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Treasure Hunter Extravaganza!

Hillsborough Presbyterian Church
102 West Tryon Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Dates: September 29, 2023
Phone: (919) 732-2201
Time: 5:00 PM
Price: $10/day

This is a 2-day event. Friday, Sept 29 - 5pm “Adventures in Metal Detecting” with Richard Von Furstenburg. Richard was not featured in our Treasure Hunters exhibit but he will be a part of Collecto-Con. On Friday, September 29, he will male a presentation called “Adventures in Metal Detecting” and talk about his background, why he enjoys metal detecting, where to go, what you might find (examples of finds), tools of the trade (instruments, use of maps, etc.), and ethical considerations (value of documentation and working with museums in some cases). 7pm Collecto-Couture - A vintage jewelry and fashion show featuring clothing and accessories from the 1920s-2000s. Collectors Lindsley Bowen and Alyssa Javadi will be your hosts. Dress for the occasion. A prize will be awarded for the best dressed. Mocktails will be served. 8pm Collecto-Crawl - A treasure map tour of Hillsborough’s independent food and beverage establishments, Make a purchase at 10 of the 20 Hillsborough establishments featured on the map, have an employee verify the purchase with a signature, and return the completed map to the Orange County Historical Museum for a prize! Challenge runs through December 31, 2023.