Events

Kite Day

McFarland Ranch - 8899 Orr Road, Galt, CA 95632

Let’s Go Fly a Kite at the McFarland Living History Ranch. Come for a day of family fun! Families are welcome to bring a picnic and kites. Food and drinks will be available for sale.

Thanks to all who attended Kite Day 2019!

Date:  TBD

Tea at the Rae

Rae House Museum - 204 Oak Ave, Galt, CA 95632

May 11, 2019   1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Thank you to all who attended the 2019 "Tea at the Rae"!

The Galt Area Historical Society presents its eighth annual wine, food and beer event on the last Saturday in July for ages 21 and older. All proceeds go to support the historical ranch. The evening includes wine, beer and gourmet food tastings, live music and dancing under the stars, hayrides around the ranch and tours of the restored farmhouse complete with period antiques. Tickets are available online or by calling (209) 730-3127.

Tickets purchased on PayPal will be waiting for you in Will Call at the Event Gate.  Sorry, no credit card services ill be available at the event.

McFarland Ranch - 8899 Orr Road, Galt, CA 95632

July 27, 2019   6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Sip & Snack at the Mac

GAHS Annual Car Show

The Galt Area Historical Society's annual car show, "Drive Down Memory Lane," will be this September. If you have or know someone who has a 1972 or older carmotorcycletravel trailercampermuscle carhot rodcustom carpickup, ​then we would like to see them on display at the show. There will be ten Top Awards and all vehicles receive dash plaques and goodie bags. Radial Tire of Elk Grove is sponsoring the Car Show; stop by their booth and register for a chance to win a new set of tires valued up to $500.

Points of interest include food, the country store, baked goods for sale, vendors on the front lawn of the McFarland Home, and live music.

Thanks to all participants and attendees for making this event a great success!

McFarland Ranch - 8899 Orr Road, Galt, CA 95632

September 28, 2019   9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.

Registration fees are $20 for each vehicle.

Gate charge - $5

Children 12 and under attend for free.

Rae House Ice Cream Social

Rae House Museum - 204 Oak Ave, Galt, CA 95632

The community is invited to come and enjoy some refreshing ice cream in the beautiful rose garden at the Rae House Museum. The Museum will be open. Cost is $3 for children and $5 for adults. All proceeds from the Ice Cream Social fundraiser benefit the Rae House Museum.

TBD

Christmas at the McFarland Ranch

The Galt Area Historical Society are hosting "Christmas Open House" at both the Rae House at 204 Oak St. and the McFarland Ranch at 8899 Orr Rd.

The Rae House Museum will be open for tours from 1:00 - 4:00 pm on Sunday Dec. 8th and again on Sunday Dec. 15th. We would encourage all to come and visit the old Victorian home of Alice Rae. Santa Claus will be there both days for photos.

The McFarland Ranch will be open on both Dec. 8th and Dec. 15th 12:00pm - 3:00pm. Santa will be there for pictures, and the beautiful grounds are great for family pictures. Great way to spend a day in the country and see how Christmas was celebrated in the 1800s.

McFarland Ranch - 8899 Orr Road, Galt, CA 95632

Sunday, December 8, 2019  -  12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sunday, December 15, 2019  -  12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Christmas Open House at the Rae

Rae House Museum - 204 Oak Ave, Galt, CA 95632

The Galt Area Historical Society are hosting "Christmas Open House" at both the Rae House at 204 Oak St. and the McFarland Ranch at 8899 Orr Rd.

The Rae House Museum will be open for tours from 1:00 - 4:00 pm on Sunday Dec. 8th and again on Sunday Dec. 15th. We would encourage all to come and visit the old Victorian home of Alice Rae. Santa Claus will be there both days for photos. 

The McFarland Ranch will be open on both Dec. 8th and Dec. 15th 12:00pm - 3:00pm. Santa will be there for pictures, and the beautiful grounds are great for family pictures. Great way to spend a day in the country and see how Christmas was celebrated in the 1800s.

Sunday, December 8, 2019  -  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Sunday, December 15, 2019  -  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Rose Pruning at the Rae

Rae House Museum - 204 Oak Ave, Galt, CA 95632

Come help prune roses to beautify the Rae House garden.

TBD