Thursday, October 1, 2015

This Weekend in Blythewood, October 1st-3rd

The USC Equestrian Team, will be back in Blythewood, Friday, October 2 to meet against TCU in their home opener.  Then on October 9th, the Gamecocks open SEC play, hosting Auburn. The meets are held at
One Wood Farm, 1201 Syrup Mill Road  in Blythewood at 2:00 pm. Admission is free.  

      This Weekend in          Blythewood    
October 1st, 2nd &3rd

Doko Meadow Trail...a great place for that early morning walk!


The Blythewood Historic Society
Invites the Community...

Sunday, October 4,
at 5:30 pm
to its 5th Anniversary Celebration. There will be a dedication of the newly renovated
Miss Clara's Sandwich Shop
and an old fashion ice cream social.  At dusk there willl be a dedication of the Society's new flag pole, phase one of a
Veterans Memorial at the Langford-Nord House.  

The Blythewood Historic Society
is in need of volunteers for the
4th Annual Native American Program
October 12-14
from 8:30 to 12:30.
 Three local elementary schools will participate in this field study. Students will engage in six different hands-on demonstrations and activities that will introduce them to the customs and culture of the Native Americans who once inhabited the Blythewood area.  Contact Frankie McLean at 261-1859 if you are interested in helping with this project. 

Blythewood Library

 Blythewood Teen Book Club 
Saturday, October 3
 at 10:30 for ages 13-18
Come find out what others are reading.

Blythewood Bookworms
 Saturday, October 3
from 3:00 to 4:00.
 Our Book Club is open to kids ages 9 to 12 who love to hear about exciting books 

Nutty Storytime
Wednesday, October 7
for ages 6-12 at 3:30.  
The squirrels are looking for you. They think you're a nut!

Please sign up online at or call 691-9806

The Blythewood Arts Center
is having a
Basket Weaving Class
by Bonnie Geiger 

October 8,
9:00 to 5:00.

 The cost is $50.  Contact Jean Bell at the Art Center for more information.  803-394-2174

The 2nd Annual
"Nothing but Net"
Charity Basketball Game

Richland One VS Richland Two
battle the hardwood to raise money for Palmetto Health Breast              Cancer Center.

Thursday, October 8 at 6 pm 

The game will be played at Keenan High School located at 361 Pisgah Church Road, Columbia.  We may
see a few BW members
cheerleading for this worthwhile event!

The Big Red Barn,
located on 8024 Winnsboro Road
( Hwy. 321) in Blythewood,
has donation based Yoga  Classes open to community members to support soldiers suffering from PTSD.

 The classes  are on
Mondays from 6 pm to 7:30 pm and on Thursdays from 4:30 pm to 6 pm.  For more information go to

Patrick Kelly,
the 2015-2016 Teaching Ambassador Fellow from Blythewood High School
Great teachers, great schools!

Town of Blythewood

Planning Commission
Monday, October 5
7:00 pm at Doko Manor

Town Council Work Session
Wednesday, October 14
9:00 am at Doko Manor

Board of Zoning Appeals
Tuesday, October  20
7:00 pm at  Doko Manor

This Week-end!
Don't miss it!

The USC Equestrian Team  
will be back in Blythewood,
Friday, October 2
to meet against TCU in their home opener.  Then on October 9th, the Gamecocks open SEC play, hosting Auburn.
The meets are held at
One Wood Farm,
1201 Syrup Mill Road  in Blythewood at 2:00 pm.
Admission is free.  

Tuesday, October 13
The Greater Blythewood
Chamber of Commerce Breakfast

 7:00 am at Doko Manor
Joanna Weitzel from Blythewood's  Camp Discovery will be there to speak.

The Greater Blythewood
Chamber of Commerce,
in partnership with Blythewood High & Westwood High Schools,
is hosting the
2015 Blythewood
Town Election Debate, 
Tuesday, October 20
from 7:00 to 9:00 at Doko Manor.

Questions can be submitted by October 13 to the moderators via the online form found at

"Adventures in Learning"
classes will be offered to the community from
October 1- November 5
9 am until  12:00.  
Classes include drawing & sketching, beginning Bridge, begginners Dulcimer, local area history class, as well as Senior Get Fit exercise. Total cost for one, two or three hour long classes is $25, with lunch for $7 provided by Scotties Cafe.
All classes will meet in Trinity United Methodist Church Youth Building or the gym. 
 For more information call Lillian Chavous at 699-7561 or email

Doko Manor...Our undiscovered jewel in the heart of Blythewood.

For great pictures,
pricing and details for

Social Events and Business Meetings 

or call Town Hall at 754-0501 for information.

Also... Give Pat Connolly a call at Town Hall if you are interested in renting Doko Meadows or purchasing a tree to commemorate a special person or occassion.  

  Fall is here and the Blythewood Farmers Market continues until October 21.  Enjoy the last few weeks of the Market.            . 

Don't forget to get your Flu Shot!