Bonanza Valley Area Community Calendar


Brooten's Bonanza Valley Days 2024!

BVD 2024: four nights/days of activities!

The annual Bonanza Valley Days celebration in Brooten is coming on July 11, 12, 13 and 14 in 2024! Spread the word and mark your calendars!

February 29, 2024

"Thoughts on Thursday" conservatives' meeting at Minnewaska House

The Pope County Republicans will meet at the Minnewaska House on State Highway 28 in rural Glenwood on Thursday, February 29, 2024 from 7 to 8 p.m. for their monthly "Thoughts on Thursdays" meeting. Attendees can meet with fellow conservatives, discuss local issues, support our elected officials, and assist with administrative duties for coming elections.

March 2, 2024

Sunburg Community Music Workshop

On Saturday, March 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunburg Community Music is hosting a free workshop for fiddle, guitar, mandolin and bass in preparation for performances at Sunburg's annual Syttende Mai event on Sunday, May 19 and other summer events. Separate sessions run throughout the five-hour period, and a potluck lunch is served at 11:45 a.m. All ages and experience levels are welcome! (Children accompanied by an adult) Pre-registration is required, and you can do so by contacting Darlene Schroeder at (email) or by phone at 320-599-4700. This program is funded in part through a grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund and an appropriation from the MN State Legislature with money from the State’s general fund.

March 2, 2024

Belgrade V.F.W. steak fry and pork chop feed

The Belgrade V.F.W. Post No. 1825 will sponsor a Steak Fry and Pork Chop Feed fundraiser on Saturday evening, March 2, at the Post Home in Belgrade.

March 4, 2024

Sunburg Area Commercial Club meeting

The Sunburg Area Commercial Club will hold their first meeting of 2024 on Monday, March 4 at 6 p.m. at the Sunburg Community Center. They will start planning for the Syttende Mai celebration, which is coming on Sunday, May 19.

March 5, 2024

Brooten American Legion meeting

The Brooten American Legion meets next on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 7 p.m. at the Legion hall on Central Avenue. Guests and new members are always welcome!

March 8, 2024

Knights of Columbus fish fry

The B-B-E Knights of Columbus will host their second fish fry of the Lenten season on Friday, March 8 starting at 5 p.m. at the KaDe Shack in Brooten. They will serve until 8 p.m., and raffle tickets will be on sale. The last fish fry will be held on Friday, March 22 along with the cash raffle drawing at 8 p.m. that night.

March 11, 2024

Brooten City Council meeting

The Brooten City Council will meet in regular session on Monday, March 11, 2024 at 7 p.m. at the city hall meeting chambers in downtown Brooten. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting's agenda will be posted at the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper editor's blog on the weekend prior to the meeting; you can see that by clicking here:

March 11, 2024

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa school board meeting

The B-B-E school board will meet in regular session on Monday, March 11, 2024 at 7 p.m. at the B-B-E elementary school media center in Brooten.

March 12, 2024

Elrosa city council meeting

The Elrosa city council will meet on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 7 p.m. at Elrosa's city hall for their regular monthly meeting.

March 13, 2024

Sedan city council meeting

The Sedan city council will meet in regular session on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 6 p.m., open to the public at the Sedan City Hall.

March 14, 2024

Belgrade V.F.W. Auxiliary meeting

The Saboe-Leverson VFW Auxiliary in Belgrade will meet in regular monthly session on Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 6 p.m. at the Belgrade V.F.W.

March 14, 2024

Belgrade V.F.W. meeting

The Saboe-Leverson VFW in Belgrade will meet in regular monthly session on Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 8 p.m. at the Belgrade V.F.W.

March 17, 2024

Brooten Ambulance pancake breakfast

Coming on Sunday, March 17 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Brooten! Come enjoy a short stack for a tall cause to support your local ambulance service. We hope to see you for breakfast at the American Legion in Brooten! Dine-in and take this opportunity to catch up with your neighbors and friends. Takes-outs are also available. Adults $10 and children ages 6 to 10 are $5; children age 5 and under eat free! Menu: plain and blueberry pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, milk, juice, coffee.

March 18, 2024

Belgrade city council meeting

The Belgrade city council will meet in regular session on Monday, March 18 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

March 20, 2024

B-B-E Jaguar Coffee Club in Brooten

Jaguar Coffee Club continues on Wednesday, March 20, 2024! Who: any senior citizen in our community. When: the 3rd Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. of each month. Where: B-B-E elementary cafeteria in Brooten. Join us for a free monthly morning coffee club, partnering with an elementary classroom! Bring a friend and enjoy coffee/lemonade/water + a small treat in the company of B-B-E elementary students.

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


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