Bonanza Valley Community Calendar


August 22, 2019

Bonanza Valley Days and Belgrade August Fest 2019!

Coming this summer!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! • Bonanza Valley Days 2019 is coming on July 11, 12, 13, 14; • Belgrade's August Fest is coming on August 7, 9-10!

July 23, 2019

Belgrade Senior Citizens meeting

The Belgrade Senior Citizens meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 23 at 11:30 a.m. at Saucedos Restaurant in Belgrade.

August 14, 2019

Dave's Famous Sweet Corn Feed at Padua

The Padua Pub will host its second and final Dave's Famous Sweet Corn and Pork Chop feed of the season on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at their location in scenic Padua. They will be serving from 5 to 9 p.m., and on the menu will be All-You-Can-Eat sweet corn, pork chops, salad bar, lots of other veggies and the best dessert bar in a 100-mile radius, bar none!

August 18, 2019

Norway Lake Lutheran Historical Association 150th anniversary of ordination

The Norway Lake Lutheran Historical Association invites everyone to attend their 20th annual Log Cabin Church celebration. This year it is scheduled on Sunday, August 18 starting with a 10:30 a.m. worship service in the Log Church SE of Sunburg with Pastor Marcus Felde presideing. Pastor Felde is the great-great nephew of Pastor Lars Markhus, whose service to the Norway Lake area will be honored on August 18 with a 150th anniversary celebration of his Installation at the Norway Lake settlement. Following worship, a catered dinner will be served at First Lutheran church of Norway Lake. At 1:30 p.m., an afternoon program will be held at the Old Log Church of Norway Lake. Lefse and coffee served at 3:30 p.m. will conclude the day. Additional coverage will appear in the August 15 issue of the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper.

August 19, 2019

B-B-E school board meeting

The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa school board will meet in regular session on Monday, August 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the elementary school library in Belgrade.

August 21, 2019

Brink's Beer Joint Roll-Ins

Brink’s Beer Joint in Swift Falls will hold its final Summer Roll-In night on Wednesday, August 21. Bikes, classic cars and ATVs are all invited. The Roll-In night runs from 5 p.m. to dusk. The food special: $10 for build-your-own burgers or brisket with salad, sweet corn and chips. Weekly drawings will be held for drink tickets, T-shirts and gift certificates at 7 p.m. (need not be present to win). Ben Honebrink, owner and proprietor of Brink’s Beer Joint, wishes to thank all of the 2019 sponsors of the Roll-In nights: MotorSports of Willmar, Eric’s MotorSports, Two Wheels Forever, Midwest Sports Unlimited, DS Power Sports, Apols Harley Davison of Alexandria, Apols Harley Davidson of Raymond and Minnewaska Marine. Brink’s Beer Joint’s phone number is 320-843-4900.

August 23, 2019

B-B-E Jaguar Open

The third annual Jaguar Open golf tournament will be held on Friday, August 23 at Prairie View Golf Course. The school is currently seeking business sponsors to help with fundraising efforts.

August 26, 2019

Brooten city council meeting

The Brooten city council will meet in regular session on Monday, August 26 at 7 p.m. at city hall.

August 27, 2019

Belgrade Senior Citizens meeting

The Belgrade Senior Citizens will meet on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. for a Pot Luck lunch and meeting. Sandwiches will be provided. NOTE: time change.

August 27, 2019

Elrosa Bologna Daze

The Elrosa Senior Citizens will hold their fifth Bologna Daze fundraiser meal of the 2019 season on Tuesday, August 27 at Bucky's Bar from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

September 2, 2019

11th annual Sunburg Trolls Classic Car Show

The 11th annual Classic Car Show, hosted by the Sunburg Trolls Club, will be on Monday, September 2 (Labor Day) at the Sunburg Community Center and baseball field. Registration is from 9 to 11 a.m., and voting ends at noon. Trophies and awards will be given at 2 p.m. Show car entry fee: $10; and spectators are free. Food will be available on the grounds, and very good craft and homemade items will be for sale. *No bikes or dogs: no exceptions..not responsible for accidents, damages or losses. Plaques will go to the top 25 cars! Trophies for (two per category): best General Motors (1959 and older, 1960 and newer), best Fords (1959 and older, 1960 and newer), best Mopars ((1959 and older, 1960 and newer), best special interests, best rat rods, best pickups. Cash drawings with door prizes. A buffet breakfast will be served at Ms. Vicky's Cafe in Sunburg that morning from 7 to 9:30 a.m. Voting is done by show entries; host car club not eligible for trophies or awards.

September 8, 2019

Trinity Lutheran Grove Lake fall festival

The annual Fall Festival and bake sale for Trinity Lutheran church in Grove Lake will be held on Sunday, September 8 at the church. Serving from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. with a hot pork sandwich, salad and dessert. "Give Thanks To the Lord, For He is Good. His Love Endures Forever." - Psalm 136:1.

September 14, 2019

Prairie View Community golf course Rooster Ramble

Prairie View Community Golf Course in Brooten invites the public to participate in their annual Rooster Ramble golf scramble and fundraiser on Saturday, September 14. Raffle tickets are currently on sale at the club house for $10 each. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and the shot gun start will follow at 9 a.m. The cost is $195 per team.

September 15, 2019

St. Donatus Catholic church fall dinner

The annual Fall Dinner for St. Donatus Catholic church will be held on Sunday, September 15 at the B-B-E elementary school. Further details will be announced in the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper.

September 25, 2019

B-B-E Color Fund Run

The fifth annual B-B-E Color Fund Run will be held in Belgrade at the high school and nearby streets on Wednesday, September 25.

October 12, 2019

Janet Raveling benefit

A special fundraiser benefit will take place on Saturday, October 12 for Janet Raveling of Brooten. The event takes place at the KaDe Shack starting at 10:30 a.m. Later that night, the Brooten Class of 1984 will host a class reunion. Janet is a member of the BHS Class of '84.

October 13, 2019

Local immigration forum at First Lutheran Church of Norway Lake

Everyone is invited to a local immigration forum and gathering on Sunday, October 13 at First Lutheran Church of Norway Lake. The Norway Lake Lutheran Historical Association and the Norway Lake Parish are sponsoring the event, which will bring together recent immigrants to the local community plus descendants of those who were immigrants long ago. Representatives from each group will share their experiences. A portion of the program will have entertainment and food sharing with samples of food from various cultures. This event will help to improve knowledge and break down barriers. Most importantly, we will learn from each other when we compare and contrast experiences. The event will be at First Lutheran church, further details TBA.

October 19, 2019

Belgrade Commercial Club banquet

The Belgrade Commercial Club will hold their third annual fall banquet on Saturday, October 19 at the Belgrade V.F.W. at 7 p.m. Additional details will be announced in September. Cash raffle tickets are currently on sale at Belgrade-area businesses.

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

Office hours are stated in this graphic, good for 2019.


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