past award winning selection in a previous Oak Ridge Street Painting Festival.

Artists and sponsors are needed for the 16th annual Oak Ridge Street Painting Festival.

It will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Oak Ridge branch campus of Roane State Community College, 701 Briarcliff Ave.

The rain day is on Sunday, Oct. 2.

The purpose of the festival, organized by the Rotary Club of Oak Ridge, is to raise funds for scholarships for Roane State students.

The festival is also a competition for the artists.