The people and structures of Greenwood are concentrated toward the city center. This leaves the areas surrounding town open with green fields and long winding roads. Ideal for running or relaxing car drives, residents never have to travel the same path twice. While staying closer to home, men and women alike can engage in 18 holes of golf at the Greenwood Country Club or visit one of the local parks for a cookout with the family. Biking routes are present with cycling encouraged. Hunting is another common pastime and the city is has a healthy duck and deer population.
A unique opportunity for education comes via Viking Cooking School. For the lovers of food creation, or just the food lovers, this institute offers various culinary classes, from simple meals to detailed fine dining. Appearances by guest chefs are a common affair, with top chefs providing a fun night of culinary education. For the more common educational endeavors, the local public school system has a number of solid performers with private schools such as the Pillow Academy present as well. The Delta State College and Mississippi Valley State College are examples of colleges and universities within driving distance of Greenwood, providing further academic opportunity.
Entertainment of Hand
As part of the Mississippi Blues Trail, Greenwood is home to the blues experience. Annually, the Mississippi Blues Festival takes place in the city with big names and local names appearing. Blues clubs, fine dining, and casual dining restaurants pepper the streets of Greenwood, including stops such as the Delta Bistro and the China Blossom. The Back in the Day Museum and Museum of the Mississippi Delta offer residents a look back in time for the kids, and kids at heart, while the shopping centers provide a day of shopping for the ladies. Men will be well entertained at the local pubs.