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bidge.org. (706) 746-5718. Happenings around Georgia 7th Annual Heirloom Tomato Festival, July 18, Glen-Ella Springs Inn, Clarkesville. Shop for tomatoes and art, plus enjoy the tomato supper buffet. glenella.com. (706) 754-7295. Folk Life Traditions, July 3031, Unicoi State Park and Lodge, Helen. Watch spinning, candle-dipping and butterchurning demonstrations, plus hear traditional Appalachian and old-time mountain music. (800) 573-9659, ext. 305. Birds of Prey, July 31, Tugaloo State Park, Lavonia. Learn about Georgia’s owls, hawks and other birds of prey. (706) 3564362. Green Bean Festival, July 31, downtown, Blairsville. This staple food takes center stage with contests, music and fun. green beanfestival.com. (706) 9944837. ATLANTA METRO painting, puppet show, music and more. www. chattnaturecenter.org. (770) 992-2055, ext. 236. B*ATL - 146th Anniversary of The Battle of Atlanta, July 23-25, multiple venues, Atlanta. History comes to life where it happened on the frontlines with tours, authors, storytelling, music, a 5K race and more. www.batlevent. org. (404) 377-6148. COURTESY GDEcD Regions are determined by the Georgia Department of Economic Development. See their Web calendar at www.exploregeorgia.org for additional events. 34th Annual Collectible Glass Show and Sale, July 24-25, Cobb Civic Center, Marietta. Antique and vintage glass, pottery, glass repairs, free seminars and glass identification. www.psdgc.com. (770) 579-9225. Southeast Kickball Fest, July 30-Aug. 1, Georgia Tech Rec Field and Piedmont Park, Atlanta. Watch the nation’s largest adult kickball tournament, or register a team of 12 to compete for the Southern Cup. southeastkickballfest.com. Saturday Garden Market at The Landings, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31,The Landings at Airport Thruway, Columbus. Shop for veggies, jams and jellies, homemade cakes, art, jewelry and more, plus kids’ activities and educational exhibits. (706) 256-4814. Orchestra Concert, July 25, Centre for Performing and Visual Arts, Newnan. This traditional Chinese youth orchestra performs as part of its international tour. www.cowetaschools. net. (770) 254-2787. Old-Fashioned Singing Convention, July 31, New Hebron Baptist Church, Concord. Noontime potluck lunch, plus group singing. (770) 567-4113. CLASSIC SOUTH Foxfire Children’s Heritage Day, July 9, Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, Mountain City. Children ages 8-12 take part in hands-on activities such as blacksmithing, weaving and milking goats. foxfire.org. (706) 746-5828. “The Odd Couple,” July 9-11, 16-18, the Dillard Playhouse, Dillard. Enjoy this comedy about two mismatched roommates. ngcommunityplayers. com. (706) 212-2500. “Headwaters: Birth, Death and Places In-Between,” July 9-25, Sautee Nacoochee Center, Sautee Nacoochee. Local performers guide audiences through stories about friends and families. www.snca.org. (706) 878-3300. “Forever Plaid,” July 10-11, 1617, multiple venues, Hartwell and Commerce. A play by Stuart Ross about four young, eager male singers killed in a 1950s car crash. savannahriverproduc tions.org. (706) 376-7397. Buzz in the Blue Ridge Chainsaw Carving Extravaganza, July 16-18, Habersham Winery, Helen. See 15 of the best chainsaw artists from Georgia and around the country compete in this qualifying event. www.georgiachain sawartist.com/buzzintheblue ridge.html. Hambidge Summer Festival, July 17, Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap. Enjoy music, barbecue, wine tasting, a silent auction and making raku, the art of glazing and firing a pot. ham July 2010 ★ 43rd Annual Fantastic Fourth Celebration, July 3-5, Stone Mountain Park, Stone Mountain. Celebrate with three days of fireworks, laser shows and other activities. stonemoun tainpark.com. (770) 498-5690. Annual Fourth of July Celebration, July 4, Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta. Enjoy arts and crafts, stilt walkers, face painting, music and fireworks after dark. www.centennialpark. com. (404) 222-7275. July 4th Festivities and Fireworks, July 4, Wills Park, Alpharetta. Alpharetta Recreation & Parks Department will host this spectacular fireworks show, complete with children’s activities, entertainment and food. alpharetta.ga.us. (678) 297-6140. “Hot Property,” July 9-17, Stellar Cellar at St. James Episcopal Church, Marietta. The Polk Street Players present Fred Carmichael’s comedy about mistaken identity and a misguided “sting.” (770) 218-9669. Keeper for a Day, July 10, 24, Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta. Ages 14 and up can spend the day helping keepers with animal care. (404) 624-9453. Flying Colors Butterfly Festival, July 17-18, Chattahoochee Nature Center, Roswell. Bring a camera to capture fantastic, native butterflies. Features face PRESIDENTIAL PATHWAYS Let the Records Show: Discovering the Valley’s Black Population in Slavery and Freedom, through July 31, Columbus Museum, Columbus. Learn about the lives of slaves and freedmen in the 1860s. www.columbusmu seum.com. (706) 748-2562. ★ Frank Lazenby and Dwain Shaw Art Exhibit, through July 7, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, Augusta. Two local photographers showcase their work. sacredheartaugusta.org. (706) 826-4700. “The Faces of Eve,” July 2, Morris Museum of Art, Augusta. Bring a lunch, watch a film and participate in a post-screening discussion with museum director Kevin Grogan. (706) 7247501. 200th Birthday of Robert Augustus Toombs, July 3, Robert Toombs House Historic Site, Washington. Free living-history event honoring this American political figure and Civil War general from Wilkes County. (706) 678-2226. Saturday Sunset Cruise, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Augusta Canal, Augusta. Ride on a three-hour cruise with a loved one and watch turtles and otters while a tour guide tells tales of Augusta’s past and present. augus tacanal.com. (706) 823-0440. ★ ★ July 4th Celebration, July 2-4, Florence Marina State Park, Omaha. Celebrate the Fourth with games, a watermelon-eating contest and educational boat tours. www.georgiastate parks.org. (229) 838-4706. ★ Fireworks on the Flint, July 4, Georgia Veterans State Park, Cordele. An after-dark display of spectacular fireworks. www.georgiastateparks. org. (229) 276-2371. 2nd Annual Plains Pig Pickin, July 16-17, downtown, Plains. Family fun with food, music and a street dance. (229) 942-1711. 5th Annual Checkers Tournament, July 24, New Hebron Baptist Church, Concord. Serious players and amateurs gather to play checkers for cash prizes. www.the gospeler.org. (770) 567-4113. Hangzhou Wenlan High School Chinese Youth ★ 4th of July Celebration, July 4, Augusta Common, Augusta. Enjoy a night of activities and fireworks while celebrating the holiday of the red, white and blue. (706) 821-1754. 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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Georgia Magazine - July 2010

Georgia Magazine - July 2010
Contents
Viewpoint
Mailbox
Picture This?
Georgia News
Calendar
Currents
Special Energy Report
Where the Wild Things Are
Still Going Strong
Reliving History and Exploring Nature
Around Georgia
Georgia@Home
My Georgia
Georgia Gardens
Georgia Cooks
Cookbook of the Month
Snapshot

Georgia Magazine - July 2010

Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Magazine - July 2010 (Page Cover1)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Magazine - July 2010 (Page Cover2)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Magazine - July 2010 (Page 3)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Contents (Page 4)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Viewpoint (Page 5)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Mailbox (Page 6)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Picture This? (Page 7)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia News (Page 8)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia News (Page 9)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Calendar (Page 10)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Calendar (Page 11)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Calendar (Page 12)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Calendar (Page 13)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Currents (Page 14)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Currents (Page 15)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Special Energy Report (Page 16)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Special Energy Report (Page 17)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Where the Wild Things Are (Page 18)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Where the Wild Things Are (Page 19)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Where the Wild Things Are (Page 20)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Where the Wild Things Are (Page 21)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Still Going Strong (Page 22)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Still Going Strong (Page 23)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Still Going Strong (Page 24)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Still Going Strong (Page 25)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Still Going Strong (Page 26)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Still Going Strong (Page 27)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Reliving History and Exploring Nature (Page 28)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Reliving History and Exploring Nature (Page 29)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Reliving History and Exploring Nature (Page 30)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Reliving History and Exploring Nature (Page 31)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Reliving History and Exploring Nature (Page 32)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Reliving History and Exploring Nature (Page 33)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Around Georgia (Page 34)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Around Georgia (Page 35)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia@Home (Page 36)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia@Home (Page 37)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia@Home (Page 38)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia@Home (Page 39)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - My Georgia (Page 40)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - My Georgia (Page 41)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Gardens (Page 42)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Gardens (Page 43)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 44)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 45)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 46)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Cookbook of the Month (Page 48)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Cookbook of the Month (Page 49)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Snapshot (Page 50)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Snapshot (Page Cover3)
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