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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-
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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.
Jul 26, 2014 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Roseville - Peggy Plummer 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.
Jul 28-30, 2014 Mon-Wed TBD Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Mammoth Lakes - Devil's Postpile Waterfalls
Lee Vining - Mono Lake
Masquito Flats - Chickenfoot Lake
Book:  The Mountains of California  by John Muir
   
Walk: For more information regarding the three walks, contact Nancy Alex at fanifarmer@earthlink.net.
Book Walk: For more information regarding the book discussion, contact Priscilla Fife at prfife@gmail.com or (916)616-6003.
Jul 29, 2014 Tue 8:00 am     Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 30, 2014 Wed Carpool meets
6:00 pm Walk starts
6:45 pm
    Davis - University

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second Street MapQuest Map To Start
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.
Jul 31, 2014 Thu 10:00 am     Roseville - Roseville to Rocklin Romp New Balance Shoe Store 1198 Roseville Pkwy - Fountains Shopping Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 2, 2014 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Galt - Sacramento County
McDonald's Hambugers 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.
Aug 3, 2014 Sun 8:00 am
Berkeley - Berkeley Rose Garden
Berkeley Rose Garden 1200 Euclid Avenue MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 5, 2014 Tue 8:00 am     Sacramento - The Fab 40's Les Baux Bakery & Bristo 5090 Folsom MapQuest Map To Start
Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Aug 6, 2014 Wed 6:00 pm       


Sacramento - Hot Walkin' Nights Ice Cream Walk


Ice Cream Walk - Vic's to Gunther's 3199 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Aug 7, 2014 Thu 9:00 am       


Sacramento - Hot Walkin' Nights Ice Cream Walk


Ice Cream Walk - Vic's to Gunther's 3199 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 7, 2014 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Sacramento Riverfront Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 9, 2014 Sat 9:00 am
Felton - Redwoods and Train Ride

Mountain Roasting Coffee 6263 Graham Hill Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 10, 2014 Sun Deadline: Submit articles to the Compass for October - December events.
Aug 10, 2014 Sun 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Los Gatos - Town Walk
Los Gatos Coffee Roasting Company 101 W. Main 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 12, 2014 Tue 10:00 am     Roseville - Mall to Mall New Balance Shoe Store 1198 Roseville Pkwy Fountains Shopping Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 13, 2014 Wed 6:45 pm     Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area 24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
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.
Aug 14, 2014 Thu 8:00 am     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park Bella Bru Cafe 5038 Fair Oaks MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 14, 2014 Thu Membership Meeting Walk at 5:00pm, meeting at 7:00p.m.
Aug 16, 2014 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Davis - South Davis/El Macero
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.
Aug 19, 2014 Tue 8:00 am     Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 20, 2014 Wed 6:45 pm     
Fair Oaks - Historic
Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks MapQuest Map To Start
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.
Aug 21, 2014 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - East Sac to Elmhurst Les Baux Bakery & Bistro 5090 Folsom MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 21, 2014 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour The UPS Store 7485 Rush River Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 23, 2014 Sat 8:00 am
Novato - Notvato Walk

Pacheco Plaza Center 366 Ignaciao Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 24, 2014 Sun 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Healdsburg - Wine Country
Adels Restaurant 198 Dry Creek 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.
Aug 25, 2014 Mon Deadline: Submit articles to The American Wanderer for publication in the October issue.
Aug 26, 2014 Tue 8:00 am     Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Centre Ln MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 27, 2014 Wed 6:45 pm     West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail La Bou Restaurant 849 Jefferson 101 MapQuest Map To Start
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.
Aug 28, 2014 Thu Carpool meets
8:00 am Walk starts
8:30 am
    Woodland - Historic

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Nugget Market 157 Main MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 30, 2014 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Jackson - Town
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.
Sep 1, 2014 Mon 8:30 am     Sacramento - Ashton Park Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 4, 2014 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - American River Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 6, 2014 Sat 8:00 am Livermore - Brushy Peak Bushy Peak Regional Preserve End of Laughlin Road MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 7, 2014 Sun Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts 10:00 am
Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

San Francisco- Presidio
Book:  Mother Daughter Me: A Memoir   by Katie Hafner
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Presidio Vistor's Center Building 105 MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 11, 2014 Thu Membership Meeting Walk at 5:00pm, meeting at 7:00pm.
Sep 13, 2014 Sat 8:00 am
Winters - Autumn Winters

Rotary Park Gazebo Railroad Ave at Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 18, 2014 Thu 8:15 am     Folsom - Humbug Willow Creek Tour Karen's Bakery and Cafe 705 Gold Lake, Suite 340 MapQuest Map To Start
Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Sep 27, 2014 Sat 9:00 am
Clarksburg - Clarksburg Walk in Rural Yolo County

Clarksburg 58210 Netherlands Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 27, 2014 Sat 9:00 am
Sequoia National Park - Giants & Taters

Giant Forest Museum Generals Highway MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 2, 2014 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Margaret Thornburg Memorial Tour Starbucks Coffee Comapny 4301 Arden Way
Arden Plaza
MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 4, 2014 Sat 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Auburn - Placer County
Flour Garden Bakery 304-C Elm 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 5, 2014 Sun Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)


Book:  King of California:JG Boswell and the Making of a Secret American Empire  by Mark Arax and Rick Wartzman; published 1865
     
Oct 9, 2014 Thu Membership Meeting Walk at 5:00pm, meeting at 7:00pm.
Oct 10, 2014 Fri Deadline: Year Round Event Points of Contact - turn in the quarterly reports for the 3rd Quarter.
Oct 11 & 12, 2014 Sat & Sun  
Oakland
   
Oct 16, 2014 Thu 9:15 am     Davis - Circle Davis Tour Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd.,Ste D MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 18, 2014 Sat  
San Francisco
   
Oct 19, 2014 Sun 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Sacramento - Curtis Park
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside 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 25 & 26, 2014 Sat & Sun  
Ripon
   
Oct 26, 2014 Sun 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Modesto - Stanislaus County
Walgreens Drug Store 840 Oakdale 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 30, 2014 Thu 9:15 am     Roseville - NW Roseville Bike Tour Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 1 & 2, 2014 Sat & Sun  
Dixon
   
Nov 2, 2014 Sun Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)


Book:  The Return of the Native  by Thomas Hardy; published 1878
     
Nov 8 & 9, 2014 Sat & Sun  
Camino - Apple Hill
   
Nov 13, 2014 Thu 9:15 am     Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour Starbucks Coffee 12195 Tributary Point MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 15 & 16, 2014 Sat & Sun  
TBD
   
Nov 22 & 23, 2014 Sat & Sun  
Santa Rosa
   
Nov 29, 2014 Sat 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Placerville - Old Hangtown
Carrows Restaurant 209 Main 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 6, 2014 Sat 9:30 am Friendship Walk

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 7, 2014 Sun Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)


Book:  Ramona: A Story  by Helen Hunt Jackson; published 1884
     
Dec 11, 2014 Thu 9:15 am     Vacaville - South Recreational Trail Tour Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 13, 2014 Sat  
Willow Glen
   
Dec 20, 2014 Sat 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Elk Grove - Quail Ranch and Britschgi Ranch
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond 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 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.
Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Dec 31, 2014 Wed  
Sacramento - New Year's Eve
   
 

2015

Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Jan 1, 2015 Thu  
Sacramento - New Year's Day
     
 

 
** 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.
 
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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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