Nov 6 – Jan 15: 26th Annual Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink at 701 K. St., Sacramento.
Dec 1 – 10: Way Too Cool 50k Run Lottery for the 2018 Race on March 4th. The Lottery Drawing will take place on Dec 12th, ultrasignup.com and wtc50k.com.
Dec 2: Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run Lottery Drawing for the 2018 Race on June 23rd – 24th, wser.org.
Dec 2: Public Open House for Auburn State Recreation District General Plan/Resource Management Plan Alternative, at Gold Country Fairgrounds Sierra Building in Auburn, 5 – 8 p.m., parks.ca.gov/planASRA.
Dec 6: Geology of the Tahoe Basin at the Northwest Reno Library, 5 – 6:30 p.m., tahoerimtrail.org. Dave Schnake – speaker.
Dec 9: Foresthill Uphill Challenge 1k Run, ultrasignup.com.
Dec 9: Elegant Ears Christmas Ride, Lunch & Meeting at the Olmstead Loop, 10 a.m., motherlodetrails.org.
Dec 10: Women’s Introduction to Mountain Biking – Level 1 at Folsom Lake State Recreation Area, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Dec 10: Meteor Shower Sierra Hike – at Auburn State Recreation Area: Foresthill Road Trailhead, 4 – 9 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Dec 10, 17: Deer Creek Tribute Trail Hike at 9 a.m. – Every Sunday Hike in Nevada City, meetup.com/Foothill-Fun-Adventures.
Dec 12: Snowshoe Hike at Bassi Falls, meetup.com/Sacramento-Sierra-Club.
Dec 13: Wilderness Hike: Fleming Meadow Trail – a Winter Wonderland at 8:45 a.m., meetup.com/Citrus-Heights-Golden-Soles.
Dec 13: Riverview 5 – 6-mile Trail Run, meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners.
Dec 14: Sacramento Valley Equestrian Patrol monthly meeting, sacvalleyequestrianpatrol.com. Members support local Rangers for Parkways and Trails by providing an equestrian presence in areas otherwise difficult to reach or cover.
Dec 14: Learn to Climb Class at the Sacramento REI, 6 – 8:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Dec 14, 21, 28: Cardiac Bypass Hike & Tailgate for experienced Advanced/Intermediate in Auburn, meetup.com/sachikinggroup/events.
Dec 15: Horse drawn Carriage Rides in El Dorado Hills 6 – 9 p.m., (916)933-3013 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Proceeds benefit Hands of Hope and 3 Strands.
Dec 15, 29: Mountain Bikes at Hidden Falls, 9 a.m. Rain cancels. A 10 – 15-mile ride over 2 – 3 hours, meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling.
Dec 16: Ridge Ascent or Ridge Trek Interpretive Hikes on the Sutter Buttes, middlemountainhikes.org.
Dec 16: 54th Annual El Dorado Hills Fire Department Santa Run Finale.
Dec 19: (Horseback) Ride the American River Parkway, meetup.com/The-Sacramento-Hauling-Hoofs-Trail-Riders-Club.
Dec 20: Acorn Creek Trail Work Day, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Contact Taylor Faye at email@example.com or (530)621-1224 for more information.
Dec 23: Introduction to Outdoor Photo – Level 1: Composition & Technique at Auburn State Recreation Area’s Olmstead Loop, rei.com/outdoorschool.
Dec 24: Placerville Path (5k, 10k, 13.1mile) Run(s) Jingle & Mingle, tctruns.com.
Dec 27 – 29: Little Rustlers Horse Camp “Success in the Saddle and in Life”, 8:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., healingpastures.chorseranchauburn.org.
Dec 30: Backcountry Navigation with a Map & Compass – Level 1 at Sacramento Conservancy’s Deer Creek Hills Nature Preserve, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Dec 31: Snowshoe Thompson 2017 2k – 10k Runs/Snowshoe Races in Soda Springs, auburnskiclub.com.
Jan 1: Auburn Resolution 5k, 10k, 10 mile Runs, localraces.com.
Jan 11: Back Country Horsemen of Ca Motherlode Unit Day Ride to Hidden Falls Regional Park, bchcmlu.org.
Jan 11 – 15: 16th Annual Wild – Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City, wildandscenicfilmfestival.org.
Jan 27 – 29: Back Country Horsemen of Ca Motherlode Unit Camping Trip to Camp Far West, bchcmlu.org.
Feb 3: Hidden Falls Trail Run, ultrasignup.com.
Feb 4: Racing Gnome 5k & 10k Snowshoe Race(s) at Soda Springs, ultrasignup.com.Feb 10: Western States 100 Mile Run – 20 mile Training Run in Auburn, ultrasignup.com.