Friday, October 4, 2013

October 4th-6th Weekend

This Fall has quite a line-up of great activites in which to take part.  Don't miss out on all the fun things going on
in our wonderful little town.
This Weekend in Blythewood
October 4th, 5th and 6th

Historically Speaking

Come on over to the Langford-Nord House on Tuesday, October 8th and learn some interesting tidbits about Blythewood's early history.  Join the members of the Historical Society to hear Wade Dorsey, resident historian, present the program "The History of Blythewood".
The Historical Society meeting will be held at 100 McNulty Street at 7:00pm

It's Football Friday!!

Blythewood vs. Aiken
Kickoff at 7:30pm
Go Bengals!

Westwood vs. Chapin
@ Chapin
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

Dust off those clubs 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 7 -       Brainery Classes Begin
                Muller Road Middle School
                        Register at:

Oct. 8 -     Historical Society Meeting
                       "History of Blythewood"
                        Langford-Nord House

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


Smart Stuff

It's not too late to register for this round of classes in the Blythewood Brainery.  Classes start this coming week but you can still save your spot by registering this weekend.  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
Acrylics/Oils -taught by Esther Melton
iPAD Basics - taught by Morgan Moates
Bass Guitar Lessons - taught by Tyrone Mack (individual lessons)  Coming soon!
Good Eats for Life - taught by Katherine Shavo

All classes will be held at Muller Road Middle School beginning the week of October 6 and are on the town website and ready for your perusal.

Register and pay at:
Things To Do

Practice Makes Perfect

It's all about the music and the marching when 30 high school bands converge on Blythewood High School October 12th.  One of the most prestigious band competitions in the state will take place on that Saturday, when The Town of Blythewood sponsors this year's Tournament of Bands, hosted by the  Blythewood and RidgeView High School Marching  Bands.  Come enjoy the fierce competition between high school bands, large and small, from all over the state. 

    The Town of Blythewood    Tournament of Bands
  Blythewood High School
    Saturday, October 12
      Gates open @ 9:30am
Competition begins at 10:45am

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

Enjoy your Weekend!