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Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Please sign up on the Walk Alert email list and get timely reminders before each event.
 
View Don's 2018 Friendship Walk and Bike Schedule
 
See more information and links below the calendar. SWSW?
 
How to use the MapQuest Links to the start location.
How to find events on the AVA website.
 
 

2018

Date Day Regis-
stration
SWSW?
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
May 22, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sac State Starbucks Coffee Company 1420 65th Street MapQuest Map To Start
May 23, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Arden Park Starbucks Coffee Company 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:15 pm registration, 6:30 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
May 24, 2018 Thu 9:00 am     
Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
May 26, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Placer Pacers

Roseville - Maidu Park
Food Court Near
Fleet Feet Sports Store
1850 Douglas Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Please note that walks labeled as a "Friendship Walk" will normally start registration at 9:15 but will be seasonally adjusted to avoid heat. Sign up for the emailed Walk Alerts (see above) and you will get timely information for each walk.
May 27, 2018 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

San Francisco - Lands End and Beyond
Book:  Golden State
by Michelle Richmond

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:30 am)
Seal Rock Inn 545 Point Lobos Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
May 28, 2018 Mon 10:00 am     
Sacramento - River and Miller Park
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
May 29, 2018 Tue 9:00 am
Sacramento - Campus Commons/Sierra Oaks
Starbucks Coffee Company 458 Howe Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
May 29, 2018 Tue 8:00 pm
Full Flower Moon Walk
Elk Grove - Elk Grove Creek Watershed
Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
May 30, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - American River Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:15 pm registration, 6:30 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
May 31, 2018 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - North Natomas
Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
May 31, 2018 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - Natomas Flood Plain Tour
Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 1, 2018 Fri 9:00 am     Sacramento - Land Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 2, 2018 Sat 9:00 am - Noon   Traditional Event
Sausalito - Marin Headlands

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Rodeo Beach 1049 Mitchell Road MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 5, 2018 Tue 8:00 am
Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial
McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 6, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm     Folsom - Historic Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr., Suite #340 MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:15 pm registration, 6:30 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Jun 7, 2018 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - Ashton Park Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 8, 2018 Fri 10:00 am
~Sticks Adventure in Pittsburg~
Pittsburg - Pittsburg Contra Costa County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 8:30 am)
Steeltown Coffee & Tea 695 Railroad Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 9, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Delta Tule Trekkers

Galt - Sacramento County
McDonald's 324 Pine St. MapQuest Map To Start
Please note that walks labeled as a "Friendship Walk" will normally start registration at 9:15 but will be seasonally adjusted to avoid heat. Sign up for the emailed Walk Alerts (see above) and you will get timely information for each walk.
Jun 12, 2018 Tue 8:00 am    
Galt - Cosumnes River Preserve
McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 13, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm
Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch
SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Ln MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:15 pm registration, 6:30 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Jun 14, 2018 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Capitol Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 14, 2018 Thu 8:15 am
Sacramento - Sacramento Riverfront Tour
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 14, 2018 Thu 7:00 pm
Meeting Begins
Sticks Membership Meeting
Everyone Welcome!

Arden-Demick Library 891 Watt Ave.
Sacramento
MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 19, 2018 Tue 8:00 am     Sacramento - Land Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 19, 2018 Tue 12:00 pm
Victorian Homes Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 20, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm     Woodland - Historic Nugget Market 157 Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:15 pm registration, 6:30 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Jun 21, 2018 Thu 8:00 am
Sacramento - River and Miller Park
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 23, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Bay Bandits Volksmarch Club

San Francisco - Presidio
Presidio Visitor's Center 210 Lincoln Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Please note that walks labeled as a "Friendship Walk" will normally start registration at 9:15 but will be seasonally adjusted to avoid heat. Sign up for the emailed Walk Alerts (see above) and you will get timely information for each walk.
Jun 24, 2018 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Vacaville - Lagoon Valley
Book:  A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story
by Linda Sue Park
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 9:00 am)
Digger's Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 26, 2018 Tue 8:00 am     Sacramento - The Fab 40's CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 27, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Capitol
Wayne Holloway Memorial
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:15 pm registration, 6:30 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Jun 28, 2018 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 28, 2018 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 28, 2018 Thu 8:00 pm
Full Buck Moon Walk
Sacramento - Sac State
Meet at Glenn Hall Park 5415 Sandburg Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 3, 2018 Tue 8:00 am     Elk Grove - Old Town Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 4, 2018 Wed 8:30 am       Traditional Event
San Jose - Fourth of July
Rose, White & Blue Parade
O'Connor Hospital 2105 Forest Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 5, 2018 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - Curtis Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 7, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Vaca Valley Volks

Alameda - Bay Farm Island
Cafe au Lait 3215 Encinal Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Please note that walks labeled as a "Friendship Walk" will normally start registration at 9:15 but will be seasonally adjusted to avoid heat. Sign up for the emailed Walk Alerts (see above) and you will get timely information for each walk.
Jul 10, 2018 Tue 8:00 am     Sacramento - South Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 11, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - South Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:15 pm registration, 6:30 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Jul 12, 2018 Thu 8:15 am
Sacramento - Capitol
Wayne Holloway Memorial
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 12, 2018 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - American River Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 13, 2018 Fri 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Tahoe Trail Trekkers

Squaw Valley - Tahoma
Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet 625 W. Lake Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Please note that walks labeled as a "Friendship Walk" will normally start registration at 9:15 but will be seasonally adjusted to avoid heat. Sign up for the emailed Walk Alerts (see above) and you will get timely information for each walk.
Jul 14, 2018 Sat 9:00am to 1:00pm   Traditional Event
Truckee - Commemorative Emigrant Trail Walk
Donner Camp Picnic Area SR89 North MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 15, 2018 Sun 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Tahoe Trail Trekkers

Olympic Valley - John Daegling Memorial Walk
The Village at Squaw Valley 1750 Village East Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Please note that walks labeled as a "Friendship Walk" will normally start registration at 9:15 but will be seasonally adjusted to avoid heat. Sign up for the emailed Walk Alerts (see above) and you will get timely information for each walk.
Jul 17, 2018 Tue 8:00 am    Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hour Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 17, 2018 Tue 12:00 pm
Towne Auto Museum and Riverfront Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 18, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm
Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:15 pm registration, 6:30 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Jul 19, 2018 Thu 8:00 am     Woodland - Historic Nugget Market 157 Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 24, 2018 Tue 8:00 am     
Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail
Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Centre Ln. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 25, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Land Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:15 pm registration, 6:30 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Jul 26, 2018 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Arden Park Starbucks Coffee Company 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 26, 2018 Thu 8:15 am
Sacramento - Arden
Margaret Thornburg Memorial Tour
Starbucks Coffee Comapny 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 27, 2018 Fri 8:00 pm
Full Buck Moon Walk
Davis - University
Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 31, 2018 Tue 8:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Ln MapQuest Map To Start
Aug
1 & 2,
2018
Wed & Thu Wed
5:30 to 6:30 pm

Thu
9:00 to 10:00 am
        Traditional Event


Sacramento - Annual Ice Cream Walk


Vic's Ice Cream Parlor 3199 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep
10 - 16
2018
Mon thru Sun Refer to Brochure
California Coastal Adventure

Hosted by:
South Bay Striders and
San Francisco Bay Bandits


View/Print the brochure.
(Large file/Print Double Sided/Short Side Flip)


View/Print 2 Page Flier
Various Coastal Locations Refer to Brochure Refer to Brochure
 

 
** So what's SWSW About? SWSW stands for Sticks Walk Stick's Walks. This is a book that is available to any Sacramento Walking Sticks member for free. When you walk an event for credit that is sponsored by the Sacramento Walking Sticks, stamp this book and when you get 10 different events, you receive a free "Stick's Buck" (a $3 coupon that will pay the credit fee for any Sacramento Walking Sticks walk). The symbol lets you know which walks are eligible for this program.
 
If you can't view PDF documents, you probably need to download the Acrobat Reader Get Adobe Acrobat button < here.
 
The Compass is another good way to find out about upcoming events. The Compass is a magazine published by the California Volkssport Association and describes traditional walks in the Pacific region. To subscribe to the Compass, you can complete the subscription/donation form and receive this information-packed publication in your mailbox quarterly.
 
The American Wanderer is the bi-montly publication of the American Volkssport Association (AVA) that gives you the word on what's going on around the nation. You can subscribe to The American Wanderer by becoming a member of AVA.
 
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