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Pastels on 5th
9/10/11 11:00am - 2:00pm
Pastels on 5th, 503 N. Lincoln Ave. , Loveland, CO 80537
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Pastels on 5th


Mark your calenders for September 10th!

On the second Saturday of September, Pastels on 5th will take place adjacent to the Loveland Museum/Gallery on 5th and Lincoln in downtown Loveland.

Artists and businesses and downtown will come together to raise awareness and funds for Alternatives to Violence (ATV) and the Loveland Safehouse. Community members are invited to this free event to support the thriving Loveland arts community and local businesses.Sidewalk painting, Pastels on 5th, Alterntives to Violence, Loveland, Colorado

Download and print our brochure for more information on the event or read on below.

Read what the Reporter Herald wrote about our upcoming event!

Pastels to Brighten Fifth Street in downtown Loveland

Event Day

At 8am Saturday morning, artists arrive to start drawing. Everyone in the community is invited to come watch the sidewalk canvas come to life!

There will be live music and a kids' area where the kids can create their own sidewalk masterpieces!

A reception for Artists and Sponsors will take place from 11am-2pm in the Foote Gallery inside the Loveland Museum.

Event Schedule

8:00 am – 3:00 pm

            8:00 am Artist Check-in Begins  

            10:00 am Loveland Museum/Gallery Opens

Music & Entertainment

            9:00 am             Dolcissimo, string quintet

            10:00 am             Equally Challenged, folk/reggae with Paul Maley & Jesse Turner

            11:00 am             Live entertainment

            Noon                         Dave Beegle, solo acoustic guitar

            1:00 pm             Live entertainment

            2:00 pm             Side Effect, jazz duo with Joe O’Bryan & Rogan Magyar

Children’s Area   

                9:00 am – 3:00pm

            1:00 pm             Studio Vino artertainer for kids

Food Vendors Include:

            Henry’s Pub, Pourhouse Bar and Grill, Island Grill, “B” Sweet Cupcakes

Artist / Sponsor Location List


Helen Bryant Cynthia Danielle 4
Poudre Valley Angela Canada Hopkins 3
McKee Medical David Hobbs 5
Shippers Supply/Bressco Inc Todd Eiman 7
Dr. Howard & Pam Kim Stenson 6
Mueller & Associates Mary Benke 10
Cody Balzer Molly Freeman 9
Gail Daugherty Amy Vialpando 13
Patsy Ruggles Kaitlynn Goddard 14
Mandolin Café Audrie Murgelman 26
Lincoln Family Dentistry/ Todd Minehart Alissa Raines 12
Sculpture Depot Kitty Love 15
IGDNC (dental) Dale Bernard 16
Dazbog/C. Cubed Dakota Sena 29
Faith Evangelical Church Alaina Ferguson 25
Thompson Schools Vicki & Meagan Shelley 27
First United Pres (Jo Hordinski) Don Ellis 31
Ben Paul Ryan Means 32
Cheryl Allin Ryan Cottam 65
The Black Steer Curtis Rowland, et al(Ildanach) 40
Beverly Walker Qwist Joseph 41
The Group Realty Britanny Walker 61
440 N. Lincoln Mary Giacomini 42
Harrington Studio Brandon Harrington 46
Loveland Computer Repair Pat Saunders-white 43
Masters Fine Art (Linda King) Heather Coen 39
Allstate-Vicki Pitmon Dion Weichers 45
Denise Bretting Keri Ertman 60
Rabbit Shadow Farms (Emily Sorenson) Stephanie Gordon 44
Stephanie Stauder (Anthology) Matt Fredricey 48
Judy Bryant Haley Bryant 49
CitiNews Jesse Allsup 50
RE/MAX (Andisch) Abigail Dalton 51
Metric Motors Lori Nunnally 52
Keystone Financial Services Candice Hartley 53
Kristeen Ortmann Katie Sullivan 54
Pourhouse Bar & Grill (Mazuma) Robin Dodge 35
Henry's Pub (Jerry Fan) Pam Scott 36
Island Grill (Hal Walker) Abi Cunningham 34
"B" Sweet Cupcakes (Dana Brungardt) Venetia Ellis 38
Dr. Gerkin No artist needed n/a
Wells Fargo No artist needed n/a
Davidson/Gebhardt Maggie Murphy 55
Discovery Montessori Jay Neighbors 56
SMES Roch Croteau 57
Loveland Mtn Rotary Kodi Hays 58
Crossroads Church Scottie Russell 2
Loveland Museum Billie Colson 1
Jenna Shaffer Dan Schler 28
ATV Cindy Graves 47
LAST Megan Tracy 17&18
Awesomesauce Amanda & Tim 8
Studio Vino Kim Snyder 33
Joe O'Bryan/Keptone Rayn Elyse 22
Dave Beegle Sandy Beegle 21
Engaging Loveland Diane Roeder 20
Leadership Loveland Carrie Johansing 19
TRI 102 Radio Jennefer Burgher 11
Ft. Collins Event Planning Hannah Circenis 23
Starbucks Frankie 24
Peace in the Park Trish Murtha 30
Top Gun Charlotte Zink 59
Subway Susan Driver 61
Lowes Bill Reed Students 62
Izze   63


Each sidewalk canvas is sponsored by an area business, corporation, service club, school, church, or individual patron of the arts.

  • Sponsors "buy" a sidewalk canvas
    • 4x4 Canvas - $125.00
    • 5x6 Canvas - $200.00 
  • The sponsor's name will appear at the bottom of each piece of sidewalk art, or will be incorporated into the artwork itself
  • With a donation of $500 or more, you may become an "Event Sponsor." Event sponsors receive a 6x6 canvas directly in front of the Loveland Museum.
  • If you would like to sponsor a sidewalk canvas or be an event sponsor please use the secure PayPal form below or contact Vicky Bryant: 970-461-2972.


Restaurant / Food Vendors

Easel, Pastels on 5th, Alternatives to Violence, Loveland, COAre you an artist of the culinary variety?  You can get in on the action as well! 

What is a festival without food?! You can help make this event a huge success, as well as have an opportunity to showcase your restaurant. We would like to invite you to participate by selling items off your menu to the public. This event is FREE to the public and we anticipate several hundred people walking 5th street on September 10.

Please download the form below and follow the instructions included.

Food Vendor Application (Word format)

Food Vendor Application (PDF format)


Artists will receive great exposure using their talents to create a piece of sidewalk art.

  • We provide the pastels, gloves and the sidewalk canvas. You bring knee pads, paint brushes, water bottles and your creativity.
  • Professionals, amateur and student artists are encouraged to participate in this event. High school art teachers, please ask talented students to sign up for the event!
  • Artwork must be appropriate for a family event - no adult themes, nothing political.
  • If you would like to participate as an artist, please fill out an artist form and send it to Alternatives To Violence


Artist Name
City State Zip
Note (optional)

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