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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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Event Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address 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 13, 2019 Fri 10:15 am
~Sticks Road Adventure to Monterey~
Capitola - Secret Paths and Stairways
Coffeetopia 3701 Portola Drive
Santa Cruz
MapQuest Map To Start
Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Dec 14, 2019 Sat 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm   TRADITIONAL EVENT

Monterey - Christmas in the Adobes

Dennis the Menace Playground El Estero Park
777 Pearl St.
MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 15, 2019 Sun 9:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure to Monterey~
Carmel - Point Lobos
Meet at
Point Lobos State Natural Reserve
62 California 1 MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 15, 2019 Sun 2:00 pm
~Sticks Road Adventure to Monterey~
Carmel - Mission
Meet at Starbucks 3650 Rio Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 16, 2019 Mon 9:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure to Monterey~
Monterey - Peninsula/Lover's Point
Lopez Taqueria & Liquor 500 Del Monte Ave.
Monterey
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 6:30 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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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
Jan 2, 2020 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - North Natomas
Meet At
Planet Fitness
Park Place 2 Shopping Center
4750 Natomas Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 2, 2020 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - Natomas Flood Plain Tour
Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 4, 2020 Sat 9:15 am
hosted by Sacramento Walking Sticks

Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park
24 Hr Fitness 5114 Arden Way 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.
Jan 7, 2020 Tue 9:30 am     Zamora - Rural Yolo County Zamora Mini-Mart 9920 County Road 99-W MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 8, 2020 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.
Jan 9, 2020 Thu 9:15 am
Roseville - Maidu Park
Starbucks 2030 Douglas Blvd. MapQuest Map to Start
Jan 9, 2020 Thu 7:00 pm
Meeting Begins
Fair Oaks Public Library 11601 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Fair Oaks
MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 10, 2020 Fri 8:00 pm
Full Wolf Moon Walk
Elk Grove - Elk Grove Creek Watershed
Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 11, 2020 Sat 9:15 am
hosted by Davis Dynamos

Davis - University
Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second 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.
Jan 14, 2020 Tue 10:00 am     
Sacramento - River and Miller Park
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 15, 2020 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Elmhurst 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.
Jan 16, 2020 Thu 9:15 am
Elk Grove - Elk Grove Regional Park
Meet at
Old Town Pizza & Tap House
9677 Elk Grove-Florin Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 16, 2020 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Riverfront Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 17, 2020 Fri 6:30 am
Sacramento - Pocket Area

After Walk - Breakfast at Shari's Cafe & Pies
960 Florin Rd., Sacramento
CVS Pharmacy 7465 Rush River Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 18, 2020 Sat 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

West Sacramento - River Walk
Book:  The Library Book  
by Susan Orlean
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 18, 2020 Sat 9:15 am
hosted by Sacramento Walking Sticks

Elk Grove - Elk Grove Creek Watershed
Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna 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.
Jan 20, 2020 Mon 10:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure to San Jose~
San Jose - Historical Downtown & University

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 8:30 am)
Campbell Inn 675 E. Campbell Ave., Campbell MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 21, 2020 Tue 9:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area CVS Pharmacy 7465 Rush River Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 22, 2020 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Land Park
Meet at La Bou 4400 Del Rio Rd. 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.
Jan 23, 2020 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - Campus Commons/Sierra Oaks
Starbucks Coffee Company 458 Howe Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 24, 2020 Fri 10:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure to Alameda~
Alameda - Bay Farm Island

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 8:00 am)
Cafe au Lait 3215 Encinal Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 25, 2020 Sat 8:30 am - Noon   Traditional Event
San Jose - Holly's Hot Chocolate Walk


Chris and Holly's House 15680 Alum Rock Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 28, 2020 Tue 9:15 am     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 29, 2020 Wed 6:15 pm
Elk Grove - Elk Grove Creek Watershed
Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna 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.
Jan 30, 2020 Thu 9:15 am
Carmichael - Hidden Parks of Carmichael
SaveMart
Crestview Village Shopping Center
4708 Manzanita Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 30, 2020 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive, #500 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.
 
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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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