Our Member's 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 2022
January 13, 2022: AMDC Member's meeting is cancelled.
January 15, 2022: AMDC Members-only hunt is cancelled.
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
February 10, 2022: AMDC Member's meeting at 7 p.m. featuring a lightly-seeded hunt next to the church parking lot. Bring your detector and pin pointer and a strong flashlight. Later inside, we'll play the 'Trash or Treasure?' learning game. You'll need a detector to play.
February 26-27, 2022: The Texas Treasure Show by the Highland Lakes Metal Detecting Club at the John Kuykendahl Center in Llano, TX
March 4-6, 2022: Relicon 2022, Relic hunt and Expo by the South Carolina Dirt Diggers at Edisto, SC
March 10, 2022: AMDC Member's meeting featuring Scotts Jacobsmeyer and Wilkins discussing their most recent hunt in Colchester, England
March 12, 2022: 35th Annual TCAS Hunt by the Treasure Coast Archaeological Society at Wabasso, FL
March 19, 2022: 10th Annual Piney Woods Relic Hunt by East Texas Treasure Hunters Association's in Longview, TX
March 26, 2022: 6th Annual Bunny Hunt by the Deep Search Metal Detecting Club at Woodland Park, NJ
April 2022: Garrett has announced that the next CGMH will be in 2023
April 2-3, 2022: Kadoha Treasure Festival 4 at Kadoha Indian Village, Murfreesboro, AR
April 19-24, 2022: BONE 29 by Streeters Treasure Hunters in Harrisville, Jaffrey, NH
April 21, 2022: AMDC Member's meeting at 7 p.m. featuring a presentation by Mitch London on 'Coin Trivia'
April 21-24, 2022: Detector Hunt by the Lost Dutchman Mining Assn at Stanton, AZ
April 23, 2022: Members-only lightly seeded hunt at 10 a.m. and native hunt from 9 a.m.-noon at Camp Ben McCullough
April 24, 2022: Open Club Hunt by Lancaster Research and Recovery Club at Lancaster County Central Park, Lancaster, PA
May 6-7, 2022: The Greatest Little Treasure Show in Texas by Cuero Area Detecting & Fresh Start Church at Yoakum, TX
May 12, 2022: AMDC Member's meeting will be a social gathering with iced tea provided by Jim Lawhon. Please bring cookies to share while we play the 'Dingo' game. Also bring your 'Best Ever' find to 'Show and Tell'
May 14, 2022: AMDC Members-only, lightly seeded, land hunt at Brushy Creek Lake Park at 10 a.m., meet at the sand volleyball court. Anyone interested can then have lunch at the nearby Brooklyn Heights Pizza.
May 15, 2022: Open National Hunt by Topeka Treasure Hunters at Hoyt, KS
May 21, 2022: Annual Rick Radke Memorial Metal Detector Hunt by Headwaters Chapter of the GPAA at Raidersburg, MT
May 21-22, 2022: 12th Annual Open Hunt by East Coast Research and Discovery Association on the beach at the Music Pier, Ocean City, NJ
May 21-22, 2022: Dirt Digging PA 8th Annual Hunt at Cameron County Fairgrounds, Rt 46, Emporium, PA
May 27-29, 2022: Wipeout! 34th Treasure Hunt by Southeast Washington Association Treasure Hunters at Richland, WA
May 28-29, 2022: 49th Indian Territory Treasure Hunt at Creek County Fairgrounds, Sapulpa, OK
June 4-5, 2022: 10th Annual Silver Seekers Open Treasure Hunt at New Concord, OH
June 9, 2022: AMDC Member's meeting will feature Paul Krugler's 'Target ID Game' which has been enhanced with multiple levels of difficulty, making it instructive and fun to play for both beginners and experts. Bring your detector and headphones please.
June 10-12, 2022: 2022 Rush to the Rockies Open Treasure Hunt by Eureka! Treasure Hunters Club at Conifer, CO
June 17-19, 2022: NTHC 50th Annual Hunt by the Northwest Treasure Hunters Club in Spokane, WA
June 18, 2022: AMDC Members-only native hunt from 8 a.m. - noon at Austin Rugby Club field, 6013 Loyola Lane, Austin, TX. Please note that this is a secured area. Bring a hat and water to the hunt, and wear sunscreen for protection.
July 9-16, 2022: New Stanton Pennsylvania Treasure Week at Fox Den Acres Campground in New Stanton, PA
July 21, 2022: AMDC Member's meeting will feature a presentation and demonstration by Jim Lawhon of making rings from silver coins.
July 23, 2022: AMDC Members-only lightly seeded water hunt starting at 9 a.m. at Russell Park beach on Lake Georgetown, native water and/or beach hunt before and/or after the seeded hunt. Park entry fees do apply - get your pass if you don't have another. Remember to wear a hat and use sunscreen for protection.
July 24-30, 2022: Southern Indiana Treasure Fest at Starve Hollow State Recreation Area in Vallonia, IN
August 11, 2022: AMDC Member's meeting will feature a talk on 'Valuing Your Finds' by Blaine Nelson.
August 13, 2022: AMDC Members-only lightly seeded water hunt starting at 9 a.m. at Wilson H. Fox Park beach on Granger Lake, native water and/or beach hunt before and/or after the seeded hunt. Park entry fees do apply - get your pass here if you don't have another. Remember to wear a hat and use sunscreen for protection.
August 13-14, 2022: Black Diamond's 38th Annual Treasure Hunt at Germania Hose Company in Duryea, PA
August 20-21, 2022: 43nd Annual Buckeye Championship Treasure Hunt at Hayes Farm in New Concord, OH
August 27, 2022: 3rd Annual Greene Co Open Vukmanic Treasure Hunt at Jefferson, PA
September 3-4, 2022: 4th Annual Moonshine Treasure Hunt by Terry and Brenda Causey at Crab Orchard, KY
September 8, 2022: AMDC Member's meeting will feature Scott Hegel discussing 'Cleaning your finds'.
September 10, 2022: AMDC Family Picnic and Members-only silver hunt at Block House Creek Pavilion in Tumlinson Park (2600 S. Block House Dr., Leander, TX 78641)
September 18, 2022: Mo-Kan 2022 by Mo-Kan Search & Recovery at Lathrop, MO
September 23-25, 2022: Red Dirt Treasure Shootout Metal Detecting Festival at McAlester, OK
September 23-25, 2022: 2022 WWATS Rendevous by World Wide Association of Treasure Seekers at Salome, AZ
September 24, 2022: The Midwest Silver Shootout by Indiana Gold Prospectors at Kirklin, IN
September 24-25, 2022: Jersey Shore and Treasure Hunt Weekend by Deep Search Metal Detecting Club at Deal, NJ
October 2, 2022: 2022 Hunt by Massachusetts Treasure Hunting Association at Milton, MA
October 8, 2022: CTTC 2022 Open Hunt & Coin Raffle by Central Texas Treasure Club at Allcorn Park, Brownwood, TX
October 8, 2022 49th Annual Deep South Treasure Hunt by the Warrior Basin Treasure Hunters Association at Smith Lake Park, Cullman, AL
October 8, 2022 Chicago Dig Fest Open Hunt by Illinois Metal Detecting Association at Wilmette, IL
Octmber 13, 2022: AMDC Member's meeting will feature Scott Jacobsmeyer & Scott Wilkins discussing and showing a video of their recent detecting trip to Colchester, England.
October 15, 2022: AMDC Members-only clean-up, "Cash for Trash" Hunt at 10 a.m. at Williamson County Old Settlers Association (RV Park), preceded by Round Rock donuts for the first 12 attendees, followed by lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Salt Lick, both in Round Rock,TX.
October 15, 2022 Rt66 2nd Annual Treasure Hunt by Route 66 Medal Detecting Club at Cushing, OK
October 15-16, 2022 Kadoha Treasure Fest 5 by Arkansas History Unearthed and the Ka-Do-Ha Indian Village at Kadoha Indian Village, Murfreesboro, AR
October 22, 2022: 47th Annual Hunt by Lone Star Treasure Hunter’s Club at Garland, TX
October 29, 2022: 20th Treasure Hunt of the Carolinas by Randy Gatchel at Blacksburg, SC
November 6, 2022: HRANF Annual Hunt by Historical Recovery Association of North Florida at Jacksonville, FL
November 10, 2022: AMDC Member's meeting will feature a guided Q & A session on "All things detecting" following the election of 2023 Club Officers.
November 10-13, 2022: Metal Detector Training & Hunt by the Lost Dutchman's Mining Association at Stanton, AZ
November 12, 2022: AMDC Veterans Day Open Hunt at Williamson County Old Settlers Association (RV Park) in Round Rock,TX
December 8, 2022: AMDC Christmas Party at 6:30 p.m. Bring a side dish or dessert to share and a prize for the raffle table. No FOM contest this month - please save them for January 2023.
December 10, 2022: AMDC Members-only lightly seeded post-hunt hunt at 10 a.m. at Williamson County Old Settlers Association (RV Park), followed by lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Torchy's Tacos (2150 E. Palm Valley Blvd., that's Rt# 79) both in Round Rock,TX. Torchy's Tacos Google map
December 17, 2022: Christmas Silver Hunt by Blackland Prairie Treasure Club at Corsicana, TX Flyer
Calendar year 2023
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 FB page
March 17-18, 2023: Gypsy Jewels Treasure Hunt by Gypsy Jewels at Lions Camp, Kerrville, TX FB page
April 14-16, 2023: Garrett Memorial Hunt: Diggin' Texas 2023 at Canton, TX Website
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.