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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.
 

2017

Date Day Regis-
stration
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Dec 8, 2016 Fri 6:00 pm
Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 12, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sac State Starbucks Coffee Company 1420 65th Street MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 13, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm
W. Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
Meet at 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.
Dec 14, 2017 Thu 9:30 am
Davis - Southeast Tunnels & Bridges
Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 15, 2017 Fri 6:00 pm
Sacramento - The Fab 40's
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 16, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Sacramento Walking Sticks

Sacramento - Arden Park
Starbucks Coffee Company 4301 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.
Dec 16, 2017 Sat 4:30 - 6:00 pm   Traditional Event
San Jose - Willow Glen Holiday Lights

AAUW House 1165 Minnesota Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 17, 2017 Sun 6:30 pm
West Sac-River Walk
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd., #101 MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 18, 2017 Mon 10:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure in Sonoma~
Sonoma - Sonoma County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 8:00 am)
Best Western Sonoma Valley Inn 550 2nd St. W. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 19, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     
Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 19, 2017 Tue 12:00 pm
Old Sacramento State Historic Park Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 20, 2017 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.
Dec 21, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     
Sacramento - South Natomas
Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 21, 2017 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - Natomas Flood Plain Tour
Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 22, 2017 Fri 6:00 pm
West Sac-River Walk
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd., #101 MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 23, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Sacramento Walking Sticks

Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista
Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt 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 26, 2017 Tue 9:00 am
Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 27, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Sac State
Starbucks Coffee Company 1420 65th 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 28, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Folsom - Historic Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Dec 30, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Vaca Valley Volks

Vacaville - Lagoon Valley

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 8:00 am)
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.
Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Dec 31, 2017 Sun 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Sacramento - New Year's Eve

View/Print the brochure.
Pioneer Congregational UCC 2700 L Street MapQuest Map To Start
 

2018

Date Day Regis-
stration
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Jan 1, 2018 Mon 9:00 am - 12:00 Noon
Sacramento - New Year's Day

View/Print the brochure.
Pioneer Congregational UCC 2700 L Street MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 1, 2018 Mon 8:00 pm
Full Wolf Moon Walk
W. Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
Meet at Nugget Market 2000 Town Center Plaza MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 2, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     
Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 3, 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.
Jan 4, 2018 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Capitol Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 4, 2018 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - Sacramento Riverfront Tour
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 6, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
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 9, 2018 Tue 10:00 am     
Sacramento - River and Miller Park
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 10, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson 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 11, 2018 Thu 9:00 am
Roseville - Bea Griffin Memorial
Food Court Near
Fleet Feet Sports Store
1850 Douglas Blvd. MapQuest Map to Start
Jan 13, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Sacramento Walking Sticks

Sacramento - Curtis Park
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside 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 15, 2018 Mon 10:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure in San Jose~
San Jose - Historical Downtown & University

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:00 am)
Pacific Motor Inn 455 S. Second St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 16, 2018 Tue 9:00 am
Elk Grove - Elk Grove Creek Watershed
Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 17, 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.
Jan 18, 2018 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 18, 2018 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 20, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
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 23, 2018 Tue 10:00 am    Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hour Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 24, 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.
Jan 25, 2018 Thu 9:00 am     
Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 27, 2018 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 30, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Midtown/East Sac CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 31, 2018 Wed 8:00 pm
Full Blue Moon Walk
Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial
McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. 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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