Sep 8 – 11: Gold Country Fair at the Auburn Fairgrounds.
Sep 9 – 11: Boating Gear Swap at Henningson Lotus Park in Lotus, friendsoftheriver.org.
Sep 9 – 11: BONC Grousefest (mtn bike trail building event) in Nevada County, motherlodetrails.org.
Sep 10: History of Carson Pass at the Information Station, 10 a.m., at Hwy 88/Kirkwood, meetup.com/Amador.
Sep 10: Marshall Women’s Health Expo & 5k run/walk, visiteldorado.com.
Sep 10, 11: USRRA Cowboy Classic Ranch Rodeo at Squaw Valley Rodeo Grounds, seecalifornia.com.
Sep 10, 17, 24, 31: Therapeutic yoga at Auburn’s Canyon View Community Center, 8 – 9:30 a.m., auburnrec.com.
Sep 11: 5k run/walk Run to Remember at Sacramento’s Capital Mall, sac911run.com. A Change of Pace and The Heroes Connection partner to collect and distribute personal care items for soldiers abroad.
Sep 11: Ride the Parkway. Fun bike ride to benefit the American River Bike Trail, sacramento365.com. Includes music and vendors.
Sep 11: Robinson Flat trail races, motherlodetrails.org.
Sep 14: Backpacking the Grand Canyon, 7 – 8:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Sep 14: Olmstead Loop Day Ride with Backcountry horsemen Motherlode Unit, bchmlu.org.
Sep 14, 21, 28: Riverview Trail Run, 11 a.m. Starts at “Green Gate” along the Western States Trail, meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners/events.
Sep 15, 22, 29: Casual paced Thursday road bike Rides, 8 a.m. Contact Ron at (530)878-0184, sfcyclists.com.
Sep 16 – 19: 10th Annual American River Music Festival, Coloma, theamericanriver.com.
Sep 16, 24: Bat Spectacular: Evening Kayak tour at Cosumnes River Preserve, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Sep 17: Great Sierra River Cleanup at multiple locations, 9 a.m. – noon. Contact email@example.com or (530)621-1224.
Sep 17: Learn to Kayak Class at Upper Lake Clementine, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Sep 17: Sierra Hiking – Level 2: Mount Judah, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Sep 17: Lover’s Leap of Faith Runs at Strawberry, tctruns.com.
Sep 17: Cool evening Training Hill loop hike with pizza & karaoke at 6 p.m., meetup.com/hikersandcompany.
Sep 17: Tahoe Sierra Century road bike ride, tahoesierracentury.com.
Sep 17 – 18: Gold Rush Live – Marshall Gold Discovery State Park, Coloma.
Sep 18: Rock Climbing classes, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Auburn SRA: Quarry Trail, rei.com/outdoorschool.
Sep 18: Emerald Bay Trail Run, 7.5 mi/12k course, tahoetrailrunning.com.
Sep 20: The Way to Santiago de Compostela – Which Way for You, 7 – 8:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Sep 21: Divide Horsemen Association’s general monthly potluck/meeting, and informal trail ride at Olmstead, divideha.org.
Sep 22 – 25: 30th Annual Draft Horse Classic Harvest Fair at Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, nevadacountyfair.com.
Sep 23: Auburn Cycling – Mountain Bike Fridays at Hidden Falls Regional Park, meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling/events.
Sep 23 – 25: Backcountry Horsemen Motherlode Unit’s Mountain Meadow Ride in El Dorado National Forest, bchmlu.org.
Sep 24: Backcountry Navigation with a GPS – Level 1, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Sep 24: Singletrack Mind & Tahoe Mountain Guides Core Fundamentals 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., tahoemountainguides.com.
Sep 24: Ultra Race of Champions 100k, 50k, 25k Trail Runs, Auburn, ultraroc.com and ultrasignup.com. Registration is currently open.
Sep 24, 25: Wilderness First Aid – WMI Course. Contact (775)298-4485 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sep 25: Tack swap in Loomis, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., lbha.us.
Sep 25: Fleet Feet Trail Running Run – Cronan Ranch, all day, motherlodetrails.org.
Sep 25: Great Auburn Obstacle Race/5k Fun Run, auburnrec.com.
Oct 1: Tahoe Flume Trail Fall Classic ½ marathon, ultrasignup.com.
Oct 1: Sacramento Century. Ride for a Reason – Conquer Childhood Cancers, sacramentocentury.com. 20, 40, 65 & 100 mile road bike rides.
Oct 1: Red Rock Rumble 30/50 mile Endurance Rides, aerc.org.
Oct 1: Folsom Lake Ultra Trail, Granite Bay. 110k solo and 3-person relay team runs, singletrackrunning.com.
Oct 1: GDETF Dru Barner Equestrian Poker Ride, gdetf.org.
Oct 2: Heart of Cool 5k, 10k & ½ marathon Trail Runs, heartofcooltrailrun.com. This is a fundraiser for Northside School. Volunteers needed.
Oct 4: Canyon Keepers monthly meeting at the Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, (refreshments 5:45p.m.; meeting 6:15p.m.), canyonkeepers.org. Charles Griswold (Associate Curator of the Department of Entomology at the California Academy of Sciences) on “The Secret Life of Spiders”.
Oct 8: Coolest Ride & Tie and Equathon. 6, 12 and 22 mile distances. Contact Susan at (916)316-2096 or email@example.com, rideandtie.org.
Oct 9: Placer Farm & Barn Tour, placergrown.org.
Oct 15: Overlook Endurance Runs 50k & 30k Trail Runs, trasonrunning.com.
Oct 15 – 16: Gold Country Gathering Alpaca show at Nevada County Fairgrounds, nevadacountyfair.com.
Oct 22: Marshall Gold Discovery Run, tctruns.com.
Nov 18 – 20: Mountain Mandarin Festival, visitauburnca.com.
Dec 4: California International Marathon in Sacramento, runcim.org.