Bonanza Valley Area Community Calendar - updated frequently!

Brooten's Bonanza Valley Days 2024!

BVD 2024: four nights/days of activities! "Redneck Olympics: Back for More in 2024!"

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! The BVD grand parade starts at 1:30 p.m. in Brooten on Sunday, July 14.

Belgrade's August Fest 2024!

Coming this summer the second full weekend of August

The Belgrade business community and a variety of volunteers invite everyone to their annual Belgrade August Fest celebration on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 8, 9, 10 this summer of 2024.

June 19, 2024

Grief Support group in Belgrade

Whether you are grieving a recent loss or one from years ago, all are welcome to meet with others who have known similar losses, including loss of a parent, child, sibling, spouse, job, or health. This group meets once each month for 90 minutes on the third Tuesday of the month. They meet next on Wednesday, June 19 at the Big Grove/Crow River/Grace Lutheran parish office in Belgrade from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (downtown Belgrade at the municipal building). All faiths are welcome. Contact 320-254-3249 with any questions.

June 22, 2024

Belgrade Museum will be open

The Belgrade Museum has set regular hours for the summer of 2024 when the public is invited to stop by and see all that they offer. They were open on Saturday, June 8, and the next regular Saturday they are open will be on June 22. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Other dates they will be open this summer: July 13, July 27, August 10, August 24.

June 23, 2024

Brooten Community Church outdoor worship and picnic

The Brooten Community Church invites everyone to an outdoor worship service on Sunday, June 23 at 9:30 a.m. at their location on Pleasant Avenue in Brooten. Following worship at 9:30, a BBQ picnic will be held with hamburgers and hot dogs plus more to be served. Additional details are published in the June 20 issue of the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper.

June 24, 2024

Sunburg Area Commercial Club meeting

The Sunburg Area Commercial Club will meet next on Monday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. to go over the 2024 Syttende Mai Celebration. Please be prepared to discuss your area and how it went. Also bring any suggestions with on what we can do better. Please invite anyone who you think would be interested in being part of our group. We are looking to fill the Secretary position.

June 24, 2024

Brooten City Council meeting

The Brooten City Council will meet in regular session on Monday, June 24, 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:

June 30, 2024

Catholic Churches Picnic on the Prairie

The B-B-E and Sauk Centre-area Catholic Churches invite everyone to their third annual Parish Picnic on the Prairie, coming to Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Elrosa on Sunday, June 30, 2024 from 12 to 5 p.m. This day begins with an outdoor Mass at 10:30 a.m. (weather permitting) with more details to be announced in the newspaper.

July 2, 2024

Brooten American Legion meeting

The Brooten American Legion meets next on Tuesday, July 2, 2024 at 7 p.m. at the Legion hall on Central Avenue. Guests and new members are always welcome!

July 8, 2024

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa school board meeting

The B-B-E school board will meet in regular session on Monday, July 8, 2024 at 7 p.m. at the B-B-E elementary school media center in Brooten.

July 9, 2024

Elrosa city council meeting

The Elrosa city council will meet on Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 7 p.m. at Elrosa's city hall for their regular monthly meeting.

July 10, 2024

Sedan city council meeting

The Sedan city council will meet in regular session on Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 6 p.m., open to the public at the Sedan City Hall.

July 11, 2024

Belgrade V.F.W. Auxiliary meeting

The Saboe-Leverson VFW Auxiliary in Belgrade will meet in regular monthly session on Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 6 p.m. at the Belgrade V.F.W.

July 11, 2024

Belgrade V.F.W. meeting

The Saboe-Leverson VFW in Belgrade will meet in regular monthly session on Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 8 p.m. at the Belgrade V.F.W.

July 15, 2024

Belgrade city council meeting

The Belgrade city council will meet in regular session on Monday, July 15 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

July 17, 2024

Concert in the Park in Belgrade

The Belgrade Economic Development Authority (EDA) invites everyone to a concert in the park at the Belgrade city park on south Highway 71 on Thursday, July 17 at 6:30 p.m. The Gig Noonan band will be performing. This is a FREE concert!

August 3-4, 2024

Chippewa Falls Lutheran church 150th anniversary celebration

It's celebration time in Terrace! (This summer.) On Saturday and Sunday, August 3-4, 2024, the Chippewa Falls Lutheran church in Terrace will celebrate their 150th anniversary of their founding. The weekend begins with a special Sunday School reunion on Saturday, August 3 for anyone who has gone to Sunday School at Chippewa Falls Lutheran plus their families. Come for visiting plus an evening potluck meal, including Sloppy Joes, hot dogs and beverages to be provided. This is from 2 to 6 p.m. Then on Sunday, August 4, join them for a special 150th anniversary church service at 10 a.m. with a catered meal to follow.

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