Blythewood Farmer’s Market to host safety night

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Farmer’s Market will feature its annual Safety Night with live music on Wednesday, Sept. 5. The market will also offer its usual – great fruits, vegetables and other food items and crafts.

“Bring the whole family to Doko Park to meet the men and women of our fire, EMS and sheriff’s departments,” market manager Michelle Barno said. “It’s not only a great family event, but you’ll be showing your appreciation for our community’s first-responders.”

Additionally, the Richland County Sheriff’s Department will provide free Kid-Print safety services, and Richland County EMS will administer free blood pressure.

“Students from Westwood High School, who are a part of the WHS Fire and EMS program, will also be giving demonstrations of what they’re learning,” Barno said. “If you didn’t know about this fantastic program, please come out and learn more!”

Brent Lundy will be under the tent performing alternative music. Lundy is a South Carolina singer/songwriter of vintage rock and the music of the American South.

Carolina Cookin’ will be the food truck serving up dinner, and The Chillin Cow will top the night off with ice-cream.

Visitors can shop the market for homegrown groceries from vendors like First Fruits, Henry’s Bread Kitchen and Crazy Chic Heritage Farm.

The market is located in Doko Park, next to Town Hall, from 4 – 8 p.m. For more information, call 803-754-0105.

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