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Easter Eggs Champaign IL

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

County Market Glen Park
(217) 356-8242
1914 Glen Park Dr
Champaign, IL
 
Jerrys Iga
(217) 352-0019
312 W Kirby
Champaign, IL
 
County Market Champaign
(217) 351-8600
2901 W Kirby Ave
Champaign, IL
 
Jerrys Iga
(217) 352-8715
2110 Round Barn Rd
Champaign, IL
 
County Market Urbana
(217) 384-3366
220 No Broadway
Urbana, IL
 
Walmart Supercenter
(217) 352-0700
2610 No Prospect Ave
Champaign, IL
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(217) 352-1490
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Meijer
(217) 353-4000
2401 N Prospect Ave
Champaign, IL
Store Hours
Monday - Friday: 9am - 9pm
Saturday: 9am - 7pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

Sam'S Club
(217) 355-2223
915 W Marketview Dr.
Champaign, IL
Pharmacy #
(314)644-7734

Target
(217) 355-3325
2102 N Prospect Ave
Champaign, IL
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
(217) 355-5845
505 So. Dunlap Avenue
Savoy, IL
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(217) 356-2867
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 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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