May 20, 2023. (Sat) TOUR OF RATTLESNAKE CANYON CLAIM: 8 AM. Join us for the annual tour of our Rattlesnake Canyon claims and the RRR claim. Familiarize yourself with Burns Canyon and the surrounding areas. Meet at Pappy & Harriett’s Pioneertown Palace (restaurant) in Pioneertown to caravan together. This will be an all-day event. 4x4 highly recommended. Bring lunch, water, and a good spare tire. There will be some time for prospecting too.
June 02-04, 2023 (Fri-Sun) CAMP OUT AT RATTLESNAKE CANYON: Beautiful area in the mountains at 5600 ft elevation. Cool nights (50’s) and nice days (80’s). Great place to camp with other FCM members and metal detect, or dry wash on our three claims. Exceedingly popular campout. Dry camp no ground fires, cook stoves etc., require a fire permit. Be sure to bring something for the Saturday night potluck.
uly 16, 2023 (Sun) GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: 11AM (NOTE EARLER TIME!) General Membership meeting will be at Craig & Diana place on the mesa in Yucca Valley. Directions and map will be in the newsletter. Do not forget your chair, drinks, and your potluck item. FCM to provide hamburgers and hotdogs.
July 31, 2023 (Mon) LAST DAY TO SUBMIT YOUR MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL:
If your renewal form and dues of 50 dollars are not submitted by this date, you will be dropped from the FCM roster.
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