Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

Dec 1st – January 21st: Downtown Plaza Ice Rink/701 K St., www.downtownsac.org/events/ice-rink.

Dec 1st: Sierra Foothills Fun Run – El Dorado Trail in Placerville.  Contact jeffutberg@hotmail.com or 916-548-7228.

Dec 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th: Sierra Foothills Cycling Club Intro Rides.  Meet at Flower Farm Coffee House in Loomis 9:00a.m.  Contact charm.sfcc@sbbmail.com or 530-210-7147.

Dec 2nd: Sacramento International Marathon, www.runcim.org.

Dec 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th: Cool Fitness Running Club weekly run at the Olmsted Loop, 8:45a.m., www.meetup.com/Cool-Fitness-Trail-Runners.

Dec 5th: American Canyon/Western States Trail to Main Bar/Back Hike (seniors).  Contact Sheila at 886-0673 or www.sierraclub.org.

Dec 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th: Animal Medical Center Large Animal Low Cost Horse Dental Days (through January 31st, 2013), 530-823-0162.

Dec 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th: Bella Fiore Ladies Cycling on American River Bike Trail, Beal’s Point at 8:00a.m.  Contact Niki at nikiart5@yahoo.com, www.bicycleemporium.com.

Dec 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th: Sierra Foothills Cycling Club Fast Friday Rides.  Meet at Flower Farm Coffee House in Loomis.  Contact dbal@pacbell.net or 916-947.0541.

Dec 8th: Quarry Trail Hike, www.sierraclub.org.  Contact Mike at greatstuff959@hotmail.com or 916-966-0531.

Dec 8th: Wilderness Survival: Winter Skills, at Donner Summit Sno-Park, www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Dec 8th: All About Equine Open Barn & Holiday Boutique at Enchanted April Inn in Pilot Hill, www.allaboutequine.org.

Dec 8th: WS100 Mile Run Lottery at the Placer High School Auditorium, www.ws100.com.

Dec 8th: WSTF Christmas Party, 5:00p.m. – 10:00p.m., www.teviscup.org.

Dec 8th, 9th: Old Fashioned Christmas in Coloma, 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m., www.coloma.com.

Dec 8th: Clementine Hike.  Details TBD, www.canyonkeepers.org.

Dec 8th: Art Demonstrations at Art on the Divide Coop Gallery in Georgetown, 11:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.

Dec 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th: Stagecoach rides on historic Main Street in Placerville, 12:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. (weather permitting)

Dec 9th: WS100 Mile Run Volunteer signups open, www.ws100.com/volunteer.htm.

Dec 9th: Intro to Snowshoeing for Seniors (55+), at Tahoe Donner Snowshoe/Cross Country Ski Center, www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Dec 9th: Cronan Ranch Hike, www.sierraclub.org.  Meet at trailhead at 9:00a.m.  Contact John at jadedreprobate@gmail.com or 530-644-7295.

Dec 15th: Divide Horsemen’s Association and El Dorado Equestrian Trails Foundation combined Holiday Party at the American River Pizza & Grill, www.edetf.net or www.divideha.org.

Dec 16th: Intro to Cross Country Skiing in the Sierra, at Tahoe Donner Snowshoe/Cross Country Ski Center, www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Dec 16th: Intro to Hiking Class, at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park, www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Dec 18th: Fish Hatchery to Folsom Lake Bike Ride, www.sierraclub.org.  Contact Mike at greatstuff959@hotmail.com or 916-966-0531.

Dec 19th: Olmstead Loop Hike, 10:00a.m.  Contact Sheila at 530-886-0673 or www.sierraclub.org.

Dec 28th, 29th: Guided Moonlight Snowshoe Tours, Squaw Valley.  Contact 800-403-0206.

Dec 28th: Moonlight Snowshoe Tours at Northstar, www.northstarattahoe.com.

Dec 31st: New Years in the Sierra:  Fireworks Night Hike at Donner Summit Sno-Park, www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

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