Saturday, March 30, 2013
Looking for an egg hunt or other holiday activity?
While Loudoun’s worship services are certain to be packed this weekend, don’t forget about the Easter Egg Hunts and other activities around the county. Easter Egg Hunt at Leesburg Animal Park! Noon Leesburg Animal Park, 19270 James Monroe Hwy, Leesburg, VA | Get Directions » Annual Easter Egg Hunt at The Marshall House 2 p.m. George C Marshall International Center at Dodona Manor, 217 Edwards Ferry Rd NE, Leesburg, VA | Get Directions » Spring Easter Festival 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ticonderoga Farms THE BIG EGG HUNT 10:30 am Capital Community Church, 20430 Ashburn Village Blvd, Ashburn, VA | Get Directions » Easter Egg Hunt at Leesburg Animal Park! Noon Leesburg Animal Park, 19270 James Monroe Hwy, Leesburg, VA | Get Directions » …
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Besides getting Irish, there are a few places in Loudoun going pastel today.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Don some green and celebrate the Irish. There are several pubs in Loudoun, plus a singles parade in Washington, DC. Not feeling in the clover? How about searching the clover … for Easter eggs. Easter may be two weeks away, but several events are getting a jump on the bunnies today. St. Patrick's Day at Finnegan's, Leesburg Also make sure to check out other Irish pubs in the county, like Finnegan’s at Ashburn Village, The Ashburn Pub, O’Faolain’s in Sterling. Got a favorite we missed? Let us know in the comments below. Heading downtown? Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day — Singles Mixer & Parade Just make sure to be safe. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office will be on patrol and recommends taking advantage of …
Saturday, April 7, 2012
Check out what's happening this Saturday and Sunday to celebrate Easter in Leesburg.
It's Easter weekend. If you're looking for last minute ideas then check out our Easter 2012 directory below: EASTER EGG HUNTS: Eco Easter at Morven Park Morven Park will be holding an Eco-Easter event on Saturday, April 7 beginning at 10 a.m. Kids can hunt for eggs and take part in the egg roll. Take photos with the Easter Bunny, meet live rabbits from 4-H’s Leaps & Squeaks Club and make crafts to take home. Kids should bring a mixing spoon and hard-boiled egg for the egg roll. The cost of the event is $10/child; $8/member child and $3/adult. Adult members are free. Pre-registration is required. Paxton Egg Hunt Families are invited to enjoy an Easter egg hunt, visits with the Easter Bunny, moon bounces and other activities at the Paxton …
Friday, April 6, 2012
The event will take place April 7 and 8 beginning at 2 p.m.
Friday, April 6, 2012
The Leesburg Animal Park will host its 12th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 7 and 8 beginning at 2 p.m. The Easter Bunny will be in attendance welcoming visitors, posing for photos and handing out treats. Thousands of colorful toy-filled eggs will blanket the fields along with six golden eggs, which will feature a special prize. Children will be split up into age groups to allow the younger children a head start in the egg hunt. In addition to the Easter festivities, pony rides and live animal encounters will also take place. Meet and greet with live bunny rabbits, visit with lambs, goats and other spring babies. The Leesburg Animal Park is located at 19270 James Monroe Highway in Leesburg. Hours of operation are Tuesday-Thurs. from 10 a.…
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
An assortment of cookies and cupcakes are currently available to purchase.
It’s been a busy week so far at Lola’s Cookies & Treats as they continue to fill last-minute orders prior to Sunday’s Easter holiday. “We’ve been really busy here the last couple years around Easter and I expect we will be again this year,” said owner Lorraine Hooper. “I think anytime families get together and gather for a meal they always need a little help putting it all together. It’s a festive and happy occasion so it’s always nice to kind of enhance that with a festive dessert.” Hooper said she is no longer taking custom orders but has plenty of other sweet treats available. There are cookies shaped like eggs, bunnies and carrots, she said, including Easter cupcakes with a vanilla buttercream and Cadbury mini eggs, chocolate vanilla …
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Winners in the annual event hosted by The Washington Post were announced last week.
The Washington Post announced the winner of its sixth annual Peeps Diorama Contest, and among them was Leesburg resident Susan Shaw and two of her coworkers, Sue Robinson of Fairfax and Alison Ebersole of Arlington. The team was announced as a semifinalist for their “Not Another 2012 Disaster Movie!” display, which portrayed the nation’s capital in the middle of a big mess. Shaw said this was the fourth year her team had entered the contest but only the first time they were recognized. “How this initially started was we wanted to do a Washington Monument earthquake with peeps propelling down it,” Shaw said. Before they knew it, Shaw said, the team was preparing an entire scene of the U.S. Capital, created from paper models. “We started …
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Hundreds of local families visited Ida Lee Park on Saturday, March 31 during the 20th annual Easter Egg Hunt.
Friday, March 30, 2012
At least 16,000 eggs will be available during the hunt, which will take place at Ida Lee Park.
The 20th annual Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled to take place at Ida Lee Park this Saturday. More than 16,000 eggs will be available for children of all ages to find. “The best thing about this Easter egg hunt is that it’s a full afternoon of activities,” said Special Events Supervisor Rachel Goodwin. “Obviously the kids will have the opportunity to hunt for eggs but there’s also face painting, balloon artists, rides and inflatables all on site, as well as food vendors. So families can plan to make a day of it really.” Goodwin said the event has a great turnout each year, however attendance is closely linked to the weather. Tomorrow’s forecast calls for morning showers with a high of 58 degrees, according to The Weather Channel. Either way…