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[Shy and] Retiring – A Letter from Museum Registrar

[Shy and] Retiring – A Letter from Museum Registrar

Originally, in 1996, I was just filling in for the curator, Sabine Goerke-Shrode, while she finished her masters degree. It turned out I could offer expertise that was different from hers, so then-Director Ruth Begell worked it out to keep me on staff. I've been here...

Solano’s Gold, Peach Harvest Dinner

Solano’s Gold, Peach Harvest Dinner

The Vacaville Museum Invites you to celebrate Solano's Gold with a Peach Harvest Dinner Saturday, August 7, 2021 6:30 PM Vacaville Museum Courtyard213 Buck Avenue, Vacaville $150 per person - Tables of 8 $1,500.00Limited Seating RSVP (707)447-4513 by August 2, 2021...

Annual Children’s Party – Cancelled

Annual Children’s Party – Cancelled

Although the Vacaville Museum is now open to the public, the Annual Children’s Party which is usually held the first Thursday in August, has once again been cancelled due to some continued public health restrictions. The many activities, games, and entertainment make...

Musical Americana – Independence Day Celebration

Musical Americana – Independence Day Celebration

The community is invited to celebrate the birth and long history of our country this Independence Day with the Vacaville Museum’s Musical Americana event on July 4, 2021. The event is from noon to 4 pm at the Museum. Guests will enjoy music performed by Darlyn and the...

Nut Tree Employee Reunion

Nut Tree Employee Reunion

During its heyday, the original Nut Tree employed hundreds, making it one of the largest employers in Solano County.  Former employees can celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Nut Tree at the Nut Tree Employee Reunion at the Vacaville Museum on Saturday, June 19,...