Good weather, great parade

BLYHEWOOD – More than a hundred parade entries hand-waved through the streets of downtown Blythewood Sunday afternoon as thousands of children and their parents lined the parade route alternately waving back and collecting lollipops and other sweets from elves and candy walkers. The weather settled into the high 50’s under sunny/shady skies. It was the […]

Faust named BW parade grand marshall

BLYTHEWOOD – After being the cover girl for the October 17 issue of The Voice, Annie Faust, 103, has stepped up her game. Last month she was chosen by the Blythewood Christmas Parade committee to be the Grand Marshall in this year’s parade which will be held on Sunday, Dec. 8. “I can’t believe it,” […]

Blythewood Tree lighting kicks off Christmas

BLYTHEWOOD – The lighting of the town Christmas tree is one of Blythewood’s most popular traditions, and this year it was one of the biggest. It happens on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Folks from the community gather on the grounds of Town Hall around 5 p.m. They visit, sing along with caroling choirs from area […]

Town tree lighting set for Sunday

Town tree lighting set for Sunday BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Christmas Tree Lighting is set for Sunday, Dec. 1, from 5 – 6 p.m. in the front yard of Town Hall. The Christmas season officially begins in Blythewood with the annual lighting of the town’s Christmas tree. Music will be provided by Vance & Jeannie […]

BW tree lighting set for Dec. 1

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Christmas Tree Lighting is set for Sunday, Dec. 1, from 5 – 6 p.m. in the front yard of Town Hall. The Christmas season officially begins in Blythewood with the annual lighting of the town’s Christmas tree. Music will be provided by various church choirs, Free Way Music students and others. […]

Christmas parade set for Dec. 8

BLYTHEWOOD – The town’s annual Christmas parade is set for Sunday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m., rain, snow or shine. The parade is again being organized by members of the Blythewood Knights of Columbus. Entries for parade participants must be submitted by Nov. 30. The entry fee is $30 except for first responders, high school […]

Cobblestone Crafts

BLYTHEWOOD – The weather outside was frightful on Dec. 8, but inside the Cobblestone Park Amenities Center Gymnasium the fifth annual Holiday Craft Show was delightful. Holiday music created a festive mood and vendors decorated their booths for the season. The eclectic array of offerings included paintings, aromatics, handmade jewelry, children’s books, yarn work, capes, […]

Christmas Eve in the Fields

  BLYTHEWOOD – It was a beautiful sight on Monday evening as the community gathered with Blythewood Presbyterian Church to celebrate Christmas by stars and candlelight.  

Blythewood Christmas Parade

BLYTHEWOOD – The weather was sunshine and winter crisp, and the crowd was anxiously waiting. Once again, the Blythewood Christmas Parade did not disappoint. With about 75 entries, it lasted more than an hour. Because the parade had to be rescheduled due to weather, some entries were missing. But there were still plenty of firetrucks, […]

It’s Christmas in Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – The lighting of the town Christmas tree is one of Blythewood’s most popular traditions. It happens on the Sunday after Thanksgiving when folks from the community gather on the grounds of Town Hall around 5 p.m. They sing along with caroling choirs from area churches, enjoy refreshments and laugh at the mayor’s jokes […]