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Easter Eggs Alexandria VA

Looking for Easter Eggs in Alexandria? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Alexandria that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Easter Eggs in Alexandria.

Safeway
(703) 751-4827
299 S Van Dorn St.
Alexandria, VA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,Sushi bar,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
703-823-5285
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-5:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Safeway
(703) 379-6019
3526 King St
Alexandria, VA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood, DVDPlay Kiosk
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
703-931-7073
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Shoppers Food Warehouse
(703) 719-0572
7005 Manchester Lks Blvd
Franconia, VA
 
Safeway
(703) 313-8800
6130 Rose Hill Dr.
Alexandria, VA
Services / Departments
Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,wi-fi
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
703-313-9303
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

BJ's
(703) 212-8700
101 S. Van Dorn St.
Alexandria, VA
Services / Departments
Bakery, Beer & Wine, BJ's Optical Department(R), Delicatessen, Rotisserie Chicken, Tire Center, Verizon Wireless Kiosk
Store Hours
Mon. - Sat.: 9 A.M. - 10 P.M.Sun.: 9 A.M. - 8 P.M.

Giant
(703) 845-0851
3680 King Street Bradlee
Alexandria, VA
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Tue:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Wed:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Thu:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Fri:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Sat:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Shoppers Food Warehouse
(703) 768-8542
6228 North Kings Hwy
Alexandria, VA
 
Giant
(703) 370-4856
5730 Edsall Rd. Van Dorn Center
Alexandria, VA
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Tue:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Wed:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Thu:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Fri:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sat:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Giant
(703) 922-0380
7558 Telegraph Road Hayfield
Alexandria, VA
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Tue:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Wed:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Thu:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Fri:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sat:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Trader Joe'S
(703) 548-0611
612 N. Saint Asaph Street
Alexandria, VA
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Easter on the Net - Easter Eggs

Of all the symbols associated with Easter the egg, the symbol of fertility and new life, is the most identifiable. The customs and traditions of using eggs have been associated with Easter for centuries.

Originally Easter eggs were painted with bright colors to represent the sunlight of spring and were used in Easter-egg rolling contests or given as gifts. After they were colored and etched with various designs the eggs were exchanged by lovers and romantic admirers, much the same as valentines. In medieval time eggs were traditionally given at Easter to the servants. In Germany eggs were given to children along with other Easter gifts.

Different cultures have developed their own ways of decorating Easter eggs. Crimson eggs, to honor the blood of Christ, are exchanged in Greece. In parts of Germany and Austria green eggs are used on Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday). Slavic peoples decorate their eggs in special patterns of gold and silver.

Austrian artists design patterns by fastening ferns and tiny plants around the eggs, which are then boiled. The plants are then removed revealing a striking white pattern. The Poles and Ukrainians decorate eggs with simple designs and colors. A number of eggs are made in the distinctive manner called pysanki (to design, to write).

Pysanki eggs are a masterpiece of skill and workmanship. Melted beeswax is applied to the fresh white egg. It is then dipped in successive baths of dye. After each dip wax is painted o...

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