Schedule of Events 2020

Thank you for your patience as we have been working through the processes to celebrate in new ways this year and following CDC guidelines.  

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 @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 (Food & Bar Open)

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

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.


Events for 2020 will be released as soon we have some definite guidelines for our set dates of July 20-26.  Please expect significant changes from the typical Corn Capital schedule.  We are all in this together.

Print Me! 2019 Schedule of Events



RCAC Kids Triathlon 2019

RCAC Splash N Dash Flyer 7-2019-2

Saturday Kiwanis Arts & Crafts in the Nester Park

5K Torch Run 2019 Final Leg Registration Form and Waiver

HTB Future Entrepreneur Registration Form

Grace Community Church Character Camp July 21-24


Monday, July 22

5:30 pm Lite Supper before Outdoor Worship Service

*Free Will Offering

6:00 pm Outdoor Worship Service @ Nester Park

*sponsored by Olivia Area Churches


Music in the Park after service featuring National Recording Artist RACHEL KURTZ

5:30-8:30 pm GCC Character Camp – Nester Park


Tuesday, July 23

Hide & Seek Corn Token Hunt – first clue at 7:45 am on Big Country 100.1 FM

All clues posted at the Renville Co. Register Office  & HERE!

Winner receives $100 in Corn Capital Cash sponsored by Olivia Chamber of Commerce

Claim prize at Olivia City Hall, if after-hours, leave message 523-2361

5:00pm RCAC Splash n’ Dash Kid’s Triathlon – Grades K-8th

5:30-8:30 pm GCC Character Camp – Nester Park


Wednesday, July 24

5:30pm Par 3 Golf Tournament @ Olivia Golf Club

5:30-8:30 pm GCC Character Camp – Nester Park

6pm Outdoor Community Bingo @ Olivia Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center

*sponsored by Olivia Rehab & Healthcare Center and the Olivia Ambulance

Come Play Rain or Shine!

Children may play if accompanied by a parent or guardian.

6:00 – 8:00pm Burger Bar and League Cornhole at Brly’s Den


Thursday, July 25

12pm-8pm Used Book Sale @ Olivia Library

2pm-4pm Pie & Ice Cream Social @ Fairview Place

5-7:30pm Baked Pork Chops at Olivia American Legion Post 186

5:00 pm-8:00 pm Family Fun Night Kiddie Carnival @ Dirks Parks – N. 7th St.

Games, Animals, Activities & Concessions for the whole family

Sponsored by the Olivia Ambulance Service / F&M Bank MN

Fire Truck Rides & Spraying the Burning House with the Olivia Fire Department

6:00 – 8:00 pm Burger Bar and League Volleyball at Brly’s Den


Friday, July 26

9am – 3pm Downtown Public Market (food/vendors/bake sales)

9am-1pm HomeTown Bank’s Future Entrepreneurs (ages 10-18) – Downtown

10am-5pm Used Book Sale @ Olivia Public Library

10:30am Zoomobile @ Olivia Public Library

11am-1pm Live Music with The B at Dowling Square

1-3pm Root Beer Floats by BOLD FFA @

Heller Group Office – 1302 W DePue Ave

1:30-4pm Play Day in the Park – Art/Music/Face Painting in Dowling Square

4:00pm-11:00pm Tacos & Bake Sales at ACTS

4:30pm-7pm Kid’s Fair @ Faith United Methodist Church (9th St.)

5pm-7pm Ice Cream Social @ Faith United Methodist Church

5pm Children’s Pedal Pull @ F&M Bank parking lot

5-7:30pm Cindy’s Nachos at Olivia American Legion Post 186

8:00 pm-12:00 am FREE Downtown Street Dance featuring DAM JAMMERS

Bring a Lawn Chair – Approx. 10:15 PM FIREWORKS

7:00 pm -12:00 am Beer Gardens served by American Legion Post 186

8-12am Food Vendors available @ Street Dance

NASCAR Simulator

9 – close DJ at Brly’s Den


Saturday, July 27

7am-1pm Legion Breakfast @ Olivia American Legion Post 186

w/ Bloody Mary Bar at 9:00 am (Legion)

6:30am Torch 5K Corn Capital Registration at S. Nester Park

7am Torch 5K Corn Capital Run sponsored by SOMN & OPD – S. Nester Park

8am – Noon Wogen Outdoor Adventure at Pond Park & Natural Playground

9am-12pm Used Book Sale @ Olivia Public Library

9am – 3pm Tacos & Bake Sale at ACTS

9am – 4pm Kiwanis Arts & Crafts in the Park @ Nester Park S. 9th St.

NASCAR Simulator

10am-2pm Drunk Goggles Obstacle Course by OPD @ Nester Park

10am Kiddie Parade Line-up south of ACTS

10:30am Corn Capital Days Kiddie Parade

*Starts @ ACTS and route around Nester Park

11am World Championship Corn Toss @ Nester Park

11am-1pm Corn Feed featuring Green Leaf Sweet Corn

& ADM Edible Beans @ Nester Park

*Free Will Donation

11am-1pm Music in the Park w/ Blue Ox Jazz Babies

12pm Cornlympics @ Nester Park

BOLD Robotics Team Demonstrations

3pm Corn Capital Days Grand Parade

2019 Grand Marshals: Steve & Judy Dirks

Featuring: Blue Ox Jazz Babies, Groove Inc, Phoenix Drumline and

River City Rhythm – sponsored by F&M Bank

*Following parade – Hot Sandwiches, Beans & Potato Salad at Legion Post 186

Music by the Wendinger Band

5:30pm Lady 3-Person Corn Cap Scramble @ Olivia Golf Club Flyer

8:30pm – 12:30am Strange Daze at Brly’s Den (no cover charge)

9pm-1am Andy Austin at Max’s Grille


Sunday, July 28

8am-12pm Lion’s Club Fly-In Breakfast

*Pancakes, Eggs & Sausage @ Olivia Airport

Collector Car Show – BOLD Robotics Demo – Face Painting

9am Volleyball Tournament at Sunrise Park

10am Rem/Rabi Memorial Golf Tournament @ Olivia Golf Club

11:30am Bean Bag Tournament at Brly’s Den – $20 per team / limit 16 teams