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Easter Eggs Harrisonburg VA

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

Walmart Supercenter
(540) 433-0808
171 Burgess Road
Harrisonburg, 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 #
(540) 433-1106
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
(540) 432-1708
1995 E Market St
Harrisonburg, VA
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.

Food Lion
(540) 433-4056
1021 Port Republic Rd
Harrisonburg, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(540) 249-0665
83 Augusta Avenue
Grottoes, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 8 AM - 10 PM

Food Lion
(540) 298-9455
14811 Spotswood Trail
Elkton, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 24 HR

Red Front Gv Super Market
(540) 434-0850
677 Chicago Ave
Harrisonburg, VA
 
Costco
(540) 432-8989
1830 Reservoir Street
Harrisonburg, VA
 
Food Lion
(540) 434-7573
1751 Virginia Avenue
Harrisonburg, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(540) 896-9601
Jamesway Plaza S/C
Timberville, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(540) 248-4122
Augusta Plaza Shopping Ct
Verona, 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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