The following list briefly describes some of the events occurring around Westmoreland County and beyond during Easter weekend.
Saturday, March 30
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church at 203 Dennison St. in Colonial Beach will be holding an Easter Vigil on Saturday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Currioman Baptist Church at Zacata will be having an Easter Egg Hunt at the church at 2 p.m.
On March 30, Stratford Hall’s annual Easter Egg Hunt will again be sponsored by Northern Neck Lodge #32 of the Fraternal Order of Police. The hunt will begin at 11 a.m. so plan to arrive early. Kids will need to bring a basket or other container to hunt with. Over 3,000 eggs will be “hidden” on the Oval in front of the Great House. Areas will be roped off for each age group: 0-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12. Volunteers will be assigned to each age group to record this information. During the “egg tabulations,” the Fraternal Order of Police will provide a hot dog lunch. No rain date.
On March, 30 Oak Grove Baptist Church will have its annual Easter Egg Hunt from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Ages 0-10.
Easter Egg Hunt at Belle Isle State Park’s picnic area at 2 p.m. with divisions for ages 1 to 3, 4 to 5, 6 to 8 and 9 to 12. Children should bring their own baskets.
The Easter Bunny arrives on the Elva C at 10 a.m. Stay around for the Easter Egg Hunt!! Sponsored by the Reedville Fisherman Museum.
On March 30, Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Town Hill beginning at 10 a.m. Ages 2-4, 5-7, 8-10.
On March 30, Cople District Volunteer Department will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 2 p.m. at the Kinsale Firehouse with snacks, ice cream, prizes and fire truck rides.
Ephesus Christian Church in Westmoreland County will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30 at 2 p.m. Please bring a snack to share.
On March 30 from 11-12 p.m., the Montross Branch Library will host their annual Easter Egg Hunt. Games and prizes will be provided.
Sunday, March 31
Colonial Beach Baptist Church will host an Easter sunrise service on the boardwalk near the High Tides on the Potomac at 6:30 a.m. The church will also hold a Unity Service (combined worship service) at 9:30 a.m. at their facility at 10 Garfield Avenue in Colonial Beach followed by Sunday School at 10:45 a.m.
Ephesus Christian church (Disciples of Christ) will celebrate Easter morning with Sunday school at 10 a.m. followed by morning worship at 11 a.m.
Easter Sunrise Service at Siloam Baptist Church, 1614 Zacata Road, Montross on Sunday, March 31 at 6 a.m. Rev. Connie Jones Jr. will be delivering the message. The Siloam Men’s Chorus will be singing and breakfast will be served by the men of the church.
Come to the Easter Sunrise Service, Sunday, March 31 at Westmoreland State Park at 6:30 a.m. Rev. Shayne Estes, pastor of Andrew Chapel UMC will bring the morning message. This service is sponsored by the Montross Ministerial Association.
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church at 203 Dennison St in Colonial Beach will be celebrating Easter at 10:30 a.m. on March 31 with one service.
Angel Visit Baptist Church, Dunnsville will hold its annual Resurrection Sunrise Service on Sunday, March 31 at 6 a.m. at the church. The Reverend Dr. Carla E. Lightfoot, pastor, will deliver the preached word. The service will include music that reflects the Easter story. Music will be provided by the Angel Visit Inspirational Choir.The entire community is invited to share this Resurrection Service with Angel Visit.