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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.
 

2017

Date Day Regis-
stration
SWSW?
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
May 29, 2017 Mon Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts
10:00 am

~Sticks Adventure in Union City~
Union City - Old Town

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Togo's Sandwich Shop 32220 Dyer St. MapQuest Map To Start
May 30, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     
Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
May 31, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm
Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial
McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove 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.
Jun 1, 2017 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Starbucks Coffee Company 458 Howe Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 3, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Delta Tule Trekkers

Galt - Sacramento County

McDonalds Restaurant 324 Pint 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 5 - Jun 11, 2017 Mon through Sun 2017 AVA Convention logo
2017 AVA Convention, Billings Montana


View/Print the brochure.
Red Lion Hotel and Convention Center 1223 Mullowney Ln, Billings, MT 59101 MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 6, 2017 Tue Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts
9:00 am
    Lodi - San Joaquin County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
McDonald's Restaurant 200 W. Lodi Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 7, 2017 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.
Jun 8, 2017 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - American River Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 8, 2017 Thu 8:45 am
Roseville - NW Roseville Bike Tour
Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 9, 2017 Fri 8:00 pm
Full Strawberry Moon Walk
Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch
SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Lane MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 10, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Vacaville Valley Volks

Historic - Vacaville

Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. 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, 2017 Mon Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts
10:30 am

~Sticks Adventure in Mill Valley~
Mill Valley - Marin County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Mill Valley Community Center 180 Camino Alto MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 13, 2017 Tue 8:00 am     
Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail
Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Centre Ln. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 14, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     
Historic Folsom
Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr. 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 15, 2017 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - Arden Park Starbucks Coffee Company 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 17 & 18, 2017 Sat & Sun Walk starts
8:00 am - Noon
  Traditional Event
Arnold - Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Take Papa for a Walk

View/Print the brochure.
Calaveras Big Trees
State Park
North Grove Parking Lot
1170 E. State Hwy 4 MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 18, 2017 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Arnold - Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Book:  At the Edge of the Orchard
by Tracy Chevalier
Calaveras Big Trees
State Park
1170 E. State Hwy 4 MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 20, 2017 Tue Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts
9:00 am
    Ione - Amador County
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Ione Plaza Market 313 Preston Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 20, 2017 Tue 12:00 pm
Crocker Art Museum Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 21, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     
Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom 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.
Jun 22, 2017 Thu 8:00 am
W. Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
Meet in Front of
Nugget Market
2000 Town Center Plaza MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 22, 2017 Thu 8:45 am
Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour
Starbucks Coffee Company 12195 Tributary Point Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 24, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Delta Tule Trekkers

Manteca - San Joaquin County

Frank's Downtown Cafe 162 N. Maple 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.
Jun 27, 2017 Tue Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts
9:00 am

Northwest Stockton - Trinity Pkwy.

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Panera Bread Restaurant 10718 Trinity Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 28, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Curtis 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.
Jun 29, 2017 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - Ashton Park Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 1, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Vaca Valley Volks

Benicia - Historic
First Street Cafe 440 First 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.
Jul 4, 2017 Tue 8:30 am       Traditional Event
San Jose - Rose, White & Blue Parade
O'Connor Hospital 2105 Forest Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 5, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Pocket Area CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive 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 6, 2017 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - The Fab 40's CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 6, 2017 Thu 8:45 am
Vacaville - South Recreational Trail Tour
Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 8, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Sacramento Walking Sticks

Fair Oaks - Historic
Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks 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 9, 2017 Sun 8:00 pm
Full Buck Moon Walk
Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail
Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Centre Ln. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 11, 2017 Thu 9:00 am
Roseville - Bea Griffin Memorial
Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas Blvd. MapQuest Map to Start
Jul 12, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson 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 13, 2017 Tue 8:00 am
Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial
McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 14, 2017 Fri Carpool meets
8:30 am
Walk starts
10:00 am

~Sticks Adventure in Pittsburg~
Pittsburg - Pittsburg Contra Costa County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Steeltown Coffee & Tea 695 Railroad Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 18, 2017 Tue 8:00 am     Sacramento - Land Park Meet at
La Bou Bakery & Cafe
4400 Del Rio Road MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 18, 2017 Tue 12:00 pm
Towne Auto Museum & Riverfront Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 19, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks 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.
Jul 20, 2017 Thu 9:00 am
Davis - Southeast Tunnels & Bridges
Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 20, 2017 Thu 8:45 am
Sacramento - Natomas Flood Plain Tour
Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 22, 2017 Sat Walk starts
8:00 am - 1:00pm
  Traditional Event
Napa
Raleys - South Napa
Market Place
217 Soscal Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 23, 2017 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Davis - University
Book:  The Man Who Planted Trees: A Story of Lost Groves, The Science of Trees and a Plan to Save the Planet
by Jim Robbins
Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second Street MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 25, 2017 Tue 8:00 am
Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 26, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hour Fitness 5114 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.
Jul 27, 2017 Thu 9:00am
Auburn - Placer County Museums
Four Garden Bakery 340-C Elm Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 29, 2017 Sat Walk starts
9:00 am - 12:00pm
  Traditional Event
Tahoma - 30th Anniversary Walk at the Lake
Marie Sluchak Park 225 Pine St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 30, 2017 Sun 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Tahoe Trail Trekkers

Tahoe City - Lake Forest
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.
 

 
** 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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