MILFORD >> The 39th annual Sand Sculpture Competition will be held noon-5 p.m. July 30 at Walnut Beach. There is no rain date.

Bring shovels and other tools. Awards, trophies and ribbons will be given in various categories including clubs/friends, families, and individuals.

The free event draws more than 50 sand sculptors of all ages and hundreds of spectators each year. Parking for nonresidents is $5.

Registration is 11 a.m.-noon, building is at noon-4 p.m. and judging is at 4.

For information, call the Milford Arts Council at 203-878-6647 or visit

The event is sponsored by the MAC and the Milford Bank.