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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.
 
 
 

2015

Date Day Regis-
stration
SWSW?
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Sep 1, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Arden Park Starbucks 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 2, 2015 Wed 6:15 pm    
Sacramento - Midtown to East Sac
Les Baux Bakery and Bistro 5090 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.
Sep 3, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd #101 MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 3, 2015 Thu 8:15 am     Roseville - NW Roseville Bike Tour Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 5, 2015 Sat 9:15 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.
Sep 8, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Davis - South Davis/El Macero Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 9, 2015 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 10, 2015 Thu 10:00 am  Roseville - Bea Griffin Memorial - Maidu Park Fleet Feet Sports 1850 Douglas Blvd MapQuest Map to Start
Sep 12 & 13, 2015 Sat & Sun 8:00 am
Colfax - Colfax Railroad Days

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Colfax Railroad Depot 99 Railroad St. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 15, 2015 Tue 9:00 am

Elk Grove - Old Town
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 16, 2015 Wed 6:15 pm
Elk Grove - Quail & Britschgi Ranch
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.
Sep 17, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Capital Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 17, 2015 Thu 8:15 am     Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour Starbucks Coffee 12195 Tributary Point MapQuest Map To Start
Sept 18, 2015 Fri 9:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Lane MapQuest Map To Start
Sacramento Walking Sticks Sanctioned Event!
Sep 19, 2015 Sat 9:00 am    
International Talk Like a Pirate Day!

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California Automobile Museum 2200 Front Street MapQuest Map
Sep 22, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Land Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 23, 2015 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.
Sep 24, 2015 Thu 10:00 am     Roseville - Mall to Mall New Balance Shoe Store 1198 Roseville Parkway
Fountains Shopping Center
MapQuest Map To Start
Sept 25, 2015 Fri 9:00 am     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park Bella Bru Cafe 5038 Fair Oaks MapQuest Map To Start
Sept 26 & 27, 2015 Sat & Sun 8:00 am
Brentwood - Los Vaqueros Walk

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Kellogg Picnic Area Los Vaqueros, 100 Walnut Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 27, 2015 Sun Carpool meets
6:00 pm
Dinner starts 6:30 pm
Walk starts 8:00 pm
    
Harvest Moon Walk at Zamora
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Dinner at Ludy's BBQ before walk!
Zamora Mini-Mart 9920 County Road 99-W MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 27, 2015 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Davis - University
Book:  We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves  by Karen Joy Fowler
Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second Street MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 29, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Fab 40's Les Baux Bakery & Bistro 5090 Folsom MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 30, 2015 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 1, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Starbucks Coffee Company 458 Howe, #B MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 1, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Vacaville - South Recreational Trail Tour Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 2, 2015 Fri 9:00 am     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 3, 2015 Sat 8:00 - 12:00 pm     Colma - Cemetery Walk

Colma History Museum 1500 Hillside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 6, 2015 Tue 10:00 am     Roseville to Rocklin Romp New Balance Store 1198 Roseville Parkway
Fountains Shopping Center
MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 7, 2015 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.
Oct 8, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - River and Miller Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Boulevard MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 9, 2015 Fri 9:00 am     Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail Starbucks 2095 Golden Centre, Suite 10 MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 10 & 11, 2015 Sat & Sun 8:30 am
Davis - Wildhorse
Target Store 4601 2nd Street MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 13, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 14, 2015 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - The Fab 40's Les Baux Bakery & Bistro 5090 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 15, 2015 Thu 10:00 am

Roseville - Sculpture
Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 15, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Natomas Flood Plain Tour Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 16, 2015 Fri 9:00 am     Benicia State Recreation Area First Street Cafe 440 First St. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 17, 2015 Sat 8:30 am
Sonoma
Sebastiani Winery 389 Fourth St. East MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 20, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Curtis Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Boulevard MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 21, 2015 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 22, 2015 Thu 9:00 am    
Galt - Cosumnes River Preserve
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Cosumnes River Preserve 13501 Franklin Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 23, 2015 Fri 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sac State Starbucks 1420 65th Street MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 24 & 25, 2015 Sat & Sun 8:30 - 12:00 pm
Fairfield - Rancho Solano
Lowe's Home Improvement 3400 N Texas St. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 25, 2015 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Marysville - Historic
Book:  The Shirley Letters; From the California Mines, 1851-1852  by Louise Amelia Knapp, Smith Clappe
CVS Drug Store 906 E. St. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 27, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Elk Grove - Quail & Britschgi Ranch Starbucks 8868 Bond MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 28, 2015 Wed 6:15 pm
Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park
Bella Bru Cafe 5038 Fair Oaks 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 29, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Folsom - Historic Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake, Suite #340 MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 29, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Riverfront Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 30, 2015 Fri 9:00 am     Historic Vacaville Diggers Deli 876 Alamo MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 31 & Nov 1, 2015 Sat & Sun 8:00- 12:00 pm
Ripon - Spook Walk
Caswell Memorial State Park, Big Meadows Picnic Area 28000 Austin Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
October 31, 2015 Sat 6:45 pm
Creepers, Crawlers and all.. come join the Halloween Walk!
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 3, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area UPS Store 7485 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 4, 2015 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - American River
Big Lots 8700 La Riviera Drive 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 5, 2015 Thu Carpool meets
8:00 am Registration starts
9:00
    Marysville - Historic Marysville

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
CVS Drugstore 906 E. St. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 6, 2015 Fri 9:00 am     Folsom Historic Karen's Bakery and Cafe 705 Gold Lake Drive, Suite#340 MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 7, 2015 Sat 8:30 - 12:00 pm     
Palace of Fine Arts
100th Anniversary
San Francisco

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Palace of Fine Arts 3301 Lyon St. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 10, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 11, 2015 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.
Nov 12, 2015 Thu Carpool meets
8:30 am Walk starts
9:00 am
    Davis - Southeast Tunnels & Bridges

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 12, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour UPS Store 7485 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 13, 2015 Fri 9:00 am     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou 849 Jefferson Blvd #101 MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 14 & 15, 2015 Sat & Sun 9:00 - 12:00 pm am
Camino - Apple Hill
El Dorado Orchards 2881 N. Canyon Road MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 17, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - American River Big Lots 8700 La Riviera Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 18, 2015 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
Les Baux Bakery and Cafe 5090 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 19, 2015 Thu 10:00 am

Peggy Plummer Memorial- Placer County
Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 20, 2015 Fri 9:00 am     Sacramento - Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map
Nov 21, 2015 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Roseville - Sculpture
Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas
TJ Max Shopping Center
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, 2015 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Sacramento - Midtown/East Sac
Book:  John Sutter or Indian Survival on the California Frontier  by Albert Hurtado
Les Baux Bakery and Bistro 5090 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 24, 2015 Tue 9:00 am
Sacramento - Midtown/East Sac
Les Baux Bakery and Cafe 5090 Folsom Blvd MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 25, 2015 Wed 6:15 pm
Roseville - Mall to Mall
New Balance Shoe 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 28, 2015 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Vacaville - Historic
Digger's Deli 876 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.
Dec 1, 2015 Tue Carpool meets
8:00 am Registration starts
9:00
    Auburn

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Four Garden Bakery 340-C Elm MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 2, 2015 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.
Dec 3, 2015 Thu 10:00 am
Roseville - New Balance Fountains
New Balance Shoe Store 1198 Roseville Pkwy - Fountains Shopping Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 4, 2015 Fri 9:00 am     Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Starbucks Coffee 12195 Tributary Point Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 5, 2015 Sat 9:15 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 8, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Arden Park Starbucks 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 9, 2015 Wed 6:00 pm
Sticks Christmas Party!!
Casa Garden Restuarant 2760 Sutterville Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 10, 2015 Thu Carpool meets
9:30 am Walk starts
10:00 am
      Davis - University

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second Street MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 10, 2015 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - American River Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 12, 2015 Sat 9:15 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 15, 2015 Tue 9:00 am     
West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd, # 101 MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 16, 2015 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Ashton Park
Starbucks 610 Watt 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 17, 2015 Thu 9:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Lane MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 19, 2015 Sat 9:15 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 22, 2015 Tue 10:00 am     Sacramento - Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map
Dec 23, 2015 Wed 6:15 pm     
West Sacramento - River Walk
La Bou Restaurant 849 Jefferson 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 24, 2015 Thur 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sac State Starbucks 1420 65th Street MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 26, 2015 Sat 9:15 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 29, 2015 Tue Carpool meets
8:00 am Walk starts
9:00 am
    Lodi

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
McDonald's 200 West Lodi Avenue MapQuest Map to Start
Dec 30, 2015 Wed 6:15 pm     
Sacramento - Curtis Park
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside 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.
 

 
** 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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