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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
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Apr 25 & 26, 2015 Sat & Sun 8:00 am     Petaluma - Butter and Eggs Day Raley's Grocery Store 157 N. McDowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 28, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park Bella Bru Cafe 5038 Fair Oaks MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 29, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm     Sacramento - Land Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Boulevard 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.
Apr 30, 2015 Thu Carpool meets
8:30 am Walk starts
9:30 am
    Vacaville - Joe Sutter/Jo Hefner Memorial

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Digger's Deli 866 Alamo Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 30, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour Starbucks Coffee 12195 Tributary Point MapQuest Map To Start
May 1 - 3, 2015 Fri - Sun 8:00am

CVA Convention in Tuolumne - Sponsored by the Sierra Gold Striders

      

Columbia - Columbia State Historic Park
Sonora - "Queen of the Southern Mines"
Twain Harts - To "The Rock" and beyond..

Black Oak Casino Resort Hotel 19400 Tuolumne Road North MapQuest Map to Start
May 2, 2015 Sat 9:15 am Sacramento Sticks Fun Walk

Sacramento - River and Miller Park
Land Park Pet Supply 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
May 3, 2015 Sun 8:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Any CVA Convention Walk
Book:  High Country Women: Pioneers of Yosemite National Park  by Chris Enss
Black Oak Casino Resort Hotel 19400 Tuolumne Road North MapQuest Map To Start
Book Discussion at 12:00 noon at Black Oak Casino Resort Hotel
Contact Priscilla Fife for details (916) 616-6003 or prfife@gmail.com
May 5, 2015 Tues Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts 9:00 am
Zamora
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Zamora Mini-Mart 9920 County Road 99-W MapQuest Map To Start
May 6, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm
Sacramento - Fab 40's
Les Baux Bakery and Bristo 5030 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.
May 7, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Starbucks Coffee Company 458 Howe, #B MapQuest Map To Start
Sacramento Walking Sticks Sanctioned Event!
May 9, 2015 Sat 9:00 am
Granite Bay- Folsom Lake

View/Print the brochure.
Granite Bay Village Shopping Center 8789 Auburn-Folsom Rd MapQuest Map To Start
May 12, 2015 Tue Carpool meets
9:00 am Walk starts
9:30 am
    Davis - South Davis/El Macero

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
May 13, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm
Historic - Folsom
Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Fold Lake Dr., Suite 340 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.
May 14, 2015 Thu 10:00 am     Sacramento - Land Park Land Park Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside MapQuest Map To Start
May 14, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Vacaville - South Recreational Trail Tour Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
May 16 & 17, 2015 Sat & Sun 9:00 am
Rio Vista Walk

Bruning Park 300 Montezuma St. MapQuest Map To Start
May 19, 2015 Tue Carpool meets
9:00 am Walk starts
9:30 am
    Woodland - Historic

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Nugget Market 157 Main MapQuest Map To Start
May 20, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm
Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park
Bella Bru Cafe 5038 Fair Oaks 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.
May 21, 2015 Thu Carpool meets
8:30 am Walk starts
9:30 am
     Sutter Creek

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Best Western Amador Inn 200 South Highway 49 MapQuest Map to Start
May 23 & 24, 2015 Sat & Sun 8:00 am
Arnold - Calaveras Big Trees
Calaveras Big Trees State Park, North Grove Parking Lot 1170 E. State Hwy 4 MapQuest Map To Start
May 26, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond MapQuest Map To Start
May 27, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm
Sacramento - Sac State
Starbucks Coffee Company 1420 65th St. 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.
May 28, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac Les Baux Bakery & Bistro 5090 Folsom MapQuest Map To Start
May 28, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Natomas Flood Plain Tour Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest 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 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 11, 2015 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Riverfront Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 13, 2015 Sat 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Manteca - San Joaquin County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
McDonald's Hamburgers 1236 W. Yosemite 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 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.
Jul 4, 2015 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Folsom Historic
Karen's Bakery and Cafe 705 Gold Lake Drive, Suite#340 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 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 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 26, 2015 Sat 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.
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 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 8:15 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.
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 20, 2015 Thu 8:15 am     Davis - Circle Davis Tour Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd.,Ste D 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 17, 2015 Thu 8:15 am     Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour Starbucks Coffee 12195 Tributary Point MapQuest Map To Start
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 - 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.
Oct 15, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Natomas Flood Plain Tour Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
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
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 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 10, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - American River Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
 

 
** 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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