Mark your calendar for Ross Bay Villa’s monthly tour

Victoria heritage icon opens its doors to the public

History buffs and neighbours alike are invited to come check out the progress on Ross Bay Villa and garden on Saturday, April 7.

Volunteers have restored the dining room and drawing room to their original 1860s glory. Visitors can watch ongoing work such as making oil-cloth for the hall floors, as well as painting and other activities.

The tours start at 2 p.m. Group tours can be arranged by calling ahead to 250-686-0500.