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March 1st March 31st   9:00 am 5:00 pm

April 1st October 31st   8:00 am 7:00 pm

Nov. 1st Feb. 28th   10:00 am 4:00 pm

The Lucky Strike Gold and Gem Mine

We are open to the public all year except DEC 25.

2024 VMRC Club Digs


April 12-13     Club Dig

April 12-21 Spring Dirt Fling youtube group dig

May 17-18       cancelled

July 19-20      Club Dig

August 30-31    Club Dig

  with club auction the 31st

October 11-12   Club Dig


NC Gold Festival

The Gold Festival will be held at 251 Lucky Strike Drive in Marion, NC.

May 31, 2024 2 pm - 9 pm

June 1, 2024 9 am - 6 pm


All dates are subject to change for weather or unforeseen problems.