Arts and crafts, food, music and family fun are planned for the Perkins Rowe Arts Festival set for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 18 and noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 19 at Perkins Rowe.

In addition to the artists, festivities will include stilt walkers, face painting and pumpkin decorating.

On Oct. 18, music starts at noon with United We Jam followed by The Business at 3 p.m. The Oct. 19 lineup includes Carbon Copy at noon and a 3 p.m. performance by the Chase Tyler Band.

Perkins Rowe, at the intersection of Bluebonnet Boulevard and Perkins Road, provides free covered parking.

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Baton Rouge-area artists are invited to apply for this juried event. For information on the application process, contact Kathy Scherer, of the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, at (225) 344-8558, ext. 228, or