The 5th Annual Liberty Arts Squared Festival is still accepting applications from visual and literary artists to participate in the two-day arts festival on June 6 and 7.

The festival will begin with an evening of fine visual arts and crafts booths and headlining musical entertainment in historic downtown Liberty on Friday. Saturday will feature a full range of exhibits and activities with live music, interactive and children's activities, visual arts and fine crafts, a chalk art contest, authors, and performances by singer/songwriters. Festival hours are 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

Entries are juried and merit cash awards are given in the visual, folk arts and crafts, and literary arts categories, with a Best Overall Festival Exhibit, Best Individual Fine Visual Exhibit, Best Individual Fine Crafts Exhibit, among others.

Applications must be received on ZAPPlication by noon April 30. Artists will be notified of the jury's decision no later than May 10. Information about the festival and application information for literary artists can be found at Fine artists must apply through Festival parking and admission are free.