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.

For more information, call 209-744-6062 or visit or Be sure to check out Barsetti’s boutique; merchandise is 25 percent off.

City of Galt Blood Drive

Kick up your feet and donate blood at the City of Galt Blood Drive on Thursday, Aug. 29 from 2:30-2 p.m. for city employees and 3:15-5:30 p.m. for community members, at Littleton Center, 380 Civic Drive in Galt. BloodSource is now Vitalant.

Donors will receive a pair of blood donor socks for 200 rewards. Bring a photo ID, and remember to eat well and drink plenty of water prior to donating.

For city appointments, call Rose at 209-366-7127. For eligibility questions, call 877-258-4825.

Galt Food Truck Mania

The Galt District Chamber of Commerce will host Galt Food Truck Mania on Saturday, Sept. 7 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.

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.

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.

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.