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4-year-old Avan Blasczyk from Warrenton spots a hidden egg at Vint Hill's Spring Egg Hunt in 2017. Photo by Adam Goings.

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: 

 

AMISSVILLE 

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 amy@narmadawinery.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.   

 

DELAPLANE 

Egg-stravaganza 

When:Saturday, April20, noon to 4 p.m. 

Where:Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane 

Contact: 540-592-3556 

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.  

 

 

GOLDVEIN 

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 

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. 

 

MIDLAND 

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. 

 

WARRENTON 

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 bwilsonwbf@gmail.com 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.

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VINT HILL 

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. 

 

BROAD RUN 

Hoppy Easter 

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.  

 

GAINESVILLE 

Eggstravaganza 

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. 

 

HAYMARKET 

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. 

 

FREDERICKSBURG 

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.  

Contact: 540-752-5462 

 

 

 

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