Designing Women, a professional membership organization, will host a fine art and craft show on Saturday, Sept. 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the First Congregational Church on Route 1 in Camden.

For the third consecutive year, Designing Women is collaborating with Midcoast Maine. Designing Women was founded in 1991, and its mission is to showcase high quality arts and crafts by female artisans and benefit local, nonprofit service providers that support women and their families. The offerings of Designing Women are juried, high-quality pieces, with items to fit all budgets. The range of items is huge, and includes jewelry, sculpture, rugs, clothing, pottery, and artwork.

New Hope for Women, now in its 30th year of working to end domestic and dating violence in Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties, will also offer a luncheon of chowder or chicken salad, a bagel, and a beverage (desserts also available). A suggested $2 donation entrance fee will benefit New Hope and also enter attendees in the drawing for a large Maine product prize basket. The luncheon will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Former development director at New Hope and current volunteer, Glen E. Rainsley, observed, “The partnership of Designing Women with New Hope has been a positive joy. Each year, the event has a wonderful feel to it… and each year, I’ve been able to do about a third of my holiday shopping!”

This year’s featured artists on the postcard are: Suzanne Anderson, from Dedham, who creates colorful jewelry; Mary Ann Small, from Rockland, who weaves delightful rugs, each with a story; and Karen Dale Turdo, from Eastland, who clay sculpts museum quality pieces

The church is located at 55 Elm St. in Camden. There is ample parking and full handicapped accessibility.