Every spring, thousands of area children descend on selected sites around Richland County to participate in the time-honored tradition of Easter Egg hunts and rolls.
These events have possible roots with the Reformer Martin Luther, who would hide eggs at this time of the year for his followers. The tradition has grown over the centuries; in a successful attempt to be included in the Guinness Book of World Records in 1985, Homer Georgia hosted a hunt with 80,000 eggs to find in a town of just 950 inhabitants.
A close cousin to Easter Egg hunts are Easter Egg rolls. The chief “roll” is that which takes place on the White House lawn. According to tradition, the first was hosted by First Lady Dolley Madison; this year’s version is set for Monday, April 18 on the South Lawn.More…
The City of Mansfield Park Department is conducting its annual Easter Egg Hunt in a brand-new way this year.
During the Saturday, March 27 event, participants will stay in their cars and the entertainment will come to them — including music, candy, and the traditional visit from the Easter Bunny.
Easter is coming soon, and the City of Ontario is getting in the holiday spirit. Case in point — the Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Marshall Park on Saturday, March 27.
There will be two different times based on age groups:
UPDATE: MARCH 25: As promised, we have updated the list of Richland County Easter Egg hunts and festivities. See below.
The traditional White House Easter Egg Roll in Washington, D.C. will be held on Monday, April 2 this year. This event has been held since 1878. You can read about the history of the Roll here on the website of the White House Historical Association.
Locally, Easter Egg hunts are mentioned in Mansfield newspapers of the early twemtieth century, primarily hosted by churches, organizations, and individuals. More…
Easter is always a fun time at Richland Carrousel Park, and this year is no exception. The Easter Bunny himself will be on hand on several dates over the coming weeks for photographs, and an Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled on the Saturday before Easter. The Park is also seeking donations of eggs. Here are details: More…
The City of Mansfield has announced that the City of Mansfield Parks Department will be hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15 from noon to 2:00 PM. The Easter Egg Hunt will be held at South Park at 100 Brinkerhoff Ave, with various entertaining activities. More…