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.

July 8, 2024

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa school board meeting

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

July 8, 2024

Brooten City Council meeting

The Brooten City Council will meet in regular session on Monday, July 8 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:

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 VFW Auxiliary Blood Drive

The VFW Auxiliary to Saboe-Leverson VFW Post 1825, Belgrade, will sponsor the Red Cross Bloodmobile Thursday, July 11 at the Parish Center in Belgrade.

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 13, 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 June 8 and June 22, and the next regular Saturday they are open will be on July 13. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Other dates they will be open this summer: July 27, August 10, August 24.

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 16, 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. Their next meeting is Tuesday, July 16 at the Big Grove/Crow River/Grace Lutheran parish office in Belgrade from 6:30 to 8 p.m. (downtown Belgrade at the municipal building). All faiths are welcome. Contact 320-254-3249 with any questions.

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 Wednesday, July 17 at 6:30 p.m. The Gig Noonan band will be performing. This is a FREE concert!

July 19, 2024

Mr. Keith Clementson Celebration of Life

A Celebration of Life for the late Keith Clementson will be held on Friday, July 19 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the R.O.S.E. Center in Paynesville (1105 West Main Street). His friends and family and all former students are cordially invited. Clementson taught science at Belgrade and B-B-E high schools from 1967 to 1999. He continued for the better part of 15 years or more after "retirement" to help area schools as a substitute teacher.

July 20, 2024

MarHaven Greens golf tournament

The 7th annual Veteran Golf tournament is coming to MarHaven Greens in Colfax Township on Saturday, July 20 with registration at 10:30 a.m. and shot gun start at 11. The entry fee is a free will donation, and a catered meal is provided after the tournament. Open to the public! The fundraiser benefits the PGA Hope and Wounded Warrior Project organizations in support of our beloved veterans. The address is 623 Colfax Road Northwest, Belgrade.

July 29, 2024

Public Safety Night in the Park in Belgrade

Meet your local law enforcement, firefighters and EMS members! Come join us for Public Safety in the Park night on Monday, July 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the city park and park shelter in Belgrade (910 Highway 71). Local agencies include the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, Belgrade Fire Department, Belgrade-Brooten Police Department, Glacial Ridge Ambulance, LifeLink, Minnesota State Patrol, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit. This is a family-friendly event with FREE popcorn and drinks! A weather-related back up day is Monday, August 5.

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.

August 6, 2024

Brooten American Legion meeting

The Brooten American Legion meets next on Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 7 p.m. at the Legion hall on Central Avenue. Guests and new members are always welcome!

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