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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
Sep 22, 2018 Sat 9:00 am - Noon    Traditional Event
Carmichael - Hidden Parks of Carmichael

View/Print the brochure.
SaveMart Parking Lot
Crestview Village Shopping Center
4708 Manzanita Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 23, 2018 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

San Francisco - Presidio

Book:  Time of Fog and Fire: A Molly Murphy Mystery
by Rhys Bowen

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 8:00 am)
Presidio's Visitor's Center 210 Lincoln Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 24, 2018 Mon 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 25, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - American River Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 26, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm
Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail
Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Centre 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.
Sep 27, 2018 Thu 9:00 am     Woodland - Historic Nugget Market 157 Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 29, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Delta Tule Trekkers

Jackson - Town
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.
Oct 2, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     Zamora - Rural Yolo County Zamora Mini-Mart 9920 County Road 99-W MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 3, 2018 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.
Oct 4, 2018 Thu 9:00 am
Sacramento - River and Miller Park
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 4, 2018 Thu 9:15 am
Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour
Starbucks Coffee Company 12195 Tributary Point Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 8, 2018 Mon 10:00 am
~Sticks Overnight Road Adventure to Etna~
Etna - Historic - Siskiyou County

For Details Contact Beverly Bales: balesb@att.net
Bob's Ranch House Restaurant 585 Collier Way (Hwy 3) MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 9, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Midtown/East Sac CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 10, 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.
Oct 11, 2018 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 11, 2018 Thu 7:00 pm
Meeting Begins
Sticks Membership Meeting
Everyone Welcome!

Crestwater Garden Homes Clubhouse 790 Crestwater Lane
Sacramento
MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 13, 2018 Sat 8:00 am - Noon   Traditional Event
Rio Vista - Rio Vista Bass Festival Volkswalk

Bruning Park Montezuma Street
between
3rd and 4th St.
MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 16, 2018 Tue 9:00 am    
Galt - Cosumnes River Preserve
McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 16, 2018 Tue 12:00 pm
Sutter's Fort State Historic Park Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 17, 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.
Oct 18, 2018 Thu 9:00 am
Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 18, 2018 Thu 9:15 am
Vacaville - South Recreational Trail Tour
Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 20, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Placer Pacers

Roseville - Sculpture Park
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.
Oct 21, 2018 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Sacramento - Capitol
"Wayne Holloway Memorial"

Book:  Barrio Boy  by Ernesto Galarza
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 23, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Ashton Park Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 24, 2018 Wed 8:00 pm
Full Hunter Moon Walk
Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail
Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Center Ln. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 25, 2018 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sac State Meet at Glenn Hall Park 5415 Sandburg Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Oct
27 & 28,
2018
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 30, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Ln MapQuest Map To Start
Oct 31, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - The Fab 40's
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 1, 2018 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - The Fab 40's CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 1, 2018 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - Natomas Flood Plain Tour
Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 3, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
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 6, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     
Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail
Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Centre Ln. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 7, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - South 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.
Nov 8, 2018 Thu 9:00 am     Elk Grove - Old Town Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 10, 2018 Sat 9:00 am - Noon   Traditional Event
Placerville - El Dorado Trail

Hangtown Grange 2020 Smith Flat Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 12, 2018 Mon 10:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure to~
~Marysville/Yuba City~

Yuba City - Historic Yuba City OR
Marysville - Historic Marysville

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 9:00 am)
CVS Drug Store 906 E St. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 13, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - The Fab 40's CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 14, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - River & Miller 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.
Nov 15, 2018 Thu 9:00 am
Sacramento - North Natomas
Meet At
Dress Barn
Park Place 2 Shopping Center
4710 Natomas Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 15, 2018 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - Sacramento Riverfront Tour
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 17, 2018 Sat 9:00 am - Noon    Traditional Event
Folsom - Walking the Johnny Cash Trail

Rodeo Park 200 Stafford St. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 20, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     
Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 20, 2018 Tue 12:00 pm
Fremont Park Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 21, 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.
Nov 22, 2018 Thu

Sticks join Run To Feed The Hungry on Thanksgiving morning
Nov 23, 2018 Fri 8:00 pm
Full Beaver Moon Walk
Elk Grove - Old Town
Meet At
Old Town Pizza & Tap House
9677 Elk Grove Florin Road MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 24, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
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 27, 2018 Tue 9:00 am
Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial
McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 28, 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.
Nov 29, 2018 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sac State Meet at Glenn Hall Park 5415 Sandburg Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Nov 29, 2018 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive 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.
 
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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