Our Members meetings are open to the public and are usually held on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at Woodlawn Baptist Church, 4600 Manchaca (or Menchaca historically) Road, Austin, TX 78745. Visitors and newcomers are always welcome! Y'all come join us.
Most meetings feature:
- a review of the past month's 'Lost and Found' and other activities
- announcement of upcoming events
- a guest presenter on a topic of interest to the detectorist
- the opportunity to show off your finds and to see those of others
- a drawing for visitors to receive a silver coin
- a drawing for Members to receive a silver coin
- a 'Find of the Month' contest with coin prizes in each of ten categories
- a raffle for silver coins and other items of value
- lots of upbeat camaraderie of fellow enthusiasts
Calendar year 2023
January 12, 2023: AMDC Members meeting will feature a guest from the NOAA speaking on "South Central Texas Weather Hazards". Details on this month's special Members-only hunt will only be available at the meeting. Don't forget your FOMs from November and December.
January 28, 2023: AMDC Members-only hunt at 10 AM. Details were announced and sign-up occurred at the January Members meeting.
February 9, 2023: AMDC Members meeting will feature two seeded night hunts starting at 7 p.m. outside on the church property, followed by our regular events inside. Bring your detecting gear and best flashlight, but leave your digging tools at home and don't be late.
February 25, 2023: HARC 41st Annual Galveston Open Beach Hunt by Houston Archeology and Recovery Club at R.A. Apffel East Beach Park, Galveston, TX
February 25, 2023: 10th Annual Bunny Hunt by Beaver Dam Conservationists at Beaver Dam, WI
March 9, 2023: AMDC Members meeting will feature Scott Hegel demonstrating various pin pointers. Announcements will be made about the natural hunts being held in March and April, plus the next set of cache clues will be available.
March 9-12, 2023: Digstock 2023 by Pete Sorrell, Matt Jones, Dave Lofgren, and Thomas Barnes at TBA in Eastern NC
March 11, 2023: AMDC Members-only natural hunt at 9 AM at the same Buda site as the January 28th hunt. Details will be provided and sign-up will occur at the March 9th Members meeting.
March 11, 2023: 35th Annual Benefit Hunt by Treasure Coast Archaeological Society at Wabasso-Sebastian, FL
March 17-18, 2023: Gypsy Jewels Treasure Hunt by Gypsy Jewels at Lions Camp, Kerrville, TX
March 18, 2023: 11th Annual Piney Woods Relic Hunt by East Texas Treasure Hunters Association at Longview, TX
March 23-26, 2023: Metal Detector Training & Hunt by Lost Dutchmans Mining Association at Oconee, SC
March 25, 2023: Relic Hunt at Liberty Hall by Liberty Hall Plantation at Culpeper Co., VA
March 25, 2023: Ghost Town Hunt by Robert Lee Rigton at Necessity, TX
April 1, 2023: Book Sale at Keith Willis' home in Gilmer, TX
April 1, 2023: Diggin Bonham 2023 by Bonham Visitor Center at Bonham, TX
April 8, 2023: AMDC Members-only natural hunt at a secret location at 9:00 AM in Austin, TX. Come to the March Members meeting to get the details. The address won't be published.
April 14-16, 2023: Garrett Memorial Hunt: Diggin' Texas 2023 at Canton, TX
April 19-23, 2023: Bone 30 by Streeters Treasure Hunting at Keene, VT
April 20, 2023: The April AMDC Members meeting will feature Larry Vickers talking about new detectors. The meeting is being held on this date to allow Members to also attend the Garrett hunt in Canton.
April 20-23, 2023: Metal Detector Training & Hunt by the Lost Dutchman Mining Assn at Congress, AZ
April 22, 2023: Ocala Metal Detecting Club Annual Hunt by OMDC at Dunnellon, FL
April 29, 2023: 2nd Annual Mike Race Memorial Open Hunt by Lancaster Research & Recovery Club at Lancaster, PA
April 29-30, 2023: 40th Club Anniversary Mega Hunt by East Coast Research and Discovery Association at Deal, NJ
April 30, 2023: LRRC 2023 by Lancaster Research & Recovery Club at Lancaster, PA
May 5-6, 2023: Nugget Noggin Treasure Hunt by Nugget Noggin at Rock Hill, SC
May 11, 2023: AMDC Members meeting will feature Paul Krugler speaking on 'The benefits of using coin collector folders' and Fred Toewe leading a pin pointer challenge game. Bring your favorite pin pointer to play, or use one of ours. Prizes will be awarded.
May 13, 2023: CANCELLED BY WEATHER - AMDC Members-only lightly seeded hunt at Lakeway City Park at 10 AM. Bring a chair to sit as the picnic tables are reserved. Lunch afterwards at Don Mario Mexican Restaurant, 1113 Ranch Rd. 620 N, in Lakeway,
May 14, 2023: Spring Open Seeded Hunt by Lehigh Valley Treasure Hunters Club at Allentown PA
May 20-21, 2023: 9th Annual Hunt Dirt Digging PA by Lehigh Valley Treasure Hunters Club at Emporium, PA
May 27-28, 2023: 50th Indian Territory Treasure Hunt by ITTH Club, Inc. at Sapulpa, OK
May 27-28, 2023: Southern Winona Beach Hunt by Rainbows End Metal Detecting Assn at Winona, Ontario, Canada
June 3, 2023: 3rd Annual ESMDS Seeded Hunt by Eastern Shores Metal Detecting Society at Pitsville, MD
June 3-4, 2023: 11th Annual Silver Seekers Open Hunt by Don Hayes and Ed Burke at New Concord, OH
June 7-8, 2023: Texas Lions Camp kid's hunt days. Please bring all the foreign coins you can spare. Starts 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Kerrville, TX
June 8, 2023: AMDC Members meeting will feature Paul Krugler's 'Target Id Game' which has been enhanced with multiple levels of difficulty, making it fun, instructive and profitable to play for both beginners and experts. Bring your detector and headphones please. Prizes will be awarded.
June 10, 2023: AMDC Members-only lightly seeded hunt at Lakeway City Park at 10 AM. Lunch afterwards at Don Mario Mexican Restaurant, 1113 Ranch Rd. 620 N, in Lakeway, TX
June 10, 2023: Rick Radke Detector Hunt by Headwaters Chapter of the GPAA at Raidersburg, MT
June 16-18, 2023: 51st Annual Treasure Hunt Northwest by Northwest Treasure Hunters Club at Spokane, WA
June 16-18, 2023: Lost Treasure Weekend 2023 by The Blackthorne Resort at East Durham, NY
June 24, 2023: First Ever Texana Museum Hunt by The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture at Edna, TX
June 24-25, 2023: Indiana Open Treasure Hunt by Wrays Treasure Shop at Seymour, IN
July 7-9, 2023: Rush To The Rockies 2023 by Eureka! Treasure Hunters Club at Conifer, CO
July 8-15, 2023: Treasure Week 2023 by various sponsors at New Stanton, PA
July 13, 2023: AMDC Members meeting will feature Mitch London presenting one of two possible programs. Attendees will vote to determine.
August 5-6, 2023: Hoosier Classic Treasure and Treva Martin Memorial Hunts by Dustin, Mary, and Lucy Wray, and by Dan Valencia at Seymour, IN
August 10, 2023: AMDC Members meeting program will be a Social Gathering with the Dingo game. Members are asked to bring some cookies or similar goodie to share. Water, unsweet tea, and soda will be provided.
August 12-13, 2023: Black Diamond's 39th Annual Treasure Hunt by Germania Hose Company near Scranton, PA
August 19-20, 2023: 44th Annual Buckeye Championship Treasure Hunt by Don & Bill Hayes at New Concord, OH
August 26, 2023: 4th Annual Greene Co Open Vukmanic Treasure Hunt at Jefferson, PA
September 2-3, 2023: 5th Annual Moonshine Treasure Hunt by Terry and Brenda Causey at Crab Orchard, KY
September 14, 2023: AMDC Members meeting featuring Sandip Chakraborti discussing his treasure hunting and cultural experiences in Wirikuta and around Quemado mountain in Mexico. Plus - clues to the newly buried cache will be available. Plus, plus - important details about Saturday's Fun Hunt at Burr Field will be announced.
September 16, 2023: AMDC Fun Hunt at Burr Field at 9 am. Please arrive 8:45-9:00, if no lightning.
September 16, 2023: 2023 Midwest Silver Shootout by Detecting Gear, LLC at Lebanon, IN
September 17, 2023: Mo-Kan 2023 by Mo-Kan Search & Recovery at Lathrop, MO
September 23-24, 2023: 20th Annual Fall Treasure Hunt by Tri-State Metal Detecting Club at Mt. Vernon, IL
October 1, 2023: 3 Clubs Open Beach Hunt by State Island History Hunters at Staten Island, NY
October 7, 2023: 50th Deep South Treasure Hunt by WBTHA-Warrior Basin Treasure Hunters Assn at Cullman, AL
October 7, 2023: Annual Open Hunt by Massachusetss Treasure Hunting Assn at Milton, MA
October 12, 2023: AMDC Members meeting featuring Scott Jacobsmeyer & Scott Wilkins discussing their hunts in Colchester, England. Don't miss this one!
October 13-14, 2023: Joe DeMarco Memoriel Hunt by DeMarco Detector Sales at Millville, NJ
October 13-15, 2023: Treasure Fest 6 at Murfreesboro, AR
October 14, 2023: CTTC Annual Open Hunt by Central Texas Treasure Club at Brownwood, TX
October 21, 2023: 48th Annual Lone Star Treasure Hunt by Lone Star Metal Detecting Club at Garland, TX
October 21, 2023: Wallisch Homestead Fundraiser Hunt by East Coast Research and Discovery Assn at West Milford, NJ
October 21, 2023: 18th Annual Leon Johnson & Paul Kennedy Memorial Open Relic Hunt by TriSate Coin & Relic Hunters Club at Boonville, MI
October 28, 2023: Fall Open Hunt by Lehigh Valley Treasure Hunters Club at Boonville, MS
November 4, 2023: 21st Treasure Hunt of the Carolinas by Randy & Joyce Gatchel at Blacksburg, SC
November 4, 2023: Tri-Valley Treasure Hunt by Tri-Valley Metal Detecting at Fredonia, KS
November 9, 2023:
November 11, 2023: AMDC Veterans Day Open Hunt at Williamson County Old Settlers Association (RV Park) in Round Rock,TX. TAMDC will conduct a satelite Dollar hunt and raffles.
December 14, 2023: AMDC Annual Christmas Party starts at 6:30 PM. Bring a dish and gift to share and a song in your heart. Christmas Party Flyer
Calendar year 2024
February 24, 2024: HARC 42nd Annual Galveston Open Beach Hunt by Houston Archeology and Recovery Club at R.A. Apffel East Beach Park, Galveston, TX FB page
March 22-24, 2024: First-ever Greatest little Treasure Show in Texas by Larry Vickers at Llano, TX Coming soon
Board meetings: Board meetings are open to all Club Members. If you are interested in attending a Board meeting, please contact an Officer, Board Member, or the Webmaster for details. These are held via Zoom on the first Thursday of each month at 6:15 p.m.