Schedule of Events

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Monday, July 25th, 2016


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. Bring lawn chairs and/or blankets for your comfort.

Tuesday, July 26th , 2016

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.

9:30-11:30am “a-MAIZing” Foot Clinic and Coffee Social at Bethesda Park View Village Assisted Living in Olivia (To register call 320-523-1743)

3:30pm Registration Begins for RCAC Splash ‘N’Dash Triathlon, Grades K-6, at Olivia High School Pool, Click here for Registration form and more info or you can register on their website here. (Register by July 21, first 50 registrants get free t-shirts)

4:15pm Meeting – RCAC Splash ‘N’Dash Triathlon

4:30 pm – RCAC Splash ‘N’Dash Triathlon – Start time

Wednesday, July 27th , 2016

6:00 pm Par 3 Golf Tournament @ Olivia Golf Club

6:00 pm Outdoor Community Bingo at Golden Living Center *sponsored by Golden Living Center and the Olivia Ambulance (Children may play if accompanied by a parent or guardian)

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

12 pm – 8pm Used Book Sale at Olivia Library

5:00 pm – 8 pm Grilled Pork Chops & Sweet Corn@ Olivia American Legion Post 186

5:00pm – 8 pm Volleyball League, Night Entertainment and $5 Burger Specials at Brly’s Den

6:00 pm – 8 pm Family Fun Night, Kiddie Carnival @ Dirks Parks – N. 7th St.
(CCT providing shuttles every 15 minutes to Dirks Park 5:45-8:15 with 3 pickup sites, BOLD H.S lot, City Hall, and corner of 9th & Evergreen)
– 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 Prairie View of Hector and the Olivia Ambulance
*Pony Rides sponsored by F & M Bank & Olivia Ambulance
*Concessions @ Dirks Park by Olivia Cub Scout Pack 313


Friday, July 29th, 2016

8 am – 2pm Crazy Days at Olivia Merchants

9am – 12 pm Renville County Back the Pack Program Open House – 104 S. 8th St (Plant Sale, Bake Sale, Kiddie Games)

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

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

8:00 pm – 12:00 am Downtown Street Dance featuring Dam Jammers
Beer Gardens served by American Legion Post 186 (7pm-12am)
Food Vendors available at Street Dance

10pm-Close Strange Daze & Lit (outside) at Max’s Grill
For tickets www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1177551

9-Close Farmer’s Daughter (Outside/$10 Cover) at Brly’s Den

Saturday, July 30th, 2016 

7 am – Noon Legion Breakfast at Olivia American Legion Post 186 with Bloody Mary Bar at 9:00am

7:30 am – 8 am Health Choice Corn Capital Run at Nester Park S. 9th St. (PDF Registration Form)

8 am- 3 pm Tacos and Bake Sale at Acts, 802 E. Fairview

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)

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 am BOLD Area Youth Sports Bean Bag Tourney – Sunrise Park ($5 per person, 3 divisions: age 0-12, 13-18, Adult)

10:00 am Kiddie Parade Line-up south of ACTS (Theme: Vote Corn 2016)

10:30 am Corn Capital Days Kiddie Parade *Starts at ACTS and route around Nester Park, end at Library

11 am – Noon World Championship Corn Toss at Nester Park

11 am – 1 pm Corn Feed at Nester Park *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

2 pm – 2:15 pm SummerLine Groove Performance at Nester Park

3 pm Corn Capital Days Grand Parade

*Following parade at Legion – Hot Turkey or Pork, Beans & Potato Salad

 6:00 pm Women’s 3-Person Corn Cap Scramble at Olivia Golf Club

6:00 – 10:00 pm The Wendinger Band of New Ulm @ Olivia American Legion Post 186

9pm-1am Live 80’s Band – TASZ (Outdoors) at Brly’s Den

10:00 pm – 1:00 am Lost Highway (Outdoors) @ Max’s Bar & Grill

Sunday, July 31st, 2016 

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 Remillard/Rabi Memorial Golf Tournament at Olivia Golf Club

12 pm Bean Bag Tournament/ $10 each Team at 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.