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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-
stration
SWSW?
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Aug 20, 2019 Tue 8:30 am     Davis - University Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second St. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 21, 2019 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Campus Commons/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.
Aug 22, 2019 Thu 8:00 am    Sacramento - Sac State Meet at Glenn Hall Park 5415 Sandburg Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 22, 2019 Thu 8:15 am
Sacramento - Sacramento Riverfront Tour
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 23, 2019 Fri 10:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure to Mill Valley~
Mill Valley - Marin County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 8:00 am)
Mill Valley Community Center 180 Camino Alto MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 24, 2019 Sat 8:15 am
hosted by Davis Dynamos

Davis - South Davis/El Macero
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.
Aug 27, 2019 Tue 8:00 am     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 28, 2019 Wed 6:15 pm
West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
Nugget Market 2000 Town Center Plaza 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.
Aug 29, 2019 Thu 8:00 am
Carmichael - Hidden Parks of Carmichael
SaveMart
Crestview Village Shopping Center
4708 Manzanita Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 31, 2019 Sat 8:15 am

hosted by Vaca Valley Volks

Pittsburg - Contra Costa County
Steeltown Coffee and Tea 695 Railroad 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.
Sep 2, 2019 Mon 9:15 am
Sacramento - Pocket Area
CVS Pharmacy 7465 Rush River Dr #500 MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 3, 2019 Tue 9:15 am     Sacramento - The Fab 40's CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 4, 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.
Sep 5, 2019 Thu 9:15 am
Galt - Consumnes River Preserve
McDonald's Restaurant 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 5, 2019 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 7, 2019 Sat 8:00am - Noon   TRADITIONAL EVENT

Knights Ferry - Knights Ferry Covered Bridge Walk
Knights Ferry Covered Bridge Recreation Area 17968 Covered Bridge Road MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 10, 2019 Tue 9:15 am     Roseville - Sculpture Park Meet at
Sculpture Park
350 N. Sunrise Ave. MapQuest Map to Start
Sep 11, 2019 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - North Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel 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.
Sep 12, 2019 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Curtis Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 14, 2019 Sat 8:00 pm
Full Harvest Moon Walk
Zamora - Rural Yolo County

6:00 PM Meet at Black Bear Diner
1530 E. Main St., Woodland
Zamora Mini Mart 9920 County Road 99-W MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 14, 2019 Sat 9:15 am
hosted by Delta Tule Trekkers

Ione - Amador County
Ione Plaza Market 313 Preston 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.
Sep 17, 2019 Tue 9:15 am     Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 18, 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.
Sep 19, 2019 Thu 9:15 am
Vacaville - Joe Sutter/Jo Hefner Memorial - Lagoon Valley
Digger's Deli 876 Alamo Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 19, 2019 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - American River Tour
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 20, 2019 Fri 6:30 am
Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails

After Walk - Breakfast at Black Bear Diner
8531 Bond Road, Elk Grove
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 21, 2019 Sat 8:00 am - Noon   TRADITIONAL EVENT

Napa - Skyline Wilderness Park

Skyline Wilderness Park 2201 Imola Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 22, 2019 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Sonoma - Sonoma County

Book:  Sonoma Rose: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel  
by Jennifer Chiaverini
Best Western
Sonoma Valley Inn
550 2nd St. W. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 23, 2019 Mon 10:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure to Santa Rosa~

#1 - Santa Rosa - Prince Greenway/Historic Santa Rosa

#2 - Santa Rosa - Luther Burbank Gardens

#3 - Santa Rosa - Believe It or Not!

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 8:00 am)
#1 & #2
Lucky Market

#3
CVS Pharmacy
#1 & #2
915 Village Ct.

#3
2771 Fourth St.
#1 & #2 MapQuest Map To Start

#3 MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 24, 2017 Tue 9:15 am     Jackson - Historic Town Walk Best Western Amador Inn 200 S. Hwy 49 MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 25, 2019 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Midtown/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.
Sep 26, 2019 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Land Park Meet At
La Bou
4400 Del Rio Road MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 28, 2019 Sat 9:15 am
hosted by Placer Pacers

Roseville - Peggy Plummer Memorial
Meet at Downtown Roseville Parking Garage 421 Oak 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.
 

 
** 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.
 
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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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  Page last updated: 19-Aug-2019