2016 Dooryard Arts Festival

We’re excited! Are you excited?! – Dooryard Arts Festival 2016

  The planning for Dooryard Arts Festival 2016 is well under way and everyone on the RiVA board is growing excited about the 8th edition of the festival. This year, the Dooryard Festival will take place July 21st – 23rd in downtown Woodstock, N.B. with events kicking off on Thursday. Every year the board strives…

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River Valley Arts Alliance Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras 2015

  Join us Saturday, February 28th at 8:00pm for what is sure to be a fun filled night at the River Valley Arts Alliance annual Mardi Gras event. Live music by The Beaters from 9:00pm – 1:00am. Cajun style refreshments and a silent art auction as well. We hope to see you there! Tickets are…

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We have a winner!

Throughout the Dooryard Arts Festival raffle tickets were sold on a guitar signed by all the artists at the festival and a custom Dooryard fire pit donated by Craig Manufacturing. Well folks, the time has come to announce our winners. First up we have the signed guitar. A yearly tradition, this guitar donated by M.E.S.…

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T-Minus 3 More Days!

The 2014 Dooryard Arts Festival is just around the corner. Kicking off this Thursday, July 24th with the art opening at the Dooryard HQ at 5:00pm Atlantic. Make sure to follow us on all our social media outlets to keep up with the festival happenings. Make sure to keep your eye out for some of our volunteers…

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HQ is Officially Open!

That’s right, folks! The Dooryard Arts Festival Headquarters is officially open. Stop by 123 Queen Street (the old Fresh Market Foods building) in Woodstock to pick up your festival tickets, browse the art, or pick up some sweet Dooryard swag. Manning the helm at HQ this year is our shiny new summer student Jake Melanson…

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Launch Party!

Don’t forget! Tomorrow night starting at 7pm at The River is the Dooryard Arts Festival launch party. This will be a great opportunity for you to buy tickets, preview some of the festival’s acts, sign up to volunteer and so much more! It will also be your first chance to get your name in on…

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Dooryard 6 – Launch Event

Join us at The River on May 30th from 7 pm-10 pm as we preview some of the great music at this summer’s Dooryard! Get the full schedule, buy your early bird passes and tickets, and get excited! The River – 558 Main Street, Woodstock, NB –  Ph: 325-2829 Westlantic, Combo a La Carte, and Shaun…

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Mardi Gras 2014

For Immediate Release WOODSTOCK- The River Valley Arts Alliance (RiVA) is pleased to announce the annual Mardi Gras celebration this coming Saturday, featuring music by The Beaters. This event is a fundraiser in support of the Dooryard Arts Festival. The Mardi Gras party will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 8pm to 1am…

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4th Annual Mardi Gras

Saturday, March 22, 2014 9:00pm until 1:00am. Woodstock Masonic Lodge, Neilson Street The Beaters are back, so dig out your purple, green and gold. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple. All proceeds from the party go to Dooryard. There will also be a silent auction, food and cash bar. Come and dance…

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Queen Street Market 2014

Do you love markets?  We are seeking a volunteer to assist our resident market organizer, with the goal that the new person will take the lead the following year.  Email us at dooryard2014@gmail.com  if you’re interested. We love our Dooryard market, which is slated for July 26th, 2014.