Our membership meetings are open to the public and are 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. 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 2021
January 14, 2021: Zoom meeting with John Olson as our guest speaker on hunting Civil War sites, and drawings for silver coins as listed above
February 11, 2021: Zoom meeting with drawings for silver coins as listed above, election of a new Club president, Show and Tell your finds
February 27, 2021: HARC Hunt at Apffel Park in Galveston, TX
March 11, 2021: Zoom meeting with guest speaker Aaron Treadway from NOAA, speaking on weather safety. Election of Club president and drawings for silver coins.
March 13-14, 2021: Kadoha Treasure Fest 2 at Kadoha Indian Village, Murfreesboro, AR
*Rescheduled* March 20, 2021: East Texas Treasure Hunters Association's 9th annual Piney Woods Relic Hunt in Longview, TX
March 20, 2021: Quartzsite Metal Detecting Club's March Hunt & Party at Quartzsite Community Center Parking Lot in Quartzite, AZ
April 8, 2021: Zoom meeting to elect a new Club president, discussion of Garrett Hunt and TAMDC Show, and three-month's worth of drawings for silver coins.
April 16-18, 2021: Charles Garrett Memorial Hunt at the First Monday flea market grounds and TAMDC Treasure Show at the Canton Civic Center in Canton, TX
April 17-18, 2021: The Big Deal Hunt at W. Stanley Conover Beach Pavilion, Philips Ave., Deal, NJ
April 20-25, 2021: BONE 28 by Streeters Treasure Hunting natural hunts (not seeded) in Cheshem, Harrisville, Swanzey, Walpole, NH
May 13, 2021: 7:00 p.m. in-person meeting at Woodlawn Baptist Church, election of a new Club president, Finds of the last 12 Months Contest, attendance drawings, silver coin raffle, Newsletter contest, presentation by Jim Lawhon for making rings. Face masks are optional.
May 15, 2021: TAMDC "Open" Silver Hunt at Williamson County Old Settlers Association in Round Rock starting at 8 AM
May 15-16, 2021: Dirt Digging PA 7th Annual Hunt at Cameron County Fairgrounds, Rt 46, Emporium, PA
May 15-16, 2021: The Big One One Hunt on the beach at the Music Pier, Ocean City, NJ
May 22, 2021: Rick Radke Memorial Metal Detector Hunt at Placer Gold Claim in Radersburg, MT
May 23, 2021: 2021 Michigan MeGaLoHuNt at Fostoria, MI
May 28-30, 2021: Blast From The Past Hunt by SWATH at Richland, WA
June 5-6, 2021: 9th Annual Silver Seekers Open Treasure Hunt at Hayes Farm in New Concord, OH
June 10, 2021: 7:00 p.m. meeting at Woodlawn Baptist Church, Finds of the Month and Newsletter contests, attendance drawings, silver coin raffle, Paul Krugler's "Target ID" game (must have a detector to play), face masks are optional.
June 12, 2021: AMDC Members-only (lightly seeded) Hunt at Williamson County Old Settlers Association (RV Park) in Round Rock starting at 10:00 AM
June 12, 2021: Digging The Bluegrass at Madison County Fairgrounds in Richmond, KY
June 12-13, 2021: Swing into Summer at Lake Storey Park, 1527 Machen Dr., Galesburg, IL
June 18-20, 2021: 49th Annual Treasure Hunt at Camp Scott in Farragut State Park, Athol, ID
June 18-20, 2021: Lost Treasure Weekend in the Catskill Mountains at East Durham, NY
June 19-20, 2021: Red Dirt Treasure Shootout Metal Detecting Festival at Sipokni West, Tishomingo, OK
June 26-27, 2021: Indiana Open Treasure Hunt in Seymour, IN
July 8, 2021: AMDC Membership meeting at 7:00 p.m. at Woodlawn Baptist Church, featuring Finds of the Month and Newsletter contests, attendance drawings, silver coin raffle, a video and demonstration of jewelry polishing by Fred Toewe, face masks are optional.
July 10, 2021: AMDC Members-only hunt (lightly seeded) at 9 a.m. at Camp Ben McCulloch. Then join us for lunch at Salt Lick at 11 a.m.
July 10-17, 2021: New Stanton Pennsylvania Treasure Week at Fox Den Acres Campground in New Stanton, PA
July 25-31, 2021: Southern Indiana Treasure Fest at Starve Hollow State Recreation Area in Vallonia, IN
August 12, 2021: AMDC Membership meeting at 7:00 p.m. at Woodlawn Baptist Church featuring a presentation by Blaine Nelson on "Water hunting".
August 14, 2021: AMDC Members-only (lightly seeded) beach and water hunts at 9 a.m. at Russell Park at Lake Georgetown ($5 day pass or senior pass req'd).
August 14-15, 2021: Black Diamond's 37th Annual Treasure Hunt at Germania Hose Company in Duryea, PA
August 21-22, 2021: 42nd Annual Buckeye Championship Treasure Hunt at Hayes Farm in New Concord, OH
September 4-5, 2021: 3rd Annual Moonshine Open Treasure Hunt at Crab Orchard, KY
September 9, 2021: AMDC Membership meeting will be a cookie sharing social with the 'Dingo' game and all the usual fun activities.
September 11, 2021: AMDC Members-only (lightly seeded) land hunt at 9 a.m. at Lakeway City Park.
September 19, 2021: South Jersey Metal Detecting Open Hunt by South Jersey Metal Detecting Club at Shamong, NJ
September 25-26, 2021: Rye Patch Nugget Shoot by Nevada State Parks Department at Lovelock, NV
October 9, 2021: Central Texas Treasure Club Open Hunt at Allcorn Park in Brownwood, TX
October 9, 2021: Deep South Treasure Hunt by WBTHA-Warrior Basin Treasure Hunters Assn at Cullman, AL
October 14, 2021: AMDC Membership meeting will feature an on-site seeded hunt and stories by Susie Mireles about the 2021 Moonshine Open Treasure Hunt.
October 16, 2021: Lone Star Treasure Hunter's Club Hunt at Lake Halbert Park in Corsicana, TX
October 23-24, 2021: Kadoha Treasure Fest 3 at Kadoha Indian Village, Murfreesboro, AR
October 30, 2021: Halloween Beach Hunt 21 by Xclub East Coast Treasure Hunters at Seaside, NJ
October 30, 2021: 19th Treasure Hunt of the Carolinas by Joyce and Randy Gatchel at Blacksburg, SC
November 11, 2021: AMDC Membership meeting will include 2022 Club officer elections and an impromptu talk by Scott Jacobsmeyer on 'Colchester Treasure Hunting'.
November 13, 2021: AMDC Veterans Day Open Hunt at Williamson County Old Settlers Association (RV Park) in Round Rock starting at 8:00 a.m.
December 9, 2021: AMDC Membership meeting at 6:30 p.m. will be our annual Christmas Party featuring a potluck supper (ham supplied by Jim Lawhon) and a BIG raffle. No FOM contest this month. Members are asked (but not required) to bring a side dish or dessert to share, and one (or more) unwrapped, modest value item to donate for the raffle - detecting related items are nice, but household items are fine too. All immediate family members are invited. Flyer
December 11, 2021: No AMDC Members-only hunt this month, but there are probably lots of coins still in the ground at Old Settlers RV Park.
Calendar year 2022
January 13, 2022: AMDC Membership meeting at 7 p.m.
January 15, 2022: AMDC Members-only (lightly seeded) land hunt at 10 a.m. at Brushy Creek Lake Park.
February 5, 2022: HARC 40th Annual Galveston Open Beach Hunt by Houston Archeology and Recovery Club at R.A. Apffel East Beach Park, Galveston, TX FB page
April 21-24, 2022: Detector Hunt by the Lost Dutchman Mining Assn at Stanton, AZ Web page
May 21-22, 2022: 12th Annual Open Hunt by East Coast Treasure and Discovery Association on the beach at the Music Pier, Ocean City, NJ FB Page
June 17-19, 2022: NTHC 50th Annual Hunt by the Northwest Treasure Hunters Club in Spokane, WA Flyer
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.