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 Wednesday of each month, 7:00 pm, at Veteran’s Memorial Building in Santa Rosa, 1351 Maple Avenue, in the North Room. We cover equipment, techniques, gold history, places to go, and current legal and political issues relating to the use of our Public Lands. We publish a monthly newsletter and have organized outings. We hope you enjoy our page and that you find gold in everything you do!
We recently celebrated our annual Holiday Party at the Santa Rosa Veterans building. We had a great evening, sharing the holiday spirit and catching up with members and guests. Everyone brought their favorite dish, good spirits and a lot of holiday cheer. Thank you everyone who attended and if you weren’t able to make it, you were[…]
Santa Rosa Gold Diggers Christmas Party– Raffle Prizes & Good Food. Bring a Side Dish to share. Date: Wednesday, December 21st Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Location: Veterans Memorial Building (Large Room), 1351 Maple Ave, Santa Rosa, CA Turkey and Ham will be provided by Santa Rosa Gold Diggers. Please bring a Side Dish to Share.[…]
A bit of history for you, published in the San Francisco Call on August 14th, 1896 GOLD FOUND IN SONOMA COUNTY, Yellow Flakes Brought to Santa Rosa by a Woman. MRS. LEGGITT’S PLUCK. Perseveres as a Prospector and at Last Strikes a Ledge of Quartz. ITS LOCATION KEPT SECRET. A Housewife’s Success in Delving for[…]
We are always looking for gold nuggets for our monthly raffle. Please contact Rob at 707-280-5789.
This year the Bear River outing will be from Sept. 28th to Oct. 4th out by 12 noon. Frank has also booked Sept. 26th & 27th and Oct. 5th and 6th (see below for details). The regular outing from Sept. 28th to Oct. 4th can be a one or six night stay. The Club will be paying[…]
The Santa Rosa Gold Diggers BBQ and Panning Competition on August, 20th was a complete success! We were thrilled to see so many people show up, the energy was amazing and time flew by. We will have pictures posted soon but in the meantime, for a sneak peak, several members have posted photos on our facebook page,[…]
Santa Rosa Gold Diggers Member BBQ – Our First Panning Competition, Raffle Prizes & Games Bring a Side Dish to share, the Favorite Recipe Wins a Prize! Date: Saturday, August 20th Time: 12:00 PM to 3:30 PM Location: Spring Lake, Shady Oak Picnic Area (dam side) 393 Violetti Rd, Santa Rosa, CA Hot Dogs and Hamburgers[…]
10 Free Gold Panning Areas in California By Goldrushnuggets.com Gold Rush Nuggets is one of the best resources I have found for gold nugget gifts for families and friends. While shopping today, I ran across a great list of Free Gold Panning Areas in California and wanted to share with our club. If you want[…]
Come to our Christmas party. You are invited to bring friends and family to Santa Rosa Gold Diggers annual holiday celebration on Wednesday, December 16th at 7:00 PM at the Sonoma County Veterans Building. There’s no charge, other than your attendance, for a dinner, drinks, and condiments. If you attend we do ask you bring a food dish[…]
THE GOLD RUSH IN AMERICA I’m sure you have all heard the stories of the California Gold Rush of 1849; how from 1848 to 1858, a mere ten years, 24.3 million ounces of gold was found. At today’s prices, that’s about 31 BILLION dollars. We’ve all heard about James Marshall finding a few pebbles in[…]