Mark the date and head to the hills for the Foggy Mountain Fall Fair October 3rd and 4th in the small but mighty Village of Cumberland. The Foggy Mountain Fall Fair is Cumberland's annual Fall Fair - Mountain Village Style! This free community collaboration celebrates Harvest, Heritage, Trees, Trails and Traditions in Legendary Cumberland.

Folliesedit2Friday evening head over to the Cumberland United Church at 7 pm for the 1st annual Fall Fair Follies Variety Show featuring song, dance, skits, comedy, circus performances and much more! Be prepared for a fast paced, mad capped cacophony of local talent! Admission is by donation and all funds will support future Variety Shows.

On Saturday October 4th the action takes place at the corner of 1st and Dunsmuir from 10 am till 4 pm with a Local Colours ArtsFest and Fall Fair programming for all ages. This fun filled day includes an old fashioned apple press hosted by the Cumberland Community Schools Society - so bring down your pears and apples! Add to that live music, craft vendors, heritage art and crafts, kid’s games, community booths, walking tours, museum tours, plant sales, bear awareness activities, a forest mural project, live painting and much more! FMI on the Artists and Performers click here  http://www.comoxvalleyarts.com/what-we-do/local-colours/

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Artist Project - Forest Mural Project

Join us for a hands on community art project featuring the Cumberland Forest! Mini murals will be created with Cumberland Forest themes for display through the alleys of the Village. Artists of all skills and experience, individuals, businesses, families and friends are all welcome to participate.

Materials will be supplied and mentors are available to support your project! Lets make art together as a community! Email project facilitator Rowan at[email protected] before September 26th to register to participate. The Forest Mural Project is part of the Foggy Mountain Fall Fair and Local Colours ArtsFest (October 3rd and 4th). This event is a co-presentation of the Comox Valley Community Arts Council, Cumberland Community Forest Society and the Cumberland Museum and Archives. FMI check outwww.comoxvalleyarts.com or www.cumberlandforest.com

The Local Colours Stage (right next to the Waverley) will be hosting great music all day long including:

10 am - Captain Thunderpants Kids Show!

11:00 Josie Aileen Patterson

12:00 Sunday Dennis

1:00 Annie Handley

2:00 Black Swan Fiddlers

3:00 Shane Philip

The Foggy Mountain Fall Fair is a co-presentation of the Cumberland Museum, Cumberland Community Forest Society and Comox Valley Community Arts Council with countless other supporters and friends. The Local Colours ArtsFest is made possible in part by support from the Department of Canadian Heritage. For details check out any of the partner websites www.cumberlandmuseum.ca, www.comoxvalleyarts.com and www.cumberlandforest.com