Calendar of Events

August 2017
Event Date Location Sponsored By Details Contact
Lenny Phay Memorial Hunt 19 Orting, WA

The PSTHC annual hunt held at Orting Lion's Community Field, Orting, WA.

James R. Ratcliff, Sr.
360-556-3914
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September 2017
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47th Annual Club Hunt And Picnic 09 Berne, NY

Held at Berne Town Park, 1883 Helderberg Trail (Rt. 443), Berne, NY, 12023.  This is our 47thAnnual Club Hunt, sponsored by the Empire State Metal Detector Association. It will be held at the Berne NY Town Park.  Please join us rain or shine. There will be 1,200 coins planted, cash and prize tokens including the grand prize, a Treasure Chest filled with a great set of coins.  In total, we have over $5,500.00 in prizes.  There is a fee for the club hunt but the picnic is free to all members and families.  Please don’t forget to bring a dish to share at the picnic.  For more information visit the club website.

Tim Myers
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2nd Annual Fall Open Hunt 16 Knoxville, TN

Held at Nicholas Ball Park, 9715 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN.

Rodney Harness
865-567-3550
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Silver Frenzy IV Open Hunt 16 Annapolis, MD

Open hunt held at Sandy Point State Park.

Tim Streaker
443-794-9762
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41st Annual Open Hunt 17 Lathrop, MO Terry Theiss
913-645-3827
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Treasure 2017 Open Hunt 17 Annapolis, MD

Open hunt held at Sandy Point State Park.

Gary Pennington
443-794-9762
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19th Annual International Hunt 23 - 24 Java Center, NY

Held at Beaver Meadows Family Campgrounds, 1455 Beaver Meadows Rd, Java Center, NY 14082.  DETECTORS, GOLD COINS, SILVER COINS and other prizes too numerous to mention, Events held both days to benefit Cancer / Hospice Care.  This years event will again promote the hobby of metal detecting and raise funds for Cancer / Hospice Care.

John Howard
(585) 663-7368
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42nd Annual Fall Open Hunt 24 Norwood, OH

Held at 4400 Ashland Ave, 5 theme hunts and a special childrens event.  All proceeds from this event will be used to further the hobby of metal detecting and the preservation of historical items.  We also provide free of charge assistance to law enforcement and the general community in locating lost metal items.

Sandi Hatfield
513-290-5294
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Southeast Treasure Hunters 10th Annual Open Hunt 30 Gadsden, AL

It is a seeded hunt with coins, relics and tokens for prizes. The hunt is open to all metal detector enthusiast.  Prizes will include silver rounds, silver dollars, various coins, silver coins in the field, as well as tokens to redeem for prizes. Lunch will be provided. Family and guest are welcome, but only paid participants may hunt.  Held at Alabama Prospecting Supply, 789 Brentwood Drive, Gadsden, AL 35091.

Joe Box (Hunt Master)
205-451-7693
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October 2017
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44th Annual Deep South Treasure Hunt 07 Cullman, AL

Held at Smith Lake Park, 416 County Road 385, Cullman, AL 35057. Hunts will include, Silver Bonanza, Dollar Bill Hunt, Relic Hunt, Main Hunt, and for between hunts, the Hula Hoop Hunt. There will be raffles between hunts, also. The Hunt flyer, including pricing, and a map can be obtained online at www.wbtha.com. For more information please call David Scales 205-529-8955 (email) Ds5584@aol.com; or Joe Box 205-451-7693 (email) ulozifind@windstream.net; or Lawrence McKelvey 205-283-0099 (email) lmckelvey1329@charter.net or Tom Wiggs (owner Alabama Prospecting Supply) 256-546-3642 (email) twiggs1@comcast.net.

David Scales
205-529-8955
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John Govoni Memorial Hunt 07 Milton, MA

Rain or Shine.  2 Separate Hunts, Hunt one or both.  Held at Houghton's Pond, 840 Hillside Rd, Off Route 128, exit 3.  Prizes include metal detectors, cash, silver and coins, gift certificates and more... Last years prize value was over $3,000.

Sandi Gilardi
781-424-7472
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Super Fall Hunt 07 Wantagh, NY

Held at Jones Beach, Field 6.  For info, Joanie Caldas, 516-457-1297 or twinkles735@aol.com.

Joanie Caldas
516-457-1297
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Gem-O-Rama 2017 14 - 15 Trona, CA

The 76th annual will be held at the Lapidary and Show Building, 13337 Main St, Trona, CA, starting at 7:30 am.  Indoor show features 20+ gem and mineral dealers and 50+ displays.  Three different field trips to collect saline minerals.  Last year, over 3,700 people went on field trips!

Bonnie Fairchild
760-372-5356
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The Big Dig 3 14 Baxter Springs, KS

2 Hunts ($20 each), Give-Aways, Prizes include metal detectors, pinpointers, Silver, Silver and more Silver coins.  Held at Kiwanis Park, 1040 Fairview Ave, Baxter Springs, KS.

Jerry Ashe
620-856-5190
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OctoberFest - Open Event 15 Epsom, NH
Estimated $5000 in Cash and Merchandise. Treasure Chest valued at $1000, prizes and cash estimated at $6500. Raffles include metal detectors, 50/50, and a scratch ticket tree. A picnic lunch will be provided. Go to gsthc.org for additional details and applications.
 
Thomas Bunce
603-370-0771
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43rd Annual Open Hunt 28 Irving, TX

Held at Mountain Creek Preserve at the corner of Nursery & Hunter Ferrell Rd.  Last year we awarded 18 metal detectors, 35 gold coins, 3,759 silver coins seeded. Rain or Shine, one busy day!

Robert Jordan
972-839-6647
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2017 Gathering/Autumn Civil War Show 28 - 29 Gettysburg, PA

The Federation of Metal Detector and Archaeological Clubs announces our 2017 Gathering that will take place again in historic Gettysburg, PA. Location of one of the most well known Civil War battles. Join us on Oct 28 and 29 in conjunction with the autumn Civil War Show. We will have a table set up at the show and the Saturday and Sunday hunts will take place on the grounds outside of the show hall at the AllStar events center.  Tour the Gettysburg Battlefield. See Little Round Top, Devils Den, and Picketts Charge. In the evening take one of the many ghosttours if you dare.Saturdays hunt is open but Sundays is for members only. For a flyer go to FMDAC.org or contact Treasurer John Howard at 585-663-7368  jwhoward@rochester.rr.com   or  VP Ed Burke at  570-310-1530 potogold47@gmail.com

 

John Howard
585-663-7368
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November 2017
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2017 Veterans Day Open Hunt 11 Round Rock, TX

The Austin Metal Detecting Club will host a Veterans Day Open Hunt at Old Settler’s RV Park (3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd) in Round Rock, Texas.  The event will include three hunts, including two silver hunts.  Tokens will be planted for silver dollars and other prizes.  In addition, the Texas Association of Metal Detecting Clubs (TAMDC) is sponsoring a hunt that same afternoon on site.  For hunt flyer and more information, see Austin Metal Detecting Club website.

Jim Lawhon
(512) 632-3139
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February 2018
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Quartzsite Gold Show 09 - 11 Quartzsite, AZ

Held at the QIA building, 235 N Ironwood.  $5 admission for all three days, Fri/Sat 9am-4pm, Sun 9am-3pm.  Vendors, demonstrations, prospecting equip, nuggets, jewelry, coins and more.  Speakers, Q&A for metal detectorists and prospectors.

Richard Trusty
651-587-6136
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