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web exclusive Click on our online calendar at www. georgiamagazine.org/calendar to see more listings or to post an event! web exclusive of stunning private gardens. cobbmastergar deners.org. (770) 971-1309. 27th Annual Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour, May 7-8, Atlanta. Visit nine stunning gardens in Buckhead and Midtown; benefits the Atlanta Botanical Garden. atlantabotani calgarden.org. (404) 591-1597. Sweet Auburn Springfest, May 7-8, Sweet Auburn Historic District, Atlanta. One of the largest street festivals in the Southeast. sweet auburn.com. Taste of Alpharetta, May 12, Wills Park, Alpharetta. Sample foods from 60 restaurants and watch area chefs compete. alpharetta. ga.us. (678) 297-2811. 15th Annual Mayor’s Challenge, May 14, Wills Park, Alpharetta. 5K/10K race. mayors challenge.com. (678) 795-0115 The Drake Walk and Festival, May 14, Roswell UMC, Roswell. Family-friendly onemile walk or 5K/10K, music and activities; proceeds benefit The Drake House. thedrake house.org. (770) 587-4712. Buckhead Spring Arts & Crafts Festival, May 14-15, Chastain Park, Atlanta. Featuring “healthy lifestyle” food options; benefits the Chastain Dog Park Campaign. buckheadarts festival.com. (404) 845-0793. Kirkwood Spring Fling and Tour of Homes, May 14-15, Bessie Branham Park, Atlanta. Activities for children, live music, artists’ market and a 5K race. kirkwoodfling. com. (404) 680-2576. Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, May 19-22, Midtown, Atlanta. Join the finest chefs, sommeliers, farmers and mixologists from Atlanta’s most celebrated restaurants. atlfoodand winefestival.com. (404) 474-7330. 25th Anniversary Law Enforcement Torch Run, May 20, Duluth. All donations benefit Special Olympics of Georgia. (678) 512-3721. 7th Annual Alive! Expo, May 21-22, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta. Atlanta’s largest expo promoting green living and healthier lifestyles. aliveexpo.com. Regions are determined by the Georgia Department of Economic Development. See their Web calendar at www.exploregeorgia. org for additional events. 11th Annual Run, Walk ‘n’ Roll, May 7, Stone Mountain Park, Stone Mountain. Annual fundraising event for Friends of Disabled Adults and Children; proceeds used to provide wheelchairs, medical supplies and home medical equipment. fodac.org. (770) 491-9014. ment. turkeycreekfestival.com. (478) 4332791. Old Time Farm Day, May 7, Plains. Oldfashioned demonstrations, peanut boiling and more. plainsgeorgia.com. (229) 8244104. Cotton Pickin’ Fair, May 7-8, Gay. Diverse art, antiques, local food, and an exciting lineup of dancers and country-bluegrass musicians. cpfair.org. (706) 538-6814. “Tintypes: The Musical,” May 12-22, Black Box Theatre, Griffin. A nostalgic and musical glimpse of “America in its Age of Innocence.” mainstreetplayers.org. (770) 229-9916. Family Day Picnic, May 14, Hills & Dales Estate, LaGrange. Pony rides, old-fashioned games and music. hillsanddalesestate.org. (706) 882-3242. 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A humorous tale of love, self-discovery and motherhood that spans continents and generations. horizontheatre. com. (404) 523-1477. From Here to Timbuktu: A Journey Through West Africa, through May 30, Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta, Atlanta. An engaging cultural-discovery exhibit for children. childrensmuseumatlan ta.org. (404) 659-5437. Through the Garden Gate 2011, May 7, Powder Springs, Marietta and Smyrna. Tour May 2011 Swim the Warm Springs, May 29, Roosevelt’s Little White House, Warm Springs. A rare opportunity to swim the natural warm springs favored by the president. Cars for Canines, May 29, Champps Ameri- gastateparks.org. (706) 655-2311. cana Restaurant, Alpharetta. Car show and silent auction fundraiser to benefit Canine HISTORIC HEARTLAND Adoption Network. (770) 883-2316. PRESIDENTIAL PATHWAYS Now and Then III: Community Photo Contest, through Aug. 21, Columbus Museum, Columbus. 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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

Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Magazine - May 2011 (Page Cover1)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Magazine - May 2011 (Page Cover2)
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)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50A)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50B)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50C)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50D)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50E)
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