Dec 1 – 7: Register for the 2015 Way Too Cool 50k Run lottery. The Run is March 7th. The lottery drawing is December 9th, wtc50k.com.
Dec 2: Divide Chamber Business Mixer & Holiday Party at Hart2Hart Vineyards in Pilot Hill, 5:30p.m. – 7:00p.m., dividechamber.com.
Dec 5, 12, 19, 26: Mountain Bike Fridays at Hidden Falls Regional Park, 8:30a.m., meetup.com/HammerinWheelsmtbClub/events. Must RSVP.
Dec 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21: The True Meaning of Christmas or Presents & Promotions, 7:30p.m., oldcolomatheatre.org.
Dec 6: 2015 Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run lottery drawing (for the June 27th, 28th Run), 8:30a.m., wser.org.
Dec 6: 4th Annual “Be the Change” Winter Music Festival at the Blue Goose Event Center in Loomis, 6:30p.m., benefits Gold Country Wildlife Rescue.
Dec 6: El Dorado Equestrian Trails Foundation (and Divide Horsemen’s Association) Holiday Party. Details TBD, edetf.weebly.com and divideha.org.
Dec 6, 13: Power Hike (Pike) – El Dorado Trail in Placerville, 9:00a.m., meetup.com/Sacramento-SierraClub/events.
Dec 6, 7: The North Face Endurance Challenge at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, thenorthface.com.
Dec 7: An afternoon with Luis Carlos Montalvan & his service dog “Tuesday” at the Rocklin Event Center. Proceeds benefit the RRuff Healing Heroes, providing scholarships to disabled veterans for service dog training, rruffdogpark.org.
Dec 7: Wildlife & Birding Kayak Expedition at Cosumnes River Preserve, 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Dec 7: California International Marathon in Sacramento, runcim.org.
Dec 7, 14, 21, 28: Let’s Meet Up for a Ladies Road Ride, 8:00a.m. – 11:00a.m., Flower Farm Inn & Café in Loomis, meetup.com/Bella-Fiore-Ladies-Cycling-Club/events.
Dec 10: Bridge View – Stagecoach – Mossy Rock Loop Hike. For more information, contact Sheila at 886-0673 or canyonkeepers.org.
Dec 12: Alpine Meadows Opening Day 2014-2015 Season, squawalpine.com.
Dec 13: Meteor Shower Hike at Foresthill Road Trailhead, 4:00p.m. – 7:30p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Dec 13: Tevis Holiday Party at Auburn Elk’s Club, 5:00p.m., teviscup.org.
Dec 13: Day One of Fleet Feet Ultra Training Program (Roseville & Fair Oaks). Train for Way Too Cool 50k & American River 50 mile run, ultrasignup.com.
Dec 15: Pilot Hill Grange meeting at the Pilot Hill Grange in Cool, 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.
Dec 17: Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association Christmas Party at Loomis Round Table Pizza, 6:30p.m., garlic.com/~lbha.
Dec 20: Intro to Cross Country Skiing in the Sierra Tahoe Donner Snowshoe/Cross Country Ski Center, 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Dec 20: Family Snowshoeing Class at the Sierra Tahoe Donner Snowshoe/Cross Country Ski Center, 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Dec 20: Santa 5k and 1 mile Run in Sacramento, benefits Wellspring Women’s Center, sacramentosantarun.com.
Dec 22: Move it Monday Cycling Ride-Intermediate-Flower Farm/Shirland Tract/Powerhouse at 9:00a.m., meetup.com/PedalClub/events.
Dec 25: Christmas Day!
Dec 26: Squaw Valley Opening Day 2014-2015 Season, squawalpine.com.
Dec 28: Winter Landscape Photography at Echo Summit Snow-Park, 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.