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Tuesday, December 3, 6-8pm Merriment on Main Onion Soup Party
A long standing tradition continues with members of the Museum Guild preparing and serving free cups of onion soup in honor of Luzena Stanley Wilson's record of her first Christmas dinner party held in Vacaville in 1853/54. Carriage rides from the Museum to downtown Vacaville are also offered free of charge as part of the community Merriment on Main festivities. The Museum gallery is open at no charge as well.
Saturday, December 14, 10am-3pm Yuletide Traditions Home Tour
Tickets go on sale November 1
Tuesday, October 15, 6-8pm Opportunity House Thrift Store
Shop for treasures, DIY projects for holiday gifting, or just for fun! Sales proceeds on this evening event at the Peabody Road thrift store benefit Vacaville Museum and Opportunity House. Find the perfect items to re-purpose, upcycle or re-use.
August 8, 2013 - 29th Annual Children's Party
"Fiesta Feliz at the Museum"
Presented by the Vacaville Museum Guild, Sponsored by Vacaville Fire Fighters IAFF Local #3501
Featuring : Mother Goose, Mr. Pickle, Kelly the Clown, Police and Fire Department Vehicles and Personnel, 4 H Petting Zoo and Science Booth, Round Table "Wheel of Fortune", Recology Recycling Activities, Crafts, Popcorn, Hot Dog Lunch, AND MORE. BRING YOUR OWN BAG.
Tickets go on sale July 10, $3 per person. Advance tickets sales only, no tickets at the door. Typically tickets sell out early, check for availability. Children must be accompanied by an adult. At least 1 adult per 5 children. Activities designed for ages 3-9. Scholarships available, apply at the Museum.
May 5, 2013 -Sallie Fox Day 12-3
An afternnon in the Museum courtyard of free family activities focused on the daily life and times of Sallie Fox, a pioneer girl who arrived in Solano County in 1859.
Saturday, April 20, 2013 - Gardens on Tour 10-4
Visit distinguished and delightfully decorated gardens. Refreshments, raffle, plant sale and garden related items available. Master Gardener demonstrations in the Museum Courtyard. Garden Tour Tickets $25.00, available at Vacaville Museum, 213 Buck Avenue, Vacaville, Wednesday - Sunday. VISA/MC accepted. (phone orders accepted with charge cards), 707 447-4513.
March 2, 2013 - Dinner for Eight at the Buck Estate
Jan 30, 2013 - Bunko Bash at McBride Senior Center