Thursday, July 30, 2015

This Weekend in Blythewood, July 30th-August 1st

The Blythewood DOKO Rodeo is in town this weekend, Friday and Saturday, July 31st & August 1.

    This Weekend in          Blythewood    
July 30th, 31st & August 1st

 Town of Blythewood Doko Rodeo

Get ready for an exciting night with the 2014 Bucking Bull of the Year!

Great crowds, great music, great food and lots of fun!

Friday and Saturday Nights

July 31 and August 1

Blythewood Road & I-77 Exit 27

Gates open at 5:30 with live music and vendors.
The rodeo starts at 8p.m. For tickets go to or purchase them at the Blythewood Visitors Center
Tickets are $14 in advance for Adults/$16 at the gate
6 to 12 year olds $7 in advance or $8 at the gate and Buckaroos 5 and under free.
Presented by the Town of Blythewood and Wilson Car Sales, with many sponsors to thank in bringing this show to Blythewood. 

Computer Camp for Kids...
 for ages 9-12 will be offered August 3-7 and August 10-14, from 9 to 12 and 1 until 4 each day at the Langford-Nord House on 100 McNulty Road.  The class, Computing Through Animation will be taught by USC professor, Gabriel Terejanu. The classes offer an introduction to computational thinking, engaging animation projects, activities focused on creativity and exploration and basic concepts in computer science. To register online, visit or email or call 803-470-4144.

Town Hall Lost & Found
We have a stroller, many cool hats, shirts, children's purses and an assortment of odds and ends.  Come by Town Hall and take a look!  We are opened M-F, 8:00 to 5:00.  

Blythewood Farmers Market
4:00 to 7:00 every Wednesday at Doko Meadows.  Fresh vegetables and more.  Come join in the fun!

The Big Grab
September 11 &12
Call the Blythewood Visitors Center for more information.

Town of Blythewood Meetings

Planning Commission Meeting
Monday, August 3 at 6:00 at Doko Manor

Town of Blythewood Elections
Candidate Filings...

August 5- September 2, 2015

Citizens desiring to be a candidate for 2 Councilmembers positions, (terms ending in 2019),...

1 councilmember's position to fill the unexpired term of Bob Massa which ends November 2017 ...

and the Mayor's position, term ending in 2019 must pay the required fee and file a statement of Intention of Candidacy with the Town Clerk by the above dates.

The general election will be held November 3, 2015 at Blythewood Park on 126 Boney. 
For more information call the Town Clerk at 754-0501.

Don't forget about the F3 Group that meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15 AM until 6:00 AM and every Saturday from 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM at the Blythewood Park, 126 Boney Road.  Contact Craig Rummel for more information at

Put this on your Calendar Small Business Owners....

 – The Town of Blythewood will  host its second Midlands Small Business Forum of the Year on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. The forum will run from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM at The Manor at Doko Meadows next to Town Hall.
The forum is intended for current and future small business owners, employees of small businesses, and others wishing to improve their knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully own, direct, and manage small businesses.  Topics for the October forum include marketing, finances, and taxes.

Registration is $25 per person and includes all presentations, materials, continental breakfast, lunch, and networking opportunities. For more information, please contact Blythewood Councilman Bob Mangone at 803-467-1964 or

 Doko Manor...a great Venue for:

Birthday Celebrations
Weekday Business Meetings
Family Reunions

Doko Meadows...

The soccer, football and Lacrosse fields, plus the amphitheatre and the multi-purpose field can be rented for a small per hour fee. Call  Pat Connolly at Town Hall for pricing.
No grills can be used at Doko Meadows and there are no picnic tables as yet.

Could be a great gift for the Town of Blythewood! 

 Give us a call at Town Hall,  
754-0501  ( M-F, 8 to 5) for information and prices or visit