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Easter Eggs Gaithersburg MD

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

Bottom Dollar Food
(301) 947-9491
16567 S. Frederick Rd
Gaithersburg, MD
Store Hours
7:00 AM to 11:00 PM, 7 days a week

Sam'S Club
(301) 216-2550
610 N. Frederick Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD
Pharmacy #
(240)631-7716

Giant
(301) 990-0322
20044 Goshen Rd. Goshen Crossing
Gaithersburg, MD
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Tue:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Wed:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Thu:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Fri:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Sat:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Giant
(301) 948-8148
842 Muddy Branch Rd. Muddy Branch
Gaithersburg, MD
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Tue:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Wed:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Thu:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Fri:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sat:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Giant
(301) 528-2760
18331 Leaman Farm Road Kingsview Village
Germantown, MD
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Tue:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Wed:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Thu:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Fri:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sat:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Trader Joe'S
(301) 947-5953
18270 Contour Rd
Gaithersburg, MD
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Costco
(301) 417-1503
880 Russell Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD
 
Safeway
(301) 670-1626
20211 Goshen Rd
Gaithersburg, MD
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Coinmaster,SunTrust Bank Branch
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
301-670-1642
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Giant
(301) 515-9282
20944 Frederick Road Neelsville Village Center
Germantown, MD
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Tue:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Wed:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Thu:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Fri:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Sat:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Magruder'S
(301) 948-2165
602 A Quince Orchard Rd
Gaithersburg, MD
 

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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