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 Web page
March 25, 2023: Relic Hunt at Liberty Hall by Liberty Hall Plantation at Culpeper Co., VA Web page
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 Flyer
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 Garrett Website TAMDC Flyer
April 19-23, 2023: Bone 30 by Streeters Treasure Hunting at Keene, VT Web page
April 20, 2023: The April AMDC Members meeting will be 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 Web page
April 29, 2023: 2nd Annual Mike Race Memorial Open Hunt by Lancaster Research & Recovery Club at Lancaster, PA Web page
April 29-30, 2023: 40th Club Anniversary Mega Hunt by East Coast Research and Discovery Association at Deal, NJ Flyer
April 30, 2023: LRRC 2023 by Lancaster Research & Recovery Club at Lancaster, PA Flyer
May 27-28, 2023: 50th Indian Territory Treasure Hunt by ITTH Club, Inc. at Sapulpa, OK Flyer
May 27-28, 2023: Southern Winona Beach Hunt by Rainbows End Metal Detecting Assn at Winona, Ontario, Canada FB page
June 3-4, 2023: 11th Annual Silver Seekers Open Hunt by Don Hayes and Ed Burke at New Concord, OH Web page
June 7-8, 2023: Texas Lyons Camp kids hunt days at Kerrville, TX
June 10, 2023: Rick Radke Detector Hunt by Headwaters Chapter of the GPAA at Raidersburg, MT Flyer
June 16-18, 2023: Lost Treasure Weekend 2023 by The Blackthorne Resort at East Durham, NY Web Page
August 19-20, 2023: 44th Annual Buckeye Championship Treasure Hunt by Don & Bill Hayes at New Concord, OH FB page
October 13-25, 2023: Treasure Fest 6 at Murfreesboro, AR FB page
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.