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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?
**
Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Sep 19, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Placerville - Old Hangtown

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:45 am)
Buttercup Pantry 222 Main Street MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 19, 2017 Tue 12:00 pm
Fremont Park Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 20, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm
Elk Grove - Elk Grove Creek Watershed
Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna 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.
Sep 21, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Elk Grove - Old Town Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 22, 2017 Fri 10:00 am
~Sticks Adventure in Olympic Valley~
Olympic Valley - John Daegling Memorial Walk

Carpool Meets 7:30 am
Brookfields Restaurant
1817 Taylor Road, Roseville, 95661
The Village at Squaw Valley 1750 Village East Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 23, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Sacramento Walking Sticks

Sacramento - Natomas
Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Rd. 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 24, 2017 Sun Noon
Group Walk for Merit Badge
Auburn - Placer County Museums
Flour Garden Bakery 340-C Elm Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 26, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Marysville - Historic

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:45 am)
CVS Drug Store 906 E St. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 27, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm
Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail
Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Centre Ln. 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 28, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - American River Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 28, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     Lincoln - Lincoln Tour Starbucks Coffee Company 110 Ferrari Ranch Road MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 29, 2017 Fri 9:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Lane MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 30, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Sierra Gold Striders

Jackson - Historic

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 8:00 am)
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.
Oct 1, 2017 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Sacramento - Midtown/East Sac
Book:  Inheritance: Poems  by Sarah Lagomarsino
Rose Garden
McKinley Park
On 33rd and H Streets MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 3, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Stockton - San Joaquin County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:45 am)
McDonald's Restaurant 4515 Pacific Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 4, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Land 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.
Oct 5, 2017 Thu 9:00 am    Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hour Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 5, 2017 Thu 8:00 pm
Full Harvest Moon Walk
Zamora - Rural Yolo County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 6:00 pm)

Group dinner @ Ludy's BBQ in Woodland
6:30 pm
Zamora Mini Mart 9920 County Road 99-W MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 6, 2017 Fri 9:00 am     Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Starbucks Coffee 12195 Tributary Point Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 7, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Delta Tule Trekkers

Ione - Amador County
Ione Plaza Market 313 Preston 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.
Oct 9, 2017 Mon 10:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure in Upper Lake~
Upper Lake - Small Town in Lake County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:15 am)
Tallman Hotel 9550 Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 10, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     
Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 11, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - River & Miller 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.
Oct 12, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     Folsom - Historic Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 12, 2017 Thu 9:15 am
Folsom - Humbug Willow Creek Tour
Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 12, 2017 Thu Sticks Membership Meeting
Everyone Welcome!

To Be Determined
Oct 13, 2017 Fri 9:00 am     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 14, 2017 Sat 8:30 am - Noon   Traditional Event
Winters - Walk About Winters
Rotary Park Gazebo Main St. at Railroad Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 17, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     
W. Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 17, 2017 Tue 12:00 pm
Sutter's Fort State Historic Park Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 18, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     
Sacramento - Midtown 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.
Oct 19, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     
Roseville - Peggy Plummer Memorial
Food Court Near
Fleet Feet Sports Store
1850 Douglas Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 20, 2017 Fri 9:30 am     Benica - Historic
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 8:30 am)
First Street Cafe 440 First St. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 21, 2017 Sat 8:00 am - Noon   Traditional Event
San Francisco - Mission Dolores Historic Walk

View/Print the brochure.
Douglass Playground 4394 26th St. at Douglass Ave MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 24, 2017 Tue 9:30 am
Northwest Stockton - Trinity Pkwy.

Panera Bread Restaurant 10718 Trinity Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 25, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - American River Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt 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.
Oct 26, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     Davis - South Davis/El Macero

Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 26, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     Davis - Circle Davis Tour Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 27, 2017 Fri 9:00 am     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hr. Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Oct
28 & 29,
2017
Sat & Sun 8:00 am - Noon   Traditional Event
Ripon - Spooky Walk
Caswell Memorial State Park
Big Meadows Picnic Area
28000 S. Austin Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 31, 2017 Tue 9:30 am
Vacaville - Lagoon Valley

Digger's Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 31, 2017 Tue 5:45 pm
Sacramento - Curtis Park
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 1, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Elk Grove - Old Town Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond 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.
Nov 2, 2017 Thu 9:00 am
Galt - Consumnes River Preserve
McDonald's Restaurant 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 3, 2017 Fri 9:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Lane MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 4, 2017 Sat 8:00 pm
Full Beaver Moon Walk
Sacramento - Sac State
Starbucks Coffee Company 1420 65th St. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 5, 2017 Sun 10:30 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

San Francisco - Embarcadero/Ball Park
(6K Preview of New Loop in 2018)

Book:  Carter Beats The Devil
by Glen David Gold
The Ferry Building 1 Ferry Building MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 6, 2017 Mon 9:30 am
~Sticks Road Adventure in Modesto~
Modesto - Stanislaus County
Starbucks Coffee 800 Oakdale Road MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 7, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 8, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm
Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond 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.
Nov 9, 2017 Thu 9:00 am
Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial
McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 9, 2017 Thu 9:15 am
Roseville - NW Roseville Tour
Food Court Near
Fleet Feet Sports Store
1850 Douglas MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 9, 2017 Thu Sticks Membership Meeting
Everyone Welcome!

To Be Determined
Nov 10, 2017 Fri 9:30 am     Vacaville - Historic
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 9:00 am)
Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 11, 2017 Sat 9:00 am - Noon   Traditional Event
Placerville - El Dorado Trail

View/Print the brochure.
Hangtown Grange 2020 Smith Flat Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 14, 2017 Tue 9:30 am     Woodland - Historic Nugget Market 157 Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 15, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista
Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt 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.
Nov 16, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Ashton Park Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 17, 2017 Fri 9:00 am     Sacramento - Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 18, 2017 Sat 8:00 am - 1:00pm   Traditional Event
Santa Rosa
Sports Basement 1970 Santa Rosa Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 21, 2017 Tue 9:00am
Auburn - Placer County Museums
Flour Garden Bakery 340-C Elm Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 21, 2017 Tue 12:00 pm
California State Capitol Museum Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 22, 2017 Wed 9:15 am

Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma
Starbucks Coffee Company 12195 Tributary Point MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 22, 2017 Wed 9:15 am
Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour
Starbucks Coffee Company 12195 Tributary Point Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 22, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - The Fab 40's 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.
Nov 23, 2017 Thu

Sticks join Run To Feed The Hungry on Thanksgiving morning
Nov 24, 2017 Fri 9:00 am
AVA and the Sticks are joining in with REI in their #OptOutside Campaign on Black Friday

Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park
Shelfield Park 1849 Suffolk Way MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 25, 2017 Sat 9:00 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Placer Pacers

Placerville - Old Hangtown

Buttercup Pantry 222 Main Street MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 27, 2017 Mon 10:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure in Colma~
Colma - Colma Cemetery Walk

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:00 am)
Colma Community Center 1520 Hillside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 28, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Starbucks Coffee Company 458 Howe Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 29, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Starbucks Coffee Company 458 Howe 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.
Nov 30, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Placerville - Old Hangtown Buttercup Pantry 222 Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 2, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Sierra Gold Striders

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 3, 2017 Sun 8:00 pm
Full Cold Moon Walk
Sacramento - Ashton Park
Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 5, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     
Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail
Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Centre Ln. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 6, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Woodland - Historic Nugget Market 157 Main St. 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.
Dec 7, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     Vacaville - Historic Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 7, 2017 Thu 9:15 am
Vacaville - South Recreational Trail Tour
Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 8, 2016 Fri 6:00 pm
Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 12, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sac State Starbucks Coffee Company 1420 65th Street MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 13, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm
W. Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
Meet at 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.
Dec 14, 2017 Thu 9:30 am
Davis - Southeast Tunnels & Bridges
Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 15, 2017 Fri 6:00 pm
Sacramento - The Fab 40's
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 16, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Sacramento Walking Sticks

Sacramento - Arden Park
Starbucks Coffee Company 4301 Arden Way 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 16, 2017 Sat 4:30 - 6:00 pm   Traditional Event
San Jose - Willow Glen Holiday Lights

AAUW House 1165 Minnesota Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 17, 2017 Sun 6:30 pm
West Sac-River Walk
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd., #101 MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 18, 2017 Mon 10:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure in Sonoma~
Sonoma - Sonoma County
Best Western Sonoma Valley Inn 550 2nd St. W. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 19, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     
Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 19, 2017 Tue 12:00 pm
Old Sacramento State Historic Park Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 21, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     
Sacramento - Natomas
Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 21, 2017 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - Natomas Flood Plain Tour
Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 22, 2017 Fri 6:00 pm
West Sac-River Walk
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd., #101 MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 23, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Sacramento Walking Sticks

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.
Dec 26, 2017 Tue 9:00 am
Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 27, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Sac State
Starbucks Coffee Company 1420 65th St. 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.
Dec 28, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Folsom - Historic Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 30, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Vaca Valley Volks

Vacaville - Lagoon Valley
Digger's 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.
Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Dec 31, 2017 Sun 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Sacramento - New Year's Eve
Pioneer Congregational UCC 2700 L Street MapQuest Map To Start
 

2018

Date Day Regis-
stration
SWSW?
**
Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Jan 1, 2018 Mon 9:00 am - 12:00 Noon
Sacramento - New Year's Day
Pioneer Congregational UCC 2700 L Street 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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