Events in Westport today -- Friday, July 12

Westport Sidewalk Sales: business hours, downtown and along Post Road. Dozens of stores offer bargains al fresco.

Gault and Sugarman exhibits: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place. "Five Generations of Yankee Ingenuity: The Gault Family" and "Tracy Sugarman, Citizen-Artist," concurrent exhibits on well-known Westporters, through Sept. 2. http://bit.ly/13OdkJT

Bird's-Eye View: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave. http://bit.ly/146KMcX

Cathleen Schine: noon Westport Public Library. Writer talks about her new novel, "Fin & Lady." http://bit.ly/11GKQnn

"Watching Westport:" 6 p.m. Westport Public Library. Reception for exhibit of more than 100 paintings and drawings by local artist Gabrielle A. Dearborn over 50-year period. http://bit.ly/13RDugT

Hank & Cupcakes: 8 p.m. Jesup Green. Electro-disco music duo performs, part of the Levitt Pavilion's summer season. www.levittpavilion.com