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May 2021

Summer Night Dig Series on the Buckwheat Dump # 1

May 22, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Franklin Mineral Museum, 32 Evans Street
Franklin, NJ 07416 United States

This will be a series of night digs on the freshly turned Buckwheat Dump ! Digs will be open to all ages and families are encouraged. The digs will follow the Mill Site Pile dig schedule. May 22, 2021  7:00 pm -11:00 pm Prices are as follows: Adults $15.00 Children 13 and under $12.00 The poundage fee for these night digs will be $4.00 per pound. A hold harmless agreement and Covid waiver must be signed at time of entry.…

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June 2021

Summer Series Night Dig on the Buckwheat #2

June 26, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Franklin Mineral Museum, 32 Evans Street
Franklin, NJ 07416 United States

Digs will be open to all ages and families are encouraged. 7 - 10 pm No preregistration required. Prices are as follows: Adults $15.00 Children 13 and under $12.00 The poundage fee for these night digs will be $4.00 per pound. A hold harmless agreement and Covid waiver must be signed at time of entry. No Pre-Registration is required. Collectors may bring their own tools, but carpenters(claw) hammers are not allowed. Safety glasses MUST be worn if using tools. No…

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July 2021

Summer Series Night Dig on the Buckwheat #3

July 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Franklin Mineral Museum, 32 Evans Street
Franklin, NJ 07416 United States

Digs will be open to all ages and families are encouraged. 7 - 10 pm No preregistration required. Prices are as follows: Adults $15.00 Children 13 and under $12.00 The poundage fee for these night digs will be $4.00 per pound. A hold harmless agreement and Covid waiver must be signed at time of entry. No Pre-Registration is required. Collectors may bring their own tools, but carpenters(claw) hammers are not allowed. Safety glasses MUST be worn if using tools. No…

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Franklin Pond Mineral Swap and Sale

July 31, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Franklin Boro Park, Franklin Ave & Cork Hill Road
Franklin, NJ 07416 United States

In Franklin Boro Park at the Sports Field ALL TYPES of Rocks and Minerals from Franklin and around the world. Don't Miss It ! No entry fee for buyers   Dealer setup will be at 7am. Dealer spaces will be $10 per table up to 3 tables. 4 tables or more are $40 for a 12' x 20' spot. All proceeds benefit the Franklin Mineral Museum RAIN DATE: Sunday, August 1st

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August 2021

Summer Series Night Dig on the Buckwheat #4

August 21, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Franklin Mineral Museum, 32 Evans Street
Franklin, NJ 07416 United States

Digs will be open to all ages and families are encouraged. 7 - 10 pm No preregistration required. Prices are as follows: Adults $15.00 Children 13 and under $12.00 The poundage fee for these night digs will be $4.00 per pound. A hold harmless agreement and Covid waiver must be signed at time of entry. No Pre-Registration is required. Collectors may bring their own tools, but carpenters(claw) hammers are not allowed. Safety glasses MUST be worn if using tools. No…

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October 2021

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Summer Dig Series on the Mill Site Pile # 4

October 23, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Franklin Mineral Museum, 32 Evans Street
Franklin, NJ 07416 United States

Round FOUR and the FINAL of the 2021 Summer/Fall Dig Series on the Mill Site Pile ! The link provided is for registering and answering any questions you may have regarding the dig. The registration is $80 per attendee plus the cost of poundage as listed on the registration page. Each dig is limited to 40 people. The minimum age is 13. Once you register you will be directed to follow a link to submit payment through PayPal. ALL registration…

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April 2022

Franklin Mineral Museum’s Spring Mineral Sale

April 22 @ 11:00 am - April 24 @ 4:00 pm

Visit us and see what cool minerals are available in Kraissl Hall during our mineral sale! Friday, April 22 through Sunday, April 24 MUSEUM HOURS: Wednesday-Friday: 11am-4pm Saturday: 10am-5pm Sunday: 11am-5pm  

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Spring Mineral Swap and Sell at the Franklin Mineral Museum

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Franklin Mineral Museum, 32 Evans Street
Franklin, NJ 07416 United States

We are pleased to announce the Spring Mineral Swap & Sell at the Franklin Mineral Museum. The Show date is Saturday, April 23, 2022 on the grounds of the Franklin Mineral Museum, 32 Evans Street, Franklin,. NJ 07416. This will be a one-day outdoor event with outside vendors. Booth spaces are available. Show hours will be 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The Museum will also be holding a mineral sale in Kraissl Hall. https://www.facebook.com/events/326647796071840?ref=newsfeed We are planning to have a…

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Mill Site Pile Dig – LIST FULL !

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Franklin Mineral Museum, 32 Evans Street
Franklin, NJ 07416 United States

Just like Tom Brady’s come out of retirement-so has the Spring “Hounding at the Mill Site Pile “ Dig! -One day: Saturday April 23,2022 -4 hours: 11am-3pm -50 rockhounds: ages 13 and over Poundage fees: 1-40lbs: $6 per lb 41-70lbs: $10 per lb 71+lbs: $15 per lb Parking will be at The Franklin Pond Recreation area (6 Corkhill Rd Franklin NJ 07416)

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FMM Night Dig on the Buckwheat Dump #2

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Franklin Mineral Museum, 32 Evans Street
Franklin, NJ 07416 United States

Digs are family friendly and no preregistration required. 6 - 10 pm Prices are as follows: Adults $12.00 Children 13 and under $10.00 The poundage fee for these night digs will be $4.00 per pound. A hold harmless agreement and Covid waiver must be signed at time of entry. Collectors may bring their own tools, but carpenters(claw) hammers are not allowed. Safety glasses MUST be worn if using tools. No safety equipment is provided.

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