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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.
 
View Don's 2019 Friendship Walk and Bike Schedule
 
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.
 
 
 

2019

Date Day Regis-
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SWSW?
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WWW?
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Event Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Oct 19, 2019 Sat 9:00 am - Noon   TRADITIONAL EVENT

Albany - Strolling Solano Avenue
Albany to Berkeley

Tay Tah Cafe 1182 Solano Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 19, 2019 Sat 8:00 - Noon   TRADITIONAL EVENT
Cambria - Cambria Scarecrow Festival Walk

View/Print the brochure.
The Blue Bird Inn 1880 Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 20, 2019 Sun 8:00 - Noon
Cambria - Cambria Beach and River Walk
The Blue Bird Inn 1880 Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 22, 2019 Tue 9:15 am     Vacaville - Historic Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 23, 2019 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.
Oct 24, 2019 Thu 9:15 am    Sacramento - Sac State Meet at Glenn Hall Park 5415 Sandburg Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 25, 2019 Fri 10:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure to Truckee~
Truckee - Tony Steiner Memorial River Walk

Carpool Meets 7:30 am
Brookfields Restaurant
1817 Taylor Road, Roseville, 95661
Hampton Inn and Suites Tahoe-Truckee 11951 CA Hwy. 267 MapQuest Map To Start
Oct
26 & 27,
2019
Sat & Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm   TRADITIONAL EVENT

Ripon - Spooky Walk

View/Print the brochure.
Caswell Memorial State Park
Big Meadows Picnic Area
28000 S. Austin Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 29, 2019 Tue 9:30 am     Zamora - Rural Yolo County Zamora Mini-Mart 9920 County Road 99-W MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 30, 2019 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.
Oct 31, 2019 Thu 9:15 am    Sacramento - Hidden Murals Meet At
Rite-Aid
2211 F St. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 31, 2019 Thu 9:15 am
Folsom - Humbug Willow Creek Tour
Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 31, 2019 Thu 6:15 pm
Sacramento - The Fab 40's
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 1, 2019 Fri 9:15 am
Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch
SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Lane MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 2, 2019 Sat 9:15 am
hosted by California Volkssport Association
Sacramento - Capitol
"Wayne Holloway Memorial"
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom 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.
Nov 3, 2019 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park
Book:  Ishi in Two Worlds:
A Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America
  
by Theodora Kroeber
24 Hour Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 4, 2019 Mon 10:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure to Healdsburg~
Healdsburg - Wine Country

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:45 am)
Adels Restaurant 198 Dry Creek Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 5, 2019 Tue 9:15 am     Elk Grove - Old Town Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 6, 2019 Wed 6:30 am
Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park

After Walk - Breakfast at Bella Bru
5038 Fair Oaks Blvd, Sacramento
24 Hour Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 6, 2019 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Sac State
Meet At
Glenn Hall Park
5415 Sandburg Dr. 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 7, 2019 Thu 9:15 am     Elk Grove - Elk Grove Creek Watershed Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 8, 2019 Fri 9:15 am
Lodi - San Joaquin County

Carpool Meets 8:30 am
Arden Town Center Parking Lot--in the Back
Fair Oaks Blvd. & Watt Ave.
McDonald's 200 W. Lodi Street MapQuest Map to Start
Nov 9, 2019 Sat 9:00 am - Noon   TRADITIONAL EVENT

Placerville - El Dorado Trail

View/Print the brochure.
Hangtown Grange 2020 Smith Flat Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 11, 2019 Mon 9:15 am
Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 12, 2019 Tue 9:15 am     Sacramento - North Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 12, 2019 Tue 8:00 pm
Full Beaver Moon Walk
Sacramento - River and Miller Park
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 13, 2019 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.
Nov 14, 2019 Thu 9:15 am     Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 14, 2019 Thu 9:15 am     Davis - Circle Davis Tour Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 14, 2019 Thu 7:00 pm
Meeting Begins
Rancho Cordova Public Library 9845 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento
MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 15, 2019 Fri 9:15 am
Oakdale - Stanislaus County

Carpool Meets 7:45 am
Arden Town Center Parking Lot--in the Back
Fair Oaks Blvd. & Watt Ave.
Motel 6 825 East F St. MapQuest Map to Start
Nov 16, 2019 Sat 9:15 am
hosted by Vaca Valley Volks
Vacaville - Joe Sutter/Jo Hefner Memorial - Lagoon Valley
Digger's Deli 876 Alamo Dr. 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 19, 2019 Tue 9:15 am     
West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
Nugget Market 2000 Town Center Plaza MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 20, 2019 Wed 6:15 pm
Carmichael - Hidden Parks of Carmichael
SaveMart
Crestview Village Shopping Center
4708 Manzanita 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.
Nov 21, 2019 Thu 9:15 am
Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 22, 2019 Fri 9:15 am
Ione - Amador County

Carpool Meets 8:15 am
Arden Town Center Parking Lot--in the Back
Fair Oaks Blvd. & Watt Ave.
Ione Plaza Market 313 Preston Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 23, 2019 Sat 9:00 am   TRADITIONAL EVENT

Novato - Hamilton Field

Safeway Food & Drug 5800 Nave Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 26, 2019 Tue 9:15 am     Galt - Cosumnes River Preserve Meet At
Cosumnes River Preserve
13501 Franklin Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 27, 2019 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Arden Park
Starbucks Coffee Company 4301 Arden Way 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 27, 2019 Wed 9:15 am
Roseville - NW Roseville Tour
Meet At
Veteran's Memorial Park
10021 Crocker Ranch Road MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 28, 2019 Thu

Nov 29, 2019 Fri 9:00 am - 11:00 am
AVA and the Sticks are joining in with REI in their #OptOutside Campaign on Black Friday

Sacramento - Ashton Park
Meet At
Ashton Park
4521 Ashton Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 30, 2019 Sat 9:15 am
hosted by Placer Pacers
Roseville - Sculpture Park
Meet At
Sculpture Park
350 North Sunrise 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.
Dec 3, 2019 Tue 9:15 am     Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 4, 2019 Wed 6:00 pm
Casa Garden Restaurant 2760 Sutterville Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 5, 2019 Thu 10:15 am     Sacramento - River and Miller Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 7, 2019 Sat 9:15 am
hosted by Delta Tule Trekkers

Sutter Creek - Food & Antiques
Best Western Amador Inn 200 S Highway 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 10, 2019 Tue 9:15 am     Sacramento - Midtown/East Sac CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 11, 2019 Wed 6:15 pm
Woodland - Historic
Nugget Market 157 Main 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.
Dec 12, 2019 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - Capitol - Wayne Holloway Memorial Walk
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 12, 2019 Thu 9:15 am
Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour
Starbucks Coffee Company 12195 Tributary Point Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 12, 2019 Thu 8:00 pm
Full Cold Moon Walk
Sacramento - North Laguna Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 14, 2019 Sat 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm   TRADITIONAL EVENT

Monterey - Day & Evening in Pacific Grove & Monterey

Dennis the Menace Playground El Estero Park
777 Pearl St.
MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 17, 2019 Tue 9:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area CVS Pharmacy 7465 Rush River Dr #500 MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 18, 2019 Wed 6:30 am
Elk Grove - Elk Grove Creek Watershed

After Walk - Breakfast at Mimi's
9195 W. Stockton Blvd.
Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 18, 2019 Wed 6:15 pm
Carmichael - Hidden Parks of Carmichael
SaveMart
Crestview Village Shopping Center
4708 Manzanita 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.
Dec 19, 2019 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 20, 2019 Fri 6:15 pm
Sacramento - The Fab 40's
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 21, 2019 Sat 9:15 am
hosted by Placer Pacers
Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma
Starbucks Coffee 12195 Tributary Point Road 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, 2019 Sun 6:15 pm
West Sac - River Walk
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 24, 2019 Tue 9:15 am     Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 25, 2019 Wed
Dec 26, 2019 Thu 9:15 am     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 26, 2019 Thu 9:15 am
Vacaville - South Recreational Trail Tour
Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 27, 2019 Fri 6:15 pm
West Sac - River Walk
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 28, 2019 Sat 9:15 am
hosted by Placer Pacers
Auburn - Placer 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.
Dec 31, 2019 Tue 5:00 - 6:00 pm   Traditional Event
Sacramento - New Year's Eve

Pioneer Congregational Church 2700 L Street MapQuest Map To Start
 

2020

Date Day Regis-
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SWSW?
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WWW?
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Event Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Jan 1, 2020 Wed 9:00 am - Noon   Traditional Event
Sacramento - New Year's Day

Pioneer Congregational Church 2700 L Street 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.
*** So what's WWW About? WWW stands for Walking With Woody. This program is for anyone (member or not) who walks for credit and who wants to explore California. Take the initial of the city you are walking in (California only) and spell out "Sacramento Walking Sticks". See the Special Programs page for more details about how to get this book.
 
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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