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Calendar of Events

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.
Dec 19, 2014 Fri 6:00 pm     Sacramento - Fab 40's

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS NIGHT WALK
Les Baux Bakery & Bistro 5090 Folsom MapQuest Map To Start
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:00 pm registration, 6:15 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Dec 20, 2014 Sat 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Sutter Creek - Food & Antiques
Sutter Creek Auditorium & City Hall 18 Main 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.
Dec 21, 2014 Sun 6:30 pm     West Sacramento - River Walk
Old Sacramento - "Theater of Lights"
La Bou Restaurant 849 Jefferson Blvd. #101 MapQuest Map To Start
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:30 pm registration, 6:45 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
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 5:00 pm
Sacramento - New Year's Eve Night Walk

View/Print the brochure.
Pioneer Congregational UCC 2700 L Street MapQuest Map To Start
 

2015

Date Day Regis-
stration
SWSW?
**
Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Jan 1, 2015 Thu 9:00 am
Sacramento - New Year's Walk

View/Print the brochure.
Pioneer Congregational UCC 2700 L Street MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 3, 2015 Sat 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Fair Oaks - Historic
Fair Oaks Coffee House and Deli 10223 Fair Oaks Boulevard 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.
Jan 4, 2015 Sun 1:00 pm Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Davis - University
Book:  The Making of Rebel Without A Cause  by Doug Rathgeb - Film History
Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second Street MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 6, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Ln MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 7, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm
Sacramento - Pocket Area
The UPS Store 7485 Rush River Dr. 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.
Jan 8, 2015 Thu 10:00 am     Sacramento - Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 8, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Natomas Flood Plain Tour Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 10, 2015 Sat 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Ione - Amador County
Ione Plaza Market 313 Preston 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.
Jan 13, 2015 Tues 9:00 am     Folsom - Historic Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake, Suite #340 MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 14, 2015 Wed Carpool meets
4:45 pm
Walk starts 5:45 pm
Zamora
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Zamora Mini-Mart 9920 County Road 99-W 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.
Jan 15, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail La Bou Restaurant 849 Jefferson 101 MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 17, 2015 Sat 9:30 am Friendship Walk

San Francisco - Lands End and Beyond
Seal Rock Inn 545 Point Lobos 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.
Jan 20, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Gold River- Jedidiah Smith Memorial Trail Starbucks 2095 Golden Centre Ln MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 21, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm
Roseville - New Balance Fountains
New Balance 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.
Jan 22, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Starbucks Coffee 12195 Tributary Point Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 22, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Sacramento Riverfront Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 24, 2015 Sat 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Roseville - Bea Griffin 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.
Jan 27, 2015 Tue Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts 9:00 am
    Auburn

Read the
Carpool Guidelines
Flour Garden Bakery 304-C Elm Street MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 28, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm
Elk Grove - Quail Ranch and Britschgi Ranch
Starbucks Coffee Company 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.
Jan 29, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd #101 MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 31, 2015 Sat 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Sacramento - Capital
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom 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.
Feb 1, 2015 Sun 1:00 pm Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Sacramento - Capitol
Book:  The Octopus: A Story of California  by Frank Norris
Sandman Motel 236 Jibbom MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 3, 2015 Tue Carpool meets
8:30 am Walk starts
9:30 am
    Lodi

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
McDonald's 200 West Lodi Avenue MapQuest Map to Start
Feb 4, 2015 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, 6:00 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Feb 5, 2015 Thu 10:00 am     Roseville - Mall to Mall New Balance Shoe Store 1198 Roseville Parkway
Fountains Shopping Center
MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 5, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour The UPS Store 7485 Rush River Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 7, 2015 Sat 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Davis - Southeast Tunnels & Bridges
Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell 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.
Feb 10, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Midtown/East Sac Les Baux Bakery and Bistro 5090 Folsom MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 11, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Ln 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.
Feb 12, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial Mc Donald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 14 & 15, 2015 Sat & Sun 9:00 am

Vallejo - San Francisco Bay Flyway Festival
Mare Island
Building 223
200 Connolly Street MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 17, 2015 Tues 9:00 am     Sacramento - Ashton Park Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 18, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm     
Fair Oaks - Historic
Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks 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.
Feb 19, 2015 Thu 9:30 am     Vacaville - Historic Diggers Deli 876 Alamo MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 19, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - American River Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 21 & 22, 2015 Sat & Sun 8:00 am
Ripon - Almond Festival
Ripon Recreation Area Parallel Avenue & Reynolds Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 24, 2015 Tues Carpool meets
8:30 am Walk starts
9:30 am
    Galt

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
McDonald's 324 Pine Street MapQuest Map to Start
Feb 25, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm
Sacramento - Arden Park
Starbucks 4301 Arden Way 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.
Feb 26, 2015 Thurs Carpool meets
9:00 am Walk starts
9:30 am
    Davis - University

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second Street MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 28, 2015 Sat.  

Roseville - NW Roseville
       
Mar 1, 2015 Sun Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts 10:00 am
Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

San Francisco- Presidio
Book:  The 13th Juror   by John Lescroart
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Presidio Vistor's Center Building 105 MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 3, 2015 Tue Carpool meets
8:30 am Walk starts
9:30 am
    Marysville - Historic

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
CVS Drug Store 906 E St. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 4, 2015 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.
Mar 5, 2015 Thu Carpool meets
8:30 am Walk starts
9:30 am
    Jackson - Historic

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Best Western Amador Inn 200 S. Hwy 49 MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 5, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Folsom - Humbug Willow Creek Tour Karen's Bakery and Cafe 705 Gold Lake, Suite 340 MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 7, 2015 Sat 8:00 am
Rohnert Park
Keith Garlock-State Farm Insurance Agent 6201 State Farm Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 10, 2015 Tue 9:00 am

Sacramento - Sac State
Starbucks Coffee Company 1420 65th St. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 11, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm     Sacramento - American River Big Lots 8700 La Riviera Drive 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.
Mar 12, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Capital Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom MapQuest Map To Start
Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Mar 14, 2015 Sat 9:00 am
Citrus Heights - Pi Day!
Marie Callender's 5525 Sunrise Blvd MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 17, 2015 Tue 9:15 am     Sacramento - American River Big Lots 8700 La Riviera Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 18, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm
Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails
Starbucks 8868 Bond Road 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.
Mar 19, 201 Thu 10:00 am     Roseville - Roseville to Rocklin Romp New Balance Shoe Store 1198 Roseville Pkwy - Fountains Shopping Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 19, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Margaret Thornburg Memorial Tour Starbucks Coffee Comapny 4301 Arden Way
Arden Plaza
MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 21 & 22, 2015 Sat & Sun 8:00 am     Davis - West Davis Lamppost Pizza 1260 Lake Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 24, 2015 Tue Carpool meets
8:30 am Walk starts
9:30 am
    Yuba City - Historic

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
CVS Drug Store 906 E St. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 25, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm     West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail La Bou Restaurant 849 Jefferson 101 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.
Mar 26, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area The UPS Store 7485 Rush River Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 28, 2015 Sat 8:00 am Friendship Walk

Benicia - Benicia State Recreation Area
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.
Mar 31, 2015 Tue 10:00 am Roseville - New Balance Fountains New Balance Shoe Store 1198 Roseville Pkwy - Fountains Shopping Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 1, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm     Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove 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.
Apr 2, 2015 Thu Carpool meets
8:30 am Walk starts
9:30 am
    Placerville - Old Hangtown

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Carrows Restaurant 209 Main MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 2, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Davis - Circle Davis Tour Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd.,Ste D MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 7, 2015 Tue 10:00 am     Fair Oaks - Suburban Fleet Feet Sports 8128 Madison MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 8, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm
Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail
Starbucks 2095 Golden Centre Ln 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 9, 2015 Thu 10:00 am     Roseville - Bea Griffin Memorial Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 14, 2015 Tue 10:00 am     Sacramento - River and Miller Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 15, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista Starbucks Coffee Company 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.
Apr 16, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Fab 40's Les Baux Bakery and Cafe 5090 Folsom Blvd MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 21, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area 24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 22, 2015 Wed 5:45 pm     
West Sacramento - River Walk
La Bou Restaurant 849 Jefferson 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 23, 2015 Thu 10:00 am     Sacramento - Curtis Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside 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
 

 
** 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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