What’s Happening in the Yankee Trace Area This Month?

Winter Bluesfest

There’s a lot going on this month in and around Yankee Trace!  Browse through our list of February’s upcoming events and choose your favorites.

February 1-6, 2022

Hamilton cast


January 26 – February 6, 2022

See Showtimes at https://www.daytonlive.org/events/hamilton/#showtimes
Schuster Performing Arts Center, 1 W 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402

Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre—an award-winning musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education. Tickets are $49+ each; visit https://www.daytonlive.org/events/hamilton/#ticket-information  or call the Dayton Live ticket office at 937-228-3630.

February 4, 2022

Friday Fish Fry


February 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2022 – 5:00 PM-8:00 PM EST

The Golf Club at Yankee Trace, 10000 Yankee Street, Centerville, OH 45458

Catch the “Friday Fish Fry” any Friday this month, and dine on Atlantic Cod filets, chips and coleslaw. A staggered seating schedule with limited numbers of guests will be observed; seating in the restaurant and ballroom available by online reservations only; walk-ins will not be taken at this time. Carry-out orders with drive-up service are available by calling the clubhouse at 937-438-4653, Ext 2.  For reservations, visit https://www.yankeetrace.org/dining/friday-fish-fry/  

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Dayton Live Presents: Classic Albums Live Performs CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL:  CHRONICLE

February 4, 2022 – 7:30 PM EST

Victoria Theatre, 138 N Main St, Dayton, OH 45402

Hear world-class musicians go to great lengths to faithfully re-create every sound on the original album in a concert setting.  Children under the age of 6 are not permitted. Tickets are $25+ each; visit https://www.daytonlive.org/events/led-zeppelin/#ticket-information or phone (937) 228-3630 for more information.



Friday, February 4, 2022 @ 2 PM – 6 PM EST ($5 Donation at the Door)
Saturday, February 5, 2022 @ 10 AM – 4 PM EST (Free Admission)

SICSA Pet Adoption & Wellness Center & Friends of SICSA 8172 Washington Church Rd, Dayton, OH  45458

Join Friends of SICSA for their annual Bark n’ Bling at SICSA Pet Adoption & Wellness Center! The event will take place in the Humane Education Center each day.

On Friday, guests can enjoy the Sip n’ Shop preview night for a $5 donation at the door. This night will include a glass of wine or soft drink, refreshments, and a free raffle ticket for an exclusive prize. Those attending will have the first choice of the amazing jewelry selection!

On Saturday, guests can enjoy free admission to the event. There will be hundreds of new or gently used costume and semiprecious jewelry items including earrings, necklaces, bracelets, watches, pins, and more!

All proceeds will benefit the SICSA Pet Adoption & Wellness Center!


February 6, 2022

Sunday Brunch


February 6 & 20, 2022 @ 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST

The Golf Club at Yankee Trace 10000 Yankee Street, Centerville, OH 45458

Enjoy the monthly Sunday Brunch at the Yankee Trace Golf Club, offering a full breakfast/brunch menu of items, plus Omelet and Waffle Stations. Reservations for staggered seatings are available online only; walk-ins will not be taken at this time. The reservation window closes at 12:00 PM on the Friday before Brunch.

Brunch reservations for February 6https://www.golfgenius.com/pages/7906625185468435654 

Brunch reservations for February 20https://www.golfgenius.com/pages/7906638156840094920

February 12, 2022

OEFFA Conference

43rd Annual OEFFA Conference

February 12-17, 2022

See scheduled events at https://www.oeffa.org/events.php
Dayton Convention Center, 22 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402

Ohio’s largest sustainable food and farm conference offers up to four days of live learning, sharing, and connecting with sustainable farmers, gardeners, and local food supporters.

The event will feature dozens of educational workshops, in-depth Food and Farm School classes, powerful keynote speakers, an exhibit hall, networking, community conversations, and an interactive conference app to connect with other participants and access recordings through March 31, so you can participate on your schedule. Show your OEFFA conference name tag at nearly 30 participating Dayton attractions, restaurants, and retail businesses for special discounts! Register/Join OEFFA online @ https://conference.oeffa.org/registration/

F-4C Phantom II


February 12, 2022 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
1100 Spaatz Street, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433

Visitors during this month’s Open Aircraft Day will have the unique opportunity to look inside the F-4C Phantom II (McDonnell Douglas). Free admission and parking. For more information, visit https://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Upcoming/Events/ or call 937-255-3286.

February 18, 2022

The Ladies of Swing

Dayton Performing Arts Alliance Presents:

Friday & Saturday, February 18-19, 2022 @ 8:00 PM EST

Schuster Center, 1 W 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402

The Dayton Philharmonic and guest vocalist Carmen Bradford bring to the stage a program featuring hits performed and recorded by the great Swing legends Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, and more. Carmen uses this collection of timeless standards and songs, made popular by the great vocalists of the swing era, to guide the audience with her dazzling vocal style and honor these incredible vocal songstresses.  Tickets start at $26; for more information call (937) 228-3630.

February 19, 2022

Winter Bluesfest

Beer Tasting Event

Saturday, February 19 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM EST

The Golf Club at Yankee Trace
10000 Yankee Street, Centerville, OH 45458

We are bringing our Yankee Trace Winter Bluesfest back again this year!

Come shake off those winter blues with us!  We are going to be hosting a Yankee Trace beer tasting event at The Yankee Trace Clubhouse.  Your FREE tickets for the event must be claimed at this link:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/260177587167

February 25, 2022

Finding Wright

Dayton Performing Arts Alliance Presents:

Friday, February 25, 2022 @ 8:00 PM EST
Sunday, February 27, 2022 @ 3:00 PM EST

Schuster Center, 1 W 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402

This Dayton Opera World Premiere was created by a team of four of the most talented individuals in today’s opera world. The story was sparked by uncovering a unique gem in Dayton’s past right in the middle of Dayton’s Woodlawn Cemetery. FINDING WRIGHT is the story of human connection and emotion, centering on the life of Katharine Wright, sister of Dayton’s two famous brothers of flight: Orville and Wilbur Wright. With music by award-winning composer Laura Kaminsky, performed by the Dayton Philharmonic under the direction of conductor Susanne Sheston, FINDING WRIGHT is the first-ever full-length opera commissioned for and presented by Dayton Opera. For more information or to purchase tickets visit https://www.daytonlive.org/events/finding-wright/.

Planting for Pollinators


Friday, February 25, 6:30 PM-8:00 PM EST

Activity Center Park
221 N. Main St., Centerville, OH 45459

Learn from a naturalist who will explain the benefits of planting native, and will also be highlighting some of our favorite plants that look beautiful and attract pollinators! After the presentation, we can talk about your yards and what may be a good fit for your aesthetics. Ages 14 and up.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, February 23 https://cwpd.recdesk.com/Community/Program/Detail?programId=2311

February 26, 2022

Micro Drone Races


Friday – Sunday, February 25-27, 2022
(See schedule of events below)

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
1100 Spaatz Street, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433

From February 25th through the 27th, museum visitors will become race spectators! Cheer on your favorite Micro Drone while watching timed races throughout the museum’s Korean War Gallery.  Visitors will also have the opportunity to experience flying a drone with computer-based simulators provided by the museum’s Education Division and then fly an actual drone in a designated area courtesy of AFRL and the museum’s Education Division.

Race Schedule:

Fri. Feb. 25: 1 PM – 5 PM Qualifying Heats

Sat. Feb. 26: 9 AM – 12:30 PM Qualifying Heats

Sat. Feb. 26: 1:30 PM – 5 PM Qualifying Heats

Sun. Feb 27: 11 AM – 3 PM Top 32 Qualifying Pilots with Double Elimination

Visit https://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Upcoming/Events.aspx for more information.


February 2022 – Dayton Flyers Basketball Schedule

University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, OH

February 5 at 2:00 PM EST – Dayton Flyers Women’s Basketball v. George Mason

February 9 at 6:00 PM EST – Dayton Flyers Men’s Basketball v. Duquesne

February 12 at 1:00 PM EST – Dayton Flyers Men’s Basketball v. George Washington

February 13 at 12:00 PM EST – Dayton Flyers Women’s Basketball v. VCU

February 23 at 6:00 PM EST – Dayton Flyers Men’s Basketball v. UMass

February 26 at 2:00 PM EST – Dayton Flyers Women’s Basketball v. Rhode Island


RiverScape MetroPark: MetroParks Ice Rink

237 E Monument Ave, Dayton, OH 45402

Get out and skate on the region’s largest outdoor ice rink! Whether you’re looking for a leisurely afternoon with the family or a competitive night on the ice, there are plenty of activities to choose from at the MetroParks Ice Rink.

Admission fee: $6 daily – Ice skate rental: $2 daily

Skaters ages 3 and younger are admitted free with a paying adult.

Regular Seasonal Hours (EST):

Sun.    1 – 5 PM

Mon. – Thurs.   11 AM – 8 PM

Fri. – Sat.      Holiday Hours

New Year’s Day         1 – 8 PM

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 11 AM – 5 PM

President’s Day         11 AM – 5 PM