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Calendar of Events

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View Don's 2018 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.
 
 

2018

Date Day Regis-
stration
SWSW?
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Apr 18, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hour Fitness 5114 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.
Apr 19, 2018 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Curtis Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 19, 2018 Thu 9:15 am
Roseville - NW Roseville Tour
Meet at
Veteran's Memorial Park
10021 Crocker Ranch Road MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 20, 2018 Fri 9:00 am     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 21, 2018 Sat 8:30 am - Noon   Traditional Event
Dixon - Dixon Spring Volkswalk
Train Station Replica 220 N. Jefferson St. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 22, 2018 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Mt. Diablo State Park - (Fun Walk - No Credit)
Book:  Devil's Claw
by J. A. Jance
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:30 am)
The Grove Park 6100 Main St.
Clayton, CA 94517
MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 24, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     Zamora - Rural Yolo County Zamora Mini-Mart 9920 County Road 99-W MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 25, 2018 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.
Apr 26, 2018 Thu 9:00 am
Sacramento - Campus Commons/Sierra Oaks
Starbucks Coffee Company 458 Howe Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 27, 2018 Fri 9:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Lane MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 28, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Placer Pacers

Placerville - Old Hangtown

Buttercup Pantry 222 Main Street MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 29, 2018 Sun 8:00 pm
Full Pink Moon Walk
Sacramento - N. Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
May 1, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - South Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
May 2, 2018 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.
May 3, 2018 Thu 9:15 am

Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma
Starbucks Coffee Company 12195 Tributary Point MapQuest Map To Start
May 3, 2018 Thu 9:15 am
Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour
Starbucks Coffee Company 12195 Tributary Point Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
May
4,5, & 6
2018
Fri, Sat, Sun Friday
Noon - 6:00pm
Saturday
7:00am-5:00pm
Sunday
7:00 am - Noon

CVA Annual Convention Details

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CVA Convention Walk #1
Lodi - Historic
Holiday Inn Express & Suites 1337 East Kettleman Lane
Lodi, CA 95240
MapQuest Map To Start
May
4,5, & 6
2018
Fri, Sat, Sun Friday
Noon - 6:00pm
Saturday
7:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday
7:00 am - Noon

CVA Annual Convention Details

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CVA Convention Walk #2
Lodi - Lodi Lake Park
Holiday Inn Express & Suites 1337 East Kettleman Lane
Lodi, CA 95240
MapQuest Map To Start
May
4,5, & 6
2018
Fri, Sat, Sun Friday
Noon - 6:00pm
Saturday
7:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday
7:00 am - Noon

CVA Annual Convention Details

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CVA Convention Walk #3
Lodi - Winery Walk
Holiday Inn Express & Suites 1337 East Kettleman Lane
Lodi, CA 95240
MapQuest Map To Start
May 8, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     Woodland - Historic Nugget Market 157 Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
May 9, 2018 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.
May 10, 2018 Thu 9:00 am
Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
May 12, 2018 Sat 9:00 am - Noon    Traditional Event
Rancho Cordova - Hagan Park

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Hagan Park 2197 Chase Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
May 15, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
May 15, 2018 Tue 12:00 pm
Crocker Art Museum Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
May 16, 2018 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 17, 2018 Thu 9:15 am     Vacaville - Historic Diggers Dell 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
May 17, 2018 Thu 9:15 am
Vacaville - South Recreational Trail Tour
Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
May 18, 2018 Fri 10:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure to Alameda~
Alameda - Bay Farm Island

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:30 am)
Cafe au Lait 3215 Encinal Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
May 19, 2018 Sat 8:00 am - 1:00pm   Traditional Event
Petaluma - "Cruisin the Boulevard"

McNear Park 412 11th St. MapQuest Map To Start
May 22, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sac State Starbucks Coffee Company 1420 65th Street MapQuest Map To Start
May 23, 2018 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.
May 24, 2018 Thu 9:00 am     
Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
May 26, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Placer Pacers

Roseville - Bea Griffin Memorial
Food Court Near
Fleet Feet Sports Store
1850 Douglas 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.
May 27, 2018 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

San Francisco - Lands End and Beyond
Book:  Golden State
by Michelle Richmond
Seal Rock Inn 545 Point Lobos Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
May 28, 2018 Mon 10:00 am     
Sacramento - River and Miller Park
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
May 29, 2018 Tue 9:00 am
Sacramento - Campus Commons/Sierra Oaks
Starbucks Coffee Company 458 Howe Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
May 29, 2018 Tue 8:00 pm
Full Flower Moon Walk
Elk Grove - Elk Grove Creek Watershed
Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
May 30, 2018 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.
May 31, 2018 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - North Natomas
Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
May 31, 2018 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - Natomas Flood Plain Tour
Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 1, 2018 Fri 9:00 am     Sacramento - Land Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 2, 2018 Sat 9:00 am - Noon   Traditional Event
Sausalito - Marin Headlands

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Rodeo Beach 1049 Mitchell Road MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 5, 2018 Tue 8:00 am
Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial
McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 6, 2018 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.
Jun 7, 2018 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - Ashton Park Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 8, 2018 Fri 10:00 am
~Sticks Adventure in Pittsburg~
Pittsburg - Pittsburg Contra Costa County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 8:30 am)
Steeltown Coffee & Tea 695 Railroad Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 9, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Delta Tule Trekkers

Galt - Sacramento County
McDonald's 324 Pine 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.
Jun 12, 2018 Tue 8:00 am    
Galt - Cosumnes River Preserve
McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 13, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm
Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch
SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Ln 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.
Jun 14, 2018 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Capitol Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 14, 2018 Thu 8:15 am
Sacramento - Sacramento Riverfront Tour
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 19, 2018 Tue 8:00 am     Sacramento - Land Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 19, 2018 Tue 12:00 pm
Victorian Homes Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 20, 2018 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.
Jun 21, 2018 Thu 8:00 am
Sacramento - River and Miller Park
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 23, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Bay Bandits Volksmarch Club

San Francisco - Presidio
Presidio Visitor's Center 210 Lincoln 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.
Jun 24, 2018 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Vacaville - Lagoon Valley
Book:  A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story
by Linda Sue Park
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 9:00 am)
Digger's Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 26, 2018 Tue 8:00 am     Sacramento - The Fab 40's CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 27, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Capitol Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom 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.
Jun 28, 2018 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 28, 2018 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 28, 2018 Thu 8:00 pm
Full Buck Moon Walk
Sacramento - Sac State
Meet at Glenn Hall Park 5415 Sandburg Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep
10 - 16
2018
Mon thru Sun Refer to Brochure
California Coastal Adventure

Hosted by:
South Bay Striders and
San Francisco Bay Bandits


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(Large file/Print Double Sided/Short Side Flip)


View/Print 2 Page Flier
Various Coastal Locations Refer to Brochure Refer to Brochure
 

 
** 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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