The Santa Rosa Gold Diggers is a not-for-profit group of gold prospectors and metal detectorists based in Northern 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, 1-4 pm at the Franklin Park Clubhouse, 2095 Franklin Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95404.
We cover prospecting / mining and metal detecting equipment, techniques, gold history, places to go, and share knowledge and learning. We hope you enjoy our page and that you find gold in everything you do!
May Monthly Meeting, Sunday 5/21/23
Announcing our next member meeting at Franklin Park Clubhouse. Hard to believe it’s already been a month since the last meeting! When: Sunday, May 21, 1-4 pmWhere: Franklin Park Clubhouse, 2095 Franklin Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404What: On the agenda:As part of our member meeting agenda, we will be going over some topics, including the following: Interested in Read more about May Monthly Meeting, Sunday 5/21/23[…]
April Monthly Meeting Sunday 4/16/23
…with Metal Detecting after Announcing our next member meeting at Franklin Park Clubhouse! When: Sunday, April 16, 1-4 pmWhere: Franklin Park Clubhouse, 2095 Franklin Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404What: On the agenda:Continuing discussion of Downieville Gold Rush Days in August (passes have been ordered) and other potential outings in the worksGold detecting class results from Sunday 4/9Member dues Read more about April Monthly Meeting Sunday 4/16/23[…]
March Monthly Meeting Sunday 3/19/23
Announcing our next member meeting at the nice new gathering place at Franklin Park Clubhouse! When: Sunday, March 19, 1-4 pmWhere: Franklin Park Clubhouse, 2095 Franklin Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404What: On the agenda:Discussion of Downieville Gold Rush Days in August (signups for event passes, options for campground / lodging, updates)Other outings in the worksWeather Read more about March Monthly Meeting Sunday 3/19/23[…]
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: SRGD Monthly Meeting Place is Changed!
Our new club meeting space begins our NEXT MEETING Sunday, February 19! We’re very excited to announce that we’ve secured a rental agreement for a great venue. Location: Franklin Park Clubhouse Date: Every 3rd Sunday of the month through June (and beyond, if we want to continue there). Address: 2095 Franklin Ave Santa Rosa CA Read more about IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: SRGD Monthly Meeting Place is Changed![…]
Important date change: January meeting on the LAST Sunday (1/29/23)
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)[…]
SRGD Holiday Potluck Signup invites sent!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get it Read more about SRGD Holiday Potluck Signup invites sent![…]
November Meeting and Raffle 11/20/22!
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![…]
Metal Detecting Hunt: Sunday November 13!
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!
Reinke Mining Outing IMPORTANT UPDATE
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[…]
A Big THANK YOU to All Gem Show Attendees and Volunteers!
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![…]