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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.
 
View Don's 2019 Friendship Walk and Bike Schedule
 
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.
 
 
 

2019

Date Day Regis-
stration
SWSW?
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Feb 14, 2019 Thu 9:30 am   
Lodi - San Joaquin County
McDonald's 200 W. Lodi Street MapQuest Map to Start
Feb 14, 2019 Thu 6:30 pm
Meeting Begins
Sticks Membership Meeting
Everyone Welcome!

Arcade Library 2443 Marconi Ave.
Sacramento
MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 16, 2019 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Davis Dynamos

Davis - University
Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second 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.
Feb 18, 2019 Mon 9:15 am
Carmichael - Hidden Parks of Carmichael
SaveMart
Crestview Village Shopping Center
4708 Manzanita Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 19, 2019 Tue 9:00 am
Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 19, 2019 Tue 8:00 pm
Full Snow Moon Walk
W. Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
Nugget Market 2000 Town Center Plaza MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 20, 2019 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.
Feb 21, 2019 Thu 9:00 am     Davis - South Davis/El Macero

Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 21, 2019 Thu 9:15 am
Roseville - NW Roseville Tour
Meet at
Veteran's Memorial Park
10021 Crocker Ranch Road MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 23, 2019 Sat 9:00 am - Noon   Traditional Event
San Francisco - Golden Gate Park
35 Yrs. with Bay Bandits


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Beach Chalet Fields
Golden Gate Park
1400-1598 John F. Kennedy Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 26, 2019 Tue 9:00 am
Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park
24 Hour Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 27, 2019 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.
Feb 28, 2019 Thu 9:00 am
Roseville - Maidu Park
Food Court Near
Fleet Feet Sports Store
1850 Douglas Blvd. MapQuest Map to Start
Mar 2, 2019 Sat 9:00 am - Noon    Traditional Event
Folsom - Walking the Johnny Cash Trail

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Rodeo Park 200 Stafford St. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 5, 2019 Tue 9:00 am     Zamora - Rural Yolo County Zamora Mini-Mart 9920 County Road 99-W MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 6, 2019 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.
Mar 7, 2019 Thu 9:00 am
Roseville - Sculpture Park
Food Court Near
Fleet Feet Sports Store
1850 Douglas Blvd. MapQuest Map to Start
Mar 7, 2019 Thu 9:15 am
Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour
Starbucks Coffee Company 12195 Tributary Point Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 8, 2019 Fri 6:30 am
Sacramento - Curtis Park

After Walk - Breakfast at Vic's Cafe
3193 Riverside Blvd.
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 9 & 10, 2019 Sat & Sun 9:00 am - Noon   Traditional Event
Santa Cruz - Monarchs & Banana Slugs


Natural Bridges State Park Natural Bridges Dr. at Delaware Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 12, 2019 Tue 9:00 am     
Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 13, 2019 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Ashton Park 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.
Mar 14, 2019 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Arden Park Starbucks Coffee Company 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 14, 2019 Thu 3:14 pm
After the Walk - Celebrate at Pieology

Sacramento - Campus Commons/Sierra Oaks
Starbucks Coffee Company 458 Howe Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 16, 2019 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Sacramento Walking Sticks

West Sacramento - River Walk
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson 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.
Mar 17, 2019 Sun 10:30 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Half Moon Bay - Fun 5k Walk

Book:  Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time
by Andrew Forsthoefel
Ocean View Park 627 Alsace Loraine Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 18, 2019 Mon 10:00 am
~Sticks Adventure in Pittsburg~
Pittsburg - Pittsburg Contra Costa County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 8:00 am)
Steeltown Coffee & Tea 695 Railroad Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 19, 2019 Tue 9:00 am     Elk Grove - Old Town Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 20, 2019 Wed 8:00 pm
Full Worm Moon Walk
Sacramento - North Natomas
Meet at
Jack's Urban Eats
4730 Natomas Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 21, 2019 Thu 9:30 am
Stockton - Northwest Stockton, Trinity Parkway
Panera Bread Restaurant 10718 Trinity Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 21, 2019 Thu 9:15 am
Vacaville - South Recreational Trail Tour
Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 23, 2019 Sat 9:00 am - 1:00pm   Traditional Event
Rohnert Park

Bear Republic
Brewing Co.
5000 Roberts Lake Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 26, 2019 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - South Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
March 27, 2019 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.
Mar 28, 2019 Thu 9:30 am     Vacaville - Historic Diggers Dell 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 30, 2019 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Placer Pacers

Placerville - Old Hangtown

Meet at
Bank of America
Parking Lot
3044 Sacramento St. MapQuest Map To Start
May
3,4, & 5
2019
Fri, Sat, Sun Friday
Noon - 6:00pm
Saturday
8:00am-6:00pm
Sunday
8:00 am - Noon

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CVA Convention Walk #1
San Diego - Mission Bay East
Crowne Plaza Hotel 2270 N. Hotel Circle
San Diego, CA 92108
MapQuest Map To Start
May
3,4, & 5
2019
Fri, Sat, Sun Friday
Noon - 6:00pm
Saturday
8:00am-6:00pm
Sunday
8:00 am - Noon

View/Print the Convention Brochure.

CVA Convention Walk #2
San Diego - Seven Historical Bridges
Crowne Plaza Hotel 2270 N. Hotel Circle
San Diego, CA 92108
MapQuest Map To Start
May
3,4, & 5
2019
Fri, Sat, Sun Friday
Noon - 6:00pm
Saturday
8:00am-6:00pm
Sunday
8:00 am - Noon

View/Print the Convention Brochure.

CVA Convention Walk #3
San Diego - Exploring Ocean Beach
Crowne Plaza Hotel 2270 N. Hotel Circle
San Diego, CA 92108
MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 9 - Jun 16, 2019 Convention Schedule
21st AVA Biennial Convention Details
Red Lion Hotel Albany 205 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205 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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