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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.
 
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.
 
 
 

2015

Date Day Regis-
stration
SWSW?
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
May 30, 2015 Sat 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Verdi - Sierra County Walk
National Automobile Museum 10 Lake St S 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 2, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Fab 40's Les Baux Bakery & Bistro 5090 Folsom MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 3, 2015 Wed 6:45 pm
Fair Oaks - Historic
Fair Oaks Coffee House and Deli 10223 Fair Oaks MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:30 pm registration, 6:45 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Jun 4, 2015 Thurs 9:00 am     
West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd, # 101 MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 6, 2015 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Galt
McDonald's 324 Pine Street 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 7, 2015 Sun 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Wiemar
Weimar Institute 20601 W. Paoli Lane, Weimar, CA 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 7, 2015 Sun Carpool meets
8:30 am Walk starts
10:00 am
Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Fun Walk
Book:  The Cookbook Collector  by Allegra Goodman
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Berkeley Rose Garden 1200 Euclid Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Fun Walk - No Credit Available
Contact Priscilla Fife for details (916) 616-6003 or prfife@gmail.com
Jun 9, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - American River Big Lots 8700 La Riviera Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 10, 2015 Wed 6:45 pm
    Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:30 pm registration, 6:45 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Jun 11, 2015 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Riverfront Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 11, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 13, 2015 Sat 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Manteca - San Joaquin County

Read theCarpool Guidelines document.
McDonald's Hamburgers 1236 W. Yosemite MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 16, 2015 Tue 9:00 am

Elk Grove - Old Town
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 17, 2015 Wed 6:45 pm
    Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch
SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Ln MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:30 pm registration, 6:45 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Jun 18, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House and Deli 10223 Fair Oaks Boulevard MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 20, 2015 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Lodi - San Joaquin County
McDonald's Hamburgers 200 W. Lodi 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 23, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Midtown/East Sac Les Baux Bakery and Bistro 5090 Folsom MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 24, 2015 Wed 6:45 pm
Sacramento - Pocket Area
The UPS Store 7485 Rush River Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:30 pm registration, 6:45 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Jun 25, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Land Park Land Park Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 25, 2015 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour UPS Store 7485 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 27, 2015 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Vacaville - Joe Sutter/Jo Hefner Memorial
Digger's Deli 876 Alamo 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 30, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Curtis Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Boulevard MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 1, 2015 Wed 6:45 pm
Sacramento - Arden Park
Starbucks 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:30 pm registration, 6:45 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Jul 2, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial Mc Donald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 4, 2015 Sat 8:30 am
San Jose - Rose, White and Blue Parade
O'Conner hospital parking lot 2105 Forest Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 7, 2015 Tue Carpool meets
8:30 am Registration starts
9:00
    Woodland - Historic

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Nugget Market 157 Main MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 8, 2015 Wed 6:45 pm       Davis - University Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second Street MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:30 pm registration, 6:45 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Jul 9, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     East Elk Grove - Recreational Trails Starbucks Coffee 8868 Bond Rd MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 9, 2015 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - American River Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 11, 2015 Sat Carpool meets
8:00 am Walk starts
9:45 am
Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Calistoga
Book:  The Silverado Squatters, Treasure Island  by Robert Louis Stevenson
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Calistoga Roastery 1426 Lincoln MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 11, 2015 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista
Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt 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 14, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - East Sac to Elmhurst Les Baux Bakery and Cafe 5090 Folsom Blvd MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 15, 2015 Wed 6:45 pm
Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista
Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:30 pm registration, 6:45 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Jul 16, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - River and Miller Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Boulevard MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 18, 2015 Sat 8:00 am
Stockton - Stockton Trinity Parkway
Panera Bread 10718 Trinity Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 21, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Centre Ln MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 22, 2015 Wed 6:45 pm
Woodland Historic
Nugget Market 157 Main Street MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:30 pm registration, 6:45 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Jul 23, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Ashton Park Starbucks 610 Watt MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 23, 2015 Thu 8:15 am     Folsom - Humbug/Willow Creek Tour Karen's Bakery and Cafe 705 Gold Lake Drive, Suite#340 MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 25, 2015 Sat 8:30 am
Olympic Valley - Olympic Valley Walk
Squaw Valley Chapel 444 Squaw Peak Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 26, 2015 Sun 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Tahoe City - Lake Forest
Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet 625 W. Lake 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 28, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park Bella Bru Cafe 5038 Fair Oaks MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 29, 2015 Wed 6:45 pm
Roseville - New Balance Fountains
New Balance Store 1198 Roseville Parkway (Fountains Shopping Center) MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:30 pm registration, 6:45 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Jul 30, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area The UPS Store 7485 Rush River Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 1, 2015 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Roseville - Peggy Plummer Memorial
Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas 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.
Aug 4, 2015 Tue 10:00 am     Roseville Mall to Mall New Balance Store 1198 Roseville Parkway (Fountains Shopping Center) MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 5, 2015 Wed 6:30 pm       


Sacramento - Hot Walkin' Nights Ice Cream Walk


Ice Cream Walk - Vic's to Gunther's 3199 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Aug 6, 2015 Thu 9:30 am       


Sacramento - Hot Walkin' Nights Ice Cream Walk


Ice Cream Walk - Vic's to Gunther's 3199 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 6, 2015 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Margaret Thornburg Memorial Tour Starbucks Coffee Comapny 4301 Arden Way
Arden Plaza
MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 8, 2015 Sat 8:00 am
Sebastopol - Walk to the Gravenstein Apple Fair
Andy's Produce Market 1691 Gravenstein Hwy N MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 11, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou 849 Jefferson Blvd #101 MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 12, 2015 Wed 6:45 pm
East Elk Grove Recreational Trails
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:30 pm registration, 6:45 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Aug 13, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area 24 Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 15, 2015 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Davis - El Macero
Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd.,Suite D 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.
Aug 18, 2015 Tue 10:00 am
Roseville - New Balance Fountains
New Balance Shoe Store 1198 Roseville Pkwy - Fountains Shopping Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 19, 2015 Wed 6:45 pm     Folsom - Historic Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Laker, Suite #340 MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:30 pm registration, 6:45 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Aug 20, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 20, 2015 Thu 8:15 am     Davis - Circle Davis Tour Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd.,Ste D MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 21 - 23, 2015 Fri - Sun 8:00 am
Fort Bragg - Mendo Madness
Mendo Madness- MacKerricher State Park
Mendo Madness - Russian Gulch State Park
Laurel's Deli and Desserts, The Depot Building 401 N. Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 25, 2015 Tue 9:00 am
Fair Oaks - Suburban
Fleet Feet Sports 8128 Madison MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 26, 2015 Wed 6:45 pm     West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail Nugget Market 2000 Town Center Plaza MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:30 pm registration, 6:45 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Aug 27, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Starbucks Coffee Company 458 Howe, #B MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 29, 2015 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Jackson - Town
Best Western Amador Inn 200 S. Hwy 49 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.
Aug 30, 2015 Sun Carpool meets
8:00 am Walk starts
9:45 am
Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

San Francisco - Lands End and Beyond
Book:  The Golden Shore: California's Love Affair with the Sea  by David Helvarg
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Seal Rock Inn 545 Point Lobos MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 3, 2015 Thu 8:15 am     Roseville - NW Roseville Bike Tour Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 5, 2015 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Auburn - Placer County
Flour Garden Bakery 304-C Elm 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.
Sep 12 & 13, 2015 Sat & Sun 8:00 am
Colfax - Colfax Railroad Days
Colfax Railroad Depot 99 Railroad St. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 17, 2015 Thu 8:15 am     Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour Starbucks Coffee 12195 Tributary Point MapQuest Map To Start
Sept 26 & 27, 2015 Sat & Sun 8:30 am
Brentwood
     
Sep 27, 2015 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Davis - University
Book:  We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves  by Karen Joy Fowler
Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second Street MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 1, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Vacaville - South Recreational Trail Tour Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 3, 2015 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Roseville - Fountains
New Balance Shoe Store 1198 Roseville Pkwy
Fountains at Roseville Shopping Center
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.
Oct 10 & 11, 2015 Sat & Sun 8:30 am
Davis
     
Oct 15, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Natomas Flood Plain Tour Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 17, 2015 Sat 8:30 am
Sonoma
     
Oct 24 & 25, 2015 Sat & Sun 8:30 am
Vacaville
     
Oct 25, 2015 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Marysville - Historic
Book:  The Shirley Letters; From the California Mines, 1851-1852  by Louise Amelia Knapp, Smith Clappe
CVS Drug Store 906 E. St. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 29, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Riverfront Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 31 & Nov 1, 2015 Sat & Sun 8:30 am
Ripon
     
Nov 7, 2015 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Placerville - Old Hangtown
Carrows Restaurant 209 Main Street 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.
Nov 12, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour UPS Store 7485 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 14 & 15, 2015 Sat & Sun 8:30 am
Apple Hill
     
Nov 21, 2015 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Roseville - Sculpture
Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas
TJ Max Shopping Center
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.
Nov 22, 2015 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Sacramento - Midtown/East Sac
Book:  John Sutter or Indian Survival on the California Frontier  by Albert Hurtado
Les Baux Bakery and Bistro 5090 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 28, 2015 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Vacaville - Historic
Digger's Deli 876 Alamo Drive 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.
Dec 5, 2015 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Sutter Creek - Food & Antiques
Best Western Amador Inn 200 S. Hwy 49 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.
Dec 10, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - American River Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 12, 2015 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Sonoma
Sonoma Valley Inn 550 Second St West 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.
Dec 19, 2015 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Elk Grove - Quail Ranch and Britschgi Ranch
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond 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.
Dec 26, 2015 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Grass Valley - Historic Town
Flour Garden Bakery 109 Neal Street 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.
 

 
** 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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