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Easter Eggs Athens GA

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

Publix
(706) 208-3700
3620 Atlanta Hwy
Athens, GA
Pharmacy #
(706) 208-3706

Ingles Markets
(706) 548-3515
190 Atlanta Hwy.
Athens, GA
Services / Departments
Bakery, Deli, Floral
Store Hours
7:00am to 10:00pm

Walmart Supercenter
(706) 355-3966
4375 Lexington Road
Athens, GA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(706) 355-3090
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Ingles Markets
(706) 613-1334
161 Hwy. 29
Hull, GA
Services / Departments
Bakery, Deli, Floral
Store Hours
Open 24 Hours

Sam'S Club
(706) 548-3666
4365 Atlanta Hwy.
Bogart, GA
Pharmacy #
(706)548-1913

Target
(706) 208-9379
3065 Atlanta Hwy
Athens, GA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Walmart Supercenter
(706) 549-1423
1911 Epps Bridge Pkwy
Athens, GA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(706) 549-0236
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Publix
(706) 227-6260
1860 Barnett Shoals Rd
Athens, GA
Pharmacy #
(706) 227-6265

Publix
(706) 769-2080
2061 Experiment Station Rd
Watkinsville, GA
Pharmacy #
(706) 769-2086

Food Lion
(706) 367-1055
1000 Washington Street
Jefferson, GA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 10 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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