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Past Events

Artspace Pre-Feasibility Visit and Public Meeting
April 29, 2009

Thank you to everyone who participated in ArtSpace's pre-feasibility visit to Loveland. Teri and Wendy were truly impressed by Loveland and its artists. Read their glowing report here (link to the summary)

Novo is currently working to assemble a funding partnership to pay for the recommended next steps--a pair of studies to gather information on the depth and breadth of the arts in Loveland.


Historic Preservation Month Open House

This was the bake sale to end all bake sales! Thank you to everyone who turned out to buy some goodies and take a tour. We hope to be doing this annually in honor of Preservation Month, so if you missed it this year, we hope you'll come next year!


UC Denver "Loveland's LoDo" Open House

December 3, 2008

The Feed & Grain was the subject of a semester long studio class at UC Denver. 14 graduate of architecture students took a long, hard look at the Feed & Grain property and each proposed his or her own solution to the rehabilitation question. They also created proposals for a campus-style development project around the Feed & Grain.

Thanks to everyone who came out and joined us to take a look at the fascinating results! Everyone commented on how impressed they were with the quality and creativity.

We hope to make the students' designs available on a more permanent basis for those who were unable to attend the open house. We'll keep you updated!


Autumn Evening at the Feed & Grain

November 7, 2008

Wow! What an evening. Thanks to the OVER 400 people who turned out for this fabulous first-annual event to look at art, listen to music and eat food. Everything about the evening was superb, thanks to all of our generous donors who made things possible!

In addition to the number of people, we were impressed by the diversity of the crowd. It was exciting to see so many different people from so many different backgrounds all under the same tent--and all having a great time!

The evening grossed over $12,000, which is also truly amazing. Thanks so much to the scores of people who made this event possible, and made it fun. We're already starting to plan next year's event, so stay tuned!


Corn Roast Festival parade

August 27, 2008

downtown Loveland

We were thrilled to see so many Feed and Grain supporters out to view the Corn Roast parade and to cheer for us as we drove (very slowly) past. Participating in the parade is part of Novo's ongoing efforts to keep the Feed and Grain in the public eye and to spread word about our efforts. Thank you to those who spent the morning walking and riding with the float!



Summer Rendezvous: A Grand Opening Charity Celebration

Friday, June 27, 2008

The Overlook at Mariana, W 1st and Cove Dr

Thanks to everyone who joined us out at The Overlook. We hope you had as much fun as we did! The whole crowd enjoyed live music, delicious food, "test driving" some cruising bikes and lots more. In addition to all the fun, Novo raised over $700 in donations.


Feed and Grain Open House

May 3, 2008

Feed & Grain building, 130 W 3rd St

What an overwhelming show of support we had turn out for the open house! Thank you to everyone who came for the tour. It was a pleasure to meet all of you and to spend some time talking and answering your questions about the future of the Feed & Grain.

Special thanks to Scott Waterhouse for spending his afternoon guiding tour groups, and to those who donated goodies for the snack table.


Planning Charette for the Feed and Grain

May 11 and 12, 2007

Loveland Feed & Grain building

A big thank you to the 40 professionals and community members who joined our two-day planning charrette. Your input made this event a big success! You can read the results of the charrette here.


Coffee and Dessert Soiree

January 27, 2007
The Coffee Tree, inside Anthology Bookstore

Thanks to everyone who turned out for our fabulous Coffee and Dessert Soiree. A great time was had by all who attended, and we raised $970 for the Feed and Grain. Big thank yous to Heidi and Michael at the Coffee Tree for their hospitality and donations and to Christina Stone and Robert Kilbourn of Cornerstone for the fabulous music.

Thanks also to all of our corporate donors who gave giftcards, goods, and services to offset our costs of having the event: Duncan Business Services, Wal-Mart of Loveland, Safeway (Cleveland Ave. and Eisenhower Blvd.), King Soopers (Eagle Drive and 29th Street), Target, Earle's florist, and Dave's Rubber Stamp and Laser Engraving.


Bill Reed Student Photography Show

November 3, 2006

Cirlce Moon Coffee Shop

7 students from Bill Reed Middle School had a special opportunity to photograph the inside of the Feed and Grain building. The results of their day long shoot were shown in the upstairs rooms of Circle Moon Coffee Shop. If you'd like to see the results of their shoot, contact Erin.

Benefit Concert featuring Harmonica Loowinski

Thursday, October 26
at Loveland's Rialto Theater

Dale and the Deadbeats and Harmonica Loowinski both put on a great show for our audience at the Feed and Grain benefit concert. MadDog got everyone's toes tapping with his smashing harmonica solos. Thanks to everyone who came out to join us for the fun! We pulled in over $1500 for the Feed and Grain with ticket sales and donations. Thank you!

Thank you to our hosts for the evening who made it possible for 100% of the evening's proceeds to go to the Feed and Grain: DJ Browne, The Loveland Reporter-Herald, Anthology Book Co., Sage Holistic Health, Vintage Voices, and M Studios Design Co.

Thank you especially to our performers who volunteered their time and put on such a fabulous show!

Rent A Youth, Chore Day Fundraiser

Saturday, October 14, 2006

Thank you to everyone who came out to participate in the Youth Chore Day Fundraiser. Youth raised about $300 for the Feed and Grain--and some youth are still working! Thank you! Click here to read the Reporter-Herald article about the fundraiser.

Clean'r 'n a Whistle
(er... uh, Grounds Cleanup at the Feed and Grain)

Saturday, September 23, 2006
at the north side of the Feed and Grain

Thank you to everyone who came out to help spiffy up the north side of the Feed and Grain property. Volunteers spent the morning pulling weeds, spreading dirt and moving furniture. Volunteers from the Loveland Youth Gardeners came out to help plant flowers, and SBWaterhouse carved the beautiful sign with the web address on it. Thank you to our donors who helped make this event possible: Ed and Fossil Creek Nursery, Gulley Greenhouse, Lowe's of Loveland, Wal-Mart of Loveland, SBWaterhouse.