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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.
 

2016

Date Day Regis-
stration
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
May 25, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Pocket Area
CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive, #500 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 26, 2016 Thu 10:00 am

Peggy Plummer Memorial- Placer County
Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas MapQuest Map To Start
May 26, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - American River Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
May 28, 2016 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.
May 31, 2016 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area 24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 1, 2016 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.
Jun 2, 2016 Thu 8:30 am    
Galt - Cosumnes River Preserve
McDonalds (Different Start Point) 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 4 & 5, 2016 Sat & Sun 8:00 am
Arnold - Calaveras Big Trees

View/Print the brochure.
Calaveras Big Trees State Park 1170 E. State Hwy 4 MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 5, 2016 Sun Carpool meets
8:00 am Walk starts
10:00 am
Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Calistoga
Book:  Under the Wide and Starry Sky: A Novel  by Nancy Horan
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Calistoga Roastery 1426 Lincoln Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 7, 2016 Tue 9:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Ln MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 8, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm
Historic Folsom
Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake, 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 9, 2016 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Land Park Land Park Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 9, 2016 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Margaret Thornburg Memorial Tour Starbucks Coffee Comapny 4301 Arden Way
Arden Plaza
MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 11, 2016 Sat 8:00 - 1:00 pm
Petaluma

McNear Park 11th Street Between F and G Streets MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 14, 2016 Tue 10:00 am
Roseville - New Balance Fountains
New Balance Shoe Store 1198 Roseville Pkwy - Fountains Shopping Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 14, 2016 Tue 12:00 pm     Crocker Art Museum Walk West side of the Capital 10th Street and Capital Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 15, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista
Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt 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 16, 2016 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Ashton Park Starbucks 610 Watt MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 18, 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
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 21, 2016 Tue 9:00 am     Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 22, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm
    Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway 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 23, 2016 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - American River Big Lots Store 8700 La Riviera Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 23, 2016 Thu 8:15 am     Lincoln - Lincoln Tour Starbucks Coffee 110 Ferrari Ranch Road MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 25 & 26, 2016 Sat & Sun 8:30 - 1:00 pm / 5:30 - 6pm
South Lake Tahoe - Fallen Leaf Lake

South Lake Tahoe - Guided Night Walk
Sno Park Past Emerald Bay before Taylor Creek MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 28, 2016 Tue 9:00 am     
West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd, # 101 MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 29, 2016 Wed 4:45 pm
Sacramento - Pocket Area

BBQ dinner afterward
Elks Lodge (Different Start Point) 6446 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 4:45 pm registration, 5:00 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Jun 30, 2016 Thu 9:00 am     Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreation Trails Starbucks 8868 Bond MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 2, 2016 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

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 5, 2016 Tue 8:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista Starbucks 610 Watt MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 6, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Sac State
Glen Hall Park (Different start point) 5415 Sanburg 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 7, 2016 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - Arden Park Starbucks 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 7, 2016 Thu 8:15 am     Folsom - Humbug Willow Creek Tour Karen's Bakery and Cafe 705 Gold Lake,Suite 340 MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 9, 2016 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 10, 2016 Sun Carpool meets
8:00 am Walk starts
10:00 am
Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Foster City - San Mateo County
Book:  We Never Asked For Wings  by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Parks and Rec Center 650 Shell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 12, 2016 Tue 8:00 am     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hour Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 12, 2016 Tue 12:00 pm   Towne Auto Museum and Riverfront Walk West side of the Capital 10th Street and Capital Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 13, 2015 Wed 6:15 pm
Fair Oaks - Historic
Fair Oaks Coffee House and Deli 10223 Fair Oaks 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 14, 2016 Thu 8:00 am     Elk Grove - Old Town Starbucks 8868 Bond MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 19, 2016 Tue 8:00 am     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 20, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Land Park La Bou (Different start point) 4400 Del Rio 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 21, 2016 Thu 8:00 am     Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Centre Ln MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 21, 2016 Thu 8:15 am     Davis - Circle Davis Tour Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd.,Ste D MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 24, 2016 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Truckee - Tony Steiner Memorial River Walk
Hampton Inn and Suites Tahoe-Truckee 11951 CA Hwy 267 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 26, 2016 Tue 8:00 am     Sacramento - Curtis Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Boulevard MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 27, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - The Fab 40's Les Baux Bakery & Bistro 5090 Folsom 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 28, 2015 Thu 8:00 am     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou 849 Jefferson Blvd #101 MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 30, 2016 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 2, 2016 Tue 8:00 am     Sacramento - River and Miller Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 3, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm     Woodland - Historic Nugget Market 157 Main 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.
Aug 4, 2016 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area The CVS Drug Stor 7465 Rush River Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 4, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Roseville - NW Roseville Bike Tour Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 5, 6 & 7, 2016 Fri, Sat & Sun 8:00 to 12:00 pm
Monterey Coastal Trail - Bike

To Lovers Point and back

Town Walk

Pebble Beach
George Washinton Park Sinex Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 9, 2016 Tue 10:00 am     Roseville to Rocklin Romp New Balance Store 1198 Roseville Parkway
Fountains Shopping Center
MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 9, 2016 Tue 12:00 pm     Governor's Mansion State Historic Park Walk West side of the Capital 10th Street and Capital Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Aug 10 & 11, 2016 Wed & Thu Wed
6:00 to 7:00 pm

Thu
9:00 to 10:00 am
      


Sacramento - Hot Walkin' Nights Ice Cream Walk


Ice Cream Walk - Vic's to Gunther's 3199 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 13 & 14, 2016 Sat 8:00 am
Santa Rosa - 25th Anniversary Walk
Rite Aid Pharmacies-Farmers Lane Plaza 1551 Farmers Lane MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 16, 2016 Tue 8:00 am     Folsom - Historic Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake, Suite #340 MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 17, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm
Elk Grove - Elk Grove Creek Watershed
Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna Blvd., Ste 100 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.
Aug 18, 2016 Thur 8:00 am     Sacramento - Sac State Starbucks 1420 65th Street MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 18, 2016 Thu 8:15 am     Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour Starbucks Coffee 12195 Tributary Point MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 20, 2016 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 23, 2016 Tue 8:00 am     Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac Les Baux Bakery and Cafe 5090 Folsom Blvd MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 24, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Arden Park
Starbucks 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.
Aug 25, 2016 Thu 8:00 am
Elk Grove - Elk Grove Creek Watershed
Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna Blvd., Ste 100 MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 29, 2016 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Jackson - Historic
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, 2016 Tue 8:00 am     Woodland - Historic Nugget Market 157 Main MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 31, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm     West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail Nugget Market 2000 Town Center Plaza 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.
Sep 1, 2016 Thu 8:15 am     Vacaville - South Recreational Trail Tour Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Sept 13, 2016 Tue 12:00 pm     Fremont Park Walk West side of the Capital 10th Street and Capital Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 15, 2016 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Natomas Flood Plain Tour Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 11, 2016 Tue 12:00 pm     Sutter's Fort State Historic Park Walk West side of the Capital 10th Street and Capital Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 13, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive, #500 MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 08, 2016 Tue 12:00 pm     Capital State Capital Museum Walk West side of the Capital 10th Street and Capital Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 13, 2016 Tue 12:00 pm     Old Sacramento State Historic Park Walk West side of the Capital 10th Street and Capital Mall 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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