May 9: Gold Country Trails Council (Cronan Ranch) Horseback Day Ride, motherlodetrails.org.
May 10: Monthly meeting in Rio Linda, sacvalleyequestrianpatrol.com.
May 10, 17, 24, 31: Cardiac Bypass Hike & Tailgate (Advanced, Experienced, Intermediate), 6:30 p.m., meetup.com/sachikinggroup/events.
May 11 – 13: Jose Manuel Correia Lopes Working Equitation Clinic in Cool, (916)295-7116 or SandySmythTraining.com.
May 12: Susan G. Komen Sacramento Valley More Than Pink Walk at Cal Expo, sacramento365.com.
May 12: Trail Runs at Sly Park, tctruns.com.
May 12: Tour de Lincoln road bike rides. Four courses: 10-mile, 20-mile, 40-mile, 63-mile, granfondo.com/events.
May 12: Magnolia Ranch Beginner Hike, 8 – 10 a.m., email@example.com or (530)621-1224.
May 12, 13: Wilderness First Aid with NOLS & REI in Berkeley, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
May 12, 13: Folsom Lake International Triathlon, Granite Bay, motherlodetrails.org.
May 13: Celebrate your Mother!
May 13: PEC Dressage Schooling Show Series at Wilton, sachorse.com.
May 14, 21, 28: Auburn Hills Hike: intermediate, at Railhead Park in Auburn at 6 p.m., meetup.com/hikersandcompany.com/events.
May 15: Ride the American River Parkway, 9 a.m., meetup.com/The-Sacramento-Haulin-Hoofs-Trail-Riders-Club/events.
May 16: Divide Horsemen’s Association monthly meeting at GRD Community Center in Greenwood, (potluck 6:30 p.m., meeting 7 p.m.), divideha.org. Susan Wirgler/horse trainer is the speaker.
May 16: Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association monthly meeting at Loomis Round Table Pizza (eat at 6 p.m.; meet 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.), lbha.us.
May 16, 23, 30: Riverview Trail 5 – 6-mile Run at 7 a.m. in Auburn, meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners/events.
May 17: Fleming Meadows Day Ride in Pollock Pines with Back Country Horsemen Mother Lode Unit, bchcmlu.org.
May 17 – 20: Brandi Lyons No Limits Horsemanship Clinic at Rancho Murieta, murietaequestrianevents.com/events, firstname.lastname@example.org or (632)261-6352.
May 18, Jun 1: Mountain Bike Ride at Hidden Falls, 9 a.m., pending trail conditions, meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling.
May 18, 19: 61st Penn Valley Rodeo in Grass Valley, pvrodeo.com or (530)432-3333.
May 18 – 20: Tevis Family Fun – Ride, Foresthill, motherlodetrails.org or teviscup.org.
May 19: Redneck Spring 10-mile – 15-mile – 25-mile Ride & Tie along the Emigrant Trail. Contact Jana at (530)474-4753 or email@example.com.
May 19: Women Veterans Alliance Red, White & Blue Fun Run in Orangevale, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (916)253-7357.
May 19: Gold Country Challenge road bike rides: 18-mile to 100-miles, in Nevada City, granfondo.com/events.
May 19: Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association Tack Swap at Loomis Basin Arena, lbha.us.
May 19: Coloma River Run 5k, 10k and 10-mile Runs, ultrasignup.com.
May 19, 20: Folsom Lake Mounted Trail Patrol Trail Trials in Granite Bay, motherlodetrails.org.
May 20: Ride the Parkway. Support the American River Parkway: 3 courses, 5-mile to 26+ mile bike rides, 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. Contact Jennifer at email@example.com or (916)486-2773.
May 20: Nevada City Dirt Classic Mountain Bike Race Series, motherlodetrails.org.
May 20: Bat Spectacular: Evening Kayak Tour at Cosumnes River Preserve, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
May 20: Apple Blossom Bike Tour in Placerville: ½ metric century & metric century, granfondo.com/events.
May 23: Gold Country Trails Council Workday at Skillman Horse Camp in Nevada City, motherlodetrails.org or goldcountrytrailscouncil.org.
May 23: Acorn Creek Trail Work Day, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., near Salmon Falls. Contact Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org or (530)621-1224.
May 24 – 28: Sacramento County Fair at Cal Expo.
May 26: Cronan Moonlight 3 – 5-mile Hike, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Contact email@example.com or (530)621-1224.
May 26, 27: Dru Barner Annual Equestrian Fun(d) Ride at Dru Barner campground in Georgetown, gdetf.com/fun-ride.
May 26 – 28: Western States Trail Training Runs, Robinson’s Flat to Auburn, wser.org.
May 28: 8th Annual Wounded Veteran Run in Folsom: 3k, 5k, 10k and kid’s fun run. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jun 3: Learn to Kayak class for seniors at Folsom Lake SRA, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Jun 3: Annual Equestrian Poker Ride Fundraiser at Skillman Campground in Nevada City, goldcountrytrailscouncil.org.
Jun 5: Monthly meeting at Canyon View Community Center on Maidu Drive in Auburn, (refreshments 5:45 p.m., meeting 6:15 p.m.), canyonkeepers.org.
Jun 5: Author/speaker of “Five Star Trails Around Lake Tahoe” at Roseville, rei.com/outdoorschool.
Jun 7: Sophie Carrillo-Mandel will talk about life on a trail crew at various National Parks, for months at a time over a 7-year period in Sacramento, 7 – 8:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Jun 8 – 10: Western States Horse Expo, Sacramento, horseexpo.com.
Jun 9: Olmstead Loop Hike, 8:30 a.m. Contact Charlene or Terry at (530)346-7032 or canyonkeepers.org.
Jun 9: REI Roseville members only Garage Sale, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Jun 10: Tahoe Rim Trail 26 – 32-mile training runs, ultrasignup.org.
Jun 15 – 17: Wild West Pioneer Endurance Rides at Skillman Campground in Nevada City. Contact Elicia at (707)498-7306 or email@example.com.
Jun 14 – 17: El Dorado Co Fair, Placerville.
Jun 23 – 24: Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run, wser.org.
Jun 30: 48th Annual Ride and Tie World Championships at Dru Barner Equestrian Campground, rideandtie.org.
Jul 1: Run with the Ponies 32-mile, 20-mile and 13-mile and 7-mile Runs at Dru Barner Campground in Georgetown, coolmoontrailraces.com. Hikers welcome.
Jul 7: Gold Country Endurance Ride at Dru Barner Campground in Georgetown, gcer.org.
Jul 13 – 29: California State Fair at Cal Expo.
Jul 29: Pioneer Spirit 50 mile Run in Cool, singletrackrunning.com.
Aug 11, 12: Cool Moon Trail Runs in Cool, 5k – 100-mile, coolmoontrailraces.com.
Sep 20 – 23: Draft Horse Classic at Nevada County Fairgrounds, nevadacountyfairgrounds.com.