Annually, Columbus Women & Girls’ Fest celebrates and promotes women and girl-identified leaders in arts and culture. The WGFest is free and open to the public, hosted By Education Foundation for Freedom! This year the events return to an in-person options with arts, entertainment, workshops and activities.
The WGFest is on Saturday, August 7, 2021, from 3-7pm Maroon Arts Box Park. WGFest will host artistic performances featuring women and girl-identified performers of song/music, spoken word, dance, step team, rap, double-dutch, arts & crafts activity station. Attendees can also experience creative writing/literacy station, Natural Hair/Fashion station, face painting, trivia contests, and giveaways, including school supplies.
Mothers, daughters, friends, families will enjoy an afternoon of participation in the various activity stations and limited free food and refreshments for workshop attendees. Vendors will be on hand to inform participants of information, activities, services in the community, as well as sell food and merchandise.
Featured National artist is Sa Roc (conscious hiphop woman artist). More information about her is here https://sa-roc.com/)
Maroon Arts Box Park (MPACC)
17th& Mt. Vernon Ave
PART II: 2021 Columbus Women & Girls’ Fest is on September 18, 2021, 6pm-8:30pm. The event is at Cardinal Health Ballroom at Lincoln Theatre, and includes virtual segments.
The audience will be inspired through powerful performances by local uplifting women and girl artistic presentations. Featured National artist is Amanda Seales (comedian, former talk show cohost of The Real, Hosted 2020 BET Awards, actor, author. More information about her is here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amanda_Seales )