Looking for an eggcellent way to spend Easter? Here are a few Hunterdon County favorites for celebrating the holiday.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
When: Sunday, April 5 from 8 a.m. to noon
Where: Bloomsbury Hose Co. Banquet Hall, 91 Brunswick Ave., Bloomsbury
Enjoy a homemade pancake breakfast and a visit with the Easter bunny. Adults $8, kids ages 3-12 $4.
The Magic Shop
When: Now – April 18
Where: 60 Old Turnpike Road, Oldwick, NJ 08858
Venture down the rabbit hole at this Tewksbury Township eclectic gift store.
Easter Bunny Express with Black River & Western Railroad
When: Weekends, April 4 – April 11
Where: 108 John Ringo Road, Ringoes
Meet Peter Cottontail aboard the Easter Bunny Express. Check the Web site for dates and times.
Natural Egg Dyeing
When: Wednesday, April 8 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Echo Hill Lodge, Flemington
Experiment with natural dyes using wild plants and fruits and vegetables from the grocery store. Bring a dozen hardboiled white eggs. Dress for a short walk outside to look for dye plants. This event is for ages 10 through adult. (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Cost is $5 per person. Register here.
Brunch at Mountain View Chalet
When: Sunday, April 12
Where: 154 Route 173, Asbury
Hot buffet, carving station, homemade baked goods. Brunch is from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dinner is served from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Easter Egg Hunts
When: Weekends, April 4-11 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: 1051 Route 523, Flemington
The Schaefer Farms Easter Egg Hunt takes place April 4th, April 5th, April 10th and April 11th. Admission for kids is $12, adults $3 (Hayride only). Take $1 off per ticket when you bring a non-perishable food item to donate to Norwescap Food Bank. Hayride is offered to the field, where kids can collect up to 10 eggs filled with candy. Find a golden egg and pick a prize. Ticket includes a visit with farm animals, bounce in Daisy Belle and hopping with the Easter bunny.
Clinton Middle School
When: Saturday, April 4 at 10 a.m.
Where: 34 Grayrock Road, Clinton
Clinton’s Wagon Parade starts the day, where families can bring their decorated wagons and enter the wagon contest. Prizes awarded for funniest, prettiest and most creative. Then, bring a basket to hunt eggs. Cost $5 per child.
Califon Island Park
When: Sunday, April 5 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Bank Street, Califon
Bring your Easter basket and get ready to collect fun-filled Easter Eggs.
Union Forge Park
When: Saturday, April 4 at 1 p.m.
Where: Washington Avenue, High Bridge
Borough-sponsored egg hunt.
When: Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12
Where: 269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Road, Milford
Take a walk in the vineyard to find a hidden Easter Egg containing a number that corresponds to a prize. Limit 1 egg per adult. Must be 21 or older to partake.