The Jefferson Arts Festival is coming up and organizers are looking for performers and vendors.

The event features poets, choirs, dance groups, musicians, and vendors selling food and other items.

For information about participating, contact Malika Lee at 851-5145.

The festival will be held from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 24, on Jefferson Avenue, between East Ferry and East Utica streets. It’s sponsored by Masten District Council Member Demone A. Smith, Fifty Women with a Vision and the Masten Block Club Coalition.