Bonanza Valley Area Community Calendar


Brooten's Bonanza Valley Days 2022!!!

BVD 2022: four nights/days of activities!

The annual Bonanza Valley Days celebration in Brooten is coming on July 7, 8, 9 and 10 next summer of 2022! Spread the word and mark your calendars!

Church on the radio

Brooten Community Church has twice-weekly radio show

Everyone is invited to listen to Brooten Community Church Pastor Rick Krasky's twice-weekly radio messages every Wednesday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 10 a.m. on KMGK 107.1 FM radio of Glenwood.

October 12, 2021

Elrosa city council meeting

The Elrosa city council will meet on Tuesday, October 12 at 7 p.m. at Elrosa's city hall for their regular monthly meeting.

October 13, 2021

Sedan city council meeting

The Sedan city council will meet in regular session on Wednesday, October 13 at 6 p.m. The meetings, which are held once per month, are open to the public at the Sedan City Hall.

October 22, 2021

Big Grove Lutheran WELCA supper/auction

Big Grove Lutheran church invites everyone to their fall supper and live auction on Friday, October 22 at the church basement. The supper begins at 5 p.m. (free will offering) with the live auction to follow at 7 p.m.

October 24, 2021

St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church fall sausage and pancake supper

St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Belgrade will host their fall sausage and pancake supper on Sunday, October 24 from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Parish Center. Everyone welcome! All-you-can-eat! Dine-in or Take-out. No bingo, no raffles, just good, delightful eating! Tickets: $10 for adults, $6 for children ages 5 to 12; and children ages 4 and younger are free.

October 25, 2021

B-B-E Music Halloween Carnival

The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa band and choir and Music Boosters invite the community to their second annual Halloween Carnival on Monday, October 25 at the B-B-E high school gymnasium from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Come enjoy safe Halloween fun with games, crafts, costume and coloring contests, food, Trick-or-Treat Street (sponsored by local businesses), spooky music performed by B-B-E band and choir students with fun for all ages. The Music Boosters ask that guests bring 1 nonperishable food item to be donated to the B-B-E food shelf or a free-will donation to the Booster Club.

October 25, 2021

Brooten city council meeting

The Brooten city council will meet in regular session on Monday, October 25 at 7 p.m. You can preview the council's meeting agenda at the Bonanza Valley Voice publisher's blog during the weekend prior to the meeting at

October 29, 2021

Belgrade Lions Fish Fry, Meat Raffle and Cash Raffle

The Belgrade Lions invites everyone to their fall Fish Fry and meat/cash raffle night on Friday, October 29 at the Brother's Bar in downtown Belgrade. The fish fry starts at 5 p.m. and runs through about 8 p.m. (or until gone), and you can call ahead for a takeout order at 320-254-8299. The fish fry is just $10 for all-you-can-eat fish! Meat raffles run all night. The cash raffle drawings start at 9 p.m. with a grand prize of $10,000. Tickets are $100 each, and you need not be present to win. The Brother's Bar is located at 411 Washburn Avenue.

October 30, 2021

Trinity Lutheran Church-Brooten Fall Bazaar

Trinity Lutheran of Brooten invites everyone to their annual Fall Bazaar on Saturday, October 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Included are the Granny's Attic, Scandinavian Room, the Book Room and a bake sale/produce area. The Trinity Cafe (church basement) will be serving several kinds of delicious homemade soups, hot sandwiches plus a variety of bars with coffee and/or milk. Invite your friends and family for this day of shopping, eating and visiting.

October 30, 2021

Bonanza Valley Royal Strutters fall banquet and gun blast

The Bonanza Valley Royal Strutters invites everyone to their 17th annual National Wild Turkey Federation fall banquet, raffle and auction at the Padua Pub in support of their year-round conservation activities. Doors open at the Padua Pub at 5 p.m. for social hour, with the meal and activities to follow. Local contacts are Mark Wander and Wayne Wiener.

October 30, 2021

Belgrade V.F.W. Halloween costume contest with live music

Something is brewing for Halloween at the Belgrade V.F.W.! They will host a Halloween costume contest with live music on Saturday, October 30 starting at 8:30 p.m. Come to the V.F.W. that night to enjoy classic country music performed by 3D and Cousin Nicky. Cash prizes of $50 for best couple's, scariest, funniest and overall best costumes. Drawings will be held for free drinks. (Must be 21 to participate in the costume contest)

November 2, 2021

Brooten American Legion meeting

The Brooten American Legion will meet on Tuesday, November 2 at 7 p.m. at the Legion Hall for their regular monthly meeting. New members are welcome!

November 19-21, 2021

'Little Shop of Horrors' musical at B-B-E high school

Join the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa theatre program on November 19th, 20th or 21st to watch their performance of “Little Shop of Horrors” at Olson Auditorium in Belgrade. The story follows Seymour, a rundown flower shop employee, who allows his desires to seduce him into granting a plant's every wish. After finding Audrey ll, a strange and interesting plant, Seymour's life is turned upside down. The growing plant’s demand for more ends in tragedy. Based on a 1960 film by Roger Corman, book by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Ashman. Follow along the life of Seymour, his crush Audrey, and her boyfriend the dentist, as this strange and interesting plant takes on the city and the world!

November 22, 2021

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa school board meeting

The B-B-E school board will meet in regular session on Monday, November 22, 2021 at 7 p.m. at the B-B-E elementary school media center in Brooten.

December 11, 2021

Belgrade Santa Day!

Set the Date: Santa Day in Belgrade will be held on Saturday, December 11th, tentative start 9 a.m., with more details to come.

December 18, 2021

Brooten Santa Day!


(VIDEO) Here's footage from Santa Day in Brooten on December 12, 2015 at the Classic Co. Dinner Theater.

Set the Date: Santa Day in Brooten will be held on Saturday, December 18th, tentative start 4:30 p.m. Details to come.

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


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