The New Milford Commission on the Arts will sponsor the annual New Milford Art Walk Aug. 12 from 1 to 5 p.m.

The free event, to be held rain or shine in downtown New Milford, will be held in association with event director Lacee Yurtoglyu and hosted by the New Milford Art Depot.

Attendees and are invited to visit participating businesses to meet artists, view one-of-a-kind murals and dance with performing artists.

In addition, patrons are invited to shop the downtown businesses and restaurants.

An Art Walk map highlighting participating businesses and artists, and the lineup for live entertainment on the Village Green, will be available on the day of the event At the New Milford Art Depot at 11 Railroad St.

The event will also include a fashion show, featuring local designers and fashions, on the Green.

A concert with Songhorse will be held that evening at the bandstand at 7:30 p.m.

For more information, visit www.newmilfordartwalk.com or email contact@newmilfordartwalk.com.