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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 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
Jul 13, 2018 Fri Noon FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Tahoe Trail Trekkers

Squaw Valley - Tahoma
Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet 625 W. Lake 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.
Jul 14, 2018 Sat 9:00am to 1:00pm   Traditional Event
Truckee - Commemorative Emigrant Trail Walk
View/Print the brochure.
Donner Camp Picnic Area SR89 North MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 15, 2018 Sun 9:00 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Tahoe Trail Trekkers

Olympic Valley - John Daegling Memorial Walk
The Village at Squaw Valley 1750 Village East Rd. 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 17, 2018 Tue 8:00 am    Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hour Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 17, 2018 Tue 12:00 pm
Towne Auto Museum and Riverfront Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 18, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm
Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails
Starbucks Coffee Company 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.
Jul 19, 2018 Thu 8:00 am     Woodland - Historic Nugget Market 157 Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 24, 2018 Tue 8:00 am     
Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail
Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Centre Ln. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 25, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Land 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.
Jul 26, 2018 Thu 8:00 am     Folsom - Historic Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 26, 2018 Thu 8:15 am
Sacramento - Arden
Margaret Thornburg Memorial Tour
Starbucks Coffee Comapny 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 27, 2018 Fri 8:30 pm
Full Buck Moon Walk
Davis - University
Meet at UC Davis Arboretum 920 Garrod Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 31, 2018 Tue 8:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Ln MapQuest Map To Start
Aug
1 & 2,
2018
Wed & Thu Wed
5:30 to 6:30 pm

Thu
9:00 to 10:00 am
        Traditional Event


Sacramento - Annual Ice Cream Walk


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Vic's Ice Cream Parlor 3199 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 4, 2018 Sat 10:00 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Bay Bandits Volksmarch Club

San Francisco - Highlights
San Francisco Maritime
National Historical Park
Visitor's Center
499 Jefferson 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.
Aug 5, 2018 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

West Sacramento - Modified Alternate 5K
Book:  The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
by Lisa See
Meet at Levee Access
by CALSTRS Building
East End of F Street MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 7, 2018 Tue 8:00 am     Sacramento - Midtown/East Sac CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 8, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm     Elk Grove - Old Town Starbucks Coffee Company 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.
Aug 9, 2018 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - Arden Park Starbucks Coffee Company 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 9, 2018 Thu 8:15 am     Lincoln - Lincoln Tour Starbucks Coffee 110 Ferrari Ranch Road MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 11, 2018 Sat 9:00 am - 1:00pm   Traditional Event
Santa Rosa - Historic Santa Rosa's 150th Birthday

Santa Rosa Visitors Center/California Welcome Center 9 Fourth St. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 13, 2018 Mon 10:00 am
~Sticks Adventure to Tahoe City~
Tahoe City - Lake Forest

Carpool Meets 8:00 am
Brookfields Restaurant
1817 Taylor Road, Roseville, 95661
Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet 625 W. Lake Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 14, 2018 Tue 8:00 am
Elk Grove - Elk Grove Creek Watershed
Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 15, 2018 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.
Aug 16, 2018 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - American River Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 16, 2018 Thu 7:00 pm
Meeting Begins
Sticks Membership Meeting
Everyone Welcome!

Arden-Demick Library 891 Watt Ave.
Sacramento
MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 18, 2018 Sat Adjusted
8:15 am
FRIENDSHIP WALK
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 19, 2018 Sun 8:00 am - Noon   Traditional Event
San Francisco - South of South of Market

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Mission Creek Park Pavilion 290 Channel St. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 21, 2018 Tue 8:00 am     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 21, 2018 Tue 12:00 pm
Southside Park Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 22, 2018 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.
Aug 23, 2018 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - Ashton Park Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 23, 2018 Thu 8:15 am
Folsom - Humbug Willow Creek Tour
Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 25, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Vaca Valley Volks

Pittsburg - 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.
Aug 26, 2018 Sun 8:00 pm
Full Sturgeon Moon Walk
Sacramento - North Natomas
Meet at
Jack's Urban Eats
4730 Natomas Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 28, 2018 Tue 8:00 am     Sacramento - South Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 29, 2018 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 30, 2018 Thu 8:00 am
Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. 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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