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Easter Eggs Morehead KY

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

Walmart Supercenter
(606) 784-3262
200 Wal-Mart Way
Morehead, KY
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 #
(606) 784-3266
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Morehead Flea Market
(606) 784-2444
530 Fraley Dr
Morehead, KY

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Caudill's Grocery
(606) 784-2167
4141 Cranston Rd
Morehead, KY

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Gilliam's Iga
(606) 738-6621
Hwy 7
Sandy Hook, KY

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Meijer
(502) 493-4900
4500 S Hurstbourne Pkwy
Louisville, KY
Store Hours
Monday - Friday: 9am - 9pm
Saturday: 9am - 7pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

Food Lion
(606) 784-2555
364 Pinecrest Drive
Morehead, KY
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(606) 784-2555
364 Pine Crest Rd
Morehead, KY

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377 Country Market
(606) 784-5080
9335 Cranston Rd
Morehead, KY

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Smith's Iga
(606) 286-0560
745 E Tom T Hall Blvd
Olive Hill, KY

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Remke Markets
(859) 491-9889
5016 Old Taylor Mill Rd
Taylor Mill, KY
 
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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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