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July 2011 by Amy SAxon Tomato time! S Children’s Heritage Days, July 5, 8, 20, Foxfire Museum, Mountain City. Appalachian life demonstrations, old-fashioned games. foxfire.org. (706) 490-3977. “Headwaters: A Goodly Portion of Our Songs and Stories,” July 7-10, Sautee Nacoochee Center, Sautee Nacoochee. A community celebration of Northeast Georgia. snca.org. (706) 878-3300. Art at the Lake, July 9, Lake Rabun Pavillion, Lakemont. Paintings, pottery, photography, jewelry and more. northgeorgiaarts guild.com. (706) 782-2787. Lazy Daze Festival, July 16, Winder. Local artists, children’s activities and great music. windergaevents.org/lazydaze.html. (770) 867-3106. 13th Annual Butternut Creek Festival, July 23-24, Meeks Park, Blairsville. Juried arts-and-crafts show. butternutcreekfestival. com. (706) 781-1221. Folk Life Festival, July 29-30, Unicoi State Park, Helen. Live music, family games and an old-fashioned square dance. gastate parks.org/unicoi. (706) 878-2201. 7th Annual Show & Shine, July 29-30, Remember When Theater, Helen. Open car show to benefit cystic fibrosis. helenga.org. (706) 795-2264. Green Bean Festival, July 30-31, Blairsville. Crafts, beauty pageant, green bean pizza-eating contest, 5K and more. greenbeanfestival.com. (706) 994-4837. eeing red this summer? From Atlanta to Clarkesville, Georgians welcome ripe summer tomatoes with fun festivals and creative dishes. Clarkesville’s GlenElla Springs Inn celebrates their 8th Annual Heirloom Tomato Festival July 17. Guests enjoy bluegrass music, arts and crafts and painting demonstrations. Of course, the real appeal is the delicious spread of tomato-inspired food—tomato tartlets, tomato sandwiches and fried green tomatoes. Admission is limited, and tickets sell quickly, so be sure to grab yours in advance. 8th Annual Heirloom Tomato Festival, July 17, Or perhaps you’d like to put all that tomato taste-testing toward a good Glen-Ella Springs Inn, Clarkesville. glenella.com/ upcoming_events.htm. (706) 754-7295. cause. Atlanta’s JCT. Kitchen & Bar gathers some of the Southeast’s most JCT. Kitchen Attack of the Killer Tomato renowned chefs, farmers and mixoloFestival, July 17, JCT. Kitchen & Bar, Atlanta. georgiaorganics.org. (404) 355-2252. gists who work together to create signature tomato concoctions at the Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival July 17. Proceeds benefit Georgia Organics, a group committed to promoting locally grown food. Pair these flavors with a splash of live music, and you’ve got the recipe for another perfect summer festival. HISToRIC HIGH CounTRy 6th Annual Fireworks Display, July 2, Civic Center & Sports Complex, Villa Rica. villaricaparks.com. (770) 459-7011. Firefly Night at the Ruins, July 2, 16, Barnsley Gardens, Adairsville. Firefly-themed cocktails and dancing under the stars. barns leyresort.com. (770) 773-7480. People’s Parade and Fireworks Show, July 4, downtown Carrollton. visitcarrollton. com. (800) 292-0871. “Little Shop of Horrors,” July 8-31, Blue Ridge Community Theater, Blue Ridge. Rollicking rock musical. blueridgecommunity theater.com. (706) 632-9223. Woodstock Summer Concert Series, July 9, Park at City Center, Woodstock. Free concert presenting R&B favorites from Midnight Star. woodstockconcertseries.com. (770) 5176788. Homespun Festival, July 15-16, Goodyear Street, Rockmart. Arts and crafts, music, car show and more. (770) 684-8760. tants compete for cash prizes. harrisartscen ter.com. (706) 629-2599. noRTHEAST GEoRGIA mounTAInS Independence Day Celebration, July 1-4, Amicalola Falls State Park, Dawsonville. Relay races, patriotic crafts and watermelon seed-spitting contest. gastateparks.org/ami calolafalls. (706) 265-1969. The Mountain Music and Medicine Show, July 2, Historic Holly Theater, Dahlonega. This old-time show will take you back to slower days and classic Appalachian humor. mmmshow.com. (678) 617-1169. Flyin’ High on the Fourth of July, July 2-4, Sky Valley. Parade, kids’ corner, barbecue and crafts. skyvalleyevents.com. (706) 746-2204. July 4th Mountain Style, July 2-4, Unicoi State Park, Helen. Hoedown, sack races and watermelon-eating and seed-spitting contests. gastateparks.org/unicoi. (706) 8782201. GLEN-ELLA SPRINGS INN ATlAnTA mETRo “The Tempest,” through July 23, Oglethorpe University, Atlanta. Picnic before this favorite Shakespearean show. gashakespeare.org. (404) 264-0020. 4th of July Boat Parade, July 4, Lake Day of Discovery for Kids, July 16, Etowah Chatuge, Hiawassee. mountaintopga.com. (706) 896-4191. Indian Mounds Historic Site, Cartersville. Learn about artifacts and history. gastate 4th of July Family Celebration, July 4, parks.org/etowahmounds. (770) 387-3747. town square, Dahlonega. Pet show, reading of the U.S. Constitution, antique auto show, Stories from Woodstock’s Past, July 16, Dean’s Store, Woodstock. Community natives live music and 5K/10K. dahlonega.org. (706) 864-3711. gather to share stories of local history. old etownewoodstock.com. (770) 924-0406. July 4th Celebration, July 4, Festhalle, Helen. Jazz music and free fireworks. helenga. Calhoun’s Got Talent, July 23, 30, Aug. 6, Harris Arts Center, Calhoun. Talented contes- org. (706) 878-1908. 10 More online at www.georgiamagazine.org 61st Annual Georgia Mountain Fair, July 20-30, Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, Hiawassee. Antique cars, parades, water ski show, concerts, funnel cakes and carnival rides. georgiamoun tainfairgrounds.com. (706) 896-4191. 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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Georgia Magazine - July 2011

Georgia Magazine - July 2011
Contents
Viewpoint
Mailbox
Picture This?
Georgia News
Calendar
Currents
Georgia’s Energy Outlook
Special Energy Report
A Jewel Against the Sea
“A Special Blessing”
Your Own Backyard
Around Georgia
My Georgia
Gardens
Georgia Cooks
Cookbook of the Month
Snapshot

Georgia Magazine - July 2011

Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Magazine - July 2011 (Page Cover1)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Magazine - July 2011 (Page Cover2)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Magazine - July 2011 (Page 3)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Contents (Page 4)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Viewpoint (Page 5)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Mailbox (Page 6)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Picture This? (Page 7)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia News (Page 8)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia News (Page 9)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Calendar (Page 10)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Calendar (Page 11)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Calendar (Page 12)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Calendar (Page 13)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Currents (Page 14)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia’s Energy Outlook (Page 15)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Special Energy Report (Page 16)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Special Energy Report (Page 17)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 18)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 19)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 20)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 21)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 21A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 21B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 22)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 23)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 24)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 25)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 26)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 27)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 27A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 27B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 28)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 29)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 30)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 31)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 32)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 33)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 34)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 35)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 35A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 35B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 36)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 37)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 38)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 39)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 39A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 39B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - My Georgia (Page 40)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - My Georgia (Page 41)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Gardens (Page 42)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Gardens (Page 43)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 44)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 45)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 46)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47C)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47D)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Cookbook of the Month (Page 48)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Cookbook of the Month (Page 49)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50C)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50D)
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