Perkins Rowe Arts Festival, slated for Oct. 18-19, is seeking entries from Baton Rouge-area artists for a juried art competition.

For more information on the application process, contact Kathy Scherer with the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge at (225) 344-8558, ext. 228, or

In addition to artists, the festival plans to include stilt walkers, face painting and pumpkin decorating. The festival will also feature live music from United We Jam, The Business, Carbon Copy and the Chase Tyler Band.

Perkins Rowe is located at the intersection of Bluebonnet Boulevard and Perkins Road. Free covered parking is available. For more information visit