WINTHROP — Applications are being accepted by the Winthrop Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce for the 25th annual Winthrop Sidewalk Art Festival. The festival will be held, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, downtown.

In addition to traditional categories, such as oils, watercolors and pottery, in recent years the media categories have been expanded to include fabric, leather, metal, wood and more. For more information, refer to the application form.

Application forms are available at, email [email protected] or call 377-8020.