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Easter Eggs Gainesville FL

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

Walmart Supercenter
(352) 372-3191
1800 Ne 12Th Ave
Gainesville, FL
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 #
(352) 372-6205
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Winn-Dixie
(352) 336-9700
300 S.W. 16Th Avenue
Gainesville, FL
Services / Departments
ATM, Floral, Deli, Bakery, Seafood, Fresh Meat, Pharmacy
Store Hours
Mon - Fri: 7:00 A.M. - 12:00 A.M.
Pharmacy #
352-379-0110
Pharmacy Hours
Mon - Fri: 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Publix
(352) 376-1217
125 Sw 34Th St
Gainesville, FL
 
Sam'S Club
(352) 375-8853
2801 Nw 13Th St.
Gainesville, FL
 
Publix
(352) 379-7271
3930 Sw Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL
Pharmacy #
(352) 367-3342

Food Lion
(352) 372-6106
2302 S E Hawthorne Rd
Gainesville, FL
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 9 PM

Publix
(352) 375-2919
1302 N Main St
Gainesville, FL
Pharmacy #
(352) 375-6167

Alberston Market
(352) 377-0070
2323 Northwest 13Th Street
Gainesville, FL
 
Publix
(352) 335-3785
3720 Nw 13Th St Ste 9
Gainesville, FL
Pharmacy #
(352) 335-2363

Winn-Dixie
(352) 375-6091
2500 N. Main Street
Gainesville, FL
Services / Departments
ATM, Floral, Deli, Bakery, Seafood, Fresh Meat, Pharmacy
Store Hours
Mon - Fri: 6:00 A.M. - 10:00 P.M.
Pharmacy #
352-373-0800
Pharmacy Hours
Mon - Fri: 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

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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