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Greenwood give you the best of both worlds. Near the major cities of Columbia, SC and Augusta, GA it is a serene city surrounded by five lakes, rolling verdant hills and friendly folk who love culture, heritage, art and good BBQ mixed with the Blues. There are festivals year round in Greenwood. June has a month long festival of flowers with over 30 events for all ages and likes from model planes to quilts to gardening. Several of the stately homes and gardens are open for tours. July brings the Festival of Discovery with heritage tours, BBQ and great music. In October come watch the leaves turn and take a candlelight tour of a Revolutionary War battle site. Come Christmastime the Connie Maxwell Home lights up and offers hayride, carolers and hot cocoa.
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Greenwood is well named because there are ten lush golf courses surrounded by woods in the area. Golfers flock here during the Masters in nearby Augusta because the quality motels are so affordable in Greenwood and the fairways excellently planned. Tennis lovers have excellent courts as well in area parks and at the Civic Center. Five triathlons are held in Greenwood each year. Water sport buffs and hikers love the five area lakes and Sumter National Forest. There are three nature hike and bike trails in the city that connect neighborhood to historical sites and shopping in Uptown Greenwood.
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Greenwood is home to two institutes of higher learning: Lander University and Piedmont Technical College. Both campuses attract the fine arts, the performing arts and community involvement in culture and heritage. There are also several wonderful museums to explore including the newly restored Benjamin E. Mays home, school house and museum. For a touch of nostalgia, take in a drive in movie at the Mighty Auto Theater which also features a scrumptious grill.