Hunts & Events

Organized hunts and treasure-hunting shows are a great way to pick up tips to make you a more successful hunter, meet fellow hobbyists and even check out that new piece of equipment you have had your eye on.� Listed below are some upcoming events across the United States.� If there is one planned for your area or in a location that you can combine a family vacation to attend, mark your calendar and start making plans . . . you will be glad you did and as many have found, attending hunts can be highly addictive!

NOTE: If you are involved in an upcoming event that you want to let FMDAC members and visitors to our website know about, let us know and we will get the information published on this page

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FMDAC Metal Detecting
Competition Hunt List

2019/20 Metal Detecting
Competition Hunts by

Date:          April 18, 2020
Event:         One Days
Location:     Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Event:         2020 LRRC Spring Club Hunt
Sponsor:      Lancaster Research & Recovery Club
Phone:        717¬336-4946
Event Description:    Please be sure to mail your entry fee directly to the Hunt Master
Register by February 28, 2020 to be eligible for a special gold coin drawing
Optional Big Silver Hunt with Quarter, Halves & Dollars
Lunch provided to all paid hunters, minimal fee for non-hunters
Lots of great raffle prizes

Date:          April 21, 2020
Event:         Six Day
Location:     Marlborough, New Hampshire
Event:         BONE #27
Sponsor:      Streeter’s Treasure Hunting
Phone:        603-876-4443
Event Description:    Schedule (always changes check back often.

April 21 Tuesday – “BONE 27 Natural hunt” @ Our Town Landscaping, 70 N Elmwood Road, Hancock, NH, 3 different sites, including one with a cellar hole, Christmas Trees, gardens, Forests, fields, bordering a brook & separate piece other side of NH Rte. 202 along the river. The 2020 site is almost across river from the productive 2019 Greenfield, NH hunt site.
Tuesday BONE 27 Welcome Home Italian Banquet @ Italian Club, Wood St., Keene, NH 5pm social with bar & meal 7:30pm

April 22 meet 8:30am Wednesday – Garrett Metal Detector Day “Natural hunt” at the 700 acre Swanzey farm we were rained out of in 2019. on Homestead Ave, West Swanzey and dinner included, provided confirm.
Wednesday Garrett Metal detector’s New England boiled dinner banquet, maybe a reenactment or speakers & prizes. Social 5pm & eat 7:30pm

April 23 Thursday – Meet 8:30am American Digger magazine Natural Hunt. Fantastic site & acres of farm land near Westminster, VT. More details to follow.
American Digger magazine Chinese Dine Out @ 7 pm Lee & MT Fugi on NH Rte 101, across from Streeters in Marlborough, NH. (mixed drinks not included) and American Digger Magazines subscription door prizes.

April 24 Minelab Friday -meet 8:30am for MINELAB Natural Hunt near Westminster, VT more details later.
Minelab Friday ALL YOU CAN EAT roast pork dinner & Strawberry shortcake. Meet Minelab’s Debbie, Speakers & door prizes.

April 25 Saturday – Treasure Hunters & Prospectors Hobby show, 8:30 am to 3:pm @ Keene Recreation Center 212 Washington St. Keene, NH (side entrance. $10 cover charge. ½ price admission to exhibitors, under 16, & Military in uniform. Silent auction for strictly for treasure hunting and prospecting hobby accessories & metal detectors . Workshops all day (in room 14 first floor & end of hall). Hobby show has a $100 prize for best booth display, 5+ workshops room 14, a SILENT Auction for TREASURE HUNTING AND PROSPECTING related items with metal detectors. Plus booths from American Digger, Garrett, Minelab & Streeters, Nutmeg Treasure Hunters, Yankee Gold Panner’s, IOOF, PTHHS & BONE and others.
Saturday Night “Prime rib Hall of Fame Awards banquet” at Italian Club with treasure hunting greats & door prizes. 5:pm social & meal 7:30pm Dinners free with single or multiple days package as long as confirmed via Streeter. ala carte meals are $40 advance before 12/31/19

April 26 Sunday – $6,000 seeded hunt in Harrisville NH with REALES & a free $1,000 TREASURE CHEST drawing for hunters. BONE 27 ends Sunday with BONE raffle for 2 Minelab Equinox metal detectors (600 & 800) or $1,000
Sunday $6000 seeded hunt $125.00

Sunday Seeded hunt individual cover charge is $125 each & hunt limited to 125 hunters. Price increase 1/1/20 to $150 and until full one can purchased the $150 entrance fee until 4/1/20. Remember members under 16 & military members in uniform 1/2 price.

Questions 603-876-4443 email or Streeter’s 307 Main St.

All registering for a BONE event & who ever buys a new metal detector @ Streeters in Marlborough, NH receives a free Professional Treasure Hunters Historical Society membership and a free Treasure Hunters Gazette newspaper subscription.

FMDAC Gold Prospecting
Shows List

2019/20 Gold
Prospecting Shows by

Date:          April 04, 2020
Event:         Two Day
Location:     Butte, Montana
Event:         Montana Gold & Treasure Show
Sponsor:      GPAA Gold and Treasure Shows & Lost Dutchman's Mining Association
Event Description:    Held at pin Butte Civic Center Butte, Montana

Date:          April 18, 2020
Event:         Two Days
Location:     Rapid City, South Dakota
Event:         Black Hills Gold & Treasure Show
Sponsor:      GPAA Gold and Treasure Shows & Lost Dutchman's Mining Association
Phone:        800-551-9707
Event Description:    Held at Rushmore Plaza Civic Center 444 N Mt Rushmore Rd, Rapid City, South Dakota 57701

Date:          April 25, 2020
Event:         Two Days
Location:     Concord, North Carolina
Event:         Carolinas Gold & Treasure Show
Sponsor:      GPAA-Gold Prospectors Assn of America
Phone:        800-551-9707
Event Description:    Held at Cabarrus Arena Concord, North Carolina 28025

FMDAC 2019/20 Civil War
Show & Event List

2019/20 Civil War
Shows by Month

At this time there are no Civil War
2019/20 Shows listed for this month.
FMDAC 2019/20 North-South Skirmish Assn List

2019/20 Skirmish Assn
List by Month

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2019/20 Events listed for this month.

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