Peña Adobe Welcomes Solano County Sheriff’s Posse & K9 Unit, Saturday, June 1, 2019

Saturday, June 01, 2019
11:00am to 2:00pm

Peña Adobe Historical Society welcomes Solano County Sheriff’s Posse and K9 Unit, Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 11:00am to 2:00pm!

The Solano County Sheriff’s Posse has enjoyed a long-standing tradition of service with the Sheriff’s Office since 1947.  Comprised of citizens who volunteer their time in the service of their community, each year members of the Sheriff’s Posse contribute thousands of hours of their time, the use of their horses and their equipment in support of the Sheriff’s Office.  Members of the Sheriff’s Posse attend numerous community events each year as ambassadors for the Sheriff and as an example of how beneficial partnerships with the community can be for law enforcement.


The Peña Adobe Park is located in Vacaville’s rural southwest section, just off Interstate 80 adjacent to Lagoon Valley Park

Contact Info:

Peña Adobe Historical Society
(707) 447-0518

Joining the Sheriff’s Posse at Peña Adobe will be the Solano County Sheriff’s K9 Unit!  Established in 2002, the Solano County Sheriff’s Office K9 Teams participate in public demonstrations, visit schools to promote drug awareness, and neighborhood watch meetings, as part of the Community Oriented Policing Program.  K-9 Teams assigned to the Patrol Division are routinely called upon to assist in locating and apprehending fleeing criminal offenders, search vehicles for hidden narcotics/explosives, narcotic related search warrants, and to assist local, state and federal agencies.

Come to the Peña Adobe Historical Park, bring a picnic lunch and meet the members of the Sheriff’s K9 Unit and Posse and see their amazing canine teams and horses!  Learn the important role horses played when the Peña and Vaca families were raising cattle on their ranch on what was to become the city of Vacaville.  Park docents will be available to lead tours of the Peña Adobe, California historical landmark #534 built by the Peña family in 1842. Stop in the adjacent Mowers-Goheen Museum and view a woolly mammoth bone, period clothing and local artifacts found during the Peña Adobe restoration.  The park is located at 4966 Pena Adobe Road in Vacaville’s rural southwest section just off of Interstate 80 to the left of the Lagoon Valley Park entrance.

Volunteers from the Peña Adobe Historical Society open the Adobe and the Museum for visitors from 11:00am to 2:00pm the first Saturday of the month, February thru December, free of charge!  If you have an interest in local history, or questions, call (707) 447-0518 or e-mail us at and come join us at this gateway to Vacaville!