The Kent Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the annual Sidewalk Festival in Kent July 29 through Aug. 1 in and around downtown Kent.

Events will be offered up and down Routes 7 and 341, as well as in the Kent Green and the Village Barns.

Offerings will include music, food, face painting, arts and crafts, a sidewalk chalk art contest, children's activities, demonstrations of chair caning, spinning and knitting, music, food, reduced prices at many stores and samples of food and specials at several restaurants.

Parking is available on the street and on the Kent Green property.

For more information, call the Kent Chamber of Commerce at 860-927-1463 or visit