Are you on the hunt for a good Easter egg hunt? There are plenty of places to find them in and around Fauquier County. Here’s a roundup of some of the Easter egg hunts planned in the area over the next few couple of weekends:
Easter Egg Hunt at Narmada Winery
When: Sunday, April 21, 2p.m.
Where: Narmada Winery, 43 Narmada Lane, Amissville
Contact: 540-937-8215 or email email@example.com to reserve a spot
Grab your baskets and join Narmada Winery for an Easter celebration for all ages. Enjoy your favorite wine as your children have a blast searching for eggs filled with all sorts of prizes. There will be lots of additional activities for the kids and light refreshments. The winery’s tasting room will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Children ages 10 and younger will start their hunt at 2 p.m. and older children will follow at 2:30 p.m.
When: Saturday, April20, noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane
Eggs are popping up all over Sky Meadows State Park. Visit the park’s free-range chickens by taking the Chicken Walk. Go on an egg-citing Geocache adventure to discover how bird, reptile and amphibians' life cycles begin with an egg. Kids are invited to use their scavenger-hunting skills to find candy-filled eggs using clues from the story of Harriet, a fictional account from a young girl in the 1840s. Learn about the park's bluebird monitoring program, enjoy a hearth cooking demonstration and stop by the Carriage Barn to learn about and craft Pysanky-dyed eggs.
Friends of Monroe Park Spring Egg Hunt
When: Saturday, April 13, 11 a.m. to noon
Where: Monroe Park, 14421 Gold Dust Parkway, Goldvein
Contact: 540-422-8170 to RSVP
For children up to 10 years old. Bring the whole family to Monroe Park and see how many eggs the kids can find. The hunt starts promptly at 11 a.m.
Marshall United Methodist Church Easter Egg Hunt
When: Saturday, April 13, noon to 2 p.m.
Where: Marshall United Methodist Church, 8405 W. Main St., Marshall
Children of all ages welcome to join in the fun with games, an egg hunt, snacks and goodies. The Easter Bunny will be visiting Gentle Harvest on Main Street in Marshall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for pictures.
Easter at Grace Episcopal Church
When: Sunday, April 21, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Where: Grace Episcopal Church, 5096 Grace Church Lane, Midland
Grace Episcopal Church celebrates Easter with a service, followed by an Easter egg hunt on the lawn and a coffee hour at the Family Center.
Hippity Hoppity Eggstravaganza
When: Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.
Where: Warrenton Community Center, 430 Shirley Ave., Warrenton
Contact: 540-422-8560 for more information or to RSVP
Children are invited to enjoy an egg toss, egg races, an egg roll and hunt for hidden eggs. Children will be divided into four age groups: under 3, ages 4 to 6, ages 7 to 8, and ages 9 to 10. Prizes will be awarded for the most eggs found and for special eggs collected.
Easter Egg Hunt at Saint James’ Warrenton
When: Sunday, April 21, 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Where: St. James’ Episcopal Church, 73 Culpeper St. Warrenton
All children are invited to hunt for eggs after each worship service at Saint James on Easter morning. The Easter Bunny is expected to make an appearance after the 10:15 a.m. service.
Easter Family Party
When: Saturday, April 13, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Where: Warrenton Bible Fellowship, 46 Winchester St., Warrenton
Contact: Email firstname.lastname@example.org by April 11 to RSVP
Enjoy games, crafts and an Easter egg hunt and reflect on this important time. Light refreshments will be provided. The event is intended for kids in sixth grade and below, but older siblings are also welcome. Parents are asked to attend with their children. Space is limited and registration is required.
East Egg Hunt-Splash!
When: Saturday, April 13, 2:45 to 5 p.m.
Where: Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Facility, 800 Waterloo Road, Warrenton
Stop by the WARF to hunt for Easter eggs in the pool. The event is included with the purchase of a WARF day pass.
Spring Egg Hunt
When: Sunday, April 14, 3 to 4 p.m.
Where: Vint Hill Theater, 4225 Aiken Drive, Warrenton
Contact: 540-422-8890 in advance to help ensure enough eggs for everyone
Bring your basket and see how many eggs you can find at this annual egg hunt. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos and to help children hunt for eggs. The hunt starts promptly at 3p.m. next to the Theater on the Green at Vint Hill. Parking is available on Bludau Drive. Ages 10 and under. Free.
When: Saturday, April 20, 1 to 2 pm.
Where: The Farm Brewery at Broad Run, 16015 John Marshall Highway, Broad Run
Kids can meet Hops the bunny from 1 to 2 p.m. and enjoy an Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. Kids 6 and under hunt at 2 p.m.; older kids hunt at 2:15 p.m.
When: Saturday, April 13, 1 to 3 p.m.
Where: Glenkirk Elementary School, 8584 Sedge Wren Drive, Gainesville
Join National Community Church for its 18th annual Eggstravaganza. Last year more than 13,000 people collected more than 48,000 candy-filled eggs and event organizers expect this year’s event to be even bigger. Bring your Easter basket if you have one. The free event also includes a magic show, petting zoo, carnival games, inflatables, face painting, cotton candy, raffle prizes and more.
Easter Family Fun Day
When: Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Grace Church of Gainesville, 7506 James Madison Highway, Gainesville
The event begins at 10 a.m. with sign-up. Kids ages 2 to 4 hunt for eggs beginning at 10:15 a.m., followed by kids ages 5 to 8 at 11 a.m. and kids ages 9 to 12 at 11:50 a.m. Kids are asked to bring their own baskets for eggs. The fun also includes games, face painting, Easter egg decorating, coloring Legos and a puppet show at 12:20 p.m. Free hot dogs and hamburgers will be served. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Eggs in the Park
When: Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Silver Lake Regional Park, 16198 Silver Lake Road, Haymarket
Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy this first Easter egg hunt at Silver Lake Regional Park. The event begins at 10 a.m. with crafts and games. Egg hunts begin at 11a.m. Children will be divided by age.
Easter Eggs-travaganza at Haymarket Baptist Church
When: Saturday, April 20, 2 to 4 pm.
Where: 14800 Washington St., Haymarket
Celebrate Easter with an Easter egg roll, an Easter egg hunt for children ages 1 to 9, crafts, snacks and pictures with the Easter Bunny. In the event of rain, the event will be held inside Haymarket Baptist Church.
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
When: Saturday, April 13, noon to 3 p.m.
Where: Grace United Methodist Church, 13065 Elk Ridge Road, Fredericksburg
Enjoy lunch and egg decorating at noon, followed by a hunt for 1,000 Easter eggs, crafts, games and activities at 1 p.m.