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Emberly Hoke, 3, of Sacramento, picks up Easter eggs during the 2013 Spring Eggstravaganza at Fairytale Town.

Easter events around the Sacramento region

Published: Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014 - 10:00 am
Last Modified: Monday, Apr. 21, 2014 - 1:23 am

EASTER HAPPENINGS

Saturday

Carmichael Recreation and Park District’s Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast

Egg hunt, pancake breakfast, live music, clowns, fire department, and arts and crafts. Arrive 30 minutes early. 10 a.m. Carmichael Park. 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael. Free. 916-485-5322.

Spring Eggstravaganza

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Family entertainment includes carnival games, egg scramble, bouncers, face painting and petting zoo. 8 a.m. Elk Grove Regional Park, 9950 Elk Grove Florin Road, Elk Grove. $7 at the door. 916-405-5600.

Easter Bonnet Promenade

Dress up in your favorite Easter finery or historical apparel to celebrate “Living History.” 10:45 a.m. Sacramento History Museum, 101 I St. Sacramento. Free. 916-808-7059.

Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt

Kiwanis Club of East Sacramento-Midtown Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt. Breakfast served from 7 to 11:30 a.m. Carnival games and face painting for the children. Proceeds fund community service projects, including local schools and the Kiwanis Family House at UCDHS. 7 a.m. Clunie Community Center, 601 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento. $6 general, $4 children. 916-837-0162.

Easter Run and Fun

The 10th annual Easter Run and Fun at Lodi Lake is a 5k and 10k run/walk. And Kids Fun Run at 9:20 a.m. Proceeds benefit the Lodi Salvation Army’s Hope Harbor Family Service Center. A pancake breakfast will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. ($5), and free Easter Carnival until 12:30 p.m. at Bear Creek Community Church. 8 a.m. Bear Creek Community Church, 11171 N. Lower Sacramento Road, Lodi. 209-951-9229.

Easter Breakfast and Carnival

The 10th annual Easter Carnival with games, crafts, face-painting. Plus, all-you-can-eat pancakes, 9-11:30 a.m. ($5). Bear Creek Community Church, 11171 N. Lower Sacramento Road, Lodi. Free. 209-951-9229.

Brunch with Mr. Jelly Belly and the Easter Bunnies

Join Mr. Jelly Belly, Wendell and Wendy Bunny for a private brunch, with entertainment and Easter treats. Reservations required at www.JellyBelly.com. Free candy factory tours, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Activities begin at 10 a.m. Jelly Belly Factory and Visitor Center, One Jelly Belly Lane,. Fairfield. $19.99 general, free for children ages 2 and younger. 800-953-5592.

Easter in the Park

A morning of eggs, games, a photo booth, and the Easter Bunny. 11 a.m. Muir Park, 2708 Muir Way, Sacramento. Free. 916-468-4545.

Egg Hunt

For children grades 2-5. Includes a video presentation of the Easter story, bounce houses, face painting, crafts, food. 10 a.m. Fremont Presbyterian Church, 5770 Carlson Drive, Sacramento. 916-452-7132.

Family Day Easter Egg Hunt

10 a.m. Hillsdale Blvd Baptist Church, 6201 Hillsdale Blvd., Sacramento. Free. 916-331-2741.

Hoppin’ and Huntin’ at Hagan

Egg hunt and family activities. 8 a.m. Hagan Community Park, Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova. Free. 916-842-3300.

Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt

Woodcreek Golf Course and Leaps & Bounds Rabbit Rescue, Inc. team up for a buffet breakfast and Easter egg hunts. Items available include face painting, bunny ears, baskets, bubbles, eggs, bunny books, homemade stuffed bunnies, games with prizes. 9 a.m. Woodcreek Golf Course, 5880 Woodcreek Oaks Blvd., Roseville. Buffett by Woodcreek is $9 general, $5 for children. Fundraising items for Leaps & Bounds range in price from $1. 916-771-5161.

Home Depot Easter Egg Hunt

The Home Depot Power Inn will host a family day with an Easter egg hunt from 11 a.m. to noon. There will be home and garden workshops and vendors as well as the Home Depot Kids Clinic. 10 a.m. Home Depot, 8000 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento. Free. 916-381-3181.

Sunday

Victorian Easter Celebration

Dress up in your Easter finery and be a part of Columbia’s Victorian Easter Parade, a Victorian era promenade on Main Street in Columbia State Historic Park. Easter egg hunts: The Small Fry Egg Search begins at noon for ages 3-5, followed by the Junior Egg Poachers after the parade (ages 6-8), and the Great Egg Scramblers (ages 9-12) at 1:30 p.m. Find the golden egg and receive a special prize. Columbia State Historic Park, Main Street, Columbia. Free. 209-536-1672.

Easter Blast

Easter Blast is a community event for families, an afternoon of games, crafts, face painting, bounce house, raffle prizes and and an egg hunt for kids ages 10 and younger. Noon. Swanston Park, 2350 Northrop, Sacramento. Free. 916-333-6464.

Easter Brunch

An Easter egg hunt for children will follow a brunch seating (to be held at 9 and 11 a.m.). Ironstone Vineyards, 1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys. Call for pricing. 209-728-1251.

Easter Service

After service, there will be an Easter egg and tuna hunt for youth ages 12 and younger. Cans of tuna are donated to the SSIP Food Closet. 10:30 a.m. Parkside Community Church, 5700 S. Land Park Drive, Sacramento. 916-421-0492.

Easter Sunday

An Easter celebration with a free continental breakfast, Easter music and message, and an egg hunt for kids. 10 a.m. Belle Cooledge Community Center, 5699 S. Land Park Drive, Sacramento. Free. 916-801-1588.

Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast

The 16th annual pancake breakfast and Easter egg hunt. The event is free for children ages 10 and younger. Complimentary breakfast when accompanied by a child. Breakfast is served at 9:30 a.m., The egg hunt starts at 11 a.m. Haggin Oaks Golf Complex, 3645 Fulton Ave., Sacramento. Free. 916-481-4653.

Multiple days

Spring Eggstravaganza

Features egg hunts, prizes, spring-themed hands-on activities and visits with Peter Cottontail. Daily egg hunts are held at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. Hunt areas are separated by age groups (from 12 years and younger). Puppet Art Theater Company will perform “Bunny Boot Camp” in the Children’s Theater at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. ($2 for nonmembers, $1 for members). 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive, Sacramento. $5.50. 916-808-7462.

Visit the Easter Bunny at Jelly Belly

10 a.m.-4 p.m. today; 2-4 p.m. Saturday. Professional photos available with the Easter Bunny for purchase (or bring your own camera). Jelly Belly Factory and Visitor Center, One Jelly Belly Lane, Fairfield. Free. 800-953-5592.

Easter Egg Express

Come aboard the Easter Egg Express for a family trip on the Sacramento RiverTrain. The trip includes a train ride to the park with festive entertainment along the way, and an egg hunt in the park where the Easter Bunny has hidden – and helps the children find – hundreds of Easter eggs filled with goodies. 10 a.m., 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Sacramento RiverTrain, 400 N. Harbor Blvd., West Sacramento. $36 general, $29 children. 800-866-1690.



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