Tuesday marks the opening day of the 2016 Arts Festival at Munson Williams in Utica.

This year's Sidewalk Arts Show features more than 200 works, including paintings, drawings, sculptures and photography all done by local artists. Each day this week the Arts Festival will have live music at noon, 2 and 7 p.m.along with food and lots of activities for the kids.

Coming up this Saturday and Sunday is the Invitational Craft Fair from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. featuring top end crafters as well as the Antique and Classic Car Show.

All of the events are free, for a complete list and schedule of events visit the MWPAI website.

Here's a sample of some of the artwork you can expect to see at the Sidewalk Arts Show: