Lady Washington - America's First Lady at the Piqua Library | Feb. 18
The Miami County Historical and Genealogical Society will present this free program from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Louis Room at the Piqua Library. It is free. Living history performer, Joyce Lovins-Browning, will share how Martha Washington, our first First Lady, set the standard for our Presidential ladies and what made her one of the true great ladies of her time.
The Miami County Home & Garden Show | Feb. 21-23
The Western Ohio Home Builders Association will host this event at Hobart Arena. It will feature remodelers, builders and home improvement specialists and also includes vendors, demonstration, door prizes and more. Hours are 2-7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Learn more at www.miamicountyhomeshow.com.
Spa Night Out at Total Image in Troy | Feb. 21
Spa Night Out is a perfect way to de-stress and unwind. Come enjoy multiple services for a great price at 6 p.m. on Feb. 21. Services offered will be: Hand/foot massage, back massage, mini facial, paraffin dip or nail polish change. Refreshments will be included. The is a $10 deposit down for each person ahead of time and then it will be a total of $45 per guest. (call to pay over the phone or stop in before the event). You will also receive 10% products and 1/2 off an eyebrow wax. Total Image is located at 2830 CR25-A in Troy and can be reached at (937) 440-9019.
Taste of Troy Trivia Night | Feb. 22
This event will take place from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 22 in downtown Troy and features food and trivia. Teams of up to 8 people (or join a group when you arrive) will play trivia. In between rounds, sample food from local restaurants. Prizes from local businesses will be awarded to teams each round. For more information, visit www.troymainstreet.org.
Jazz & Soul Food Taste at the Lincoln Community Center in Troy | Feb. 22
The Annual Jazz & Soul Food Tasting will be hosted Saturday February 22 from 6-8 p.m. This event is free and open to the public and designed to encourage individuals in the community to bring their family recipes or their native cultural dish from their heritage. Enjoy the music of saxophonist and flutist, Eddie Osborne from Brooklyn, New York.
Maple Sugaring at Carriage Hill Farm | Feb. 22-23
The end of winter has traditionally marked the beginning of maple sugaring season. Join Carriage Hill Farm from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday as they demonstrate maple sugaring. Come learn about the various tools and processes used to collect the sap. Watch as the sap is boiled down into the sweet syrup. Free and weather dependent.
Winter Tree ID at Charleston Falls | Feb. 23
Stop by Charleston Falls between 1-4 p.m. for a non-guided learning experience focused on identifying trees. It is free. For more information, call (937) 335-6273.
Skunk Cabbage Hike at Cedar Bog Preserve | Feb. 23
This guided walk with a naturalist will explore the abundant skunk cabbage population at Cedar Bog. It is $5 for non-members and takes place at 2 p.m. at 980 Woodburn Rd., south of Urbana. For more information, call (937) 484-3744.
Library Lovers Book Sale in Piqua - Buy 1 Get 2 Free | Feb. 24-29
The Piqua Library will be offering a buy 1 book, get 2 free sale during regular hours Feb. 24-29.
Chamber Concert at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center | Feb. 25
Amanda Roberts and Friends, with host Steven Aldredge, will perform a free chamber concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center in downtown Troy.
Community Concert with Cory Breth | Feb. 28
Enjoy this free community concert from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St.
The Burning Snowman Festival in Port Clinton | Feb. 29
This young but growing festival takes place on the beaches of Lake Erie and includes the burning of an effigy snowman, plus bands, visual artists, food, drinks and more. Plan your visit at www.facebook.com/BurningSnowman.
Phil Keaggy in Versailles | Feb. 29
Musician, songwriter extraordinaire Phil Keaggy will perform at 8 p.m. at BMI Indoor Speedway in Versailles. Tickets are $20.