A Brief Meaning of Easter
Easter is one of the principal holidays that we celebrate every year. It has been celebrated as it is today in the U.S. since the early 1700's. While the exact origins of the Easter Bunny and giving of baskets of eggs and candy are unknown, many believe these customs were brought here with the German immigrants of the early 1700's.
Easter, Eostre, Eostrae, the Anglo-Saxon goddess of Spring and Fertility. This is where we get the name given to the holiday that we celebrate. It represents the Christianity belief that Jesus was resurrected 3 days after his death ordered by Pontius Pilate sometime between 26-36 AD.
Where to Hunt
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is hosting an over night for kiddo's 5+ this April 13th. They will have Pizza, S'mores, and breakfast for overnighters!
Reserve your spot here
Miramont Castle’s Royal Victorian Easter Egg Hunt. This one is by reservation only, but will ensure enough eggs to go around, plus as an added bonus, they have a three-course Victorian themed tea party! Call 719-685-1011 to reserve.
Eggstremely Spring Festival, located in Englewood, CO this event is unique because after the egg hunt, which starts at 10:00 am, you can stay for the vendors, crafts, games and more. Saturday April 9th, more information can be found here.
Easter Eggstravaganza For Dogs! Littleton, CO is the place to be April 16th 2:30pm-3:30pm. The second annual hunt for doggies is great fun. Eggs are stuffed with treats for your best friend. You get a goodie bag also. There will be games, activity course and basket drawings.
Things to Do for the Adults
Adult Easter Egg Coloring and Beer Flight, Mash Mechanix Brewing CO. is putting on a great night April 9th 5:00pm - 8:00 pm. Located in Colorado Springs, this should be a blast! Tickets here
Saturday Yoga in the Garden this class is for beginners and experienced yogi. April 9th from 9:30am-10:30am pre-registration is required so buy your tickets here
Affairs of the Heart: Mark Fewer in Concert with the Chamber Orchestra will be preforming April 10th from 2:30pm-4:30pm. Mark, who stunned in 2015 with his performance of Michael Daughtry's Fire and Blood will put on a great show with Canadian composer Marjan Mozetich's Affairs of the Heart. Tickets can be found here
We Hope Easter 2022 is Safe and Fun for All.
Easter may not have began as a fun holiday like it is today, most aren't, but I think we can all agree that it is a great way to make time for our kids and our selves and to make lasting memories that we all can remember for many years to come.
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