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Easter Eggs Petersburg VA

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

Food Lion
(804) 520-4510
20821 Woodpecker Rd.
Ettrick, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Harrison'S
(804) 861-2442
25528 Ferndale Road
Petersburg, VA
 
Halifax Superette
(804) 732-3175
303 Van Buren St
Petersburg, VA
 
Adams Street Supermarket
(804) 861-4646
15 S Adams St
Petersburg, VA
 
Food Lion
(804) 863-2677
2120 S. Crater Rd.
Petersburg, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Harrisons Supermarket
(804) 732-7933
1900 W Washington St
Petersburg City, VA
 
Bristows Grocery
(804) 732-4729
1105 W Washington St
Petersburg, VA
 
Try Me Supermarket
(804) 861-3927
1614 Halifax St
Petersburg City, VA
 
Walmart Supercenter
(804) 957-6444
3500 South Crater Road
Petersburg, 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) 957-6450
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
(804) 520-0190
721 Southpark Blvd
Colonial Heights, 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.

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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