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Easter Eggs Potomac MD

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

Giant
(301) 983-4246
9812 Falls Road Promenade
Potomac, MD
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Tue:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Wed:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Thu:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Fri:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sat:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Safeway
(301) 983-2150
10104 River Rd.
Potomac, MD
Services / Departments
Deli,floral,meat,produce,seafood,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5 AM - 11 PM

Giant
(301) 315-1460
9719 Traville Gateway Drive Shoppes At Traville
Rockville, MD
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Tue:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Wed:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Thu:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Fri:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Sat:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Magruder'S
(301) 424-1098
205 No Washington St
Rockville, MD
 
Harris Teeter
(703) 448-0132
8200 Crestwood Heights Dr
Mclean, VA
Store Hours
Open 24 hrs
Pharmacy #
(703) 448-0679
Pharmacy Hours
9am-9pm Mon-Fri

Harris Teeter
(301) 294-5329
12525 Park Potomac Ave
Potomac, MD
Store Hours
Open 24 hrs
Pharmacy #
(301) 294-5333
Pharmacy Hours
9am-9pm Mon-Fri

Safeway
(703) 759-3802
9881 Georgetown Pike
Great Falls, VA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,wi-fi
Store Hours
5 AM - 11 PM
Pharmacy #
703-759-4381
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Safeway
(301) 990-3150
403 Redland Blvd.
Rockville, MD
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar,Coinmaster,SunTrust Bank
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
301-990-7248
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Safeway
(703) 765-3434
1624 Belle View Blvd.
Alexandria, VA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,produce,seafood,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight

Grand Mart
(301) 527-6980
221 Muddy Branch Road
Gaithersburg, MD
 

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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