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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.
 

2017

Date Day Regis-
stration
SWSW?
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Feb 18, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Davis Dynamos

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 19, 2017 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Sacramento - Capitol
Book:  Down to a Soundless Sea  by Thomas Steinbeck
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 20, 2017 Mon Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts
10:00 am

~Sticks Adventure in Mill Valley~
Mill Valley - Marin County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Mill Valley Community Center 180 Camino Alto MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 21, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 21, 2017 Tue 12:00 pm
Victorian Homes Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 22, 2017 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.
Feb 23, 2017 Thu 10:00 am
Roseville - Bea Griffin Memorial
Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas Blvd. MapQuest Map to Start
Feb 25 & 26, 2017 Sat & Sun 8:00 am - Noon
Ripon - Almond Blossom Festival

View/Print the brochure.

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Ripon Recreation Area Parallel Avenue at Reynolds Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 28, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 1, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Elk Grove - Old Town Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road 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 2, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Midtown/East Sac CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 2, 2017 Thu 9:15 am
Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour
Starbucks Coffee Company 12195 Tributary Point Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 3, 2017 Fri 10:00 am     Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Starbucks Coffee 12195 Tributary Point Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 4, 2017 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.
Mar 7, 2017 Tues 9:00 am     Sacramento - Ashton Park Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 8, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Curtis 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.
Mar 9, 2017 Thu 9:00 am    Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hour Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 10, 2017 Fri 10:00 am     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 12, 2017 Sun 8:00 pm
Full Worm Moon Walk
W. Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 14, 2017 Tue 9:00 - 10:00am & 3:00 - 4:00pm
Citrus Heights - Celebrate Pi Day 2017!

Marie Callender's Restaurant 5525 Sunrise Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 15, 2017 Wed 6:00pm
Citrus Heights - Celebrate Pi Day 2017!
Marie Callender's Restaurant 5525 Sunrise Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, Registration 6:00-6:45pm. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Mar 16, 2017 Thu 9:30 am     Woodland - Historic Nugget Market 157 Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 16, 2017 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - Sacramento Riverfront Tour
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 17, 2017 Fri 10:00 am     Folsom - Historic Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr., Suite #340 MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 18, 2017 Sat Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    
Healdsburg - Traditional Event



Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Bear Republic Brewing Company 345 Healdsburg Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 19, 2017 Sun Carpool meets
8:30 am
Walk starts
10:00 am
FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Sonoma County Stompers

Prince Greenway/Historic Santa Rosa

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Lucky Market 915 Village Ct. 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 20, 2017 Mon Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts
10:00 am

~Sticks Adventure in Alameda~
Alameda - Bay Farm Island AND/OR
Alameda - Victorian

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Cafe au Lait 3215 Encinal Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 21, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Land Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 21, 2017 Tue 12:00 pm
California State Capitol Museum Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 22, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Pocket Area CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River 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.
Mar 23, 2017 Thu 10:00 am
Galt - Consumnes River Preserve
McDonald's Restaurant 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 24, 2017 Fri 10:00 am     Sacramento - Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map
Mar 25, 2017 Sat 9:00 am - Noon    Traditional Event
Herald - Rancho Seco Park/Howard Ranch Trail

Rancho Seco Park 14962 Twin Cities Road MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 26, 2017 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Roseville - Bea Griffin Memorial
Book:  The Color of Lightning or News of the World  by Paulette Jiles
Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 28, 2017 Tue 9:30 am     Davis - University Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second St. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 29, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Starbucks Coffee Company 458 Howe 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 30, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sac State Starbucks Coffee Company 1420 65th Street MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 30, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 31, 2017 Fri 10:00 am     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 1, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Placer Pacers

Auburn - Placer County Museums Walk
Flour Garden Bakery 304-C Elm Ave. 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.
Apr 4, 2017 Tue 9:30 am     Davis - South Davis/El Macero Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 5, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm
    Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway 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.
Apr 6, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 7, 2017 Fri 9:00 am     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hr. Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 8 & 9, 2017 Sat & Sun 8:30 am - Noon   Traditional Event
Davis - West Davis

Lamppost Pizza 1260 Lake Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 10, 2017 Mon 8:00 pm
Full Pink Moon Walk
Sacramento - Pocket Area Walk on the Levee
CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 11, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Curtis Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 12, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Folsom - Historic Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr., Suite #340 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.
Apr 13, 2017 Thu 10:00 am     
Roseville - Bea Griffin Memorial
Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 13, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - American River Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 14, 2017 Fri Carpool meets
8:30 am
Walk starts
10:00 am

~Sticks Adventure in Oakdale~
Oakdale - Stanislaus County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Motel 6 825 East F St. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 15, 2017 Sat Walk starts
8:30 am - Noon
  Traditional Event
Fremont - Irvington Urban Walk

A. F. Anderson Memorial Park 4000 Bay St. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 18, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     
Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 18, 2017 Tue 12:00 pm
Old Sacramento State Historic Park Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 19, 2017 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.
Apr 20, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     
Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail
Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Centre Ln. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 21, 2017 Fri 9:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Lane MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 25, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     
Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 26, 2017 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.
Apr 27, 2017 Thu Carpool meets
9:00 am
Walk starts
10:00 am
    Lodi - San Joaquin County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
McDonald's Restaurant 200 W. Lodi Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 27, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     
Sacramento - Margaret Thornburg Memorial Tour
Starbucks Coffee Comapny 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 28, 2017 Fri 9:00 am     Woodland - Historic Nugget Market 157 Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 29, 2017 Sat Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts
9:15 am
FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Sonoma County Stompers

Marysville - Historic Marysville OR
Yuba City - Historic Yuba City

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
CVS Drug Store 906 E 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.
Apr 30, 2017 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Berkeley Rose Garden Fun Walk
Book:  Oleander Girl: A Novel  by Chitra Divakaruni
Berkeley Rose Garden 1200 Euclid Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
May 1, 2017 Mon Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts
10:00 am

~Sticks Adventure in Tahoe City~
Tahoe City - Lake Forest

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Note: Snow Cancels the Walk
Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet 625 W. Lake Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
May 2, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Capitol Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
May 3, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm
W. Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
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.
May 4, 2017 Thu 9:30 am       Davis - University Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second St. MapQuest Map To Start
May
5,6, & 7
2017
Fri, Sat, Sun   
CVA Convention in Roseville
Hosted by Placer Pacers - Event Information
Best Western Plus Orchid Hotel & Suites 130 N. Sunrise Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
May 9, 2017 Tue 10:00 am  Roseville - Sculpture
Register, drive short distance to start.
Fleet Feet Sports 1850 Douglas Blvd. MapQuest Map to Start
May 10, 2017 Wed 7:30 pm
Full Flower Moon Walk
Elk Grove - Elk Grove Creek Watershed
Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
May 11, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
May 11, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     Lincoln - Lincoln Tour Starbucks Coffee 110 Ferrari Ranch Road MapQuest Map To Start
May 16, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
May 16, 2017 Tue 12:00 pm
Raley Field in West Sacramento
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
May 17, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista 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.
May 18, 2017 Thu 9:30 am
Davis - Southeast Tunnels & Bridges

Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
May 20, 2017 Sat Carpool meets
8:30 am
Walk starts
9:00 am
    
Suisun - Traditional Walk



Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Amtrak Train Station 177 Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
May 23, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Midtown/East Sac CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
May 24, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - The Fab 40's 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.
May 25, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Folsom - Historic Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr., Suite #340 MapQuest Map To Start
May 25, 2017 Thu 9:15 am
Folsom - Humbug Willow Creek Tour
Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr., Suite #340 MapQuest Map To Start
May 27, 2017 Sat 9:00 am - Noon    Traditional Event
Granite Bay - Folsom Lake

Little Bliss Cakery 8789 Auburn-Folsom Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
May 29, 2017 Mon Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts
10:00 am

~Sticks Adventure in Union City~
Union City - Old Town

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Togo's Sandwich Shop 32220 Dyer St. MapQuest Map To Start
May 30, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     
Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
May 31, 2017 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.
 

 
** 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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