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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
Jun 23, 2019 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

San Francisco - 5k Walk in Golden Gate Park

Book:  The Dangerous Ladies Affair: A Carpenter and Quincannon Mystery
by Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini
Seal Rock Inn 545 Point Lobos Avenue MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 25, 2019 Tue 8:30 am
Sacramento - Capitol - Wayne Holloway Memorial Walk
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 26, 2019 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.
Jun 27, 2019 Thu 8:30 am    Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hour Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
June 27, 2019 Thu 8:15 am
Roseville - NW Roseville Tour
Meet at
Veteran's Memorial Park
10021 Crocker Ranch Road MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 28, 2019 Fri 10:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure to Redding~
Redding - Sundial Bridge
Meet At Sundial Bridge 840 Sundial Bridge Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 29, 2019 Sat 10:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure to Etna~
Etna - Historic - Siskiyou County
Bob's Ranch House Restaurant 585 Collier Way
(Hwy 3)
MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 29, 2019 Sat 8:15 am
hosted by Placer Pacers

Roseville - Maidu Park
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.
Jul 2, 2019 Tue 8:00 am     
West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
Nugget Market 2000 Town Center Plaza MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 3, 2019 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.
Jul 4, 2019 Thu 8:30 am - 9:15 am       TRADITIONAL EVENT
San Jose - Fourth of July
Rose, White & Blue Parade
O'Connor Hospital 2105 Forest Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 9, 2019 Tue 8:00 am     
Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 10, 2019 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.
Jul 11, 2019 Thu 8:30 am     Woodland - Historic Nugget Market 157 Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 11, 2019 Thu 8:15 am
Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour
Starbucks Coffee Company 12195 Tributary Point Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 11, 2019 Thu TBA
~Sticks Road Adventure to Windsor~
Windsor - Windsor-Near Healdsburg
CVS Pharmacy 9030 Brooks Road So. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 12, 2019 Fri TBA
~Sticks Road Adventure to Eureka~
Eureka - Old Town/Victorians
North Coast Co-op 25 4th Street MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 13, 2019 Sat 8:00 am - Noon   TRADITIONAL EVENT
Acampo - Lodi Winery Walk

Heritage Oaks Winery 10112 E. Woodbridge Rd.
Acampo, CA
MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 16, 2019 Tue 8:30 am
Davis - Southeast Tunnels & Bridges
Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 16, 2019 Tue 8:00 pm
Full Buck Moon Walk
West Sacramento Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
Nugget Market 2000 Town Center Plaza MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 17, 2019 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.
Jul 18, 2019 Thu 8:30 am     Galt - Sacramento County McDonald's 324 Pine Street MapQuest Map to Start
Jul 19, 2019 Fri 6:30 am
Sacramento - North Natomas

After Walk - Breakfast at Bella Bru, Park Place 2 Shopping Center
4680 Natomas Blvd.
Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 20, 2019 Sat 8:00 am - Noon   TRADITIONAL EVENT
Martinez - Walk

Freedom Heating & Air Conditioning 741 Green Street MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 21, 2019 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Carson Pass - Pacific Coast Trail
NOTE: If the trail is still snow covered, the "snow date" for the walk is Sunday, August 25th

Book:  Walking Home: A Poet's Journey
by Simon Armitage
CVA Online
Start Box
Registration
Start Location
Information Downloaded at Registration
N/A
Jul 23, 2019 Tue 8:00 am
Sacramento - Capitol - Wayne Holloway Memorial Walk
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 24, 2019 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.
Jul 25, 2019 Thu 8:00 am
Sacramento - Pocket Area
CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 25, 2019 Thu 8:15 am
Vacaville - South Recreational Trail Tour
Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 26, 2019 Fri 8:15 am
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 27, 2019 Sat 9:00am to 1:00pm   TRADITIONAL EVENT
Tahoe City - Walk on Lake Tahoe's West Shore
Tahoe Lake Elementary at Rideout 740 Timberland Lane MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 28, 2019 Sun 8:15 am
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 30, 2019 Tue 8:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Ln MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 31, 2019 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.
Aug 1, 2019 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - Ashton Park Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 3, 2019 Sat 8:15 am

hosted by Vaca Valley Volks

Benicia - Historic
First Street Cafe 440 First 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 6, 2019 Tue 8:00 am     
Roseville - Peggy Plummer Memorial
Meet at Downtown Roseville Parking Garage 421 Oak Street MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 7, 2019 Wed 6:15 pm     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks 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 8, 2019 Thu 8:00 am    Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hour Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 8, 2019 Thu 8:15 am
Sacramento - Natomas Flood Plain Tour
Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 9, 2019 Fri 6:30 am
Fair Oaks - Historic

After Walk - Breakfast at O Cafe
10131 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 10, 2019 Sat 9:00 am - Noon   TRADITIONAL EVENT

San Francisco - Historic Laguna Honda Hospital & the Forest of Mt. Sutro

View/Print the brochure.
Midtown Terrace Playground Clarendon Ave. & Olympia Way
Near 257 Olympia Wy.
MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 13, 2019 Tue 9:00 am     Sutter Creek - Food & Antiques Best Western Amador Inn 200 South State Highway 49 MapQuest Map to Start
Aug
14 & 15,
2019
Wed & Thu Wed
4:30 to 6:30 pm

Thu
9:00 to 10:00 am
  TRADITIONAL EVENT


Sacramento - Ice Cream Walk
Vic's Ice Cream Parlor 3199 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 15, 2019 Thu 8:00 pm
Full Sturgeon Moon Walk
Elk Grove - Old Town
Starbucks Coffee 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 17, 2019 Sat 8:15 am
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 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 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
 

 
** 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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