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Easter Eggs Mechanicsville VA

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

Food Lion
(804) 746-7829
7095 Mechanicsville Trpk
Mechanicsville, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Target
(804) 559-5802
7235 Bell Creek Rd
Mechanicsville, 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.

Mill'S Market
(804) 746-9111
8073 Mechanicsville Tpke
Mechanicsville, VA
 
Ukrop'S Supermarket
(804) 746-4441
7324 Bell Creek Rd
Mechanicsville, VA
 
Walmart Supercenter
(804) 553-8432
7901 Brook Rd
Richmond, 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 #
(804) 553-8442
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Food Lion
(804) 730-3686
9502 Chamberlayne Ave.
Mechanicsville, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Walmart Supercenter
(804) 730-8877
7430 Bell Creek Rd
Mechanicsville, 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 #
(804) 730-8882
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

BJ's
(804) 559-9554
7260 Bell Creek Rd.
Mechanicsville, VA
Services / Departments
Bakery, Beer & Wine, BJ's Gas(R), BJ's Optical Department(R), Tire Center, Verizon Wireless Kiosk
Store Hours
Mon. - Sat.: 9 A.M. - 9 P.M.Sun.: 9 A.M. - 7 P.M.

S & K Supermarket
(804) 321-2979
1404 Brookland Park Blvd
Richmond, VA
 
Meadowood Food Rite
(804) 321-2191
5118 Richmond-Henrico Tpk
Richmond, VA
 

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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