The second annual Cascadia Poetics LAB Society poetry festival is coming in October.

The festival kicks off October 4th in Cumberland and aims to engage the public in a community-based literary arts festival.

It will feature many events like poetry night, a discussion panel, and even workshops for those interested.

The festivities start on the 4th with a celebration for the Cumberland Community Forest Society and a Poetry/Science Pub event at the Masonic Hall.

The two-day celebrations finish on Saturday night with a poetry reading session.

If you are interested in attending, more information can be found at