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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 2011 PGA Championship, Aug. 8-14, Atlanta Athletic Club, Johns Creek. The best golfers in the world play in the 93rd edition of the PGA Championship, the season’s final major. (770) 613-0004. No Reason Block Party, Aug. 11, Town Green, Duluth. Food, fun and live entertainment featuring The Woodys. duluthga.net. (770) 476-3434. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Aug. 13, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Alpharetta. America’s favorite little big band will be backed by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. (770) 753-4141. Regions are determined by the Georgia Department of Economic Development. See their Web calendar at www.exploregeorgia. org for additional events. International City Farmers Market, Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25, Watson Boulevard, Marietta. Fruits, vegetables, baked goods, spices, flowers and more. (478) 225-7626. 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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Georgia Magazine - August 2011

Georgia Magazine - August 2011
Table of Contents
Viewpoint
Mailbox
Picture This?
Georgia News
Calendar
Currents
Georgia's Energy Outlook
Southern speedsters
From humble to highfalutin
Second helping: Barbecue
Around Georgia
My Georgia
Snapshot
Snapshot Submissions
Meet legendary NASCAR driver Rex White
The history of Lake Lanier
Gardens plant of the month; Liberty notes
Energy-efficiency tips

Georgia Magazine - August 2011

Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia Magazine - August 2011 (Page Cover1)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia Magazine - August 2011 (Page Cover2)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia Magazine - August 2011 (Page 3)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Table of Contents (Page 4)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Viewpoint (Page 5)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Mailbox (Page 6)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Picture This? (Page 7)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia News (Page 8)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia News (Page 9)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia News (Page 10)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia News (Page 11)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Calendar (Page 12)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Calendar (Page 13)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Calendar (Page 14)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Calendar (Page 15)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Currents (Page 16)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Currents (Page 17)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia's Energy Outlook (Page 18)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Southern speedsters (Page 19)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Southern speedsters (Page 20)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Southern speedsters (Page 21)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - From humble to highfalutin (Page 22)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - From humble to highfalutin (Page 23)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - From humble to highfalutin (Page 24)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - From humble to highfalutin (Page 25)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - From humble to highfalutin (Page 26)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26A)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26B)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26C)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26D)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26E)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26F)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26G)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26H)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 27)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 28)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 29)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 30)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - My Georgia (Page 31)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - My Georgia (Page 32)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - My Georgia (Page 33)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Snapshot Submissions (Page 34)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Snapshot Submissions (Page 34A)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - The history of Lake Lanier (Page 34B)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Gardens plant of the month; Liberty notes (Page 34C)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Energy-efficiency tips (Page 34D)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Energy-efficiency tips (Page Cover3)
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