August 22-24. The always-anticipated counterpart to the Ashokan Center's jubilant Winter Hoot, this families-welcome, folk-leaning fest features food, contra dancing, arts and crafts, kids' activities, and other fun, besides some exemplary live music. Naturally, the center's Jay Ungar and Molly Mason and Mike & Ruthy will play, as will David Bromberg, Robert Sarazin Blake, Milton, Spirit Family Reunion, the Simi Stone Orchestra, Kristin Andreasson, Chris Merenda, Jay Collins and the Kings County Band, the Saints of Swing featuring Renee Bailey, Burnell Pines, John Cohen, the Bright Siders, Breathe Owl Breathe, Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer, and many more. Camping is encouraged and on-site lodging is available. $50 (weekend pass). Olivebridge. Homeofthehoot.com.