NEW EVENTS: Three concerts will take place in downtown Shelton

Live music, art and food are coming to Veterans Memorial Park (the Riverwalk) in downtown Shelton this summer.

Celebrate Shelton will present the Downtown Sounds concert series on three Friday nights — July 16, July 24 and Aug. 7.

The outdoor events on Canal Street will include live music, food truck vendors, handmade items by local artisans, and children’s activities.

Celebrate Shelton is a collaboration to promote shopping and other activities in Shelton, particularly in the central business district. It has sponsored the ongoing Downtown Handmade Market in the Conti Building, a downtown holiday tree-lighting ceremony, and other events.