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Easter Eggs Yorktown VA

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

Food Lion
(757) 890-2655
8100 George Wash. Hwy
Yorktown, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Target
(757) 882-8700
12130 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, 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.

Walmart Supercenter
(757) 874-4434
12401 Jefferson
Newport News, 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 #
(757) 874-4722
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Farm Fresh Supermarket
(757) 886-9259
353 Chatham Drive
Newport News, VA
 
Trader Joe'S
(757) 890-0235
12551 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Bottom Dollar Food
(757) 887-5541
6 Elmhurst St
Newport News, VA
Store Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM, 7 days a week

Costco
(757) 746-2003
12121 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA
 
Food Lion
(757) 249-1663
316 Oyster Point Rd
Newport News, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Sam'S Club
(757) 875-0243
12407 Jefferson Ave.
Newport News, VA
Pharmacy #
(757)874-2096

Food Lion
(757) 877-1403
467 Oriana Road
Newport News, 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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