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May 2011 CoMpiled by aMy Saxon Fun at the fort D on’t miss your opportunity to explore one of the last remaining authentic pioneer forts in Georgia. Fort Hollingsworth, off Hwy. 441 in Alto, was constructed in 1793 to provide refuge for settlers during early conflicts with A Day at the Fort, May 28, Fort Hollingsworth-White House, Native Americans. As local Hollingsworth Community. www.forthollingsworth-whitehouse. com. (706) 776-2419. Cherokees were slowly pushed west, the fort was eventually abandoned until the historic property was claimed by the White family in the mid-1800s. The Fort Hollingsworth-White House has remained in the White family ever since, and is now open to visitors who wish to relive its unique history. This month, Friends of the Fort hosts A Day at the Fort May 28, where visitors will enjoy a historic music and dancing, a Civil War re-enactment, grassroots art show and storytelling. Butterfly Benefit Bluegrass Festival, May 13-14, Lake Nottely, Blairsville. Talented bands, classic cars and a silent auction to benefit the Glenda Gooch House. butterfly bluegrassfestival.com. (706) 781-9113. Awakening the Vines, May 14, Tiger Mountain Vineyards, Tiger. Gourmet picnic and wine tastings. tigerwine.com. (706) 782-4777. White County Cork & Keg Festival, May 14, Helen Festhalle, Helen. Independent brewers and award-winning wineries. snca. org. (706) 878-3300. Georgia Mountain EggFest, May 20-21, Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, Hiawassee. Sample unique recipes, made on Big Green Egg cookers. mountainegg.com. (706) 896-4191. 49th Annual Mountain Laurel Festival, May 21, Clarkesville. Parade in the morning and entertainment throughout the day. clarkesvillega.com. (706) 754-4126. Shields-Ethridge Farm Annual Mule Day, May 21, Jefferson. Watch history come alive on this historic family farm. shieldsethridge farminc.com. (706) 367-2949. Taste of Sautee, May 21, Sautee. Bring a blanket and listen to live music while you sample favorites from local restaurants and wineries. tasteofsautee.com. (706) 878-5522. Memorial Day Blast, May 27-28, Unicoi State Park, Helen. Outdoor events throughout the day, followed by a campfire and hoedown. (800) 573-9659, ext. 305. 4th Annual Canoe/Kayak Tugaloo River History Tour, May 28, Toccoa. River history tour of the Tugaloo Corridor, including Native American Indian and early pioneer settlement. georgiastateparks.org/tugaloo. (706) 886-0012. MUlTiple loCaTionS Sherman’s Trail Yard Sale, May 7-8, Bartow, Conyers, Covington, Davisboro, Eatonton, Jackson, Louisville, Madison, Milledgeville, Millen, Monticello, Rutledge, Sandersville, Social Circle, Sylvania, Tennille, Wadley and Waynesboro. This extensive yard sale follows the trail Gen. William Sherman’s armies traveled. shermanstrail yardsale.com. Picnic on the Plaza, May 13, O’Neal Plaza, Douglasville. Great food and music to kick off the Taste of Douglasville festival on May 14. artsdouglas.org. (770) 949-2787. The Georgia String Band Festival, May 13-14, Harris Arts Center, Calhoun. Honoring the region’s pioneers in bluegrass and country music. (706) 629-2599. Northwest Georgia Hot Air Balloon Festival, May 13-15, Tillotson Field, Menlo. Breathtaking hot-air balloon rides and carnival fun. bit.ly/balloonNW. (706) 978-0828. Finster Fest, May 14-15, Paradise Gardens Park, Summerville. A festival of folk art and music. finstersparadisegardens.org. (205) 587-3090. Big Canoe Tour of Homes and Springtime Marketplace, May 21, Big Canoe. bigcanoetour.org. (706) 268-3203. HiSToRiC HiGH CoUnTRy Ed Mell: New West Visionary, through Aug. 21, Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville. Striking angular landscapes and sculptures that capture the openness of the American West. boothmuseum.org. (770) 387-1300. 19th Annual Spring-Sational Orchestra Concert, May 3, Central Baptist Church, Douglasville. Free concert by the Christian Community Orchestra. christiancommunity orchestra.org. (770) 942-3381. Derby Dash 5K, May 7, Brown Park, Canton. Race through historic Canton to raise money for the Cherokee County Historical Society, then stop by the Rock Barn to watch the Kentucky Derby. rockbarn.org. (770) 345-3288. Mayfest Arts and Crafts Festival, May 7, Carrollton. Food, art and entertainment. carrolltonmainstreet.com/mayfest.php. (770) 832-6901. 22nd Annual Cherokee County Indian Festival & Mother’s Day PowWow, May 7-8, Boling Park, Canton. The South’s largest Mother’s Day festival, featuring authentic food, dance exhibitions and educational activities. rthunder.com. (770) 735-6275. 10 noRTHeaST GeoRGia MoUnTainS Wild & Woolly Forest Festival, May 7, Sautee Nacoochee Center, Sautee. Native plant sale, dancing and inspiration from special guest author Janisse Ray. gafw.org. (706) 635-8733. Spring Fling: Art in the Garden Festival, May 7-8, Dawsonville. Features gardening supplies and Mother’s Day activities. dawson arts.org. (706) 216-2787. Rodin: The Figure in Bronze, May 7-July 10, North Georgia College & State University, Dahlonega. Showcase of 25 works by famous French artist Auguste Rodin. north georgia.edu/rodin. (706) 864-1950. 25th Annual Mountain Flower Arts Festival, May 21-22, Dahlonega. Fine art, garden expo and the Georgia Temptations Wine Garden. dahlonegamerchants.org. (706) 864-3711. GEORGIA MAGAZINE More online at www.georgiamagazine.org http://www.butterflybluegrassfestival.com http://www.butterflybluegrassfestival.com http://www.tigerwine.com http://www.snca.org http://www.forthollingsworth-whitehouse.com http://www.snca.org http://www.forthollingsworth-whitehouse.com http://www.mountainegg.com http://www.clarkesvillega.com http://www.shieldsethridgefarminc.com http://www.shieldsethridgefarminc.com http://www.artsdouglas.org http://www.tasteofsautee.com http://www.shermanstrailyardsale.com http://www.shermanstrailyardsale.com http://www.bit.ly/balloonNW http://www.finstersparadisegardens.org http://www.boothmuseum.org http://www.georgiastateparks.org/tugaloo http://www.bigcanoetour.org http://www.christiancommunityorchestra.org http://www.christiancommunityorchestra.org http://www.gafw.org http://www.rockbarn.org http://www.carrolltonmainstreet.com/mayfest.php http://www.dawsonarts.org http://www.dawsonarts.org http://www.northgeorgia.edu/rodin http://www.dahlonegamerchants.org http://www.northgeorgia.edu/rodin http://www.rthunder.com http://www.georgiamagazine.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Georgia Magazine - May 2011

Georgia Magazine - May 2011
Contents
Viewpoint
Mailbox
Picture This?
Georgia News
Calendar
Currents
Georgia’s Energy Outlook
Special Energy Report
Dolphin Tales
Agrability in Georgia
Creature Comforts
Georgia@home
Around Georgia
My Georgia
Gardens
Georgia Cooks
Snapshot

Georgia Magazine - May 2011

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Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Magazine - May 2011 (Page 3)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Contents (Page 4)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Viewpoint (Page 5)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Mailbox (Page 6)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Picture This? (Page 7)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia News (Page 8)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia News (Page 9)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Calendar (Page 10)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Calendar (Page 11)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Calendar (Page 12)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Calendar (Page 13)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Currents (Page 14)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Currents (Page 15)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia’s Energy Outlook (Page 16)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Special Energy Report (Page 17)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Dolphin Tales (Page 18)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Dolphin Tales (Page 19)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Dolphin Tales (Page 20)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Dolphin Tales (Page 21)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 22)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 23)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 24)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 25)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 26)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 27)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Creature Comforts (Page 28)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Creature Comforts (Page 29)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Creature Comforts (Page 30)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Creature Comforts (Page 31)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia@home (Page 32)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia@home (Page 33)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia@home (Page 34)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia@home (Page 35)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 36)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 37)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 38)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 39)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - My Georgia (Page 40)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - My Georgia (Page 41)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Gardens (Page 42)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Gardens (Page 43)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 44)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 45)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 46)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 48)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 49)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50)
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