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Bonanza Valley Community Calendar


August 10, 2017

August 9, 2017

North American State Bank - Elrosa - Customer Appreciation lunch

Patrons, friends and neighbors of the North American State Bank of Elrosa are invited to help celebrate summer! Their summer customer appreciation open house is Wednesday, August 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., when you can enjoy hot dogs, chips, cookies and pop or water. Register to win door prizes! Everyone is welcome! NASB-Elrosa, 320-697-5533. and North American Insurance Agency - 320-254-3191.

August 9, 2017

Belgrade Concert in the Park

There will be a FREE concert in the Belgrade City Park on Wednesday, August 9 at 6:30 p.m. with music by Big Al. This concert is an effort of the Belgrade Economic Development Authority (EDA), and everyone is welcome! Refreshments will be served by the Belgrade Ambassador girls and other volunteers. The Belgrade Nursing Home is looking for volunteers to help wheel residents to this concert. If you can be of assistance, please call Betty Braegelman at 320-254-8215, extension 143. Thank you!

August 12, 2017

'Wasted Time' performs at Terrace Mill

The Terrace Mill presents the local band Wasted Time on Saturday, August 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. Guests can enjoy the music of local artists as they perform on the stage at the historic and beautiful Terrace Mill. Your free will offering will be greatly appreciated by the friends of the Terrace Mill Foundation.

August 11-12, 2017

Annual Belgrade August Fest

The community of Belgrade invites everyone from throughout the area to take in their annual August Fest town celebration and activities on Friday and Saturday, August 11-12. Details TBA in future Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper issues. So far we know that the street dance band on Friday night at the Belgrade V.F.W. will be The Hit List, while the Saturday night street dance band will be Mixed Brew at the Brothers Bar on main street.

August 13, 2017

Rural Life Celebration

The 2017 Rural Life Celebration will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 13, 2017, at the Joe & Toni Borgerding family organic dairy farm in rural Belgrade. All are welcome to attend this outdoor family-friendly event that will take place rain or shine. This event is being hosted by St. Donatus of Brooten, Saint Francis de Sales of Belgrade and Saints Peter & Paul of Elrosa. Read more details in the August 3 and August 9 issues of the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper.

August 17, 18, 19, 2017

Elrosa City-Wide Garage Sales

The city of Elrosa will be having city-wide garage sales on Thursday, August 17 through Saturday, August 19. The Thursday times are 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., then Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and finally on Saturday the times are 7 a.m. to noon.

August 18, 2017

Sedan Fire Daze

Back by popular demand! The Sedan volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad invites everyone from across the area to attend the Sedan Fire Daze fundraising celebration on Friday, August 18 in Sedan. The night kicks off with a parade at 6 p.m., followed by a "pageant" at 7:30 p.m. After 9 p.m., those 21 and older can enjoy a street dance featuring the local band Wasted Time. A raffle (gun and other prizes) will be held at 10 p.m., and a food stand will run all night. All proceeds will go to the Sedan volunteer fire and rescue team. Come out and support them!

August 20, 2017

BGCRG parish Ice Cream Social and Worship

ICE CREAM SOCIAL AND WORSHIP on Sunday, August 20 at Games Lake Park 4 to 6 p.m. – Family Fun at the Beach; 6 p.m. – Supper and Ice Cream Social; 7 p.m. – Worship. Come and join with members of all three congregations as we enjoy an informal worship together in the park. Bring along a lawn chair or blanket to sit on for worship, and a ball, yard games or Frisbee to play with after worship.

August 25, 2017

Jaguar Open Taking Team Registrations and Sponsorships

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa schools is organizing the 1st annual Jaguar Open! This will be a four person scramble golf tournament with a goal of raising money for the B-B-E Schools. Profits will be used to support B-B-E Activities and school field trips among other things. The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1:00 PM on August 25. Corporate sponsorships will be $500. This fee will include a team registration in the tournament. Hole sponsorships are $100. Non-business entries will be charged $80 per player. This will include a meal in the evening when the golf is completed. Call Tessa Schoenberg at 320-346-2278 x1218 or visit the B-B-E website at to sign up a team. An online payment option is available!

August 29, 2017

Answer Plot plot day in rural Belgrade

A forage and corn silage educational Answer Plot event is coming to rural Belgrade on Tuesday, August 29, hosted by Ryan Halvorson, local WinField seed dealer. Registration is at 9 a.m., and welcome and introductions begin at 9:30 a.m. sharp! Featured will be information on Xtend Systems and new varieties, Liberty Bean options and new varieties, In Season Fertility options and positioning tips for CROPLAN corn, soybeans and alfalfa. The event will conclude with lunch.

August 29, 2017

Belgrade Senior Citizens meeting

The Belgrade Senior Citizens group will hold their monthly meeting at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 29 at the Municipal Hall in downtown Belgrade.

August 29, 2017

Elrosa Bologna Daze

Bolonga Daze in Elrosa, sponsored by the Elrosa Senior Citizens, will be held on Tuesday, August 29 at Bucky's Bar in Elrosa from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with live entertainment included. This is the sixth Bologna Daze event in 2017, and they will follow each month on the last Tuesday up through October.

September 3, 2017

Fall Festival at Trinity Lutheran - Grove Lake

The Fall Festival is coming once again to Trinity Lutheran Church of Grove Lake, Sunday, Sept. 3 serving from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. featuring hot pork sandwiches, salad and dessert. Bake, produce and craft sale! All are welcome!

September 5, 2017

Elrosa Senior Citizens group

The Elrosa Senior Citizens group will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 5 for their regular monthly meeting at the Elrosa CCD center at 5 p.m. starting with lunch and then a meeting with door prizes. They love visitors!

Thank you for your interest in the events taking place across the Bonanza Valley of central Minnesota!


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