Tag Archives: Cumberland Museum and Archives

So, some things happened in 2017

So the problem is when there’s not a lot going on I don’t have anything to report, and when there are goings on I’m too busy to write about them. The next thing I know, it’s been over a year … Continue reading

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Let Me Tell You About the Birds and the Bees

I’m am still smoking busy with my temporary job but I really wanted to help with Elevate, which is a local, accessible arts festival that Meaghan and the rest of the Elevate the Arts Society spearhead every year in Courtenay. … Continue reading

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Some Art and Beans

This morning I had a little spare time and I thought “I should update my blog”. Usually I go through pictures I took to remember all the things that have happened, but today there were very few. I have been … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Heritage Week

It was Heritage Week in the Village which means there was a Heritage Faire at the CRI, that had some interesting stuff such as old telephone books you might find family in (I did) and this great diorama of Cumberland Chinatown. I think … Continue reading

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Who’s the Fairest of Them All?

It’s the age old question, but we won’t know which fair is the fairest until we attend them all, which may not be possible this year because there are so darn many! We kind of last minuted into Moonlight and … Continue reading

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A Cumberland Hallowe’en

By the time Hallowe’en rolled around we were almost Hallowe’ened out, but that didn’t stop us from getting dressed up and going to “Main Street” (AKA Dunsmuir Ave) and checking out the Cumberland “Trick-or-Treat Parade”! It’s not really a parade; … Continue reading

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Miners’ Memorial Weekend

This was last weekend but it turns out this blog is not chronological. Cumberland has a working class history founded on now defunct coal mines and every year the Cumberland Museum hosts a 3 day event, Miner’s Memorial Weekend, celebrating … Continue reading

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