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ga. Local wines, food, arts and crafts, music and more. georgiawinecountry.com. (706) 219-2789, ext. 223. • Georgia Peach Festival, early June, Fort Valley and Byron. Concerts, parade, fireworks and peaches. gapeachfestival.com. (877) 322-4371. • Georgia Wine Country Festival, first three weekends in June, Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery, Dahlonega. Great wine, food and festivities. georgiawinecountry.com. (706) 865-9463. JULY • 8th Annual Heirloom Tomato Festival, July 17, Glen-Ella Springs Inn, Clarkesville. glenel la.com/upcoming_events.htm. (706) 754-7295. • Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival, July 17, JCT. Kitchen, Atlanta. Chefs and farmers work together to create delicious dishes. georgiaorganics.org. (404) 355-2252. • Green Bean Festival, July 30-31, downtown, Blairsville. Parade, food, pageants, green bean recipe contest and much more. green beanfestival.com. (706) 994-4837. AUGUST • Brooklet Peanut Festival, Aug. 20, downtown, Brooklet. Peanut run, peanut parade, street dancing and more. brookletpeanutfes tival.com. (912) 842-2160. • GarlicFest, Aug. 27, LoganBerry Heritage Farm, Cleveland. Foods, tastings, cooking demos, garlic dishes and more. loganberry heritagefarm.com. (706) 348-6068. SEPTEMBER • 29th Annual Labor Day Weekend Catfish Festival, Sept. 5-6, downtown, Kingsland. Handmade arts and crafts displays, 5K race, live entertainment and more. kingslandcat fishfestival.com. (912) 729-4382. • Annual Pepper Festival, Sept. 9-10, Omega. Arts and crafts, live music, parade and more. omegapepperfestival.com. (229) 528-3175. • The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival, Sept. 16-18, Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Jekyll Island. Amateur and professional shrimp & grits contests, shrimp boat tours, arts and crafts and more. jekyllisland.com. (877) 453-5955. • Plains Peanut Festival, Sept. 24, Plains. Road race, peanuts and family fun. plains georgia.com/peanut_festival.html. (229) 8245373. Tomatoes are center stage for all kinds of dishes at the Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival at JCT. Kitchen in Atlanta each July. OCTOBER • Rock Shrimp Festival, Oct. 1, St. Marys Kiwanis Club, St. Marys. Food, fun and family entertainment. www.smkiwanis.com/RockShrimp09.htm. (912) 674-0848. • Annual Pumpkin Festival, Oct. 1-31, Stone Mountain. Friday through Sunday come enjoy family entertainment, attractions, activities and more. www.stonemountainpark. com. (770) 498-5690. • Field of Greens Festival, Oct. 2, Whippoorwill Hollow Farm, Covington. Locally inspired dishes, farmers market vendors, children’s activities, live music and more. fieldofgreensfestival.com. • The Real Squeal Barbecue and Music Festival, Oct. 7-8, Lyons. Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned event with an amateur and professional barbecue contest, classic car show, pig-squealing contest and more. www.therealsqueal.com. • Georgia Apple Festival, Oct. 8-9, 15-16. Ellijay Lions Club Fairgrounds, Ellijay. Over 300 vendors, handmade crafts, parade and more. georgiaapplefestival.org. (706) 636-4500. • Sorghum Festival, Oct. 9-10, 16-17, Meeks Park, Blairsville. Celebrate Blairsville’s wonderful community and its rich heritage. sorghum.blairsville.com. • Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival, Oct. 14-16, J.F. Gregory Park, Richmond Hill. Georgia’s largest three-day seafood festival. goseafoodfestival.com. (912) 756-3444. • Annual Peanut Festival, Oct. 15, Franklin Street, Sylvester. Beauty pageant, arts and crafts and plenty of peanut treats. www.syl vesterworthcochamber.com. (229) 776-6657. • Brunswick Rockin’ Stewbilee, Oct. 22, Bay Street, Brunswick. Stew tastings, 5K run, July 2011 More online at www.georgiamagazine.org parades, car shows and live entertainment. stewbilee.com. • 51st Annual Georgia Sweet Potato Festival, Oct. 29, Ocilla. Antique car show, arts and crafts, cooking contest and more. ga sweetpotatofestival.com. (229) 468-9114. • The Shalom Y’all Jewish Food Festival, Oct. 30, Forsyth Park, Savannah. Enjoy ethnic Jewish cuisine, family entertainment, dancing, puppet shows and more. mickveis rael.org. (912) 657-9397. NOVEMBER • Big Pig Jig, Nov. 4-5, Vienna. Cooking contests, family fun, live music and more. bigpigjig.com. (229) 268-8275. • National BBQ Festival, Nov. 4-5. Okefenokee Fairgrounds, Waycross. Live entertainment, food sampling, family fun and more. nationalbbqfestival.com. (912) 381-0006; (800) 385-0002. • Afternoon in the Country, Nov. 6, The Inn at Serenbe, Chattahoochee Hills. Hosted by Les Dames d’Escoffier International, this event features live music, a silent auction, fine wines and microbrews and more. ldei atlanta.org. • Swine Time Festival, Nov. 26, Climax Community Club, Climax. Contests for: bestdressed pig, corn shucking, hog calling, eating chitterlings, pig racing and more. swine timefestival.com. DECEMBER • Cookie Crumble, Dec. 9, Newnan. Take a fun stroll through town while collecting cookies and recipes from participating merchants. (770) 253-8283. More Georgia festivals! For more festivals and events in Georgia, see July’s Calendar on page 10, as well as reader-submitted events at www. georgiamagazine.org/calendar. Also see this month’s Around Georgia story on offbeat festivals on page 36 and bonus event listings on page 39A. Event details and costs subject to change; please verify before attending. 47D COURTESY JCT. KITCHEN http://www.kingslandcatfishfestival.com http://www.georgiawinecountry.com http://www.stewbilee.com http://www.kingslandcatfishfestival.com http://www.gasweetpotatofestival.com http://www.gapeachfestival.com http://www.omegapepperfestival.com http://www.gasweetpotatofestival.com http://www.mickveisrael.org http://www.georgiawinecountry.com http://www.jekyllisland.com http://www.mickveisrael.org http://www.plainsgeorgia.com/peanut_festival.html http://www.plainsgeorgia.com/peanut_festival.html http://www.glenella.com/upcoming_events.htm http://www.bigpigjig.com http://www.glenella.com/upcoming_events.htm http://www.smkiwanis.com http://www.nationalbbqfestival.com http://www.georgiaorganics.org http://www.smkiwanis.com http://www.greenbeanfestival.com http://www.greenbeanfestival.com http://www.stonemountainpark.com http://www.stonemountainpark.com http://ldeiatlanta.org/ http://ldeiatlanta.org/ http://www.brookletpeanutfestival.com http://www.brookletpeanutfestival.com http://www.fieldofgreensfestival.com http://www.swinetimefestival.com http://www.swinetimefestival.com http://www.loganberryheritagefarm.com http://www.loganberryheritagefarm.com http://www.therealsqueal.com http://www.georgiaapplefestival.org http://sorghum.blairsville.com http://www.georgiamagazine.org/calendar http://www.georgiamagazine.org/calendar http://www.goseafoodfestival.com http://www.sylvesterworthcochamber.com http://www.sylvesterworthcochamber.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)
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