The Santa Rosa Gold Diggers is a not-for-profit group of gold prospectors located in Santa Rosa, California. Our goals are to have fun, build friendships and help each other find gold. Monthly meetings are held on the third Sunday of each month, 11:00 am, at Sports Basement located at 1970 Santa Rosa Avenue Santa Rosa, CA 95407. We cover equipment, techniques, gold history, places to go, and current legal and political issues relating to the use of our Public Lands. We hope you enjoy our page and that you find gold in everything you do!
ALL MEMBERS PLEASE NOTE: Our upcoming January meeting will break tradition and is scheduled to happen on the last Sunday this month (1/29/23) . We expect the following monthly meetings to go back to the third Sunday after this. We have had some time to recover from the holidays, and looking forward to a great year Read more about Important date change: January meeting on the LAST Sunday (1/29/23)[…]
Alert to all members: Check your email! Invites to the potluck has been sent out December 1. If you haven’t seen it yet, check your junk mail folder. It is distributed through “Signup Genius” so look for that. If you still don’t see it, please reach out to us at email@example.com and we’ll get it Read more about SRGD Holiday Potluck Signup invites sent![…]
November Meeting and Raffle 11/20/22! Bonus Pre-Thanksgiving Turkey Raffle!!! (This will be in addition to the regular raffle) Where: Sports Basement, next to Target in Costco center / Santa Rosa Ave. (in meeting space inside, called “the Barn”) When: Sunday, November 20, 11am – 1pm What: Member meeting, raffle and refreshments We will gather to discuss Read more about November Meeting and Raffle 11/20/22![…]
Announcing Metal Detecting Hunt! When: Sunday, November 13, 10 am to noon Where: Comstock Northwest Community Park Link to Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/DqeJm46juwprVXX87 Weather permitting (latest forecast shows clear and 60s). There’s lots of parking on the baseball field side of the park. See you there!
ALERT: WEATHER CONDITIONS CHANGED!!! (Email received from Reinke Mining Adventures & Services) Upcoming outing update Camptonville is getting snow this week and into the weekend. With this in mind, RGM staff will not be attending. We encourage anyone that still would like to go to continue on as planned. Just know that it will be Read more about Reinke Mining Outing IMPORTANT UPDATE[…]
This year’s Santa Rosa Mineral and Gem Society show was great, and it couldn’t have happened without all the participants and gold panning booth volunteers. We’re very grateful for the show of support and enthusiasm! Highlights of the show: Many families came by our tables and stopped to learn how to pan. Two gold nuggets Read more about A Big THANK YOU to All Gem Show Attendees and Volunteers![…]
Another awesome opportunity to practice your gold panning techniques and watch the recirculating sluice recover gold from the paydirt from last weekend’s SRMGS Gem show! Meeting at John & Helen’s at 10am, Sunday October 23. Bring your favorite gold pan… water supplied!
Gearing UP: Calling all volunteers to sign up for the Mineral & Gem show gold panning booth (October 15-16)! This is our last meeting before the Mineral & Gem show, and we’ll be chatting about the details of what, when, who and how it is going to happen. Getting it set up on Friday, staffing Read more about Meeting Sunday, October 9[…]
A big thank you to everyone who has donated their dirt to help build our inventory for the rock show panning stations. It’s time for another get together at John & Helen’s for running concentrates / paydirt and hands on gold panning — The recirculating sluice can recover very small micro gold, even if you think Read more about Sluice run and gold panning event Saturday, October 8![…]
September Meeting and raffle 9/18/22! Getting volunteers signed up for the Mineral & Gem show in October! Where: Sports Basement, next to Target in Costco center / Santa Rosa Ave. (in meeting space inside, called “the Barn) When: Sunday, September 18, 11am – 1pm What: Member meeting, raffle and refreshments