In February of 2013 Hudson Valley musicians, Mike + Ruthy
, teamed up with their family, friends and the wonderful folks at the Ashokan Center
and launched an
indoor festival with local music, local food and fun activities for all ages. It was a total success! Over 400 people attended and made it a truly memorable and magical gathering.
In addition to raising money to help local kids attend Ashokan's important outdoor education programs, it raised a lot of people's spirits! Lifting us out of the doldrums, The Hoot fills us with gratitude for the immense beauty, talent and generosity that overflows this valley, these mountains, this region and our greater community on this globe.
So here's to many more Hoots! We hope you'll join us and become a Hoot-ling.
Mike + Ruthy