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Easter Eggs Gig Harbor WA

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

Target
(253) 858-9777
11400 51St Ave Nw
Gig Harbor, WA
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.

Costco
(253) 853-8600
10990 Harbor Hill Dr
Gig Harbor, WA
 
Safeway
(253) 752-5570
2411 N. Proctor
Tacoma, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,Coinmaster
Store Hours
Open 24 Hours
Pharmacy #
253-756-6902
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

University Place Stores
(253) 564-1966
8319 27Th St West
University Pl, WA
 
Safeway
(253) 627-8840
1112 S. M St.
Tacoma, WA
Services / Departments
meat,pharmacy,produce
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 7:00AM-11:00PM
Pharmacy #
253-272-9315
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Sun 9:00AM-7:00PM

Safeway
(253) 851-6860
4831 Point Fosdick Dr N.W.
Gig Harbor, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Coinmaster,U.S. Bank Branch
Store Hours
Open 24 Hours
Pharmacy #
253-858-4973
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

Safeway
(253) 759-9251
2637 N. Pearl St.
Tacoma, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Boeing Employees CU
Store Hours
Open 24 Hours
Pharmacy #
253-759-9319
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

Trader Joe'S
(253) 460-2672
3800 Bridgeport Way W
University Place, WA
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Safeway
(253) 565-6215
3842 Bridgeport Way
Tacoma, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,produce,Coinmaster,U.S. Bank Branch
Store Hours
Open 24 Hours

Vashon Market Iga
(206) 463-9725
178Th&100Th Sw Po Box 708
Vashon Island, WA
 

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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