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    Mar 29, 2019      Mar 31, 2019

    Charles Garrett Memorial Hunt 2019
    in partnership with Texas Association of Metal Detecting Clubs
    Also known as Diggin’ Texas! Come out for a great weekend of metal detecting honoring the metal detecting legend Charles Garrett. There will be six different hunts, including “free range” hunting in the historic park itself. (See entry form for details on hunt packages and prices.) Prize tokens will be hidden in each hunt area. Find one and you could win Garrett detectors, Pro-Pointers, and more! Each hunt package includes free tent camping in the park. (A limited number of RV sites are available. Contact Diamond Don’s for rate.)
    Basic Hunt Package:
    Participation in prize hunts: Best Finds Hunt, Lights Out Hunt, Free Range Hunt, and Kids Hunt (for those 12 and  under). One Charles Garrett Memorial/Diggin’ Texas Hunt T-shirt (if hunt fee is paid before February 1, 2019) Free park admission and camping (RV camping requires additional fee) Hunters are free to search throughout the park grounds for native coins and relics that can be entered in the Best Finds contests. In addition, special prize tokens will be seeded throughout the park grounds that offer the finders a chance at winning metal detectors and other prizes. We also plan to excavate fresh areas of the historic town dump site, from which diggers unearthed many old bottles and relics at the past hunt. Meet other treasure hunters and find some treasure! Or explore Jefferson’s historic district and local museums Optional Silver Hunt and Relic Hunt also available.

    Plenty of Fun for All Ages!

    • Meet other treasure hunters and find some treasure! Or explore Jefferson’s historic district, including local museums or the Jefferson Railway.
    • Free Kids Hunt for ages 12 and under.
    • Ironclad boat replica, and cannon firing demonstrations on Saturday (weather permitting)
    • All prizes will be awarded! A random drawing will be conducted for unclaimed prizes.
    • Special guests, more details to be announced!
    • Picnic and coolers allowed. Alcohol restricted from designated hunt areas.
    Weekend of March 29-31, 2019 (rain or shine)

    Diamond Don Empire
    1602 Highway 49 East
    Jefferson, TX 75657
    For more information visit the Garrett website

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    Mar 30, 2019      Mar 31, 2019

    Sat, Mar 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – Sun, Mar 31, 2019, 4:00 PM PST
    Portland Expo Center
    2060 N Marine Dr.
    Portland, OR 97217
    Saturday 10am - 5pm
    Sunday 10am - 4pm

    Adults $5 presale online purchase tickets here
    Adults $10 door
    Kids 12 and under - FREE
    Military and Veterans w/ ID - FREE
    Today, there is actually more gold to find than the old-timers found way back in the 1800’s gold rush era. Gold prospecting and treasure hunting has become a very popular and family oriented hobby. At these shows there is something for just about everyone to do in their search for that elusive gold and treasure.
    Fun for the Whole Family. Whether young, old, or somewhere in the middle, the excitement of unearthing your first spec of gold is something that you're not soon to forget. The Gold and Treasure expos are great opportunities to experience that level of excitement first hand. Spread out amongst the vendors are panning troughs for both kids and adults where you can learn skills and techniques used by the best in the business to uncover a healthy amount of gold.
    Thousands of Dollars in Prizes. Metal detectors, pans, sluice boxes, you name it! Each day, thousands of dollars in door prizes are given away. All you have to do is show up and you could be leaving with a brand new piece of top of the line prospecting equipment. It really is that easy!
    Connect. Find a chapter close to you, make new friends, keep in touch with old ones! Each show has a handful of local chapters for you to connect with and join to have a "family" of your own to go prospecting with! 
    Learn • Explore • Shop. Rub elbows with some of the best prospectors in the business and learn key prospecting techniques as they host seminars throughout the day. Browse the show floor and get your hands on the latest and greatest in prospecting equipment. With dozens of vendors and hundreds of items, you're sure to find something you'll want to take into the field with you.
    Seminars
    Daily seminars include topics such as:
    Prospecting Techniques
    Metal Detecting
    Fine Gold Recovery
    Gold Expeditions
    Much More
    All seminars are included with your admission to the Gold and Treasure Expo. There is no better place to learn new prospecting skills from some of the most respected miners in the business.
    If you’ve been thinking that panning for gold seems like an exciting new hobby - then this is the place to start! Not only are you right about how fun it is, but local chapter members set up areas specifically to teach newcomers how to pan for gold. This is an especially exciting opportunity for your children to learn too! At the Gold & Treasure Shows, you’ll also be able to pick up accessories and meet good people who are happy to show you local spots to dig for gold.
    Event page https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-portland-gold-treasure-show-tickets-49854585407
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