Thursday, October 2, 2014

This weekend in Blythewood October 2nd-4th

The Blythewood  Farmers' Market is at Town Hall  each Wednesday until October 29th, 4:00 to 7:00.
This Weekend in Blythewood
October 2nd, 3rd & 4th

To the Bengals Homecoming King and Queen!
No. 7 ranked WHS Redhawks Football Team!
Congrats to the Blythewood High Schools' Girls Golf Team,  the Boys' Cross Country Team , and the Girls' Tennis Team for their wins!

Did You Know...The Blythewood Scrapbook tells of a very poor rural Blythewood during the depression.  Yet the people in this area didn't recognize much change. Land could be bought for as little as 50 cents an acre. Change started for the Blythewood community after World War II into the 60's and 70's. A number of horse farms populated Blythewood.  Families built in the area for privacy, acreage and "peace" as stated in the Scrapbook.  We are so fortunate to live in this community, still steeped in tradition, family and peacefulness! Check out the Town of Blythewood's website,  to see how our town has grown and what is has to offer. 

Mark Your Calendar

The Blythewood  Farmers' Market is at Town Hall  each Wednesday until October 29th, 4:00 to 7:00.  Come to Doko Meadows and purchase the  fresh, local vegetables, honey and grits, grass-fed beef, homemade baked goods, free-range eggs, and handmade soaps . There are also lotions, artisan crafts, food and entertainment for the whole family.  
On October 8 the farmers market will showcase music from local students enrolled at Freeway Music Come support the local talent under the big tent. 

October 5, the Pee Wee Bengals will head to Charlotte for the annual Sir Purr Bowl at the Bank of America Stadium. The Pee Wee Bengals will play prior to the 1:00 game with the Carolina Panthers and the Chicago Bears.  For more information contact Jesse Sewell at 803-807-1726 or email

 October 6, Golf with OGM  at Cobblestone Golf Club, 280 University Club Parkway, Blythewood.  The 6th annual Hope for the Homeless Golf Tournament, hosted by Cobblestone and presented by Chevron will start at 12:30 Shotgun Start.  For more information  or to sign up contact Jenna at 803-254-6470 Ext. 1113 or

Blythewood Library hosts a Family Storytime each Friday at 10:30 

Thursday, Oct.2, 5:30-7:30 : Email Basics for Adults

Saturday, Oct. 4, 3:00-4:00:  Blythewood Bookworms for ages 9-12 

Wednesday. Oct. 8, 10:30:  Hands on Art for ages 3-5

The Blythewood Rotary  Club will host its 13th annual Scholarship Golf Tournament  on Thursday, October 9. at Columbia Country Club.  Registration will start at 11:00 with the range open and a box lunch.  Shotgun start at 12:30.  There will be awards for the longest drive, closest to the pin, hole in one :) and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd and last place winners.  Call 803-466-0732 or  go to for more information.  

Westwood High Theatre Dept. will host a spagetti supper fundraiser Friday, October 10, from 5:00-7:00 in the school cafeteria.  Scottie's Grill and Restaurant will cater the event  as they raise money to send students on a field study to Italy and Greece next spring.  Tickets are $15 and can be purchased from WHS drama and travel students or contact Dr. Anne Richardson at or call 691-4049 Ext. 36703.

Saturday, October 11, 10:00 to 12:00
 The SC Wildlife Federation will sponsor the SCWF Junior Naturalist Program,  Birding for Kids. The program is hosted by Camp Discovery in Blythewood for kids ages 8 to 12.  Children must be accompanied by an adult and  wear closed toe and heeled shoes.  Please bring a water bottle and insect spray and get ready for a fun morning  learning the sounds and identity of common birds.  The cost is $10 per child with a $20 maximum per family.  Pre-register at or call 803-609-4778.

Community Prayer Walk: Perfecting Faith Church is leading  the annual prayer walk throughout Blythewood on Saturday, October 11, starting at 8:45 AM. Everyone is invited to walk along and lift up the community in prayer. From the starting point at Kellie Ballentine’s Allstate Agency (162 Langford Road), walkers will make a left onto Langford, left onto Main, right onto Blythewood Road, right onto Boney, then right onto Oakhurst,  and back left  to Main St.  We will then head down to McLean Rd., right onto Sandfield, then back to Allstate on Langford Road.  Participants are asked to bring a non-perishable food item so we can prepare baskets for those less fortunate.  

FYI...Under the Town Code, yard sale signs cannot be placed on any curb, sidewalk, post, pole, tree, or other surfaces located on or across any public street or right-of-way, or placed on stakes on any property unless permitted by the land owner. We receive many calls at Town Hall about this and wanted you to know.

Happy Fall to the many walkers we see from Town Hall each day. What a great way to start the day in Blythewood!

  Don't forget our beautiful Doko Manor to book your family reunions, weddings, birthday and graduation parties, baby showers and business meetings. Give us a call at 754-0501 for information or look on-line at the Town of Blythewood website under Doko Manor.