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Easter Eggs Chesapeake VA

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

Food Lion
(757) 487-1228
2617 Moses Grandy Trail
Chesapeake, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Walmart Supercenter
(757) 436-6055
1521 Sam'S Circle
Chesapeake, VA
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 #
(757) 436-6855
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Buy Rite
(757) 487-0007
1110 Geo Washington Hwy
Chesapeake, VA
 
Sam'S Club
(757) 436-7119
1501 Sams Circle
Chesapeake, VA
Pharmacy #
(757)549-6193

Farm Fresh Supermarket
(757) 424-0818
211-15 Providence Rd
Chesapeake, VA
 
Farm Fresh Supermarket
(757) 482-3377
309 So Battlefield Blvd
Chesapeake, VA
 
Food Lion
(757) 436-4555
910 Great Bridge Blvd.
Chesapeake, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Target
(757) 547-1842
1316 Greenbrier Pkwy
Chesapeake, VA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Food Lion
(757) 494-3527
2048 Atlantic Ave.
Chesapeake, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(757) 487-1304
2012 Victory Blvd.
Portsmouth, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 6 AM - 11 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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