galt school district-sponsored program and the district accepts no liability or responsibility for this program/activity.
Fire station open house Sept. 28
Cosumnes Fire Department will host an open house at Station 45, 229 Fifth Street, on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. At this free event, guests will be able to meet the firefighters serving our community, tour the station and see the fire engines.
Galt Food Truck Mania
The Galt District Chamber of Commerce will host Galt Food Truck Mania on Saturday, Oct. 4 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.
Antique Equipment Show
The annual Galt Fall Gas-up antique equipment show will be held Oct. 4-5 at McFarland Ranch on Orr Road in Galt from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with free entrance and parking, brought to you by the Early Day G as Engine & Tractor Assoc., Inc. Branch 13.|
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.
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.