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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 entertainment and an insect scavenger hunt. chattnaturecenter.org. (770) 992-2055. Eric Culberson Blues Band in Concert, July 22, Gwinnett County Courthouse, Lawrenceville. visitlawrenceville.com. (678) 226-2639. Cirque de la Symphonie, July 23, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Atlanta. Incredible Cirque performers display their acrobatic talents in sync with classic and contemporary music from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. atlantasymphony.org. (404) 733-4900. Festival on Ponce, July 23-24, Olmstead Parks, Atlanta. Wide variety of local artwork. festivalonponce.com. (404) 845-0793. 2nd Annual Southeast Kickball Festival, July 29-30, Georgia Tech Rec Turf Fields, Atlanta. Double-elimination, co-ed kickball competition, plus bands and live entertainment. www.southeastkickballfest.com. Patriotism at the Post, July 3, Polo Field on Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe. Patriotic kids contest, concert and fireworks. fortotourism.org. (706) 861-2860. Regions are determined by the Georgia Department of Economic Development. See their Web calendar at www.exploregeorgia. org for additional events. Independence Day Celebration, July 1, McConnell-Talbert Stadium, Warner Robins. The Air Force Reserve Command’s free concert and fireworks show. usafreserveband. af.mil. (478) 922-5100. Independence Day Concert & Picnic, July 1, Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, Madison. mmcc-arts.org. (706) 342-4743. Ol’ Time Independence Day Celebration, July 2, Jarrell Plantation Historic Site, Juliette. Noon reading of the Declaration of Independence, followed by old-time games and craft demonstrations. (478) 986-5172. 10th Annual Sunflower Farm Festival, July 2-4, Sunflower Farm, Rutledge. Flower market, antique tractor parade, live music, petting zoo, and barbecue and homemade ice cream. sunflowerfarmfestival.com. (706) 557-2870. Fourth of July Concert, July 3, State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Athens. uga.edu/ botgarden. (706) 542-6014. Lake Country Freedom Festival, July 4, Crooked Creek Marina, Eatonton. 5K and fun run, live music, kids’ waterslide and bounce house, arts and crafts, and a spectacular fireworks show with simulcast music. lakecountryfreedomfestival.com. (770) 9851039. “Treasure Island,” July 8-9, 14-17, 21-23, Warner Robins Little Theatre, Warner Robins. All the excitement of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novel comes alive on stage. wrlt.org. (478) 929-4579. Firefly Festival, July 29-30, Town Park, Madison. Children’s activities, live bands and fire dancers at twilight. madisonga.org. (706) 342-1251. Dancing for Our Heroes, July 30, Museum of Aviation Century of Flight Hangar, Warner Robins. Second annual charity ball offers heavy hors d’oeuvres and big-band music. dancehoustonco.org. (478) 919-0624. Supermarket Tours, through July 28, Kroger, Decatur. The public has free access to a nutritionist who will guide you through the store and offer advice on healthy food options; held Tuesday mornings and Thursday evenings. beactivedecatur.com. (678) 553-6541. U.S. Open National Playoffs, July 1-6, Windward Lake Club, Alpharetta. Witness the exciting USTA Southern Sectional qualifying tournament. awesomealpharetta.com. (678) 297-0102. Dunwoody 4th of July Parade, July 4, Dunwoody Village at Chamblee-Dunwoody Rd. and Mount Vernon Hwy., Dunwoody. Parade includes marching bands, floats, clowns and animals. dunwoodyga.org/calen dar. (877) 630-2270. July 4th Festivities and Fireworks, July 4, Wills Park, Alpharetta. Free family event featuring children’s activities and patriotic music from the Alpharetta City Band. alpharetta.ga.us. (678) 297-6100. Concerts in the Garden, July 8-9, 15, 22, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta. July’s lineup includes the Indigo Girls, Steve Earle and the Dukes (and Duchesses), and Emmylou Harris. concertsinthegarden.org. (404) 876-5859. Hunting 101 Class, July 9, Sweetwater Creek State Park, Lithia Springs. This basic course educates beginners on the history, equipment and methods of hunting. gastate parks.org. (770) 732-5871. Flying Colors Butterfly Festival, July 1617, Chattahoochee Nature Center, Roswell. Butterfly crafts, face-painting, costumes, live PRESIDENTIAL PATHWAYS An Old-Fashioned Independence Day, July 2, Historic Westville, Lumpkin. Bluegrass music, barbecue, games and more. westville.org. (229) 838-6310. Fourth of July Celebration, July 4, Helton Howland Park, Tallapoosa. Memorial service in the morning at Veteran’s Memorial and Medal of Honor Park, followed by an afternoon parade and cookout. tallapoosaga.gov. (770) 574-2482. July 4th Star-Spangled Beach Party, July 4, Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain. Picnic at Robin Lake Beach, followed by a performance from the FSU Flying High Circus and a spectacular fireworks show. callawaygar dens.com. (800) 225-5292. Cool History, July 9-10, National Civil War Naval Museum, Columbus. See what Civil War surgery and medicine was like at sea. portcolumbus.org. (706) 327-9798. Movie in the Park, July 29, Pike County Parks & Recreation Complex, Zebulon. Enjoy inflatables, face painting, music, food and this month’s movie—“Rio.” eteamz.com/ pikecorec. (770) 567-2027. Astronomy Night, July 30, Providence Canyon State Park, Lumpkin. Experts guide visitors in star-gazing, constellation searches. gastateparks.org/providencecanyon. (229) 838-6870. Chattahoochee Challenge, July 30, Columbus. This challenging series features the Sprint Triathlon as competitors swim, bike and run along the scenic Chattahoochee. tricolumbusga.com. Fun, funky and foodie festivals Be sure to check out this month’s “Around Georgia” story on Georgia’s offbeat festivals on page 36, plus our July 2011 online bonus content on pages 39A and 47C of the digital edition at www.geor giamagazine.org for more great events around the state. July 2011 CLASSIC SOUTH Swinging Sunday Concert Series, through Aug. 28, The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro. Sunday evening concerts and fireworks display beside stunning Lake Oconee. ritzcarlton lodge.com. (706) 467-0600. 11 HISTORIC HEARTLAND 9th Annual Madison Chamber Music Festival, through July 15, Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, Madison. mmcc-arts.org. (706) 342-4743. More online at www.georgiamagazine.org http://www.georgiamagazine.org/calendar http://www.georgiamagazine.org/calendar http://www.georgiamagazine.org/calendar http://www.chattnaturecenter.org http://www.visitlawrenceville.com http://www.atlantasymphony.org http://www.fortotourism.org http://www.festivalonponce.com http://www.exploregeorgia.org http://www.exploregeorgia.org http://www.usafreserveband.af.mil http://www.usafreserveband.af.mil http://www.southeastkickballfest.com http://www.mmcc-arts.org http://www.beactivedecatur.com http://www.westville.org http://www.awesomealpharetta.com http://www.tallapoosaga.gov http://www.sunflowerfarmfestival.com http://www.uga.edu/botgarden http://www.dunwoodyga.org/calendar.html http://www.uga.edu/botgarden http://www.dunwoodyga.org/calendar.html http://www.callawaygardens.com http://www.callawaygardens.com http://alpharetta.ga.us http://www.lakecountryfreedomfestival.com http://www.portcolumbus.org http://www.concertsinthegarden.org http://www.eteamz.com/pikecorec http://www.wrlt.org http://www.eteamz.com/pikecorec http://www.madisonga.org http://www.gastateparks.org http://www.gastateparks.org http://www.gastateparks.org/providencecanyon http://www.dancehoustonco.org http://www.tricolumbusga.com http://www.georgiamagazine.org http://www.georgiamagazine.org http://www.mmcc-arts.org http://www.ritzcarltonlodge.com http://www.ritzcarltonlodge.com http://www.georgiamagazine.org

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)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50E)
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