WINTHROP — Painters, potters, photographers, jewelry makers, fabric artists, basket weavers and fine craftsmen will descend upon downtown Winthrop during the 31st Winthrop Sidewalk Art Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18.

Sponsored by the Winthrop Lakes Region Chamber, the annual summer festival will also offer live music, lobster rolls, barbecues, homemade pies and other baked goods.

St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Route 135, the United Methodist Church, 58 Main St. and the Winthrop Congregational Church, 10 Bowdoin St., will also hold rummage sales, silent auctions and offer luncheons. There will be children’s activities offered from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Bailey Public Library.

Festival-goers will also be able to help complete a community mosaic with stained glass artist Faith Benedetti.

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Artist Janyce Boynton won Best in Show during the 2017 Winthrop Sidewalk Art Festival. Boynton and dozens of other artists and fine craftsmen will return to sell their art and fine crafts at the art festival on Saturday, Aug. 18, in downtown Winthrop.  (Submitted photo)

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