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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.
 
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2016

Date Day Regis-
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Sep 23, 2016 Fri 8:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 24, 2016 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Roseville - Peggy Plummer Memorial
FREE Parking Garage, Enter on Vernon St. 400 Block of Vernon & Oak 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.
Sep 27, 2016 Tue Carpool meets
8:00 am Walk starts
9:00 am
    Jackson - Historic

Read the Carpool Guidelinesdocument.
Best Western Amador Inn 200 S. Hwy 49 MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 28, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm
Roseville to Rocklin Romp
New Balance Shoe Store 1198 Roseville Pkwy (Fountains shopping Center) 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 29, 2016 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - Ashton Park Starbucks 610 Watt MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 29, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Riverfront Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 30, 2016 Fri 8:00 am     Sacramento - Land Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Boulevard MapQuest Map To Start
Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Oct 1, 2016 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Roseville - New Balance Fountains
Fountains Shopping Center 1198 Roseville Pkwy 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 4, 2016 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 5, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm
    Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorail
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.
Oct 6, 2016 Thu Carpool meets
8:00 am Walk starts
9:00 am
    Placerville - Historic

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Buttercup Pantry 222 Main Street MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 7 - 9, 2016 Fri - Sun 8:00am
REDDING EXTRAVAGANZA!!
Redding - Iconic Redding
Whiskeytown National Park - Centennial Walk #1
Whiskeytown National Park - Centennial Walk #2

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LaQuinta Inn 2180 Hilltop Drive MapQuest Map to Start
Oct 10, 2016 Mon 9:00 am  Celebrate Columbus Day with the Sticks!! 

Galt - Cosumnes River Preserve
Cosumnes River Preserve 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 11, 2016 Tue Carpool meets
8:00 am Walk starts
9:00 am
    Marysville - Historic

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
CVS Drug Store 906 E St. 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 12, 2016 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 13, 2016 Thu 10:00 am     
Roseville - New Balance Fountains
New Balance Shoe Store 1198 Roseville Pkwy - Fountains Shopping 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
Oct 13, 2016 Thu Membership Meeting -6:30 to 8:00 pm- Arcade Public Library, 2443 Marconi Ave., Sacremento, CA 95821
Oct 14, 2016 Fri 9:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Lane MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 15, 2016 Sat 8:30 am     
San Francisco - Ghosts, Mansions, and a Couple of Hills

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Fort Mason 2 Marina Blvd., Bldg C MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 16, 2016 Sun Carpool meets
8:00 am Registration starts
10:15 am
Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Colma - Colma Cemetery Walk
Book:  Alive in Necropolis  by Doug Dorst
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Colma Community Center 1520 Hillside Boulevard MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 16, 2016 Sun 8:00 pm

Join the Sticks to howl at the Full Hunter's Moon!!

Elk Grove - Creek Watershed
Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 18, 2016 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Fab 40's CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 19, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm     Scaramento - Elmhurst to East Sac CVS Pharmacy 5039 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.
Oct 20, 2016 Thu Carpool meets
8:00 am Walk starts
9:00 am
    Ione - Amador County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Ione Plaza Market 313 Preston MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 21, 2016 Fri 9:00 am     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hr. Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 22-23, 2016 Sat & Sun 8:30 am
Vacaville - Vacaville Walk

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North Bay Health Spring Fitness 1020 Nut Tree Road MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 25, 2016 Tue 9:00 am     Davis - University
Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second Street MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 26, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm
Elk Grove - Old Town
Starbucks 8868 Bond 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 27, 2016 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area The CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 27, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - American River Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 28, 2016 Fri 9:00     Auburn Four Garden Bakery 340-C Elm MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 29 & 30, 2016 Sat & Sun 8:00 am
Halloween Spook Walk
Big Meadows Picnic Area, Caswell State Park 28000 S. Austin Road MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 31, 2016 Mon 5:45 pm
Creepers, Crawlers and all.. come join the Halloween Walk!
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 1, 2016 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Starbucks 458 Howe Ave,#B MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 2, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm
Roseville - New Balance Fountains
New Balance Store 1198 Roseville Parkway (Fountains Shopping Center) 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 3, 2016 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Capital Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 4, 2016 Fri 9:00 am     Sacramento - Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map
Nov 5, 2016 Sat 9:15 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.
Nov 8, 2016 Tue 9:00 am     Davis - South Davis/El Macero Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 8, 2016 Tue 12:00 pm     Capital State Capital Museum Walk West side of the Capital 10th Street and Capital Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 9, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm
    Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch
SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback 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.
Nov 10, 2016 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Curtis Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 10, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Margaret Thornburg Memorial Tour Starbucks Coffee Comapny 4301 Arden Way
Arden Plaza
MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 10, 2016 Thu Membership Meeting -6:30 pm - Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library Meeting Room

7335 Gloria Drive, Sacramento, 95831
Nov 11, 2016 Fri 9:00 am     Woodland - Historic Nugget Market 157 Main Street MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 12 & 13, 2016 Sat & Sun 9:00 am
Camino - Apple Hill

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El Dorado Orchards 2881 N. Canyon Road MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 14, 2016 Mon 8:00 pm

Join the Sticks to enjoy the Full Beaver Moon!!

Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 87875 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 15, 2016 Tue 9:00 am     Elk Grove - Old Town Starbucks 8868 Bond MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 16, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm       
Sacramento - Sierra Oaks
Starbucks 458 Howe Ave #B 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 17, 2016 Thu 9:00     Auburn Four Garden Bakery 340-C Elm MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 18, 2016 Fri 9:00 am     East Elk Grove - Recreational Trails Starbucks Coffee 8868 Bond Rd MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 19, 2016 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Vacaville - Joe Sutter/Jo Hefner Memorial - Lagoon Valley
Digger's Deli 866 Alamo Drive 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.
Nov 22, 2016 Tue 10:00 am  Roseville - Red Sculpture
Register, drive short distance to start.
Fleet Feet Sports 1850 Douglas Blvd MapQuest Map to Start
Nov 23, 2015 Wed 6:15 pm     
West Sacramento - River Walk
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson 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 24, 2016 Thu

If you are interested in joining the Sacramento Walking Sticks for this event

Contact Barbara Nuss 916 283.4650 or nussb@surewest.net
Nov 26, 2016 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Placerville - Old Hangtown
Buttercup Pantry 222 Main 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.
Nov 29, 2016 Tue 9:00 am     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 30, 2016 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.
Dec 1, 2016 Thu 9:00 am     East Elk Grove - Recreational Trails Starbucks Coffee 8868 Bond Rd MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 2, 2016 Fri 9:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Lane MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 3, 2016 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 6, 2016 Tue 9:00 am

Sacramento - Sac State
Starbucks Coffee Company 1420 65th St. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 7, 2016 Wed Sticks Christmas Party!!

Casa Garden Restaurant 2760 Sutterville Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 8, 2016 Thu Carpool meets
8:00 am Walk starts
9:00 am
     Jackson Town

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Best Western Amador Inn 200 South Highway 49 MapQuest Map to Start
Dec 8, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Lincoln - Lincoln Tour Starbucks Coffee 110 Ferrari Ranch Road MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 9, 2016 Fri 9:00 am     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hr. Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 9, 2016 Fri 6:00 pm T Street Christmas Lights Walk

Sacramento - East Sac to Elmhurst
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 10, 2016 Sat 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Sonoma
Sonoma Valley Inn 550 Second St West 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 13, 2016 Tues 9:00 am     Galt - Sacramento County McDonald's 324 Pine Street 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
Dec 14, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - American River
Starbucks 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 15, 2016 Thurs 9:00 am     
West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd, #101 MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 16, 2016 Fri 6:00 pm Fab 40's Christmas Lights Walk

Sacramento - Fab 40's
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 17, 2016 Sat Friendship Walk

Elk Grove - Creek Watershed
Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 18, 2016 Sun 6:30 pm Old Sacramento - Theatre of Lights

West Sac-River Walk
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd., #101 MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 20, 2016 Tue 9:00 am     Folsom - Historic Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake, Suite #340 MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 21, 2016 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.
Dec 22, 2016 Thu 10:00 am

Peggy Plummer Memorial- Placer County
Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 22, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Folsom - Humbug Willow Creek Tour Karen's Bakery and Cafe 705 Gold Lake,Suite 340 MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 27, 2016 Tue Carpool meets
8:00 am Walk starts
9:00 am
    Vacaville - Historic

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Diggers Dell 876 Alamo MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 28, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Capital Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 29, 2016 Thu 9:00 am     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hour Fitness 5114 Arden Way 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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