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Easter Eggs Fort Atkinson WI

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

Pick 'N Save Fort Atkinson
(920) 568-2603
1505 Madison Avenue
Fort Atkinson, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Walmart
(262) 473-7744
1362 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(262) 473-7740
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Walmart Supercenter
(920) 261-7270
1901 Market Way
Watertown, WI
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(920) 261-8601
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Target
(608) 754-8331
2017 Humes Rd
Janesville, WI
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.

Pick 'N Save Janesville
(608) 756-9490
1717 Center Ave.
Janesville, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Walmart Supercenter
(920) 674-2258
1520 State Hwy 26
Jefferson, WI
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(920) 674-2873
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Jamboree Foods
(608) 764-8110
617 So Main St
Deerfield, WI
 
Janesville East Sentry
(608) 756-0351
5 So Harmony Dr
Janesville, WI
 
Janesville West Sentry
(608) 752-0501
2501 West Court St
Janesville, WI
 
Walmart Supercenter
(608) 754-7800
3800 Deerfield Drive
Janesville, WI
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(608) 754-3030
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 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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