The 4th Annual Cumberland Home and Garden Tour is this weekend in Legendary Cumberland! Hosts are busy dusting, polishing, baking and weeding in anticipation of visitors from across the Comox Valley and beyond! This unique “Cumberland style” tour offers visitors an exclusive glimpse into 19 homes (big and tiny), gardens, studios, urban farms and built spaces
​in the historic Village with pop up concerts, plant sales,​ art shows and other surprises along the way!

The Cumberland Home and Garden Tour is all about homes, gardens and stories! Cumberland rich history shines through with many heritage gems featured on this year​’s tour. Not only are home owners sharing where they live, they’re sharing their talents and passions! Weavers, builders, herbalists, artists, clothing designers, painters, wood workers, farmers, musicians, bee keepers, dancers and riders are all sharing the spaces they call home.

All tour participants are within easy walking or bike riding distance with lots of great places to stop along the way for sweet treats, craft beers, boutique shopping or a tasty lunch!  Join us for a ​very ​special Cumberland ​day this Saturday June 16th from 9 am till 5 pm. Tickets are only $25 ​and ​on sale now at Art Knapps and Design Therapy in Courtenay or Rare Bird Books, Jipsi Tree Bricks and Mortar or Rusty Rooster in Cumberland. Or find the links for online tickets at cumberlandforest.ca .

The 4th Annual Cumberland Home and Garden Tour is proudly sponsored by First Credit Union and Insurance. 100% of proceeds from the tour support the efforts of the Cumberland Community Forest Society to purchase and protect forest lands, creeks and wetlands around the Village of Cumberland​. 200 acres are slated for purchase by the end of 2018! Be part of this historic conservation effort. Visit cumberlandforest.com to find out more.​

Meaghan Cursons

Cumberland Community Forest Society