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Monday, July 24th, 2017
6:00 pm Outdoor Worship Service @ Nester Park *sponsored by Olivia Area Churches. Bring lawn chairs and/or blankets for your comfort.
Tuesday, July 25th , 2017
Hide & Seek Corn Token Hunt – First clue presented Tuesday at 7:45 am on Big Country 100.1 FM. New clue presented each day at 7:45 am through Friday until token is found. Clues also posted at Renville County Register and on www.corncapitaldays.com. Winner receives $100 in Corn Capital Cash! Claim prize at Olivia City Hall, if after-hours, leave message 523-2361.
4:00pm Registration Begins for RCAC Splash ‘N’Dash Triathlon, Grades K-6, at Olivia High School Pool, Email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Register on their website here. (Register by 7/12/17) PDF Registration form here.
4:45pm Meeting – RCAC Splash ‘N’Dash Triathlon
Wednesday, July 26th , 2017
6:00 pm Outdoor Community BINGO at Olivia Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center (formerly Golden Living Center of Olivia) *Sponsored by Olivia Rehab & Healthcare Center & the Olivia Ambulance. Come play rain or shine! Children may play if accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Thursday, July 27th, 2017
12 pm – 8pm Used Book Sale at Olivia Library
2 pm-4pm – Pie and Ice Cream Social at Fairview Place
5:00 pm – 8 pm Grilled Pork Chops & Sweet Corn@ Olivia American Legion Post 186
5:00 pm – 8 pm Family Fun Night, Kiddie Carnival @ Dirks Parks – N. 7th St.
(CCT providing shuttles every 15 minutes to Dirks Park 5:00-8:00 from city hall)
– Tug-of-War Matchup, Fire Truck Tours, Spraying Fire Hose
*sponsored by Olivia Fire Department
– Petting Zoo, Inflatables, Kiddie Games & Activities
*Sponsored by Olivia Ambulance Service
*Petting Zoo Sponsored by the Olivia Ambulance
*Pony Rides sponsored by Olivia Ambulance
*Concessions @ Dirks Park by Olivia Cub Scout Pack 313 Plus more!
9 pm- Close IV PLay at Brly’s Den
Friday, July 28th, 2017
8 am – 2pm Crazy Days at Olivia Merchants
10 am – 5 pm Used Book Sale at Olivia Public Library
11am Zoomobile at Olivia Library
11am- 1pm Live Music Downtown at Dowling Park
11am-1pm Downtown food options available
12pm-4pm Root Beer Floats by BOLD FFA @ Upper Midwest Mgmt. (w. Lincoln Ave. – across from Max’s Grill) *Proceeds go to BOLD FFA program
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Free Youth Paint “Pond Park” at Chamber Office by Studio 125 & Olivia Chamber. Registration for 8-18 year olds to paint at 8am-1pm at Dowling Park. 20 child class limit.
4:30 pm – 7 pm Kid’s Fair @ Faith United Methodist Church (9th St.)
5 pm – 7 pm Ice Cream Social @ Faith United Methodist Church
5 pm Registration for Children’s Pedal Pull
5:30 pm Children’s Pedal Pull @ F&M Bank parking lot
5:00 pm – 8 pm Cindy’s Nachos @ American Legion Post 186
7:00 pm – 12:00 am FREE Downtown Street Dance
9pm-12am Fabulous Armadillos
10:15pm Fireworks (approximate time)
Beer Gardens served by American Legion Post 186 (7pm-12am)
Food Vendors available at Street Dance
9:00 pm – Close DJ – All Mixed Up @ Brly’s Den
Saturday, July 29th, 2017
7 am – Noon Legion Breakfast at Olivia American Legion Post 186
Bloody Mary Bar at 9:00am
7:30 am – 8 am Health Choice Corn Capital Run at Nester Park S. 9th St. (Registration Form PDF)
8 am- 12pm Jon Wogen Memorial Youth Fishing Event (Registration Form PDF)
8am-10:00am (Ages 5-10)
10-12:00pm (Ages 11-16)
9 am – 12:30 pm Olivia Car and Bike Show at St. Aloysius Parking Lot (11th St S. and Park Ave. (Please bring a food shelf item for donation) See PDF Flyer here.
9 am – 12 pm Used Book Sale at Olivia Public Library
9 am – 4 pm Kiwanis Arts & Crafts in the Park at Nester Park S. 9th St.
10:00 am Kiddie Parade Line-up south of ACTS. Theme: “Golden Ear of Corn”
10:30 am Corn Capital Days Kiddie Parade *Starts at ACTS and route around Nester Park, end at Library (1st, 2ndm 3rd, & Best Corn Theme triphies awarded)
11 am – Noon World Championship Corn Toss at Nester Park (Medals awarded)
11 am – 1 pm Corn Feed at Nester Park, featuring Green Leaf Sweet Corn & ADM Edible Beans *Free Will Donation
11 am – 2 pm Drunk Goggles Obstacle Course with Olivia Police Department at Nester Park
11:30 am – 1:30 pm Music in the Park w/ Blue Ox Jazz Babies
Noon – 1 pm Cornlympics! at Nester Park (Medals awarded)
3 pm Corn Capital Days Grand Parade (Parade Registration Form)
2017 50th Anniversary Grand Marshals:
Mary Ellen Raunhorst & John & Dee Wannigman
*Following parade at Legion – Hot Turkey or Pork, Beans & Potato Salad
4:00-6:00 pm Free Hot Dogs, Limit 2 each (while supplies last) @ Brly’s Den
5:30 – 8:30pm The Wendinger Band of New Ulm @ Olivia American Legion Post 186
9 pm – Close Lost Highway (Outdoors) @ Max’s Bar & Grill
9:00 pm – Close 4 Bands/4 Music Types (RI/Moonlight/Down Range/ Sapiosexual (No cover) @ Brly’s Den
Sunday, July 30th, 2017
8:00 am – 12 pm Lion’s Fly-In Breakfast at Olivia Airport (Pancakes, eggs, sausage)
9 am Volleyball Tournament at Sunrise Park
10 am BOLD Area Youth Sports Bean Bag Tourney – Sunrise Park ($5 per person, 2 divisions: age 0-18, Adult)
10 am Remillard/Rabi Memorial Golf Tournament at Olivia Golf Club
12:00 pm Bean bag Tourney & 6 Team Volleyball Tourney 100% Payout @ Brly’s Den
For more information or to register or volunteer to help with any of these events, please visit see the Corn Capital Event Contacts page.