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DAY PASSES are available: April 21, 28, May 04, 05, 12, 19, 27, June 09, 30, July 21, 28

Earth Fest 2024

April 21, 2024 - April 21, 2024

Earth lovers of all ages are invited to Earth Fest for food, fun, and a variety of planet-friendly activities including wildlife, live music, story readings, hikes, crafts, and more! 12 - 4 pm

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Spring Hammer-In 2024

April 26, 2024 - April 28, 2024

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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Spring Explorations - Healing Plants 2024

April 28, 2024 - April 28, 2024

Del Orloske and Krista Speroni guide us on a hike for local plants with interesting characteristics and medicinal benefits! 2 - 4pm

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Ravensbeard Fundraising Gala

May 5, 2024 - May 5, 2024

Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature at The Ashokan Center, while supporting Ravensbeard's mission and helping us to continue providing compassionate care and rehabilitation to all of our local injured, and orphaned animals.

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Spring Explorations - Indigenous History 2024

May 5, 2024 - May 5, 2024

Learn the history and culture of Hudson Valley’s native people with Justin Wexler of Wild Hudson Valley. 2 - 4pm

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Scottish String Fling 2024

May 10, 2024 - May 12, 2024

Learn tunes by ear, gain confidence and experience on your instrument, and build a fantastic group medley arrangement, with world-class Scottish traditional musicians and teachers, Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas.

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Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas Concert 2024

May 12, 2024

A lively concert of Scottish fiddle & cello music with renowned performers Alasdair Fraser, Natalie Haas, and friends. 3pm in the performance hall. 

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Ariles Son Jarocho Camp 2024

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024

Spend a weekend surrounded by Son Jarocho, the beautiful traditional folk music, song, and dance of Veracruz Mexico! ​​

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Día de las Familias 2024

May 19, 2024

Celebrate Latin culture, food, music, and the arts at the Ashokan Center! 12pm - 5pm

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Uke Fest 2024

May 24, 2024 - May 27, 2024

Expand your skills and thrive in the aloha spirit of the ukulele at the Ashokan Uke Fest with host Ben Hassenger and his amazing teaching staff! You’ll meet new people, learn new techniques and styles, and gain confidence as a player.

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Uke Revue 2024

May 25, 2024

Treat yourself to a fabulous evening concert by six fantastic ukulele players. 7:30pm 

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Old Time Rollick 2024

June 07, 2024 - June 09, 2024

Emily Schaad hosts this rollicking weekend for musicians and dancers of all levels. Deepen your playing, build your repertoire, make new friends, and jam until the wee hours.

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Square Dance at the Rollick 2024

June 8, 2024 - June 8, 2024

We welcome our local community to join in for a fine night of live music and square dancing at the Ashokan Center.

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Western and Swing BBQ & Dance 2024

June 22, 2024

Dine, dance, or just enjoy a great evening of Swing & Classic Country music under Ashokan’s outdoor pavilion! Learn swing & two-step basics and then get down to live music by Jay Ungar & Molly Mason and the Western & Swing Week house band.

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Western & Swing Week 2024

June 23, 2024 - June 29, 2024

Jay Ungar & Molly Mason host this full week of Vintage Jazz, Swing, Western-Swing, and Classic Country music and dancing.

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Northern Week BBQ & Dance 2024

July 13, 2024

Dine, dance, or just enjoy a great evening of New England music and dancing under Ashokan’s outdoor pavilion! Learn dance basics and then join in the contras & squares with live music by Jay Ungar & Molly Mason and the Northern Week staff.

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Northern Week 2024

July 14, 2024 - July 20, 2024

Jay Ungar & Molly Mason host a fun and friendly full-week of traditional music & dance from New England, Québec, England, Sweden, and France. Beginners welcome!

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Acoustic Guitar Camp 2024

July 22, 2024 - July 26, 2024

Ashokan Acoustic Guitar Camp offers guitarists of all levels an opportunity for real immersion and growth in a friendly environment. Come sing, jam, and incorporate new styles and techniques into your playing!

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Guitar Summit 2024

July 24, 2024

We invite our community to enjoy a wonderful evening of acoustic guitar players. Don't miss this incredible lineup. 7:30pm

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Bluegrass Camp 2024

July 29, 2024 - August 02, 2024

Kimber Ludiker hosts a week of bluegrass instruction and jamming for guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, bass, vocals and songwriting. Jam with and learn from inspirational teachers hand-picked to cultivate a magical musical environment.

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Bluegrass Open House 2024

August 01, 2024

Enjoy the Bluegrass Camper & Staff Concert, then pick a few tunes at the jam. This is an open community night on the last night of Ashokan's Bluegrass Camp. 6pm dinner (optional), 7:30pm concert

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Family Camp 2024

August 05, 2024 - August 09, 2024

Don’t let the summertime fly by without some quality JOY with your kids or grandkids. Ashokan Family Camp is a laid-back, cross-generational escape into nature, music, arts, crafts, and interactive fun & games! From babies to teens and parents to grandparents, you’ll leave with hearts full of music and family memories to last a lifetime. 

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Southern Week Shindig 2024

August 10, 2024

Dine, dance, or just enjoy a great evening of Cajun, Créole, Zydeco, and Old Time string band music under Ashokan’s outdoor pavilion! Learn dance basics and then join in the square dance, Cajun, and Zydeco party.

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Southern Week 2024

August 11, 2024 - August 17, 2024

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. Have fun learning and playing together!

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Summer Hoot 2024

August 23, 2024 - August 25, 2024

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Botanical Art & Nature Sketching Retreat 2024

November 8, 2024 - November 10, 2024

Nature enthusiasts of ALL artistic skill levels, join Wendy Hollender, Lara Call Gastinger, Giacomina Ferrillo, and Jean Mackay for a special weekend retreat celebrating nature and botanical art. Develop your nature journaling techniques with fellow passionate creators in a friendly, informal learning environment.


Banjo Weekend 2024

November 15, 2024 - November 17, 2024

It’s Ashokan’s second annual Banjo Weekend, featuring all styles and levels of instruction, jamming, and fun-filled banjo inspiration with your host Scott Hopkins and an exciting teaching staff Hilary Hawke, Maggie Shar, BB Bowness, Keith Billik!

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