Wednesday, October 9, 2013

October 11th-13th Weekend

 Saddle up and stay in step 'cause  this weekend proves to bring some great fun and music to our terrific little town.
This Weekend in Blythewood
October 11th, 12th and 13th

Strike Up The Band!

Let the drums roll out.....
Let the trumpet call....
While the people shout......
Strike up the BANDS!
Thirty bands from all over the state of South Carolina will come to compete for top band in their classs on Saturday, October 12 at Blythewood High School. 
Gates will open at 9:30am and the first competition begins at 10:45am.  Come early to get a great seat and stay put for all the music and talent that will be on display.
 The Town of Blythewood    Tournament of Bands
  Blythewood High School
    Saturday, October 12
      Gates open @ 9:30am
Competition begins at 10:45am

Kickoff on Friday!

Blythewood vs. Spring Valley
@ Spring Valley
Kickoff at 7:30pm
Go Bengals!

Westwood vs. Dreher
@ Dreher
Kickoff@ 7:30pm
              Go Redhawks!   

If you're a member of the Blythewood, Columbia, Fairfield or Kershaw Chambers of Commerce plan to enjoy CHAMBERFEST on October 24th. Come network and make new connections at this after-hours event sponsored by the Blythewood Chamber and enjoy the festivities that will begin at 5:30pm at The Manor at Doko Meadows. 

Tee it Up

Tee it high and plan to play a round of golf to help the Rotary Club of Blythewood raise some scholarship money for our Blythewood kids.
The 12th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held at Columbia Country Club on Monday, October 28th.  The shotgun start is at 12:30pm but come early to warm up and enjoy a boxed lunch at 11:00am.
Lots of prizes and fun for everyone!

Register to play or sponsor:

   Mark Your Calendar!

Oct 14 -       Brainery Classes Begin
                Muller Road Middle School
                        Register at:

Oct. 11 -       USC Equestrian
                    USC vs Georgia
              2:00pm @ One Wood Farm

Oct. 12 -  The Town of Blythewood                                Tournament of Bands
  Blythewood High School
    Saturday, October 12
        Competition begins @ 12 Noon

Oct 20 -          Grand Opening
            The Manor @ Doko Meadows
                    Ribbon Cutting @ 5:00pm
                     Reception to follow

Oct. 24 -          ChamberFest
                   Sponsored by Blythewood
                    Chamber of Commerce
                For Chamber Members Only
                The Manor @ Doko Meadows
                        5:30pm - 7:30pm
                         More info to come

Oct. 25-26-        BlytheFest
                  Trinity United Methodist Church
                Friday Night - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
                   Saturday -  9:00am - 3:00pm
                         More Info to come

Oct. 28 -       Blythewood Rotary
            Scholarship Golf Tournament
                       Columbia Country Club
                      Shotgun Start @ 12:30pm
                      Register to play or sponsor


Hope your weekend strikes a great chord!
Kiss a Horse

Our USC Equestrian girls are back in town this Friday after coming off the best road showing in the history of the program.  Both Deleware State and SMU were soundly defeated last weekend when the team traveled to Dover for their meet.
USC now boasts a 4-0 record and is now gearing up to ride against the Georgia Bulldogs on Friday, October 11 @ 2:00pm. 
Bring the kids 'cause the team is hosting
'Elementary Day
at One Wood Farm"
where kids and parents are invited to enjoy some fun festivities, learn about horses and support the Gamecocks!  You may not be allowed to actually kiss a horse but what a treat there is in store!!

USC Equestrian vs Georgia
Elementary Day @ One Wood Farm
One Wood Farm
Friday, October 11

Go Gamecocks!

You can do it!

Registration is being held open  for this round of classes in the Blythewood Brainery.  Get creative and sign up for the Watercolors or Acrylics and Oils painting classes with Esther Melton.  Find out how that new iPad of yours REALLY works or sign up to learn some nutritional tips that could lead to a healthlier lifestyle.  No matter your interest, get to your computer and register now.  You can have some fun and be just a bit smarter in a few weeks! 
The Blythewood Brainery is a collaboration of Muller Road Middle School, Bravo Blythewood and The Town of Blythewood.
The courses for the fall session are:
Watercolors -taught by Esther Melton -must have 5 in the class- Mondays
Acrylics/Oils -taught by Esther Melton- must have 5 in the class - Wednesdays
iPAD Basics - taught by Morgan Moates- must have 10 in the class - Tuesdays
Bass Guitar Lessons - taught by Tyrone Mack (individual lessons)  Coming soon!
Good Eats for Life - taught by Katherine Shavo- Tuesdays Starting Oct. 29.

All classes will be held at Muller Road Middle School beginning the week of October 13  (except for Good Eats ) and are on the town website and ready for your perusal.

Register and pay at:
Things To Do

You're Invited!

It will be the grandest of openings when The Manor at Doko Meadows is officially introduced on Sunday, October 20.  The ribbon cutting will be at 5:00pm with a reception to follow.
Please plan to join us!


Looking for some fall fun?  For more than 35 years Trinity United Methodist Church has presented BlytheFest, a weekend full of free family fun for all ages.   Make plans now to enjoy this great weekend event scheduled for October 25th and 26th. 
        Trinity United Methodist Church
        90 Boney Road
       Friday - October 25 - 5pm - 9pm
    Saturday - October 26 - 8am - 3pm
            5k Run/Walk -8:00am
           Kids Fun Run - 9:00am