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Calendar of Events

Please email us to get 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.
 
 
 

2014

Date Day Regis-
stration
SWSW?
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address 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 30, 2014 Tue 9:00 am

Elk Grove - Old Town
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 1, 2014 Wed 5:45 pm
Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park
Bella Bru Cafe 5038 Fair Oaks MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 5:45 pm registration, 6 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Oct 2, 2014 Thu 9:00 am     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House and Deli 10223 Fair Oaks Boulevard MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 2, 2014 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Margaret Thornburg Memorial Tour Starbucks Coffee Comapny 4301 Arden Way
Arden Plaza
MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 3, 2014 Fri 9:00 am     Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Starbucks Coffee 12195 Tributary Point MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 4, 2014 Sat 10:15 am Friendship Walk

Auburn - Placer County Museums Walk
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.
Oct 5, 2014 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Zamora
Book:  King of California:JG Boswell and the Making of a Secret American Empire  by Mark Arax and Rick Wartzman; published 2003
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Zamora Mini-Mart 9920 County Road 99 W MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 7, 2014 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Curtis Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Boulevard MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 8, 2014 Wed 5:45 pm
Elk Grove - Quail & Britschgi Ranch
Starbucks 8868 Bond MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 5:45 pm registration, 6 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Oct 9, 2014 Thu 9:00 am Sacramento - Pocket Area UPS Store 7485 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 9, 2014 Thu Membership Meeting - Meet at Starbucks, 1420 65th St, Sacramento
Walk- Sac State

Registration at 5:45pm, A short walk and short meeting.
Oct 10, 2014 Fri 9:00 am     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou 849 Jefferson Blvd #101 MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 10, 2014 Fri Deadline: Year Round Event Points of Contact - turn in the quarterly reports for the 3rd Quarter.
Oct 14, 2014 Tues Carpool meets
7:45 am
Walk starts 9:00 am
    Zamora
Read the Carpool Guidelines
Zamora Mini-Mart 9920 County Road 99-W MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 15, 2014 Wed 5:45 pm     Sacramento - River & Miller Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 5:45 pm registration, 6 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Oct 16, 2014 Thu 8:45 am     Roseville to Rocklin Romp New Balance Store 1198 Roseville Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 16, 2014 Thu 9:15 am     Davis - Circle Davis Tour Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd.,Ste D MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 17, 2014 Fri 9:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Lane MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 18, 2014 Sat 8:00 am
San Francisco - Ghosts, & Mansions, & Hills, Oh My!
Ft. Mason 2 Marina Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 19, 2014 Sun 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Sacramento - Curtis Park
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside 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 21, 2014 Tue 10:00 am     Sacramento - Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map
Oct 22, 2014 Wed 5:45 pm
Roseville to Rocklin Romp
New Balance Shoe Store 1198 Roseville Pkwy
Fountains Shopping Center
MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 5:45 pm registration, 6 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Oct 23, 2014 Thu 9:00 am     Gold River- Jedidiah Smith Memorial Trail Starbucks 2095 Golden Centre Ln MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 24, 2014 Fri 9:00 am     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park Bella Bru Cafe 5038 Fair Oaks MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 25 & 26, 2014 Sat & Sun 8:00 am
Halloween Spook Walk
Big Meadows Picnic Area, Caswell State Park 28000 S. Austin Road MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 26, 2014 Sun 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Modesto - Stanislaus County
Walgreens Drug Store 840 Oakdale 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 28, 2014 Tue 10:00 am     Roseville Mall to Mall New Balance Store 1198 Roseville Parkway (Fountains Shopping Center) MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 29, 2014 Wed 5:45 pm
Roseville - Mall to Mall
New Balance Shoe Store 1198 Roseville Parkway,
Fountains Shopping Center
MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 5:45 pm registration, 6 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Oct 30, 2014 Thu 9:00 am     Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial McDonalds 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 30, 2014 Thu 9:15 am     Roseville - NW Roseville Bike Tour Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 31, 2014 Fri 9:00 am     Grass Valley - Historic Town Flour Garden Bakery 109 Neal Street MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 31, 2014 Fri 5:45 pm     Halloween Group Walk

Sacramento - River and Miller Park
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 1, 2014 Sat 8:00 am
Dixon
Dixon Chamber of Commerce 220 N. Jefferson St. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 2, 2014 Sun 1:00 pm Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
Book:  The Return of the Native  by Thomas Hardy; published 1878
La Bou Cafe 849 Jefferson, #101 MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 4, 2014 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - River and Miller Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 5, 2014 Wed 5:45 pm
Sacramento - Sac State
Starbucks 1420 65th Street MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 5:45 pm registration, 6 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Nov 6, 2014 Thu 9:00 am     Folsom - Historic Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake, Suite #340 MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 7, 2014 Fri 9:00 am     Gold River- Jedidiah Smith Memorial Trail Starbucks 2095 Golden Centre Ln MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 8 & 9, 2014 Sat & Sun  

Camino - Apple Hill

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El Dorado Orchards 2881 N. Canyon Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 12, 2014 Wed 5:45 pm       
Sacramento - Sierra Oaks
Starbucks 458 Howe Ave #B MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 5:45 pm registration, 6:00 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Nov 13, 2014 Thu 9:00 am     Elk Grove - Quail & Britschgi Ranch Starbucks 8868 Bond MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 13, 2014 Thu 9:15 am     Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour Starbucks Coffee 12195 Tributary Point MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 14, 2014 Fri 9:00 am     Sacramento - Arden Park Starbucks 4301 Arden Way
Arden Plaza
MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 15 & 16, 2014 Sat & Sun 9:00

Benicia - Benicia Clock Tower Walk
Safeway Market 50 Solano Square MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 18, 2014 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Fab 40's Les Baux Bakery & Bistro 5090 Folsom MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 19, 2014 Wed 5:45 pm
Sacramento - Ashton Park
Starbucks 610 Watt MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 5:45 pm registration, 6 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Nov 20, 2014 Thur 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sac State Starbucks 1420 65th Street MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 22, 2014 Sat 8:00 am
Santa Rosa - Walk
Lucky Supermarket 150 Bicentennial Way MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 25, 2014 Tue 9:00 am     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou 849 Jefferson Blvd #101 MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 26, 2014 Wed 5:45 pm
Sacramento - East Sac to Elmhurst
Les Baux Bakery and Cafe 5090 Folsom Blvd MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 5:45 pm registration, 6 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Nov 29, 2014 Sat 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Placerville - Old Hangtown
Carrows Restaurant 209 Main 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 2, 2014 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Starbucks 458 Howe Ave,#B MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 4, 2014 Thu 9:00 am     East Elk Grove - Recreational Trails Starbucks Coffee 8868 Bond Rd MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 6, 2014 Sat 9:30 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 7, 2014 Sun 1:00: pm Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Sacramento - Midtown - East Sac
Book:  Ramona: A Story  by Helen Hunt Jackson; published 1884
McKinley Park Alhambra Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 9, 2014 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Land Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Boulevard MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 10, 2014 Wed 5:45 pm     Roseville - New Balance Fountains New Balance Shoe Store 1198 Roseville Pkwy
Fountains Shopping Center
MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 5:45 pm registration, 6 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Dec 11, 2014 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area 24 Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 11, 2014 Thu 9:15 am     Vacaville - South Recreational Trail Tour Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 13, 2014 Sat 9:00 am
Los Gatos - Classic Walk
Oak Meadow Park Corner of University and Blossom Hill Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 16, 2014 Tue 9:00 am     West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail La Bou 849 Jefferson Blvd #101 MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 17, 2014 Wed 5:45 pm     
Sacramento - Midtown to East Sac
Les Baux Bakery and Bistro 5090 Folsom MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 5:45 pm registration, 6 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Dec 18, 2014 Thu 10:00 am     Fair Oaks - Suburban Fleet Feet Sports 8128 Madison MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 20, 2014 Sat 9:30 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 23, 2014 Tue 9:00 am     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park Bella Bru Cafe 5038 Fair Oaks Boulevard MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 27, 2014 Sat 9:30 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.
Dec 30, 2014 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista Starbucks 610 Watt MapQuest Map To Start
Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Dec 31, 2014 Wed  
Sacramento - New Year's Eve
   
 

2015

Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Jan 1, 2015 Thu  
Sacramento - New Year's Day
     
 

 
** 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.
 
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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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