Events in Westport today -- Friday, July 11

Sidewalk sales: Day-long sales and special bargains offered by stores downtown and along Post Road.

"Scents & Soles:" 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave. Exhibit of works by Robert Cottingham and Nina Bentley. Through Sept. 7.

Drop-In Tech Help: 3-5 p.m. Westport Library. Experts offer free advice and answer questions on using personal electronic devices.

"Painted Abstraction" opening reception: 6 p.m. Westport Library. Reception for exhibit of paintings by artist/landscape designer Jay Petrow, which runs through Oct. 8.