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Here’s what Easter egg hunts are coming up in and around Dawson County
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Children excitedly pick up plastic Easter eggs full of candy and prizes during the community Easter egg hunt at Veteran’s Memorial Park on April 3. - photo by Erica Jones

It’s that time of year again for eggs, baby chicks and the Easter bunny to pay a visit. Here is a roundup of some of the Easter events in and around Dawson County between now and Easter Sunday. 

In Dawson County 

K.A.R.E. for Kids community egg hunt at Veterans Memorial Park — 186 Recreation Road, Dawsonville

On Saturday April 16, local nonprofit K.A.R.E. for Kids will host its 36th annual community Easter egg hunt. The event will include 20,000 eggs, bounce houses, prize eggs, Kona Ice, face painting and concessions available to purchase from the Dawson County High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) program. 

Event admission is free, and all concessions and Kona Ice will be available for purchase. 

Food sales and activities will begin at 11:30 a.m., and the egg hunt will start promptly at 2:30 p.m. 

For more information, go to https://www.dawsoncounty.org/parksrec/page/community-egg-hunt

North Georgia Hair Cutters “Breakfast with the Easter Bunny” — 2375 Burnt Stand Road, Dawsonville

On April 16, North Georgia Hair Cutters will host a “Breakfast with the Easter Bunny” event from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. The free event will be in the North Georgia Room and will include Easter crafts, Easter egg dying, a visit with the Easter bunny and a breakfast of pancakes, sausage, fruit and juice. 

To RSVP to the event, text “Breakfast with Bunny” and the number of attendees to 706-429-4517. 

For more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/dahlonegahair/photos/gm.673954490521827/10160285166173885/?type=3

Church of the Apostles egg hunt — 32 Grant Road West, Dawsonville 

On Saturday April 16, the Church of the Apostles will host an egg hunt and Easter event open to anyone in the community. 

The event will run from 10 a.m. to noon and will include an egg hunt, bunnies, bouncy house and food. Ages 1 through 3 will participate in an egg hunt at 10:30, ages 4 through 7 will participate in a hunt beginning at 11 and ages 8 through 11 will participate in a hunt starting at 11:30. 

For more information, go to https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QQTGSDuCvPPm4PTezEs10Syxv55UN0JwvrSkrLtyQ3w/edit

Around Dawson County 

Duck’s Egg Hunt with a Twist at Yahoola Creek Park — 464 Mechanicsville Road, Dahlonega

At 3 p.m. on April 10, nonprofit organization Love Kaleb Inc will host a free community egg hunt for children up to age 14. 

The event, which is in honor of Kaleb Duckworth, will consist of vehicles lined up and handing out eggs rather than a traditional egg hunt. It will also include a cake walk, face painting and other goodies. 

For more information, go to https://m.facebook.com/events/yahoola-creek-park/ducks-egg-hunt-with-a-twist/1281884852299281/

Warbington Farms’ annual EGGstravaganza — 5555 Crow Road, Cumming 

On April 9, 10 and 16, Warbington Farms will host its annual “EGGstravaganza” day at the farm. 

Admission is $11 for kids and $6 for adults, and tickets are sold at the gate. Admission includes an egg hunt and prizes, a visit with the Easter Bunny and characters, unlimited play in the fun park area and lots of family fun. 

Participants will choose between eggs hunt times each day. Egg hunts on April 9 and 16 will be at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Egg hunts on April 10 will be at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. 

For more information, go to https://m.facebook.com/events/warbington-farms/eggstravaganza-2022/652047172581541/

Egg Hunt at the Collection Forsyth — 410 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming 

The Collection Forsyth will host its annual Easter event on Saturday, April 16 from noon to 2 p.m. 

The free event will include an Easter egg hunt, twister, face painting, candy and music. 

For more information, go to https://collectionforsyth.com/calendar/view/759

“Hoppin’ into Halcyon” Easter event — 6365 Halcyon Way, Alpharetta

On Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Halcyon Forsyth will host its “Hoppin’ into Halcyon” Easter event. 

Children can bring a basket or get a free tote bag to collect treat-filled eggs and other prizes from participating merchants, and Unexpected Pooch will also have treats and photo opportunities for dogs. 

The event will also include several activities, including petting and grooming animals from the North Georgia Zoo, photos with the Easter Bunny at Cherry Street, making bath fizzies with Buff City Soap, creating a bunny or chick at Board and Brush for an extra fee, and face painting, balloon animals and additional entertainment. 

Tickets are $15 per child, and all ticket proceeds will go to Jesse’s House, which provides a safe haven and therapeutic environment for adolescent girls who have been removed from situations of neglect or abuse. Adults do not need a ticket.

For more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/863362227718108/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22page%22%7D]%7D

Hop-A-Long Easter Egg Hunt at The Avalon — 400 Avalon Boulevard, Alpharetta 

On Saturday April 16, The Avalon will host its “Hop-A-Long Easter egg hunt”.  

During the event, children will collect 10 eggs and bring them to the trade-in tent to trade for a bag of treats. No registration is required. To ensure that children in all age groups can participate, there will be two separate hunts: ages 0 to 3 will participate starting at 8:30 a.m. and ages 4 to 7 will participate starting at 9:30 a.m. 

The Easter Bunny will also be available for spring photos from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

For more information, go to https://www.experienceavalon.com/events/eventitems/hop-a-long-easter-egg-hunt/