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2022 DAY PASSES are available: June 5, 12, 19, and 25. July 2, 3, 4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 25, 29, and 31. August 4, 7, 12, 13, 20, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31. September 1-8.

Bluegrass Camp 2022

August 08, 2022 - August 12, 2022

Meals included, camping and private lodging available. Kimber Ludiker hosts a week of bluegrass instruction and jamming for guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, bass, vocals and songwriting. Learn from inspirational teachers hand-picked to cultivate a magical environment after a long few years of not being able to learn in person!


Southern Week BBQ & Dance

August 13, 2022

An opening-night BBQ, Concert, and Dance with Jay Ungar & Molly Mason and members of the Southern Week teaching staff. Join us in the outdoor pavilion for a lovely night of great food, music, and community! NOTE: Dinner has sold out in advance. "Dance Only" tickets still available.


Southern Week 2022

August 14, 2022 - August 20, 2022

Meals included, camping and bunks available. Jay Ungar & Molly Mason host a fun and friendly full-week of Southern traditional music from the Bayou to the Blue Ridge Mountains and beyond. Enjoy a weekend of music and friendship.


RESCHEDULED: Rain-fed Shower

August 20, 2022

10am, outdoors. Help construct an outdoor rainwater-fed shower. For those who take the rainwater catchment and spring-development classes this class will round out your off-grid water knowledge.

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Taste the Garden: Sponsor & Donor Gratitude Reception

August 26, 2022

Join us for an extra-special 10th annual Hoot kickoff reception for close friends and supporters of the Ashokan Center. Celebrate with an array of locally-sourced, organic hors d'oeuvres alongside delicious wine selections. Plus abundant garden tours and and a private live concert from Jay Ungar & Molly Mason and surprise special guests. Stay afterwards for the Summer Hoot!

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Summer Hoot 2022

August 26, 2022 - August 28, 2022

Three days of music, nature, and community at The Ashokan Center in Olivebridge, NY! Hear great roots music, see your friends and neighbors, join a jam or singalong, go for a guided hike, and sample great local food, beer, and cider! SLIDING SCALE DAY PASSES available for the whole community! Suggested $30/day for adults. Kids under 18 always free. Thank you to the Hootsters who buy in advance! Please spread the word to new folks and let them know about this amazing little festival!

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Catskill Conversation: Wildlife in the Watershed

September 11, 2022

Join us for a Catskill Conversation and Q&A in celebration spotlighting our local watershed and its wildlife. 2-4pm in person or via zoom


Ashokan Flea Market

September 19, 2022

Shop locally and sustainably at our community Flea Market on the top of Hoot Hill by our main parking lot. FREE to attend, $25 to vend!

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Ashokan Blade Seminar

September 23, 2022 - September 25, 2022

The New England Bladesmiths Guild's annual seminar provides an opportunity for both beginners and advanced knife makers to learn from and work with some of the most skilled bladesmiths in the world. You will learn design concepts, metallurgy, forging and finishing techniques, heat treatment, and marketing your finished pieces. Open forge time too!

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Northeast Blacksmiths Association's Fall Hammer-In

September 23, 2022 - April 25, 2022

Learn the art of forging hot steel using traditional blacksmithing tools and skills at the semi-annual Northeast Blacksmiths' Ashokan Hammer-In. An exciting weekend of activities for beginners and experienced metal-smiths alike. Come for all or any part of this great weekend workshop, where you can experience firsthand this ancient craft.

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Fall Family Fun Fest 2022

October 16, 2022

Fresh apple cider pressing, pumpkin painting, blacksmithing, live music, seasonal food, guided hikes, and fun for all ages.

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Catskill Conversation: Solace and Sanctuary with Kate McGloughlin and Gail Straub

October 23, 2022

Celebrating the publication of their new book Solace and Sanctuary, The Ashokan’s Enduring Gifts, artist Kate McGloughlin and author Gail Straub will reflect on the restorative power of nature, creativity and the friendship they enjoy which grew from a mutual reverence for this extraordinarily beautiful place. They will be joined by special musical guest Steve Gorn. 2-4pm in person or via zoom


Youth Empowerment & Sustainability Summit

November 17, 2022 - November 19, 2022

The Youth Empowerment & Sustainability Summit (YESS!) is a global climate solution and leadership summit for young people who are ready to change their lives and their communities by working towards climate resilience.


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