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Easter Eggs Hampton VA

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

Food Lion
(757) 850-0302
2070 Nickerson Blvd.
Hampton, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Farm Fresh Supermarket
(755) 827-5154
305 Towne Center Way
Hampton, VA
 
Fresh Pride
(757) 247-9139
2201 Kecoughtan Road
Hampton, VA
 
BJ's
(757) 846-2020
2000 Power Plant Parkway
Hampton, VA
Services / Departments
Bakery, Beer & Wine, BJ's Gas(R), BJ's Optical Department(R), BJ's Propane(TM), Delicatessen, Liquor, Rotisserie Chicken, Tire Center, Verizon Wireless Kiosk
Store Hours
Mon. - Sat.: 9 A.M. - 9 P.M. Sun.: 9 A.M. - 7 P.M.

Food Lion
(757) 244-7887
123 E. Newmarket Square
Hampton, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Bottom Dollar Food
(757) 827-1304
85 Coliseum Crossing
Hampton, VA
Store Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM, 7 days a week

Food Lion
(757) 262-0956
1164 Big Bethel Road
Hampton, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Walmart Supercenter
(757) 826-6377
1900 Cunningham Drive
Hampton, 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) 826-7142
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Bottom Dollar Food
(757) 591-0745
10143 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA
Store Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM, 7 days a week

Food Lion
(757) 875-9835
15435 Warwick Blvd.
Newport News, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 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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