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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.
 

2016

Date Day Regis-
stration
SWSW?
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Feb 10, 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.
Feb 11, 2016 Thu 10:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Starbucks Coffee Company 458 Howe, #B MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 11, 2016 Thu Membership Meeting -6:30- 8:00 pm- Meet at Del's Family Pizza, 8112 Madison Ave., Fair Oaks 95628 (Madison & Fair Oaks strip mall)
Feb 13, 2016 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Fair Oaks - Historic
Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks 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 16, 2016 Tue 10:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Ln MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 17, 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.
Feb 18, 2016 Thu 10:00 am  Roseville - Bea Griffin Memorial Fleet Feet Sports 1850 Douglas Blvd MapQuest Map to Start
Feb 18, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Davis - Circle Davis Tour Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd.,Ste D MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 19, 2016 Fri 10:00 am     Woodland - Historic Nugget Market 157 Main Street MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 20 & 21, 2016 Sat & Sun 9:00 am

Vallejo - San Francisco Bay Flyway Festival

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Mare Island
Building 253
575 Connolly Street MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 21, 2016 Sun 9:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Vallejo - San Francisco Bay Flyway Festival
Book:  Private Life  by Jane Smiley
Mare Island
Building 253
575 Connolly Street MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 23, 2016 Tue Carpool meets
9:00 am Walk starts
10:00 am
    Vacaville - Historic

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Diggers Dell 876 Alamo MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 24, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm     West 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.
Feb 25, 2016 Thu 10:00 am     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd #101 MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 26, 2016 Fri 10:00 am     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park Bella Bru Cafe 5038 Fair Oaks MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 27, 2016 Sat 8:00 am
Stockton - Springtme Along the Delta

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The Home Depot Parking Lot 5010 Feather River Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 1, 2016 Tue 10:00 am
Roseville - New Balance Fountains
New Balance Shoe Store 1198 Roseville Pkwy - Fountains Shopping Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 2, 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.
Mar 3, 2016 Thu 10:00 am       Davis - University Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second Street MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 3, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Roseville - NW Roseville Bike Tour Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 4, 2016 Fri 10:00 am     Sacramento - Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map
Mar 5, 2016 Sat Carpool meets
8:00 am Walk starts
9:00 am

Santa Rosa - Walk

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Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Coddingtown Mall 733 Coddingtown Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 8, 2016 Tue 10:00     Auburn Four Garden Bakery 340-C Elm MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 9, 2016 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.
Mar 10, 2016 Thu 10:00 am     Sacramento - American River Big Lots Store 8700 La Riviera Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 10, 2016 Thu Membership Meeting -6:00 to 8:00 pm- South Natomas Public Library, 2901 Truxel Rd, Sacramento 95833
Mar 11, 2016 Fri 10:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 12, 2016 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

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.
Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Mar 14 & 15, 2015 Mon & Tue Night and Day
Sacramento - Pi Day! and the Day After


Monday Night - 3:00 To 4:00pm / Tues 9:00 to 10:00 Am


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Marie Callender's Restaurant & Bakery 5622 Freeport Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 16, 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.
Mar 17, 2016 Thu Carpool meets
9:00 am Walk starts
10:00 am
      Benicia - State Recreation Area

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
First Street Cafe 440 First St. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 17, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour Starbucks Coffee 12195 Tributary Point MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 18, 2016 Fri 10:00 am     Sacramento - Sac State Starbucks 1420 65th Street MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 19 & 20, 2016 Sat & Sun 8:30 am
Auburn - Hidden Falls

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Hidden Falls Regional Park 7587 Mears Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 20, 2016 Sun Carpool meets
8:00 am Walk starts
10:00 am
Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Jack London State Historic Park - No Credit Fun Walk
Book:  Jack London: An American Life  by Earle Labor
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Jack London State Historic Park 2400 London Ranch Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 22, 2016 Tue 10:00 am     Sacramento - Arden Park Starbucks 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 23, 2016 Wed 6:15 pm
Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails
Starbucks 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 24, 2016 Thu 10:00 am     Zamora Zamora Mini-Mart 9920 County Road 99-W MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 25, 2016 Fri 10:00 am     West Sacramento - Clarksburg Line Trail
(drive to start)
Nugget Market 2000 Town Center Plaza MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 26, 2016 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Marysville - Historic Marysville
or
Yuba City - Historic Yuba City
CVS Drug Store 906 E. 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.
Mar 29, 2016 Tue 10:00 am     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 30, 2016 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.
Mar 31, 2016 Thu Carpool meets
8:00 am Walk starts
9:30 am
    Vacaville - Joe Sutter/Jo Hefner Memorial - Lagoon Valley

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Digger's Deli 866 Alamo Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 31, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Vacaville - South Recreational Trail Tour Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 1, 2016 Fri 9:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Lane MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 2&3, 2016 Sat & Sun 8:00 am
Davis - North Davis Greenbelts
CVS Pharmacy West 1471 W. Covell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 8, 2016 Fri 9:00 am     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 14, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Natomas Flood Plain Tour Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 16, 2016 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.
Apr 17, 2016 Sun 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Wiemar
Weimar Institute 20601 W. Paoli Lane, Weimar, CA 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 28, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Riverfront Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 29, 2016 Fri 9:00 am     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park Bella Bru Cafe 5038 Fair Oaks MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 29 - May 1, 2016 Fri - Sun 12:30pm Fri and 5:00am Sat & Sun

CVA Convention in Beaumont - Sponsored by the Green Valley Gaiters, Inc.

      

Redlands - Prospect Park
Cherry Valley/Beaumont - Oakview Park
Beaumont
Holiday Inn Express & Suites 1864 Oak Valley Village Circle MapQuest Map to Start
May 6, 2016 Fri 9:00 am     Placerville - Old Hangtown Buttercup Pantry 222 Main Street MapQuest Map To Start
May 7, 2016 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Vacaville - Historic
Diggers Deli 876 Alamo 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.
May 8, 2016 Sun 9:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Auburn
Book:  Nature Noir: A Park Ranger's Patrol in the Sierra  by John Fisher Smith
Flour Garden Bakery 340-C Elm Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
May 12, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour UPS Store 7485 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
May 13, 2016 Fri 9:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Lane MapQuest Map To Start
May 20, 2016 Fri 9:00 am     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd #101 MapQuest Map To Start
May 26, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - American River Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
May 28, 2016 Sat 9:15 am Friendship Walk

Galt
McDonald's 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.
Jun 5, 2016 Sun Carpool meets
8:00 am Walk starts
10:00 am
Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Calistoga
Book:  Under the Wide and Starry Sky: A Novel  by Nancy Horan
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Calistoga Roastery 1426 Lincoln Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 9, 2016 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Margaret Thornburg Memorial Tour Starbucks Coffee Comapny 4301 Arden Way
Arden Plaza
MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 18, 2015 Sat 9:30 am Friendship Walk

Manteca - San Joaquin County

Read theCarpool Guidelines document.
McDonald's Hamburgers 1236 W. Yosemite 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.
Jun 23, 2016 Thu 8:15 am     Lincoln - Lincoln Tour Starbucks Coffee 110 Ferrari Ranch Road MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 2, 2016 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Benicia - Historic
First Street Cafe 440 First 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.
Jul 7, 2016 Thu 8:15 am     Folsom - Humbug Willow Creek Tour Karen's Bakery and Cafe 705 Gold Lake,Suite 340 MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 9, 2016 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista
Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt 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.
Jul 21, 2016 Thu 8:15 am     Davis - Circle Davis Tour Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd.,Ste D MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 24, 2016 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Truckee - Tony Steiner Memorial River Walk
Hampton Inn and Suites Tahoe-Truckee 11951 CA Hwy 267 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 30, 2016 Sat 8:15 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.
Aug 4, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Roseville - NW Roseville Bike Tour Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 18, 2016 Thu 8:15 am     Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour Starbucks Coffee 12195 Tributary Point MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 20, 2016 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Davis - El Macero
Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd.,Suite D 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 29, 2016 Sat 8:15 am Friendship Walk

Jackson - Historic
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, 2016 Thu 8:15 am     Vacaville - South Recreational Trail Tour Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 15, 2016 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Natomas Flood Plain Tour Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 13, 2016 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour UPS Store 7485 Rush River Drive 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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