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payout of more than $6 million, the NGA/ Hooters Tour puts a great emphasis on strong community support. www.ngatour. com. (478) 783-0600. F1RST Friday, Aug. 5, downtown, Statesboro. Art gallery openings, entertainment, shopping specials and much more. www. f1rstfriday.com. (912) 764-7227. Elvis: Viva Las Vegas Style, Aug. 12-13, Come see Russ Lanier perform as the legendary King of Rock and Roll. averittcenter forthearts.org. (912) 212-2787. Brooklet Peanut Festival, Aug. 20, Brooklet. peanut run, parade, arts and crafts, entertainment, street dance and more. brookletpeanutfestival.com. (912) 489-1869. City of Scotland 100th Year Celebration, Aug. 20, Scotland Community Center, Scotland. Live entertainment, food, vendors, door prizes and more. (229) 8682315. LPGA Futures Tour Vidalia Championship, Aug. 26, Hawks Point Golf Club, Vidalia. Experience the world’s largest international women’s developmental golf tour. lpgafuturestour.com. (386) 247-6200. brick fortification. www.chsgeorgia.org. (912) 232-3945. Tybee Turtle Talks, Aug. 3, 6, Tybee Island Marine Science Center, Tybee Island. A 90-minute intro into the amazing lives of sea turtles, plus a beach stroll to learn about their habitat. tybeemarinescience.org. (866) 557-9172. “An American in Paris,” Aug. 4, Ritz Theatre, Brunswick. Enjoy this Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron classic, plus door prizes, preshow cartoons and more. goldenislesarts.org. (912) 262-6934. Jekyll Island Beach Music Festival, Aug. 11-13, Jekyll Island. Come dance in the sand to the sounds of the Swingin’ Medallions and other great bands. www. jekyllisland.com. (877) 453-5955. Scribblers Retreat Writers Conference, Aug. 11-13, The Lodge at Sea Island Resort, Sea Island. An evening with the authors featuring Sandra Gurvis and Krista Reese. scribblersretreatwritersconference.com. (800) 996-2904. Cathead Creek Canoe Trip, Aug. 13, Fort King George Historic Site, Darien. Guides First Friday Oyster Roast and Fireworks, will take you back in time to 19th-century rice canals teeming with plants and aquatic Aug. 5, Riverside at the Westin, Savannah. An evening riverside with live music, oysters life. (912) 437-4770.  and fun. www.westinsavannah.com. (912) Seafood Cook-off, Aug. 20, Coffee Bluff 201-2000. Marina, Savannah. Bring your grills, smok“Faith County,” Aug. 5-7, 12, McIntosh ers and seafood to compete in this cookCounty Academy Auditorium, Darien. South- off. www.coffeebluffmarina.net. (912) ern play where beehive hairdos are still the 925-7474. rage and country folk gather for the county fair. www.mcintoshtheatre.com. (912) 4374837. Visit georgiamagazine.org for Woodbine Opry, Aug. 5-28, Woodbine Community Center, Woodbine. Friday nights feature bluegrass/gospel; Saturday nights showcase amplified country music. www. woodbineopry.com. (912) 576-3027. Rockin’ Cigar Box Guitar Concert, Aug. 6, Ships of the Sea Museum, Savannah. Free concert featuring cigar box guitars, plus refreshments. shipsofthesea.org. (912) 232-1511. more listings or to post an event. Event details and costs subject to change; please verify before attending. Event listings subject web exclusive to space availability. web exclusive GEORGIA’S COAST Cannon Firings, Aug. 1-31, Old Fort Jackson, Savannah. Watch the cannons as they are fired twice daily at Georgia’s oldest Events for the November issue are due by Sept. 1, 2011 Email calendar@georgiaemc.com. August 2011 More online at www.georgiamagazine.org 15 http://www.chsgeorgia.org http://www.ngatour.com http://www.ngatour.com http://www.jekyllisland.com http://www.jekyllisland.com http://www.tybeemarinescience.org http://www.f1rstfriday.com http://www.f1rstfriday.com http://www.scribblersretreatwritersconference.com http://www.averittcenterforthearts.org http://www.goldenislesarts.org http://www.averittcenterforthearts.org http://www.brookletpeanutfestival.com http://www.westinsavannah.com http://www.coffeebluffmarina.net http://www.mcintoshtheatre.com http://www.georgiamagazine.org http://www.georgiamagazine.org http://www.lpgafuturestour.com http://www.woodbineopry.com http://www.woodbineopry.com http://www.shipsofthesea.org http://www.landforsale.forestargroup.com http://WWW.LANDFORSALE.FORESTARGROUP.COM http://WWW.LANDFORSALE.FORESTARGROUP.COM http://www.georgiamagazine.org

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

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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)
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