Current News

7/20/2020 Update >

WOW!  we hit our 500 bag limit for the Corn Swag Bag Sign-up.

We look forward to see you on Saturday during pickup.

July 19-26 – Virtual Run Options!!!

Renville County City Walk/Run Challenge >

Renville County Walk in the Park // James H. Page Memorial 5K >

***you can participate in both runs throughout the Corn Capital Week!

TUESDAY Capital Token Hunt Begins – tune into Big Country 100.1 FM at 7:45a.  All clues will be posted at Renville Co Register Office, & Facebook each day as clue is released.  Please remember to Wash Your Hands frequently and keep a reasonable social distance while out hunting.  No destruction to Public Property will be tolerated.  Winner receives $100 in Corn Capital Cash.  Claim prize at Olivia City Hall, if after-hours leave message at 523-2361.

Thursday Family Fun Night Goodie Bag Drive Up – 5-6:00 pm at Dirks Park

Thursday Cindy’s Nachos at Olivia American Legion Post 186

Friday BAKE SALE & WALKING TACOS at ACTS downtown location (formerly the Olivia Hardware Store building) 11-3:00 PM

Saturday 11a – 1p at Nester Park – Corn Swag Bag CURBSIDE PICKUP ONLY!
Enter at S. 9th Street & E. Ash Ave.  Free Will Donation on site or Venmo App @Corn-Capital.  Each bag includes 1/2 dozen Green Leaf Corn + ADM can beans + various Corn Capital spirit items and a chance to win Corn Capital Cash!
Curbside pickup your Olivia Chamber #CORNCAPITALSTRONG shirt as you drive thru – $15/ea.

Saturday 11a-2p Olivia American Legion Class Car & Motorcycle Show

Golf Tournaments – contact Greg Snow/Olivia Golf Club – 320/523-2313

Wednesday Par 3-3 Person Scramble

Saturday Ladies Popcorn Classic – 3 Person Scramble

Sunday Rem/Rabi Tournament – 4 Person Scramble


Chamber CORN CAPITAL STRONG shirts available $15 each at Cenex, Olivia Liquor Store & Master’s Coffee Shop

523 Trading Post LOCALLY GROWN shirts available at store – youth/$18 ea. & adult/$22 ea.

Saturday Raising Hope BBQ Fundraiser (take out available) & Silent Auction 4-7pm at Olivia’s House of Hope – 212 26th Street South – Free Will Offering

*********************FIREWORKS!!!!!!!!!!!!! Saturday Night at 10 PM ******************* Proudly co-sponsored by F&M Bank of Olivia . We encourage all to enjoy safely from your home.  If necessary, the Renville County Courthouse and Henton Park will be good viewing options.  Please be respectful and follow social distancing orders.

The Corn Capital Ecumenical Service will be available to view on the Public Access station and online option will be available – M-F 9a-4p & Sat & Sun at 4p to tune in.

Olivia Corn Capital Dash Cash Stimulus round 2!! – beginning Monday, 7/20 you may purchase $100 of Corn Capital Cash sold at Olivia Hometown and F&M Banks for only $75 while supplies last.  One per individual / Two per family.  Must be spent at Olivia area businesses by 8/29.  Brought to you by the Olivia Chamber and Ag businesses in support of Main Street.


4/27/2020 :

Attention All in the Corn Capital. The CCD Committee is carefully following all COVID-19 information released. Please stay tuned for future updates. We know our traditional Corn Capital celebration week will be significantly modified. We hope to host and celebrate the Corn Capital in some capacity following the necessary guidelines.

The Dates are set for Corn Capital Days 2020.  We will see you all again starting Monday, July 20 thru Sunday July 26th.