Lourdes University will host the 6th annual W.A.V.E. -- Women, Artists, Visionaries, Entrepreneurs -- Festival on Saturday as part of National Women's History Month.
This year’s event will be held in the Franciscan Center from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and is free and open to the public.
Created as a way to celebrate the successes and accomplishments of women throughout the region, W.A.V.E. is a juried indoor exhibition and sale of fine arts and crafts such as ceramics, fiber arts, jewelry, pottery, and paintings.
This year’s festival features work from more than 60 exhibitors and entertainment from the following performers:
- 11:30 a.m.: Aegela (Middle Eastern dance troupe)
- Noon: No Excuses Band (original and cover music)
- 12:30 p.m.: E2 (contemporary and jazz vocalist)
- 1 p.m.: Bliss (vocal and instrumental music)
Proceeds from the 2013 W.A.V.E. Festival will benefit Aurora House, a local charity that empowers homeless women and their children to achieve self-sufficiency and independence.